Nonbinary, Fat, Radically Queer, Mexican-American Director

Rudy Ramirez (they/them) is an Austin-based director, writer, and educator. In this episode, they converse with Quinn about theater, fatness, aerial performance, Dungeons & Dragons, The Little Mermaid, the severely problematic play (and now movie) The Whale, the far more insightful play A Strange Loop, and much else.

Here are some links to topics that come up in the show:

Rudy’s web site,
The YouTube version of the Tales from the Closet podcast
The Instagram account of celebrated fat aerialist and burlesque artist Ginger Snaps
Natalie Winn’s (Contrapoints’) video essay on beauty
The Dimension 20 YouTube RPG series A Court of Fey and Flowers
Michael R. Jackson’s musical A Strange Loop, which won the Tony Award and the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for drama
… and just because Liz Phair is cool, her song A Strange Loop, after which the musical was named

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