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Thoughts on Reading

I have always been a reader. From being very small I always had my nose in a book; from fairy-tales, to Bronte, Atwood to Shakespeare, reading has always come very easily to me.  620 more words


Run and Hide Sunday Girl

I read recently that 68-year-old punk/pop icon Debbie Harry hopped up on stage and sang Heart of Glass with Arcade Fire at Coachella. Just because she can. 496 more words


Cold Comfort In Words Of John Waters

The other morning while tucking into a fry-up at the local greasy-spoon this correspondent became aware of a heated discussion from the restaurant’s radio. The radio had been tuned to a station broadcasting a phone-in show, with two callers having a heated exchange on the subject of whether depression exists or not. 268 more words


Read This…Role Models (2010), from John Waters.

John Waters is a role model for me. I have been a fan of his work since I first saw Hairspray (1988). I was just a kid about to be a teenager and John Waters was going to be my guide. 826 more words


John Waters opens up about life after Pantigate controversy

John Waters speaks up for the first time since the pantigate controversy and defends his €40,000 settlement with RTE: “Let me tell you this, if this had gone on, it isn’t €40,000, I would have got €4m out of RTE.” 362 more words

News By Frances Fitzgerald

John Waters (not the other one) on depression: 'Not even wrong'

John Waters (the columnist, not the other one - don’t confuse them!) is quoted in

today’s Sunday Independent as follows:

“I don’t believe in depression.

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