Fashion Grunge Podcast

183: Approval neither desired nor required. | To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

Episode Summary

"Well, pumpkins, looks like it's the age-old dilemma. Style... or substance."

Episode Notes

We're here and back with one of the best films of the 90s, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar 

It's Pride month and it was beyond time for us to review it here and who better than Mikey to talk about the long lasting legacy this film has had over the past 30 years. There are so many things that have changed and moved forward but there is still more to be done. 

We talk a lot about the incredible characters and arcs throughout, how this is one of Mikey's foundational films, the FASHION and BODY, the endless cameos, and how quotable this entire script is. While I know The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert isn't the same film but since they were released within a year of each other we compare and contrast, and explain why they should be seen as a 'double feature'.

Off-topic rants include: why we need a costume museum, why we need a spin off series of Noxeema and Clara, LOTR/The Hobbit movie series

Mentioned: Trixie Mattel on Reacts To Wong Foo 

To Wong Foo Stage Production Trailer


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