The Sound of Young America: John Waters, Filmmaker and Author

Episode 141

25th September 2010

John Waters has a new book out called Role Models that packs a few surprises — chief among them the influence of Johnny Mathis.

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The filmmaker, actor, artist, and writer, John Waters, needs no introduction. He joins Jesse on TSOYA to discuss his latest work, Role Models. Composed of essays on individuals beloved by John Waters, Role Models brims with charm and insight, just like the author himself.

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