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The Legendary John Waters – Virtual Event
August 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Our event with the legendary John Waters, originally scheduled for May 6 has been rescheduled as a virtual author event. All tickets that have been previously purchased will be honored for the virtual event which will take place on the Zoom platform at 7:00 CDT on Wednesday, August 5.
This remains a ticketed event, each ticket includes one paperback copy of Mr. Know It All and a link to the Zoom event. The ticket price is $25.
The publication date for Mr. Know It All is July 21, copies will be available to pick up at Magic City Books starting on that day. If you prefer to have your copy mailed, you can indicate that when purchasing your ticket.
About Mr. Know It All
No one knows more about everything—especially everything rude, clever, and offensively compelling—than John Waters. The man in the pencil-thin mustache, auteur of the transgressive movie classics Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry-Baby, and A Dirty Shame, is one of the world’s great sophisticates, and in Mr. Know-It-All he serves it up raw: how to fail upward in Hollywood; how to develop musical taste, from Nervous Norvus to Maria Callas; how to build a home so ugly and trendy that no one but you would dare live in it; more important, how to tell someone you love them without emotional risk; and yes, how to cheat death itself. Through it all, Waters swears by one undeniable truth: “Whatever you might have heard, there is absolutely no downside to being famous. None at all.”
Studded with cameos, from Divine and Mink Stole to Johnny Depp, Kathleen Turner, Patricia Hearst, and Tracey Ullman, and illustrated with unseen photos from the author’s personal collection, Mr. Know-It-All is Waters’ most hypnotically readable, upsetting, revelatory book—another instant Waters classic.