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Dolly Parton once said “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.” People think theatrical make-up, hair and costume must be expensive to look good, but it’s certainly not the case. Our guest today, Shea Coulee, describes herself as a little bit bougie and a little bit banjee. Show More Summary
While most teenagers dream of becoming friends with the artists they adore, 16 year old Annecy manages to draw the attention of of the world’s top drag queens and even some pop stars. Sharon Needles calls Annecy her drag daughter. Listen...Show More Summary
Although Professor Larry La Fountain has made significant contributions to the field of Queer Latin American studies, he’s probably best known for his drag debut in “How to Make Tostones” which inspired our new web series Cooking with Drag Queens. Today Larry La Fountain joins us to talk about his fabulous second career as drag queen Lola Von Miramar.
A whole new generation of fierce drag queens is spawning here in Chicago. Thanks to the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race, people have developed a huge appetite for drag, and the people are hungry for more. Joining us today is the she-larious Trannika Rex, a drag queen whose name is 65 million years in the making. Show More Summary
In the latest issue of the comic book Life with Archie, the happy-go-lucky ginger from Riverdale, dies taking a bullet for his gay best friend, Kevin Keller. Today, Archie Comics artist and writer Dan Parent, who broke the news about the first gay character in Riverdale on this podcast, talks about Archie’s shocking death and the future of gun control.
The time has come, for us to stir-fry for our lives. We’re delighted to finally announce that the Kickstarter campaign for Cooking with Drag Queens, Season One has begun! Cooking with Drag Queens combines the gals who tuck and food into a fabulous new web series, where you’ll really get to know your favorite queens and meet some fabulous spicy new gals.
Farts may be silent, but they are far from deadly. According to a new study, farts may serve a greater function, helping the body prevent heart attacks, strokes, dementia and even cancer. No joke. Today, we pull what fingers our guest Tommy Holl has left as we take a look at the health benefits of farts, and lots more.
There’s much talk online about the impact gay men have on black women- one blogger claims drag queens are ruining black women’s natural beauty, and then another blogger says white gay men are being disrespectful when they imitate the...Show More Summary
We first met Bill Cruz 13 years ago in Chicago when he was a young man just getting into stand up comedy. At the time, he seemed to be the only out gay comedian in town. We were thrilled to have him perform at our live show held at a Vietnamese banquet hall. Sadly, our friend Bill is moving to Los Angeles to pursue comedy. Show More Summary
Something truly awful is happening to Pride Parades across the country. After years of being a rallying point for LGBT folks, the parades now attract an overwhelming number of people who are interested in having a good time and could care less about equality or community building. Today, Peaches Christ joins us to talk about what we can do to make Pride Parades meaningful again.
When we said this year would a whopper for trans rights, we weren’t kidding. President Obama announced an executive order extending employment protections to federal employees on the basis of gender identity. Joining us today is Parker Marie Molloy, who writes about LGBT news for the Advocate, the New York Times and Rolling Stone. Show More Summary
Lady Miss Kier talks about why she loves podcasts so darn much. We were told that Lady Miss Kier was only able to stop by for 15 minutes, but instead gave us an incredible hour long show where she talked in-depth about her life, personal struggles and amazing career.
It’s the 2000th show of your favorite podcast, the show formerly known as Feast of Fools, now Feast of Fun! Today we boil down the last decade into a super-concentrated podcast slurry, full of flavor and fun. No Bones. Join us as we take a look at our favorite moments and all the behind the scenes dirt!
Chicago is getting the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art! But since folks here in the Windy City love to rename things, we'll be calling it the Star Wars Museum. Joining us today is super-geek Brian Sweeney, who says he’s getting “too old for this shit” after being on the toilet for twenty minutes.
After years of being drag mom to many gals, Darienne Lake finally made it on RuPaul’s Drag Race, only to be portrayed as a mean queen. Years before that, she was on the Ricki Lake show with her drag daughter Pandora Boxx but the show’s...Show More Summary
Imagine a world nearly destroyed by nuclear holocaust except for a few survivors whose new religion is based on ancient TV shows and long dead rock stars. That’s the world of Dystopia Rising- a Live Action Role Playing event where drag queens battle zombies in the backwoods of Texas. Joining us today is Dr. Show More Summary
One of the biggest changes we’ve seen in the past decade of doing this podcast is the growing acceptance of Marriage Equality. In 2005 most people were against it, but today almost everyone’s on favor of it. Even states like Mississippi...Show More Summary
Vine superstar Jerome Jarre prank kisses John Stamos and John returns the favor by spitting Greek yogurt into the kid’s mouth. Maybe. Or it could just be a simple kiss.
Watch your back! Many Pride Parades in the big cities are packed, with Chicago expecting over one million people to show up, many of whom will be drunk and pushy. Today our local diva Amy Armstrong joins us to take a look a tips and tricks on surviving your Pride Parade and having the most fun out of your celebration.
It's been a couple of years since someone like evangelist Harold Camping got people anxious about the end of the world, but if you look closely, many religions have some sort of doomsday. What is it about these doomsday prophecies that...Show More Summary