Episode 34: Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Midnight Mass

May 4 2022 • 1 hr 31 mins

Dishes are done, man! This week, Peaches and Michael are getting the QED report together in celebration of 1991’s DON’T TELL MOM THE BABYSITTER’S DEAD! In addition to discussing the film’s unusual tonal shifts, our hosts delve into this cable-era classic’s important messaging regarding personal agency. Joining the conversation is drag icon Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, who speaks to the film’s enduring queer legacy and fashion aspirations. Then, acclaimed author and podcaster Laura Leigh Abby stops by to share insight on her lifetime of love for this movie and how Sue Ellen Crandall continues to inspire her. From Rose Lindsey to thieving drag queens, this episode has it all! Go!