Remembering José Esteban Muñoz and Filthy Dreams’ Queer Utopia Playlist
Trashy Tributes

Remembering José Esteban Muñoz and Filthy Dreams’ Queer Utopia Playlist

As some of you observant readers may have noticed, I don’t often share my writing with other publications on this wondrously decadent blog of ours out of fear of becoming as queer theorist and former Chair of Performance Studies at New York University José Esteban Muñoz would call, using the biting words of Jack Smith, “a walking career.” … Continue reading

Buck Up And Bundle Up, Mary: Prescribing Filthy Dreams’ Dead of Winter Blues Playlist
Music

Buck Up And Bundle Up, Mary: Prescribing Filthy Dreams’ Dead of Winter Blues Playlist

Wheeeeeeew kweeeens, we don’t know about you but we’ve sure got the blues.  Stuck inside hiding from the freezing cold while it snows and snows or worse, venturing outside to step in a two foot deep puddle of slush. Yeuck! It’s enough to make you go The Shining crazy and get stuck in that hedge maze like … Continue reading

The Filthy Dreams Playlist From Your, Well, Dreams
Music

The Filthy Dreams Playlist From Your, Well, Dreams

Unsurprisingly since Marion and I envisioned Filthy Dreams as a confetti-filled nightclub from hell before we lowered our expectations and created a blog on queer culture, we already gave some thought to the club’s music selection. Cobbled together from nights of drunken karaoke, voodoo fantasies, John Waters’ obsessions, burlesque shows and B-52’s hero worship, among … Continue reading