• Does life feel too predictable? Why not let some wildness in | Eva Wiseman

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Reboot your sense of adventure with Cookie Mueller's stories about her extraordinary life The first time I saw Cookie Mueller she was having sex with a chicken. In Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black , a newly reissued collection of her stories, she recalls the day her mother read the script that contained this chicken scene: she was midway through shooting the film Pink Flamingos by John Waters and he was due by to pick her up any minute. “‘ART?!?!?!” her mother screamed, trying to stop her leaving the house. “ART!?!?! THIS ISN'T ART!!” Waters later described her as “a...
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