The Strange One (1957)

“…In his 2013 autobiography entitled, of course, Autobiography, Steven Patrick Morrissey expresses his admiration for The Strange One, describing the character of Jocko De Paris as “that rare thing; a confident sodomite”. It gives me great pleasure to say that the now disgraced former Smiths frontman is completely wrong on this score because De Paris’ noticeable confidence exists only in his bullying behaviour and not in his sexuality. For my money, De Paris is a deeply self-loathing individual, the origins of which lie in his inability to come to terms with his own sexual preference…”

Read my full review at The Geek Show

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