There is nothing conventional about the Christmas cards he still sends out every year, cheerfully ghoulish creations. He claims that the first card he created was a conventional Joseph-Mary-Jesus crib scene on which he replaced the baby Jesus’ face with that of Charles Manson. I did not see that one, but I did see the card that re-enacted his police mug shot (from a time when he was arrested for restaging the Kennedy assassination on a Baltimore street) — he made it a Christmas card by putting a Santa hat on his photographed image. - Garry Wills on John Waters

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There is nothing conventional about the Christmas cards he still sends out every year, cheerfully ghoulish creations. He claims that the first card he created was a conventional Joseph-Mary-Jesus crib scene on which he replaced the baby Jesus’ face with that of Charles Manson. I did not see that one, but I did see the card that re-enacted his police mug shot (from a time when he was arrested for restaging the Kennedy assassination on a Baltimore street) — he made it a Christmas card by putting a Santa hat on his photographed image. - Garry Wills on John Waters

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