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Happy Anniversary, 'Mommie Dearest'!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.18.2014 | Gay Voices

"Mommie Dearest," the 1981 Joan Crawford biopic that introduced zany lines like "No wire hangers!" into the cultural lexicon, was released exactly 33 ...

Watch Santa Give Krampus a Seasonal Smackdown on The Aquabats! Super Show! Holiday Special

Jim Hill | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It might an odd choice to build the Aquabats' first-ever holiday special around a beast-like creature straight out of Alpine folklore. But as Jacobs revealed during a phone interview earlier this week, creating a Krampus-centric Super Show! episode has always been a Christmas dream of his.

Bruce LaBruce's New Take On Susan Sontag's 1964 Essay 'Notes On "Camp"'

Mark Allen | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Allen

In today's complex, post-everything culture, does the term "camp" still have meaning? Sitting down with me, Bruce LaBruce answered some questions about his essay "Notes on Camp/Anti-Camp" and "camp-categorized" a brand new list of current gay-related people and topics.

The Bride of Death Comes to Life By the Thrillpeddlers

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 01.08.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Halloween is over, but if you are a fan of John Waters, David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick, Shocktoberfest is for you. The Thrillpeddlers have put on another campy, trampy and scary good time.

Notes On Anti-Gay Camp

Noah Tsika | Posted 08.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Noah Tsika

For comedy I turn to Christian bigots, but they have let me down of late. What's missing from the current crop, what today's anti-gay preachers, with their infantile depictions of "poo-poo pansies," fail to provide, is camp.