Seasons Greetings From John Waters


A few years ago, the “sultan of bad taste” John Waters sent out this touching holiday ornament showcasing a lovely dead roach.

It was a rubber roach, but it still made the point.

And the point was a welcome slap in the face to all the fake Christmas cheer and forced commercialism that threatens to clog up our pores every dreaded December.

I found it worth excavating for this year–and in fact for every freakin’ Christmas that dares to sugarcoat our fears and anxieties.

Roaches are the real reindeer.

Here’s hoping you get the cha-cha heels you asked for.