To Bong Joon-ho, Thanks for Everything! The Queeks – Rainbow Road to the Oscars / To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

Follow us down the Rainbow Road to the Oscars as we watch three early contenders for the gold: Jojo Rabbit, The Lighthouse, and Parasite. Then turn your attention to ’90s cult classic To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, an American comedy/drama about three drag queens on a road trip through the US…sound familiar?

 

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Chapters

  1. [00:00] Rainbow Road to the Oscars

  2. [02:43] Jojo Rabbit

  3. [14:10] The Lighthouse

  4. [24:44] Parasite

  5. [36:41] Intro to To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

  6. [39:15] Drag vs. Farce

  7. [46:28] Does To Wong Foo Know What Makes a Drag Queen?

  8. [51:43] Small “Town,” USA

  9. [54:35] Sexism, Racism, and Fairy Drag Mothers

  10. [65:19] Is To Wong Foo Even a Queer Film?

 

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Published by Queeks: The Queer Geek Podcast

We're two queer geeks who know a lot about nerd culture, but not enough about gay culture. Join us as we obsess over the fandoms we love, and expose ourselves (ooh la la) to the LGBTQ culture we've missed.

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