LIVE: “A John Waters Christmas” @ The Egg, 12/2/12

Review by Kirsten Ferguson and Greg Haymes

QUOTE OF NOTE, NO. 1: “If you can’t love your kid, don’t have it, because it will grow up and kill me.”

JOHN WATERS’ FAVE HOLIDAY MOVIE: “Christmas Evil” (aka, “You Better Watch Out,” “Terror in Toyland”)

NAME-CHECKING: One Direction, Divine, Elizabeth Taylor, Diane Arbus, Connie Stevens, Troy Donahue, Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelley, Richard Serra, Grace Metalious, Sylvia Plath, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Donald Judd, Mrs. Miller, Andy Warhol, Lil’ Wayne, Cy Twombly, Old Dirty Bastard, Joe Dallesandro, Rev. Sun Myung Moon, Karin Sander, Steve Buscemi, Douglas Sirk, Don Knotts, David Foster Wallace, Susan Sontag, Nancy Grace, William Castle, Chaz Bono, Casey Anthony, Little Lulu, Jerzy Kosinski, Angela Lansbury, Donna Summer, Richard Prince, Margaret Hamilton, Willem de Kooning, Judy Garland, Kevin Federline, Levi Johnson, Bristol Palin, Justin Beiber, Graham Norton, Usher, Michael Jackson, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, James Frey, Truman Capote, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mink Stole, Michelle Obama, Here We Go Magic, Ray Dolin, Johnny Mathis, Church of Satan, Ike & Tina Turner, Robert Bresson, the Pope, Henry Jaglom, Johnny Knoxville, Marquis de Sade, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Pat Moran, Comme des Garcons, Little Cindy, David Lynch, the Unabomber…

QUOTE OF NOTE, NO. 2: “I love Christmas so fucking much I could shit.”

SECOND OPINIONS:
Paul Rapp’s review at Metroland
Michael Eck’s review at The Times Union

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2 Responses to “LIVE: “A John Waters Christmas” @ The Egg, 12/2/12”

  1. Richard Brody says:

    Thank you for reaffirming my choice of Tedeschi-Trucks for 12/2/12.

  2. Scott C. says:

    Quote of Note, No.3: “Don’t buy presents for your cat. Your cat HATES you!”

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