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By John Waters

To me, undesirable style is what leisure is all approximately. If an individual vomits staring at one among my motion pictures, it is like getting a status ovation. therefore starts off John Waters's autobiography. And what a narrative it's. commencing along with his upbringing in Baltimore ("Charm urban" as dubbed by way of the vacationer board; the "hairdo capital of the realm" as dubbed through Waters), it covers his friendship together with his muse and top girl, Divine, unique bills of the way Waters made his first video clips, tales of the circle of friends/actors he utilized in those motion pictures, and eventually the "sort-of repute" he achieves in the US. Complementing the textual content are dozens of brilliant outdated pictures of Waters and team. here's a real love letter from a mythical filmmaker to his acquaintances, kin, and fans.

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