John Waters doesn't love all holidays. "I think Santa Claus should team up with the tooth fairy and kill the Easter bunny," he says. But Christmas? Christmas he loves unconditionally, without irony.
For the past decade, he's been touring every December with a show that's part stand-up, part monologue, part pep-talk. During the holidays, he likes to think of himself as a motivational speaker.
"Some people hate [Christmas] or don't believe in it. I know some people find it a very stressful time. I have advice for everybody, if you love or hate it," he said. "It's a self-help show." The show, which he'll perform at the