La La Land and Saving Jazz

Hollywood loves few things more than it loves itself. I grew up watching old musicals with my mom, and many of them were super meta: musicals about actors putting on a show. Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney headlined a whole host of these films, enshrining the “Show within a Show” trope. My dad put it […]

via La La Land, Racism, and the Real History of Jazz — Lady Geek Girl and Friends

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