Stephin Merritt is known as “the Cole Porter of his generation” and as the most miserable man in rock music. Today filmmaker Kerthy Fix talks about her new film- “Strange Powers: Stephen Merritt and the Magnetic Fields” on the ten years spent making the film, the zip-a-dee-doo-dah controversy and what love song she thinks represents him.
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Christeene is exploding across the South in a hot mix of raw sexual shamlessness and original rap music. Today we’re continuing our shows from Austin, Texas with the man behind the mad woman, musician Paul Soileau.
Plus: A prankster overtakes WallMart’s intercom, Indonesia’s soil snack food, and Prinny the little cat from Australia that learned how to swim.
Whether it’s suspense, cult, horror, true stories or pure camp everyone loves to watch women behaving badly in films. Women with murder, revenge, or ambition on their mind are an essential element to some of our favorite movies.
Listen as we chat with Peaches Christ about some of our favorite films were dames go bad and which of these films, if any, inspired the villainess of her new movie “All About Evil.”
Today we’re talking to writer and director, Billy Clift about his debut film “Baby Jane?” – a loving parody of the classic and campy 1962 horror film.
We’re also joined by San Francisco drag queen Heklina who plays the nosy next door neighbor in the film.
In the news: Carrie Prejean’s mother sees her sex tape, female troubles, and a wife who is allergic to her husband’s love juice.
When filmmaker Ky Dickens came out to her friends in college, they responded by asked her to go into reperative therapy, quoting the Bible back at her, saying the devil had her heart. Ouch!
Ky wrote a powerful letter to her close friend Katie debunking the Bible’s condemnation of homosexuality, and got a moving apology from her friend. The letter inspired her to make the documentary film “Fish Out of Water.”
Filmmaker and MySpace Matt Riddlehoover talks about his role in “Watch Out,” a dark film about an irresistible narcissist who could only make love to himself. The film’s campy narrative and graphic portrayals of self-love and violence has audiences divided.
Although the Cuban sex trade has been well documented, a new film, Luchando, shows how modern Cuban people are to each other for intimacy and economic gain. Today we’re talking to documentary filmmaker Noelle Stout […]