I know as gay men (well, gay men of a certain age cuz’ some of you more youthful types are probably like “why should I care about these people?”) we’re supposed to be in a tizzy about next month’s premiere of Feud: Bette and Joan. It’s Ryan Murphy’s latest queer epic, a chronicle of the animosity between Golden Age of Hollywood gorgons Bette Davis and Joan Crawford on and off the set of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?. But do we have to be screaming and fanning ourselves? Cut me some slack!
Someone (a heterosexual) recently asked if I was “psyched for that Bette Davis show?” Actually, I plan on watching professional wrestling that night and NOT JUST FOR THE BEEF IN SPANDEX! I might even watch some televised golf and perhaps a home improvement show or two that ONLY FOCUSES ON THE CONSTRICTION AND UPKEEP. NO DESIGN!
Actually, I’m totally going to watch the show cuz’ it’s Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon, and those gals can act. It’s sure to be vastly entertaining. I’m just irked that I’m SUPPOSED to live for this cuz’ I suck dick.
Rant over. Here’s the arresting opening credits for Feud, which premieres on FX on March 5.