Episode 20: Auntie Mame

Midnight Mass

Dec 8 2021 • 1 hr 42 mins

Life is a banquet! This week, Peaches and Michael intend to live, live, LIVE as they celebrate 1958's AUNTIE MAME! In addition to discussing the undeniable might of Rosalind Russell, our hosts delve into the movie's messaging about the power of chosen family. Joining the conversation is drag superstar and theater icon Charles Busch, who offers stories of a lifetime of Mame love, as well as his time playing the character on stage. Then, acclaimed screenwriter and producer Lotti Pharriss Knowles stops by to share how the film gave her a new life perspective when she needed it most, and also give pointers on what it means to be an eccentric Auntie. From naked schools to Gooch's night out, this episode has it all! Go!