In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality.
But this isn’t always the case when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is.
Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest sissies in culture and entertainment. Listen as we sissy that walk down memory lane as we look at Frank Nelson, the yeeeeeess man from the Lucy Show to Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall.
This really happened:
➤ “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the long awaited documentary on Mr. Rogers is out. What happened when one of his cast members came out as gay in the late 60s?
➤ Why sassy drunk gay guys stole the show in talk shows and game shows from the 70s and 80s.
➤ The Paul Lynde Halloween special showbiz train-wreck.