Episode notes

Little Richard is a fixture of American culture, and if you were born after the 1950s, you may never have known a time when that wasn’t the case. But chances are, even if you know Little Richard’s name and larger-than-life persona, you still don’t know the half of what he contributed to culture (and not just music culture). Lisa Cortes’s documentary sets the record straight (well, okay, not straight…) and we have Juilliard ethnomusicology professor Fredara Hadley (who appears in the doc as an expert) here to help us talk it out.

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Drea Clark
Alonso Duralde
Fredara Hadley

Produced by Marissa Flaxbart

Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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  • Fredara Hadley

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A movie podcast that isn’t just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Maximum Film! is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.

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