6-22-10: Newsflash! John Waters NOT Running for Saint

June 21, 2010 at 4:50 pm 2 comments

John Waters is many things, author, actor, photographer…but role model? Well even if he’s not your idea of a saint (Breaking news: he tells us he doesn’t want the title anyway, though he is playing Jesus in an upcoming film), he’s got some suggestions for role models in his new book (Role Models) that chronicles the people that have impacted him and his work most. John talks with Tom in advance of his appearance at the Americans for the Arts Convention in Baltimore.


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Everly  |  June 22, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    Who is the author he mentions wanting to write like? Gita Sorrini?

    • 2. mdmorn  |  June 28, 2010 at 8:23 am

      The writer that John mentioned is Gitta Sereny. She’s known for writing about the Holocaust. He doesn’t actually talk about her in the book, but he spoke admiringly of her in our interview.



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