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In this issue
Lead Review: Pink Flamingos
On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, Aimee Knight praises John Waters’ transcendent trash opus.
The Gospel According to St John
Juan Barquin enters into a lewd discourse with Baltimore’s finest, John Waters.
John Walters: An Oeuvre
A spry dash through the Pope of Trash’s gross cinematic output.
The Dreamlanders: A Who’s Who
Charles Bramsco offers an index of John Waters’ regular collaborators.
The Divine Right of Queens
Lillian Crawford unpicks the representational evolution of the late drag icon Divine.
What a Swizz!
Is Pink Flamingos a muck-smeared one-off? Or is it a template for more middle-brow auteurs? Soma Ghosh investigates.
A World of Filth
Kat McLaughlin is MC and organiser for a world championships of sicko filmmakers.
The Little Blockbusters That Could: A Dossier
Five essays on weird movies from across the globe that have struck box office gold against all the odds.
Threads #21: Blue Eye Shadow
Christina Newland explores how Divine’s makeup style influenced a generation of strong screen women.