John Waters

02 Feb 2023

Fred Armisen’s Comedy for Bass Players (but Everyone is Welcome)

I don’t think Fred Armisen needs an introduction, but for journalism purposes here it goes: he is one of the funniest people alive! He did SNL. Portlandia, Documentary Now!, Los Espookys and was recently on Wednesday besides many other great shows. One of my very favorites is his Netflix special:

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14 Nov 2022

John Waters Interview: The Pope of Trash Talks New Xmas Special & Novel

The Pope of Trash is back for Christmas lunacy throbbing in his veins. Cockeyed. Rabid. Ready to reinfect the lunatic fringe with holiday jeer.

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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06 Oct 2022

10 reasons Why You Should go to Halloween Meltdown

There’s a new Halloween tradition in the Bay Area and it’s called: Halloween Meltdown. Since their first edition last year the folks from Total Trash Productions (same team behind Mosswood Meltdown, former Burger Boogaloo) and JOHN WATERS are bringing punk rock bands to the lovely Mosswood Park in Oakland and

Patricia Colli 0
14 Jul 2022

Feminist punks raged against the Supreme Court at Oakland’s Mosswood Meltdown

By: Lydia Sviatoslavsky, Lisa Hix Oakland’s Mosswood Meltdown returned to Mosswood Park with a shiver this year, cloaked in a bizarre July chill. Given the gloom, the ongoing pandemic, gun violence and political turmoil, the collective gathering on Saturday and Sunday for the sake of punk and its subversive thrust felt a

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30 Jun 2022

Does Mosswood Meltdown’s female-led lineup mark a sea change in rock culture?

Since 2012, early July signaled the return of Burger Boogaloo to Oakland’s Mosswood Park. The annual music festival featured local bands and longstanding legends, including the Jesus and Mary Chain, the Dead Boys and Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes, hosted by the master of ceremonies, cult filmmaker John Waters. Co-produced

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Stork Club bar exterior
03 Jun 2022

John Waters to Help Open ‘Thee Stork Club’ in Oakland

A reanimation of the legendary Oakland dive bar.

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21 Apr 2022

I Spent Easter With John Waters at The Madonna Inn

A huge group of juvenile delinquents, drapes and drapettes gathered at the famous kitsch hotel Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo for the John Waters Easter. That is a real thing that happened.

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12 Jan 2022

Why there is Value in Being a F***-Up

It doesn’t take long to develop. The stench of the fuck-up, I mean.  For some, it’s a near-immediate branding. You leave the womb a loud, tempestuous thing. Or else you’re quiet, brooding, sulking, strange. You laugh at inopportune times. You fail to learn the secret handshake practiced by polite society. 

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