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Carol Hall: The Final Interview

The beloved composer of the smash-hit 1978 Broadway musical, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, was also a singer/songwriter on one of the decade's most prestigious labels. Her 1972 album Beads and Feathers is arguably an overlooked masterpiece. Prior to her October 2018 passing, she spoke with PopMatters about this less celebrated period of her career.

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A Brilliant Bomb: 'Smash: Season One'

Camp audiences have long recognized the pleasures of "bad", of the delectably ridiculous. We delight in their extravagant nonsense. We get disappointed if they fall into realism or normalcy. We like it bad. In fact, amp it up, will you?

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This film is a smoldering evisceration of male hypocrisy, pretense, racial anxiety, and sexual panic that would give Neil LaBute pause.

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Passing Strange

A melding of serious drama, sarcastic humor, and brash power pop attitude, this marks a watershed moment in the life of a musical adventurer who has yet to bask in the spotlight.

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