Episode 25: Shortbus

Midnight Mass

Mar 2 2022 • 1 hr 27 mins

Are you close? This week, Peaches and Michael are brushing up on the lyrics to the National Anthem in celebration of 2006's SHORTBUS! In addition to discussing this controversial classic's depiction of a sexual landscape before social media, our hosts delve into how the discourse surrounding the frank subject matter is more important today than ever. Joining the conversation is the film's creator and legendary auteur John Cameron Mitchell, who discusses the impetus for his radical vision and what it means to him nearly two decades later. Then, star of the movie and cult fave Peter Stickles stops by to share memories from the set and the challenges of taking on a role that asks you to be fearless. From voyeuristic intention to an orgasmic dimension, this episode has it all! Go!