The list of nicknames and titles for filmmaker John Waters is long and legend. Waters is more than a filmmaker. He’s an actor, writer, fashion icon, stand-up comedian and art collector. He performs in Atlanta on Friday with his one-man show, “A John Waters Christmas.” We get his take on the holiday season.

Macon is justifiably proud of its music history: Little Richard, Otis Redding, the Allman Brothers Band… Dig a little further back, and there’s another Macon musician who might be just as influential as those artists. GPB’s Grant Blankenship examines the life and music of Emmett Miller, who performed in minstrel shows. 

The Breakroom returns to discuss the art of gift giving and the recent special election in Alabama. We also talk about the biggest lies of the year, going to the moon, and bad grammar. Joining us this week are Steve Brown, Ed Sohn, Soumaya Khalifa, and Eric Segall.