John Waters Wants You (and Eminem) to Come to His Birthday Party

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The so-called ‘Pope of Trash’ shares opinions on art, culture and social taboos in a WDET interview.

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Cult movie director John Waters is a pop culture and LGBTQ icon. For the past few years, the ‘Hairspray’ director has celebrated his birthday at El Club in Southwest Detroit.

Why here?   

WDET’s Russ McNamara opened his conversation with the ‘King of Filth’ by asking if there’s a connection between Detroit and his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland.

Click the audio player above to hear the conversation.  

A Very John Waters Birthday featuring Jake Shears is at El Club in Southwest on April 21st.



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