Merry Christmas From The Black Lodge!: Jherek Bischoff’s “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Walk With Me”
Lost In The Bang Bang Bar / Music

Merry Christmas From The Black Lodge!: Jherek Bischoff’s “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Walk With Me”

As you know, dearest Filthy Dreams readers, we, here at Filthy Dreams, spent most of the year obsessing about Twin Peaks: The Return. Even after the show’s finale in September, we’ve been stuck in the Roadhouse, haunted by not-Laura Palmer’s final scream and whisper. I still close my eyes and see Laura pulling off her … Continue reading

Filthy Dreams’s Blue Blue Blue Christmas Playlist
Music

Filthy Dreams’s Blue Blue Blue Christmas Playlist

I’ll-a have-a BLUUUUUUUUUE CHRISTMAS WITHOUUUUUT YOUUUU!!! Whoa-ho ho ho! I didn’t see you there, merry and bright Filthy Dreams playlist listeners! Why I’m just getting in the spirit–the HOLIDAY spirit that is. Once the stampede of Black Friday is over, you know it’s that time of year–time for the annual Filthy Dreams Xmas Playlist. Sure, … Continue reading

And If I Call You From First Avenue: Dialing Up Utopian Failure With St. Vincent And Alex Da Corte’s “New York”
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And If I Call You From First Avenue: Dialing Up Utopian Failure With St. Vincent And Alex Da Corte’s “New York”

“Utopia can never be prescriptive and is always destined to fail,” writes José Esteban Muñoz in his chapter “After Jack: Queer Failure, Queer Virtuosity” in Cruising Utopia. The chapter traces the queer utopian legacy of filmmaker Jack Smith through the work of contemporary artists and performers like Dynasty Handbag, Kalup Linzy and My Barbarian. This … Continue reading