The story behind a now-forgotten pioneering queer-culture drag show from the 1970s.
Calling Occupants – The Carpenters Space Encounters
A 1978 sci-fi variety show even more unlikely than the Star Wars Holiday Special.
Halloween Hammer: Twins Of Evil
Our month of Hammer Horror continues with a long look at the hysterical and lurid final chapter of the Karnstein trilogy.
Classic Albums Revisited: Ghost’s Infestissumam
The Swedish band’s irresistible collision of Satanic Metal and kitsch pop reaches the peak of perfection.
The Other Justine – A High Camp Cinematic Car Crash
The George Cukor and Joseph Strick directed all-star melodrama is a kitsch disaster that fans of the accidentally ludicrous may find very much to their taste.
Julie’s Sixteenth Birthday – The Story Behind A Notorious Album Cover
Behind every Bad Album Cover is a record, often made with sincerity and naivety. Here is the tale behind one of the more infamous.
All About Alice And Baby Jane: The Bette Davis Movie Remakes Of The Gay Girls Riding Club
Two ultra-kitsch drag queen classics from the golden age of underground cinema.
The Babycham Years
Remembering the glory days of Britain’s iconic drink that screams both kitsch and sophistication.
Raindance 2020: The Mystery Of The Pink Flamingo
A joyous celebration of avoiding conventionality and embracing your inner kitsch.
Bullets And Bikinis: Sexy Girls And Sexy Guns
From the fringe world of specialist VHS tapes comes this combination of bikini babes and heavy weaponry.
God’s Chosen Puppets: The Weird World Of Christian Music LPs
A visual study of the incredibly strange world of the independently-produced Christian LP.
Pat Campbell’s Deal With God
The ultra-kitsch religious death disc from the country music DJ.