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Sep 28, 2020

Bill speaks actress and singer Mink Stole about her life and career. Topics include the rehearsal process on John Waters movies, Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable show, taking friends from The Cockettes to see PINK FLAMINGOS (and their reactions), her “Think Mink” advice column, LOST HIGHWAY, Peaches Christ, learning new skills in public, Prescott Townsend, Peggy Gravel’s opening rant in DESPERATE LIVING, the pleasures of voting in person, THE BROWNIE STORY, Dreamland fashions and what color shoes she wore the day after Labor Day.


Watch Mink Stole as Peggy Gravel in the opening to DESPERATE LIVING
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc3QsZHu5SI

Follow the Mink Stole fan page for all the latest news and event details:
https://www.facebook.com/minkstolefans

Listen to Do Re MiNK by Mink Stole And Her Wonderful Band:
https://theminkstole.bandcamp.com/album/do-re-mink-2

Buy MULTIPLE MANIACS, FEMALE TROUBLE and POLYSTER from The Criterion Collection:
https://www.criterion.com/shop/browse?director=waters-john

Read Gerald Peary’s interviews with Mink Stole, John Waters, and other Dreamlanders discussing their Provincetown experiences in the 1960s:

http://www.geraldpeary.com/interviews/wxyz/waters-p-town.html

 

Read Chloé Griffin’s  Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller:
https://www.amazon.com/Edgewise-Picture-Mueller-Chloé-Griffin/dp/3942214202

Read the Wikipedia on Dreamlanders:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreamlanders

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