Filthy Dreams’ Search for the Blue Fairy Playlist
How to Be Gay / Music / Role Models

Filthy Dreams’ Search for the Blue Fairy Playlist

“This homosexual dream of perfect metaphysical union is not so much a reflected heterosexual ideal as it is the compensation for having wept in the darkness.” (Thomas Yingling, Hart Crane and the Homosexual Text, quoted in Heather Love, Feeling Backward) Long, long ago, Leo Bersnai formulated a theory of the impossibility of queer desire: queer … Continue reading

Horror Vampire Bat Bite! 6 Films/Videos for Agoraphobic Ghouls: Nick Cave Edition
Books / Film / Music

Horror Vampire Bat Bite! 6 Films/Videos for Agoraphobic Ghouls: Nick Cave Edition

Well hello there, ghosties and ghoulies! Are you feeling creepy crawly? Me too! All I need is a big cup of our World Famous Pumpkin Punch and I’ll be ready to lunge into an audience of hand-waving disciples and kick them in their eager faces with my pointy-toed patent leather shoes, shrieking about reading diaries … Continue reading

7 Videos To Watch And Contemplate America On This Fourth of July: Lana Del Rey Edition
Film / Music

7 Videos To Watch And Contemplate America On This Fourth of July: Lana Del Rey Edition

*boom* *bang* Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! And happy 4th of July! What’s that? You weren’t sure if those were fireworks or gunshots? Me neither! Welcome to America in 2018! No matter which it was, pull up a lawn chair, grab a beer and let’s celebrate our centuries-long democratic experiment that seems to … Continue reading