Episode 319 - Bruce LaBruce (Filmmaker, Zinester, Queercore Icon)

Mar 18, 05:36 AM
BRUCE LABRUCE is an iconic filmmaker known the world over for his uncompromising approach to cinema… & a legendary zinemaker. Today on the show Damian sits down with one of his most anticipated guests to discuss the conception of Queercore & manifesting the punk you want. Listen in as the two discuss: the Toronto Zine Scene, Gavin & Vice, Nazi violence, Robin Wood’s cultural impact & tons of other stuff! 
NOT TO BE MISSED!!!!!!!!

Also Touched On: 

Growing up in small town Ontario

Seeing a punk with fully charged hair in Toronto for the first time

Into the fashion first

Just Desserts: a place for rich people to eat cake and freaks to work

Meeting Fifth Column and a world opening up

MRR

Partying backstage with Husker Du

Disco and Folk

CKEW out of Detroit

Gucci’s Queercore line

Fanzine: The Ephemeral Art form

Nirvana before the boom

“Queering everything”: Creating Queercore out of reclaimed and found elements of punk

Trying to create a new gay culture

The Mumps

Vaginal Davis and “Fertile Latoya Jackson”

Pat Loud cooking for the punks

The rightwing appropriation of punk atheistic and strategy 

The Vice days

DBDTD

The having to deal with Neo-Nazis Skinheads in Toronto

Loving Can-rock

Rough Trade

Will Munro, Vazaleen and making the JDs fiction real

The Gun Club at a boozecan 

Zuzu’s Petals

Getting punched while covering the Dead Kennedys

The 1988 Anarchist Unconvention in Toronto

Robin Wood: more radical than the punks

Cineaction

being deprogrammed by punk

Pissing on the Cinema of Transgression

& SO MUCH MORE!!!!


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