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Watch John Waters Give a Commencement Address

Last week, when we saw John Waters at Powerhouse Arena, the “People’s Pervert” mentioned he’d be giving a commencement address at the Rhode Island School of Design. He wasn’t kidding. Saturday, the man who left NYU after he was thrown out of his dorm for smoking pot told RISD’s Class of 2015, “Who would’ve ever thought a top college like RISD would invite a filth elder like myself to set an example to its students?” Watch the video to hear Waters dispense advice like the following.
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New John Waters Project May Be Coming to a TV Set Near You

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

John Waters dropped into the Powerhouse Arena in Dumbo last night to plug the paperback edition of his hitchhiking chronicle, Carsick, and fulfill everyone’s Instagram fantasies: “I’m a real whore – we’ll do pictures!” he announced to the adoring crowd shortly before the book signing began. But the real question, for fans who’d already read the Prince of Puke’s tales of hitching from Baltimore to San Francisco, was: what’s he working on next?

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