Monthly Archives: November 2010

Nicky and Pammy, Hand in Glove

hand in glove the sun shines out of our behinds we may be hidden by rags but we’ve something they’ll never have (the smiths)

Posted in Fandom, Lesbian Representation, Nicole "Nicky" Marotta, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Queer Spectatorship, Times Square (1980) movie | 3 Comments

Louise the monkey and Trini Alvarado’s tits

As I said in my previous post, Times Square is a text that is famous for its (supposedly) disjointed narrative. In analyses and reviews of, and references to Times Square, contemporary readers frequently refer to omissions in the text. For … Continue reading

Posted in Allan Moyle, Cultural Studies, Fandom, Lesbian Representation, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Popular Culture, Queer Spectatorship, Robin Johnson, Times Square (1980) movie, Trini Alvarado | 10 Comments

Times Square: Deleted Scene

Since its release, many critics and readers have noted that the narrative of Times Square is somewhat disjointed. This is generally attributed to studio-ordered scene deletions. In a review at Teleport City, Todd writes that after they escape from the … Continue reading

Posted in Fandom, Lesbian Representation, Nicole "Nicky" Marotta, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Popular Culture, Queer Spectatorship, Robin Johnson, Times Square (1980) movie | 6 Comments

Design for Living: Pammy and Nicky

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: when you look at the performance most people play of their life, it’s obvious they need a better scriptwriter. Lord knows I’m not above needing some help! So who better to … Continue reading

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Pammy and Nicky, lucubrated

(Times Square soundtrack album inner sleeve, detail)

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Trini Alvarado pin-up

I have not appended an exclamation point to this post title, as I did with “Robin Johnson pin-up!,” simply because this is not an actual pin-up. It is instead an autographed photograph of Trini Alvarado as Mooch in Satisfaction (1988). … Continue reading

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Times Square “Lesbian Film Guide” review

After the introductory synopsis, Alison Darren’s complete Lesbian Film Guide entry on Times Square reads: “It’s music all the way for this girl/buddy picture that should have been a bit more on the edge as far as the girls’ relationship is … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Geography, Cultural Studies, Fandom, film theory / review, Lesbian Representation, Nicole "Nicky" Marotta, Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Queer Spectatorship, Times Square (1980) movie | 2 Comments