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Courtney Act Looks Back on Her Life as a Drag Icon

The drag entertainer Shane Jenek, better known to the world as Courtney Act, has lived a pretty remarkable life and she’s just getting started. A front runner on season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney’s […]

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 10 days ago 0

Fearlessly Building Muscle: Derek Bolt

Amateur bodybuilder Derek Bolt raised eyebrows and shook the bigots when he competed in a bodybuilding contest wearing purple nail polish that matched his purple posing trunks.

Today Derek Bolt, amateur bodybuilder, architect, film star, and overall renaissance man joins us to look at breaking boundaries in bodybuilding as a openly gay, polyamorous man.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Musical Theater Muscle: Jimmi Cook

Florist, musical theater actor and bodybuilder Jimmi Cook joins us to look at playing all the jacked up musical theater roles including Rocky, Gaston and Tarzan and his new enterprise as a competitive bodybuilder seeking to win his IFBB Pro Card.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 2 months ago 0

The Jacked Priest: Father Ethan Jewett

Bodybuilder, queer Christian and ordained minister Father Ethan Jewett joins us to talk about the spiritual connection between building muscle and creating queer space in places where it doesn’t normally happen.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 3 months ago 0

Muscle Worship for Entertainment – Andrew Dombos

Bodybuilding is now a competitive sport, but its roots lie in show business. Strongmen have long been a staple of circus acts for their feats of strength but it was Prussian bodybuilder Eugen Sandow, who went from lifting heavy objects onstage to capturing the world’s imagination by posing and flexing his muscles for fun and entertainment.

Today, bodybuilder Andrew Dombos joins us to talk about putting together his muscle worship quarterly events, inspired by classic live muscle worship videos.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 4 months ago 1

Becoming a Mass Monster – Pawan Lapborisuth

If you want to be big, you got to eat big, but being a mass monster isn’t just opening up your mouth and piling in the food, it takes a whole lot of training, skill and coordination.

Today, bodybuilding coach Pawan Lapborisuth joins us to talk about his journey from a high school bodybuilder to becoming a mass monster, and all the hi-jinks that ensued when he finally crossed the 300 lbs threshold.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Thom Austin – The Healing Power of Building Muscle

Ever since the Stonewall Riots ignited the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement in 1969, most major cities have had Pride Parades until the Covid Pandemic of 2020 where it was all put on pause.

This year will be the first Pride Parade we’ve had in two years, and while we are still concerned over Covid, there’s now also the worry over violence, like recently in Idaho where a van full of Fascist militia were ready to harm people celebrating Pride.

Joining us today is our pal Jack Ryan, the host of The 10% Percent Show that ran on Chicago Cable Access in the late 80s and early 90s, to take a look at the changing face of Pride.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Big Mickey Takes No Prisoners

Everyone loves Big Mickey. Born and raised in LA, the hilarious and unapologetic comedian started their showbiz career as a child actor on the hit TV shows The Bernie Mac Show and Everybody Hates Chris, but then turned to stand-up as a way to break down the limitations they experienced as a beautiful butch Black lesbian.

Today comedian Big Mickey regales us with hilarious stories of being a child actor in LA, touring and flirting with audiences across the country and why Memphis, TN is now home.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

Hattie RetroAge Uses Orgasms to Bring World Peace

You’ve probably heard the idea that orgasms can bring about world peace, but isn’t that a bit wishful thinking? Or is there more to this idea that your sexual energy can be a force for good?

Today the very sex positive and aging positive Hattie RetroAge shares with us her secrets for good sex and how the power of an orgasm can heal not just your body, but the world.

Listen as we chat with the delightful Hattie about what every man wants and how to give it to him good!

Burlesque for Bodybuilders – Chaka Corn

Today bodybuilder, burlesque performer, drag queen and former college cheerleader Andrew Slade, best known in San Francisco as Chaka Corn, joins us to look at his performance tribe Baloney and how it’s featured in the new documentary film by the same name.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 6 months ago 0