David Schmader

David Schmader

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David Schmader is the author of the solo plays 'Letter to Axl,' 'Straight,' and 'A Short-Term Solution to a Long-Term Problem,' which he’s performed in Seattle and across the U.S. From 1998-2015, he wrote the column “Last Days:The Week in Review” for the Seattle newsweekly The Stranger, and in 2016, his book 'Weed: The User’s Guide' was published by Sasquatch Books. In his spare time, he’s the world’s foremost authority on Paul Verhoeven’s legendarily terrible stripper drama 'Showgirls,' hosting annotated screenings at film festivals across the U.S. and supplying the commentary track for the special-edition Showgirls DVD.

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