Pride Month #2: a retrospective on the work of plus-size gay Latino actor Harvey Guillen, particularly reviewing Taika Waititi’s vampire sitcom What We Do in the Shadows (2019-today), and Savannah Dooley’s criminally overlooked teen drama Huge (2010).
Hosted by Derek Johnson and Ani White. Edited by Silvi Vann-Wall (@SilviReports on twitter) and Ani White. Harvey Guillen photo in poster/thumbnail by Valentina Vee.
- Recs: 3.30
- Huge analysis: 9.30
- What We Do in the Shadows analysis: 1.00.50
- Chubstr exclusive, profile/photo-shoot (2016)
- Live Reddit AMA, youtube video (2020)
- I Am Not Your Negro (2016 feature documentary), and other work by writer James Baldwin and director Raoul Peck
- Major! (2015 feature documentary)
- Bear City (2010-2016 feature film trilogy)
- Dream Daddy: A Daddy Dating Simulator (2017 video game)
- Big Fat Gay Podcast
- Capitalism and Gay Identity, essay by John D’Emilio (1993)
- Polari – The Secret Language of Gays, youtube video essay by Zoe Baker (2020)
- Why TERFs Misunderstand The Handmaid’s Tale, youtube video essay by Jessie Gender (2021)
Media samples from Troll 2 (1990 feature film), Julian and Sandy (1965-1968 radio sitcom), What We Do in the Shadows (2019-today TV sitcom)
- Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, wikimedia
- Where’s My Jetpack, by Radio Free Babylon
- Vintage Spanish Guitar Music, by Francisco Tarrega
- Atmospheric Cyberpunk Synthwave Mix – Winter in Chernobyl, by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio
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