Camp — deliberate bad taste — is in fact the opposite of kitsch... Camp puts a certain amount of ingenuity, subtlety and creative talent into a work which is obviously silly, stupid, or tasteless.
— Stephen Bond
I think that any gay person in the world would be seduced at one point by a certain kind of camp. For certain people it's kind of a saving grace.
— Rufus Wainwright
: It's camp! (beat
) The tragically ludicrous? The ludicrously tragic? Homer
: Oh, yeah! Like when a clown dies. John
: Well, sort of.
— The Simpsons