Episode 82: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Film chosen and introduced by Devlin

In our epic career-spanning primer podcast, myself and guest Patrick Crain identified Russ Meyer’s seminal 1965 girl gang ass-kicker Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! as our collective choice for the ideal on-ramp to discovering the work of one of American cinemas most influential, controversial, and extraordinary filmmakers. So, I get to present absolute novice Gali, and Matt (who has seen a Meyer or two, many many years ago in his infamous Friday night, Channel 5 days), with the film that has perhaps survived best as the great director’s legacy.

My own feelings on the film were discussed in my accompanying essay, although in chatting to Matt and Gali, I finally had a captive audience to spill my guts to about how unique, creative, and fearsome Meyer’s films were compared to his contemporaries; how searing and iconic the imagery, how razor sharp the editing, and how the dialogue cuts even quicker.

Fans of the film may want to check out my Teemill store – I have some shirt designs based on the film, samples of which you can see below.

Listen on Spotify
Listen on iTunes
Listen on Google Podcasts
Listen on Breaker
Listen on RadioPublic
Listen on CastBox
Listen on Stitcher
Listen on Overcast

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: