May 24, 2019

Special Report: McBeardo's Teen Movie Hell

Special Guest: Mike "McBeardo" McPadden

Mike "McBeardo" McPadden has done it again; trawling through the sludge of a film subgenre to find the commonalities while holding up both the gems and the most execrable examples of teen flicks in his latest book, Teen Movie Hell: A Crucible of Coming-of-Age Comedies from Animal House to Zapped!.

On this special episode of The Projection Booth, Mike talks to McBeardo about teen movies from the more goofy and subversive (Joysticks, Hamburger: The Motion Picture, Lemon Popsicle) to the mainstream (Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Breakfast Club) and so much more.

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McBeardo Movie Gigs:
June 20 Chicago, Music Box TheatreHOT DOG: THE MOVIE
July 17 or 24 Chicago, Music Box Theatre LITTLE DARLINGS and THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN
July 27 Philadelphia, PhilaMOCAVALLEY GIRL
July 31 Austin, Alamo DrafthouseTHE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN
August 10 Boston, Coolidge Corner Theater MEATBALLS
August 18 Brooklyn, Alamo DrafthouseTHE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN
August 20 Yonkers, Alamo DrafthouseTHE BURNING (Heavy Metal Movies event)
October Los Angeles, Alamo DrafthouseTBA

"Kicking Up a Fuss" - Blow-Up
"Tryin' to Kill a Saturday Night" - Keane


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