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When we were preparing for our show in Baltimore, people in the know told us that the city isn't really the urban dystopia depicted in The Wire, nor is it the cornucopia of baked goods from Ace of Cakes. No, the real Baltimore can be found in the work of cult filmmaker and Baltimore native John Waters — the man behind Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, Cry-Baby, Pecker and many more.
We've invited Waters to play a game called "Please, dear, do have another cucumber sandwich, won't you?" Three questions about the great British tradition of high tea ... for a filmmaker whose Pink Flamingos tagline was "An exercise in poor taste."