Grease vs. Hairspray (w/ Adam Egypt Mortimer)
The Canon #157 June 3, 2018
Filmmaker Adam Egypt Mortimer joins Amy to pit the 1978 musical “Grease” against the 1988 musical “Hairspray.” They’ll get into the focus on changing identity in “Grease” and question why anyone would be into Danny Zuko. Then they’ll dive into a discussion on “Hairspray,” noting its commitment to camp and the aesthetic of director John Waters. Which movie musical deserves a spot in The Canon? Head to the Earwolf forums now to cast your vote!