Clyde Petersen

Clyde Petersen

Clyde Petersen is a Seattle-based artist, working in film, animation, music, installation and fabulous spectacle. He is a member of the Transgender and Queer communities in Seattle. Clyde is the director of Torrey Pines, a new autobiographical stop-motion animated feature film.

He travels the world with his punk band, Your Heart Breaks.


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Show Notes

Clyde talks about his most recent film, Torrey Pines, which is a stop-motion feature film chronicling the story being kidnapped by his schizophrenic mom at a young age and driven across the country. 

He also talks about his life as an artist and being trans and queer.

Clyde's Stuff

Clyde's Website

Torrey Pines, feature film


Queer Pledge poster

Arthur Russell, musician [from the poster]

Boating with Clyde

Clyde's films/music videos 

Your Heart Breaks, Clyde's Band

Balls Deep: My Year in Florida

Links to Some Stuff Clyde Talked About

Wesley Crusher, Star Trek twink

Linda Hamilton, gay face

Sister Spit, punk rock storytellers/poets/writers


Kerstin Graudins, artist

John Criscitello, artist

Lottery egg commercial

Musicians & Bands

Laura Veirs


Kimya Dawson

Angelo Spencer

Horse Feathers

Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

The Thermals


Aesop Rock

The Shaky Hands


Bruce Springsteen

Dolly Parton

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks being tender about Tricia Yearwood

Clyde's Advice for Anyone Struggling with Being Queer: 

Team Dresch

Tracy + The Plastics

The Need

The Butchies

Melissa Etheridge

Bikini Kill

Huggy Bear

John Waters


Clyde Petersen Bonus With John Criscitello

Clyde Petersen Bonus With John Criscitello