Out of the many hilarious characters that local comedian Richard Knight, Jr. developed, probably the most memorable has been that of “Dick O’Day.” Donning a LOUD yellow suit and double eyeglasses (having two glasses helps […]
Thankfully in the digital age it’s easy to self publish but who exactly is going to read a book titled “This Hoe Got Roaches Up in Her Crib?”
In the new podcast “The Hood Novel Book Club” comedian Rachel Hall looks at wonderfully weird books about the modern black experience that were written by self published authors with hilarious results.
Today, Rachel Hall joins us to take a look at trashy books, morality tales and science fiction from the perspective of great and not so great black authors.Listen Now
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.Listen Now
After several box office bombs in the 80s, Disney considered never making animated musicals again.
Thankfully, after playwright and lyricist Howard Ashman’s successful musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, Disney asked him to work with them and launched the Disney Renaissance.
Today musical theater enthusiast Jake Bellisimo from the YouTube channel Dreamsounds joins us to take a look at the amazing musical legacy of Howard Ashman, queer coding in Disney films and Beauty and the Beast as an allegory for society’s betrayal of people with AIDS.Listen Now
Knock Knock! Who’s there? Phyllis. Phyillis who? Phyllis your Census form!
Have you signed up for the 2020 Census? If you didn't, the Golden Girls reboot has a message for you- fill out the census and get counted for the government services your community deserves.
Today, comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at the recast of Golden Girls with an all black cast starring Alfree Woodard, Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King. Who would you cast in a dream team of all time legendary black women?Listen Now
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.Listen Now
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.Listen Now