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Bonus: I am the Drag Queen Elvira

Behind every diva, inevitably there’s a fabulous drag queen- today we’re talking to Christian Greenia, the man best known as Cassandra Fever, the number one in command to Elvira- Mistress of the Dark!

Join us as Cassandra Fever gives us the scoop on being the world’s best known Elvira impersonator, what’s up with all the drag queens in LA, and of course Elvira herself.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 months ago 0

Bonus: Shea Couleé on Cheap & Thrilling Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is just two week away folks, and you probably haven’t even thought about what you going to wear. Unless you’re gay, which you probably are, and you decided sometime in right after Pride.

Today we are joined by drag queen Shea Coulee, who has worked retail in both costume and sex toy shops. Being half bougie and bangie, she’s got a good sense of how to make the most of your drag dollars and look fierce this Halloween.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 0

Bonus: How do You Pronounce Latinx?

ow we think about gender identity and sexuality is evolving and some people are having a hard time keeping up with all the new language surrounding these new concepts.

Our friend, Professor Larry La Fountain travels all over the world talking about LGBT people and Latin American culture and one of the most common questions he gets asked is: what is Latinx and how do you translate the word “queer” into Spanish?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 4 months ago 0

Bonus: The Wigs Behind Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Neil Patrick Harris won a Tony Award for starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, but we all know the real star is the spectacular wig design of Mike Potter.

The task of styling these magnificent wigs for the show goes to legendary NY drag queen Perfidia. Listen as Perfidia gives us a behind the scenes tour of what it’s like styling wigs for the show, working with the all the Hedwigs, and did she ever solve Broadway’s biggest mystery- the case of the stolen Hedwig wig.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 months ago 0

The Very Special World of DeAundra Peek

A contemporary of RuPaul and Lady Bunny in Atlanta, DeAundra Peek’s cable access show ran for years and although she was loved by many, DeAundra mysteriously disappeared, never to be heard from again, until now.

Today, we’re talking to the fabulous DeAundra Peek about her early days in drag and her friendships with all these glorious drag queens.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 months ago 0

After the Show: DeAundra Peek Spills the Tea

After our podcast with DeAundra Peek, remained on the line to continue talking about how she got her start on the cable access program “The American Music Show,” which also featured a very young RuPaul.

Listen as we chat at about the incredible drag scene of Atlanta in the 80s that gave birth to such legends as RuPaul and Lady Bunny, and lots of juicy behind the scenes tea.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Bonus: Screamin’ Rachael, the Queen of House

Since the origins of house music in Chicago in the early 80s, Screaming Rachael Cain has been its most vocal champion. And throughout the 90s, Rachael was a big part of the famed Club Kid scene in New York City, where many gay icons got their start.

Today Screamin’ Rachael joins us along with her protogé Jorge Cruz to take a look at the legacy of house music and her remarkable life.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Bonus: James St. James’ Freak Show: When High School is a Drag

James St. James talks about his book “Freak Show” which is now a movie on Amazon Prime.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 0

Bonus: Miz Cracker Cuts the Cheese

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 the shiny happy party it promised to be? As Morgan McMichael says “why you mad girl?”

Today, one of New York’s hottest drag queens, Miz Cracker, joins us to talk about the way drag queens have taken over media and what that means for the goils who grew up pounding the pavement in heels to perform at the local queer watering holes.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Bonus: Naysha Lopez Won Our Hearts

One of the hardest gigs on reality television is to be the first queen sent home on RuPaul’s Drag Race because you never get to show the world everything you have to offer.

Today Naysha Lopez, the first gal to go home from Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to talk about winning the prestigious Miss Continental 2013, and how it compares with being on Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 6 months ago 0


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