There’s rarely a dull moment when John Waters is in the middle of it all.

Last night during the Tarrytown, New York performance of the filmmaker’s annual Christmas show tour,  an audience member tried to present him with a taxidermy mouse. Tonight, the venue is the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, followed by LA’s Wilshire Ebell Theatre on Thursday.

Ahead of tonight’s Solana Beach appearance, Waters chatted with U-T- San Diego North County arts reporter Pam Kagen. At one point, he went off on – surprise – a weird tangent:

“Everyone should come to the show, even if you can’t stand Christmas on religious grounds, financial grounds, communist grounds, sexual grounds…”

Wait a minute … sexual grounds?

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