Culture Popped Open Podcast #2: The Prom (The Musical)

I’m a little late with this, but Episode 2 of the podcast I co-host is out!! It’s all about The Prom, which is a Broadway musical (that just closed today…but there’s going to be a tour and a movie so it’s far from gone) set in Indiana about a girl who just wants to bringContinue reading “Culture Popped Open Podcast #2: The Prom (The Musical)”

2017 Favorites: Music and Musicals

Welcome to my 2017 in review posts! R.E.M.: Lifes Rich Pageant Early in 2017, thanks to Spotify, I rediscovered R.E.M. Automatic for the People has always been one of my favorite albums (and it still holds up!), while I was also familiar with a few of their other hits (“Losing My Religion,” “Shiny Happy People,”Continue reading “2017 Favorites: Music and Musicals”

My Favorite Musicals with LGBTQ Characters and Themes

In honor of this year’s exciting Tony Awards and Pride Month, I bring you this post that kind of turned into mini-essays. But I’m not apologizing. I’ve always loved musicals, but over the past year (thanks in part to some new friends and discovering Hamilton and Rent) I’ve gotten very much into more recent andContinue reading “My Favorite Musicals with LGBTQ Characters and Themes”