A Lifetime of Happiness: Movies, TV, and Video Games

The Birdcage (1996)

August 11, 2021 Steve Bennet-Martin, Stephen Martin-Bennet Season 1 Episode 80
A Lifetime of Happiness: Movies, TV, and Video Games
The Birdcage (1996)
Show Notes

The Steves disucss the 1996 hit, The Birdcage, starring Robin Williams and Nathan Lane.

  • Binging Love Island, Big Brother, and Drag Race All Stars (all on Paramount Plus)
  • The Birdcage background and it's inspiration, La Cage Aux Folles
  • The representation of a happily monogomous and healthy gay couple.
  • Who was the villian- the Senator or Val?
  • Steve does a deep dive into the history of drag
  • Memorable quotes and it's cultural impact today.

Ending- Any music or audio clips were borrowed from the original source material.

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