Rupaul recently came under fire for saying that they weren’t interested in casting trans women on Rupaul’s Drag Race, and boy did the internet let her have it! Today, the newly crowned Miss Gay Illinois of US of A 2018 Vivienne Dejour joins us to look at pageants, the queens that enter them and how to keep them all one big happy family.
“You’re tacky and I hate you!” Everyone remembers Billy, the flamboyant little kid nicknamed Fancy Pants in the hit film School of Rock starring Jack Black. Today child star Brian Falduto from the film School of Rock all grown up joins us to talk about his roller coaster ride being labeled “the gay kid” long before he was able to come out on his own terms.
RuPaul said one of the biggest challenges for casting a reality tv show is wading through the mountains of auditions where people “behave in a way that they think [the producers] want them to behave.” But how does that work for a competition...Show More Summary
In most families it’s the parents that yell at the kids to turn down the music, but in these three gals households, it’s the moms who rock. Today, rockers Kelli Owen Hutton and Temple who form part of the rock trio The Big Ditties join us to talk about the weird place they find themselves in now that their parody video has been shut down by Extreme’s record label.
Drag queens all around the world love using French words & names as part of their act. But what about drag queens in France? Surprisingly many of them use American sounding names and English expressions from their favorite TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race. Today Parisian drag queen Sasha Kills joins us to talk about the drag scene en France.
Here’s a story, of a lovely drag queen, who was doing drag shows all on her own. Til then one day she met a lovely fellow... that’s the way we all became the Feast of Fun. Today on the Secret Podcast: How we turned a live drag show in Chicago into one of the world’s first and top podcasts. Show More Summary
One day on a whim, musical theater performer J Tyler posted photos of himself drinking his morning coffee in his well lit bedroom and it captured the imagination of folks on Instagram. Listen as photographer, performer and #instagay JTyler Whitmer joins us to talk about his unlikely career as a sex symbol with a passion for design. Show More Summary
As Jackie Beat sang with Alaska in the album Poundcake, if there’s something you love about drag queens, Jackie Beat invented that. Today the self proclaimed “World’s Biggest Bitch” Jackie Beat, joins us from her chateau in California to weigh in on Heklina’s marathon roast. Who knew there was so much shade to throw her way?
The first season of of Star Trek: Discovery is all wrapped up: the Klingon war is over, Michael Burnham is back on top and we even treated to an encounter with the original starship Enterprise. What the Trek? Welcome to the podcast where we fabulously explore all the strange new episodes from the TV series Star Trek: Discovery.
When Andy Warhol famously said, “in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes,” we’re not sure he realized that for so many people, it would be because they didn’t have any clothes on. Today Billy Santoro, one of the biggestShow More Summary
It’s been a huge year for drag queens and their fans, not just with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s move to a major cable channel, but also with the many web series and reality TV shows featuring drag artists. So why are people saying drag is not...Show More Summary
Whenever religious fundamentalists speak in tongues or pass out because they are overcome with the holy spirit, we wonder are they for real? Is it just peer pressure from other religious folks that makes them get into it or is JesusShow More Summary
It’s not easy being sent home when your hopes are set on on snatching the crown- Thorgy Thor said “Ew, Jesus gross” while Milk cried over the spillage of being sent home. Today “Mother Has Arrived” Vivacious joins us to take a look at how high the emotions run when drag queens sashay away before getting a chance to show everything they have.
Technology now allows us to connect with others more than ever, yet rates of loneliness have doubled in the since the 1980s. Today, over 40% of adults in the U.S. report feeling lonely, with some experts saying this may grow to become...Show More Summary
Most people’s coming out story usually ends with their friends and families either embracing them or rejecting them due to their own prejudices. For actor Tina Alexis Allen, she was forced out of the closet by her father when he came out to her as also being gay. Show More Summary
It’s been almost a decade since Bebe Zahara Benet, the drag queen from Cameroon became the first America’s Next Drag Superstar on RuPaul’s Drag Race. And now she's on RuPaul's Drag Race AllStars 3. We chatted with her last Apri and thought you might like to listen to it if you missed it the first time. She's infinitely delightful and playful.
Everyone knows the Grammys are a sham, so why are folks getting so upset that Despacito got overlooked? Today the always fabulous Larry La Fountain, queer and Latinx studies professor at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor joins us to look at the crisis in Puerto Rico and this remarkable song’s power to change the world.
Mirror universe plotlines on Star Trek can be a lot of fun for the fans as they get to see the actors they love pitted against each other and if one of them dies, we are ok with it because it was just the lousy mirror version them anyway. What the Trek?! Welcome to the podcast where we fabulously explore all the strange new episodes from the TV series Star Trek: Discovery.
Fans were left scratching their weaves wondering what could be the secret twist on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 and now we know- Bebe Zahara Benet emerged from the fog of Season One to compete for her place in the Drag Hall of Fame. Today, mother has arrived! Vivacious joins us to pick a winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 and kiki about the new season premiere episode.
The Super Bowl is just around the corner and a lot of folks dream of seeing the big game in person. Our guest today is writer and comedian Eric Clements who got handcuffed by a park ranger and kicked out the Super Bowl for unruly behavior. Listen...Show More Summary