Drag queen Cherri Baum from the House of Haunt in Pittsburgh pranked the internet (well mostly Reddit) by saying she was cast on RuPaul's Drag Race, but was kicked off the show for slapping someone. Today Cherri Baum comes clean and tell us why she started the whole bitch-slapping rumors.
Men in drag has always been a staple of TV comedy, but audiences felt safe knowing that the man in the dress was really straight, that is until Terry Sweeney came along to play Nancy Reagan on SNL. Today Terry Sweeney joins us to talk about his new memoir: Irritable Bowels and the People Who Give You Them.
Even though MTV doesn’t actually show any music videos anymore, the MTV’s Video Music Awards keeps coming back every year and this year, host Miley Cyrus saved the lackluster show by dancing with 30 drag queens dressed up as monsters. Joining us is Reddit’s Lip Sync for Your Life reigning champion, the she-liarious and she-lovely Joan Waters.
After 18 years in business as a gay male escort website, the offices of Rentboy.com were raided by the Department of Homeland Security. Some folks say the Feds busting Rentboy is reminiscent of the Stonewall-era police tactics of raiding gay bars and bathhouses. The news should send a shiver down the spine of any small business owner and freelancer.
Before drag queens competed on reality TV, there was Chicago’s Miss Continental Pageant, which, 35 years later, is still the world’s top pageant for gals with fierce looks and sizzling acts. Today Natasha Douglass, a fantastic queen from the pageant scene joins us to regale us with tales of girls battling it out for the crown.
Janet Jackson releases a snippet of her new song, "The Great Forever," from her upcoming album.
A new book “Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men” by Jane Ward is making folks more aware than ever that straight guys get into all sorts of gay fun. But not everyone is cheering them on: Writer Zach Stafford says he’s way over bros wanting to suck the cock, but not walk the walk, and even worse, this phenomenon may even make things shittier for black gay men.
Many of our favorite artists find nightclub personality Amanda Lepore to be a great source of inspiration. Despite her posh image, Amanda Lepore still remains a demure, enigmatic woman who reveals very little about her own mystique. Today Amanda Lepore joins us to talk about her love for glamour and nudity.
Lila Star's ambition is to become the first Latina trans rapper to break into the world of hip hop, and with recent appearances on Jerry Springer, she’s well on her way. Listen as we kiki with Lila about how to make shade work for you in the ball scene, her recent appearance on the Jerry Springer Show and why her boyfriend came out as gay even though he’s into trans women.
We’re all hot for Alaska’s Anus, her brand spankin’ new debut album, chock full of marvelous musical goodies. Not only is her music dominating the charts on iTunes, but it’s SHE-larious to talk about all the titles of her songs likeShow More Summary
Truvada may be 99% effective at preventing HIV infections, but it is still surrounded in controversy, with people saying it will turn gay men into disease spreading whores and that it could create an HIV superbug. But none of that'sShow More Summary
People are hopping mad at Marissa Johnson & Mara Willaford for halting a political rally in Seattle moments before presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was scheduled to speak. By challenging the liberal candidate, these two black women are now facing a lot of heat. Show More Summary
When it comes to being a fierce bearded queen, Lucy Stoole is the SHIT. Exploding on the Chicago scene, Lucy entertains the crap out of her audiences with fierce looks that you can’t just can’t flush down the toilet. Listen as Lucy Stool joins us to talk about her bearded drag and behind the scenes at her recent show in Chicago with Alaska Thunderfuck.
Last year, musician Ryan Cassata auditioned for the reality TV show American Idol but he didn’t make the cut after being told he wasn’t “contemporary enough," but now that being transgender is the new media darling, producers are banging down his down. Today, Ryan Cassata joins us from his recording studio to talk about why he turned down such a big opportunity on American Idol.
On August 1, comedian Meg Grunewald celebrated her 100th character and her one year anniversary on Vine, the 6 second video sharing app where folks mostly post wacky clips of themselves yelling at the camera. Today Meg joins us to talk about how she took her wig collection and became an internet celebrity on Vine
Mystique Summers is best known for her hilariously heated exchange on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2 where she yelled at one of the contestants “I will whoop yo fucking ass! Bitch I’m from Chicago.” Today Mystique joins us to talk about her remarkable weight loss, and living a healthy lifestyle as a drag queen when you’re doing 200 shows a year.
In the mid 90s, wrestling personality Goldust became a sensation for using homophobia as a weapon. His wife at the time, Terri Runnels got in on the act by lampooning the flamboyancy of televised wrestling as his dominatrix manager Marlena. Today Terri Runnels, joins us to talk about her wild life as a wrestling star!
After 25 years, footage from Madonna’s Vogue video is online where Madge painstakingly perfects her moves while cursing her ass off. But what exactly is Madonna saying in the silent footage? Joining us today is The Vixen, one of Chicago’s rising queens on the scene, whose dance style can be best described as making love to the stage.
Did you know we’re on Periscope? It’s a great tool for this lonely generation who grew up in front of a screen. And, it’s an easy thing to really suck hard at. Lucky for you, we don’t. Drag Queen Dixie Lynn Cartwright joins us to talk about our new tech obsession.
It’s the 20 year anniversary of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, the unusual film that featured pretty much every famous drag queen at the time including RuPaul, Lady Bunny, Coco Peru and Miss Understood. Joining usShow More Summary