Hairspray + The Little Shop of Horrors

Hairspray + The Little Shop of Horrors
Podcast: Double Feature
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Cult films that later spawned colossal musicals. Chicago violently floods. John Waters, Hairspray (1988), and Hypnotherapy. What inspires Jo...

Posted December 8, 2011
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 4

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Cult films that later spawned colossal musicals. Chicago violently floods. John Waters, Hairspray (1988), and Hypnotherapy. What inspires John Waters? The last John Waters Divine film. John Waters without Divine. Competing counterculture. A different type of parent. Finally, other people can understand! MTV’s The Grind. Racism! Double Feature gets super political. Leslie Gore and Leslie Powers. The colorized version of The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)! Public domain. Roger Corman. The Little Shop of Horrors relationship with Bucket of Blood. Budget. Chiropractors and faith healors. Man eating chicken!

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Hairspray

Hairspray


Released: February 26, 1988
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Director: John Waters
Writer: John Waters
Starring: Divine, Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller, Deborah Harry, Leslie Powers

A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

The Little Shop of Horrors

The Little Shop of Horrors


Released: August 5, 1960
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Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Charles B. Griffith
Starring: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Dick Miller

A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's a bloodthirsty plant, forcing him to kill to feed it.

 
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