Ira Madison III: On Moonlight, Masculinity, and Why Pop Culture Matters | AfterBuzz TV’s LGBTQ&A

Ira Madison III talks about his writing and the work of placing pop culture into a historical context. Ira also discusses why he was so affected by the film, Moonlight, growing up in Milwaukee near Jeffrey Dahmer, and his secret identity as a playwright.

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Ira Madison III is a senior culture writer at MTV News. He’s previously worked at New York Magazine, Vulture, and Buzzfeed. He co-hosts the MTV podcast “Speed Dial” and loves comic books, prosecco, and ’90s divas in any genre. He owns 51 percent of Denver Carrington.

The essay discusses in the interview is Moonlight and the Preservation fo Black Manhood: How Barry Jenkins, the screenwriter and director of Moonlight is redefining the black queer narrative. Jeffrey Masters is an actor, host, and writer in Los Angeles. He documents the stories of the LGBTQ community on his podcast, LGBTQ&A.

Jeffrey Masters is an actor, host, and writer in Los Angeles. He documents the stories of the LGBTQ community on his podcast, LGBTQ&A, which was recently ranked #2 Buzzfeed’s list of the Top 27 Podcasts to Listen to in 2017.

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