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A Podcast about Drag. Drag Kings, Drag Queens, Drag performers, artists and things! Interviews and discussions with popular drag artists around the country and the world. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dragmeonline/support
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Drag Time with Heklina

Heklina and Don Draper Davenport

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Heklina is the creator, promoter, and hostess of the legendary Trannyshack! and Mother drag shows. She is an actor, drag star, performance artist and you may have seen her on the E! Entertainment Network, NBC’s “Trauma”, Margaret Cho's “The Cho Show”, VH1's “Playing it Straight”, Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”, BBC Television’s “Around the World in 80 Raves”, the Scissor Sister’s “Filthy Gorgeous” music video, and as a guest on the Jerry Springer and Ricki Lake show. Drag Time with Heklin ...
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He’s the kind of guy who stares a little too long and can do magic tricks with thongs. Velvet Ryder is his name, and Ken is the human behind this drag sensation. They join SADCAST to discuss their debut into Vancouver’s drag scene, their love for the community and how kings are combatting tokenism. This episode highlights multidisciplinary artist T…
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SADCAST is trying out something new for 2024—a podcast crossover! Host Becca Clarkson chats with Joel D. Montgrand, a Rocky Cree actor based in Vancouver, about his new podcast "Actors and Ancestors." With credits like "HBO's True Detective: Night Country" and "Avatar: The Last Airbender," JD is a big deal on the big screen who's using his platform…
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At 33 years old, and with no formal musical training, David Cutting A.K.A. Dust Cwaine is living their dream of being the lead singer of their very own band. From their entry into Vancouver's drag scene, to their commune with a muse in the parking lot of a Save-On-Foods in Cranbrook, B.C., Dust breaks down their journey to artistic actualization. W…
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Did we miss a season? Whoops! Luckily, the guest for this episode is all about keeping up with the times. Mike DiPietro is the photographer behind the project Seasons of East Van and has been chronicling what's in fashion in this city since 2018. Plus, he teaches chemistry to teenagers. Find out more about Mike, why he hates the title of his projec…
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Singer-songwriter Miranda Joan (@mirandajoanmusic) has a thing or two to say about home, the issue of SAD Magazine's upcoming issue. She also has a new record coming out in 2023, titled Overstimulated, and the singles she's teased so far promise a wild experience, inspired by an ~*unprecedented*~ time. It's silly, it's sexy, it involves a joke abou…
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Actor, writer, producer and drag artist John Epperson joins us to discuss the genesis of the singular Lypsinka. The multi-talented John Epperson is known for his meticulously rehearsed and performed works featuring the Dolores Gray inspired Lypsinka shows -- first workshopped and debuted in San Francisco at Josie's Cabaret & Juice Joint. John gives…
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Special Guest, Jami Diamond Storm is a drag artist "born" during the Covid 19 pandemic that hails from Morgantown, West Virginia. Jami is a "Diamond in the Rough" that started drag as a digital artist and moved to live shows. Join us Friday April, 1st at 6pm CDT, USA for Special Guest Christopher Allure, a transgender drag artist, as we discuss his…
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Sorry for the delay on this episode, but it is totally worth the wait! Special Guest, Baron LeVay is a drag artist from the UK that Marries Cosplay and Drag. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did making it! Join us Friday March, 25th at 6pm CDT, USA for Special Guest Jamie Diamond Storm, a "Diamond in the Rough" that hails from Morgantown…
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D’Arcy Drollinger is back and right away we get real about the HBO mini-series “And Just Like That…”. Then we find out what’s going on in San Francisco, including the 23rd Annual Mother Star Search Competition, Mothership to Reno, and my very own one-woman show which debuted to sold out crowds at Oasis this weekend. We talk about D’Arcy’s film Shit…
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We are taking a break from this week's podcast. Please join us Friday, March 15th at 6pm CDT, USA, as we chat with U.K. Cosplay King, Baron LaVey! ============ Tipping: Venmo:@draggedout PayPal: @brockharder (send friends and family, please) CashApp: $brockharderdrag Thanks for listening! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/…
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Special Guest, Dean D'Monic (FB: Dean D'Monic). The Shapeshifter of the Twin Cities Hails from Minneapolis, MN and is the only Dean Winchester (of Supernatural fame) impersonator that also performs as a Drag Artist. Join us Friday March, 15th at 6pm CDT, USA for Special Guest Baron LaVey, a drag artist from the UK that marries Cosplay and Drag! ===…
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Special Guest, Alexandria Van Cartier joins us as Board President of the Austin International Drag Foundation to talk about the Austin International Drag Festival! Join us next week with our Special Guest, Dean D'Monic (FB: Dean D'Monic) The Shapeshifter of the Twin Cities. Hailing from Minneapolis, MN, Dean is the world's only Dean Winchester (of …
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Is drag therapy? or can it be? Join in as Brock Interviews August Celestial who has a Masters in Drama Therapy and did their thesis on Drag as a form of Drama Therapy. Informative and interesting. Join us next week with our Special Guests, Alexandria Van Cartier, Board President of the Austin International Drag Foundation. We will be discussing all…
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This weeks podcast is Storytime. Brock reads, And Tango Makes Three, a heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family. At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. Join us next week for "Drag As Thera…
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Drag Kings seem to have a lot to talk about and this one is no exception! NYC's Anson Reign talks about why he moved back to New York City, What the first days of Covid were like for him, the documentary about his life and finding himself again as a drag performer after a long hiatus. *This is a revised episode of the original podcast. The last 15 …
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Part 2 of 2 - Round table discussion with myself Brock Harder (IN), Hannibal Lickher (PA), Nitrix Oxide (CA), and Donny Mirassou (CA). How we managed to keep our drag inspiration going through a global pandemic, a little talk about pageants, Austin International Drag Festival and some funny stuff at the end. Hope you enjoy! --- Send in a voice mess…
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Part 1 of 2 - Round table discussion with myself Brock Harder (IN), Hannibal Lickher (PA), Nitrix Oxide (CA), and Donny Mirassou (CA). How we managed to keep our drag inspiration going through a global pandemic, a little talk about pageants, Austin International Drag Festival and some funny stuff at the end. Hope you enjoy! --- Send in a voice mess…
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We are back for a new season of Drag Time with Heklina! We have Monique Fauxnique! Fauxnique is an artist, a performer, a choreographer and a writer. You might know her as the first cis-woman to win a major drag queen pageant. Justin Vivian Bond calls her ‘the Jane Goodall of drag’ and you have never heard a Lady Bunny impression as good as Fauxniq…
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How has Covid effected Drag Performers? Online shows, are they a thing? A little more about Brock, his troupe, Leather and Lace and his non-profit, Dragged Out Productions, Inc. What you can expect from this podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dragmeonline/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spo…
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Drag Time with Heklina is back! Our very special guest is an author, journalist, model, cultural curator, and glam icon Angie Bowie! We ask her about her legendary work as an image maker, including 7 years of training in couture, followed by the fashioning of David Bowie with designer Freddie Burretti. She tells us about making the deals and gettin…
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We are back with a brand new episode of Drag Time with Heklina! This time our very special guest is none other than the artist, poet, and total rocker Debora Iyall. She tells us all about the genesis of her post-punk/new wave band Romeo Void which formed at San Francisco Arts Institute in 1979. Debora is a member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a trib…
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We have the very cute Frankie Sharp! Frankie has nightlife in his DNA and we ask him all about his San Francisco start back in 1998, his influences like Trannyshack, spending time at The Stud, and throwing parties with Oakland-based writer, performer, and director Brontez Purnell at The Gangway. This episode is a masterclass for any of you P.T. Bar…
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Við elskum þig, Raja! It means ‘We Love You, Raja!’ in Icelandic and we really do love her. She’s the winner of Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and the very first Asian American to win a Drag Race franchise title in 2011. We discuss Asian representation on Drag Race and the big changes that television brought to her career. Raja is kind of a big de…
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Our San Francisco Hometown Heroine Rock M. Sakura is here! She helps us get into the real and imagined history of our popular theme song Live My Life. The votes are in and counted and we are keeping the song! Rock M. competed on Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and she tells us all about the inspiration behind their costumes and performances. We ask…
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We’re back with another episode of Drag Time with Heklina! This week we have Jackie Cox and she is here to tell you all about JackieVision! her all-new solo tour, premiering this weekend (September 4th and 5th) and inspired by the Emmy-nominated Disney+ series, WandaVision. You can get your show and meet and greet tickets for this weekend at SFOasi…
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We’re back with another episode of Drag Time with Heklina — and we want to know what you think about our theme song so be sure to give us a listen and chime in with your thoughts on our Facebook page “Drag Time with Heklina”! GGGGG! We have Latrice Royale! She tells us all about what’s going on in South Florida. She’s a QVC mogul now so we get an u…
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We are back with another episode of Drag Time with Heklina the podcast! This time we got a chance to catch up with New York nightlife impresario and maestro of legends, Daniel Nardicio! He tells us all about working with Carol Channing, Chita Rivera, and Nina Hagen. He shares about producing ‘Love Letter to Liza, Celebrating Liza Minnelli's 75th Bi…
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Hello from Iceland! Our very special guest this week is none other than celebutante-turned-celebrated author James St. James! He is bringing us real life behind-the-scenes story time about the New York Club Kids scene of the late 1980’s-1990’s. We find out all about the inspiration behind some of his fascinating looks including Leigh Bowery, Divine…
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Drag Time with Heklina is back! I’m on my way to Reykjavík for Pride but we spent some time with producer, actress, vocalist, musician, and author Calpernia Addams! We get into the weeds about how language can change, casual activism, and reflect on fighting and surviving the queer liberation. Calpernia shares some of her experiences growing up in …
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Episode Notes This episode has it all: sex, murder, splatter, gore… and Hollywood lore! We ask Bruce all about Death Book, a shocking selection of LaBruce's performances, actions, film production stills and photography. He tells us about a new retrospective he has in the works. We discuss several of Bruce’s films including his new release “Saint-Na…
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Episode Notes We’re back in Palm Springs and bringing you Deven Green! She tells us all about working with her partner Ned Douglas to keep people connected and entertained bringing live streaming shows to the public during the pandemic. Deven and Ned are high-end smartypants funny-people and they have a TV show on Revery called “Versus: The Gamesho…
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Episode Notes We caught up with Chi Chi LaRue for a very special Pride episode. Chi Chi is coming out to California for a special residency engagement DJ’s at Palm Springs’ own Oscar’s. She’ll be playing her own style mix of disco, pop, 80’s, women vocalists, and more! “Chi Chi’s T” will be (mostly) held the first Sunday of every month but be sure …
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On our latest episode we talked to Jinkx Monsoon and she tells us all about marrying her very charming sweetheart and living in her forever home of Portland, Oregon. Jinkx recollects our first meeting and explains exactly how I am responsible for her entire drag career! We do actually dig into the creation of Jinkx Monsoon and let me just say it is…
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We catch up with Pandora Boxx and give our predictions for the re-opening of drag and the quest for coin! She tells us about her debut on RuPaul’s Drag Race back in 2009 and the popularity of drag then and now. We ask her all about coming out in Rochester, New York — the drag hometown of Miss Darienne Lake and Mrs. Kasha Davis. She tells us all abo…
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We’re back with a new episode of Drag Time with Heklina! Our very special guest this week is Varla Jean Merman, a renown drag performer, a comedienne, and singer who has filled cabarets and concert halls across the world… including the Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall! She's appeared on Ugly Betty, Project Runway, All My Children and the featur…
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We’re back! And we have someone very special. You might know him from Imperial Teen or Faith No More and he’s been making music during quarantine! Roddy Bottum joins us to tell us all about the new project called Man on Man with his partner Joey Holman and we find out all about the making of their self titled album available May 12th. Roddy explain…
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EP80: FINDING YOUR PURPOSE WITH DESIGN RESEARCHER SATSUKO VANANTWERP // Chatting about the Japanese concept of Ikigai or how to find the thing that makes you get outta bed every morning with design researcher Satsuko VanAntwerp. See Satsuko’s talk on Ikigai for free here. With music from World Brain. Also discussed: SADCAST Playlist AI Hackers Thes…
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You probably know him from his work with Madonna on the Blonde Ambition Tour and bringing Vogue to the masses. Luis Xtravaganza is a vogueing pioneer. He has his own podcast called Werque, and a monthly vogue workshop he plans to bring back in Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Luis tells us all about how he first started shaking it to Iris Chacón in fr…
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Linda Simpson joins us to tell us all about her book The Drag Explosion, featuring snapshots of the downtown and East Village drag scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s. We ask her about the history of the My Comrade zine and all about exploring the East Village scene of New York in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Linda brings us backstage memories about …
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Fresh off of mat leave we delve into the topic of motherhood & (vs?) creativity. Talking with artist, illustrator, and mother Alice Clair about finding your way as a creative and who we would FMK in the Adobe suite. With extra tips on how to balance creativity and kids from writer Michelle Cyca, artist Sandeep Johal & photographer Lindsay Siu. With…
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We have the EGOT of awards show writers! It’s Bruce Vilanch! You might know him from the 90’s reboot of Hollywood Squares, or his contributions to Bette Midler’s shows such as “Clams on the Half Shell” or “Divine Madness.” He has been a recurring guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, but we have him all to ourselves this week. We talk to him about wha…
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We have Landon Cider, the studly, glamorous, ghoulish Drag King and winner of Season 3 of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula! Landon is the first drag king to win a televised drag competition in the US. We hear from him about the countless talented kings that have preceded Landon, the fantasy of masculinity (it’s more than just grabbing your dick and wav…
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The fabulous and talented Mink Stole is here! She delights us with a walk down memory lane, telling us all about working alongside Divine in John Waters’ cult-(now)classics such as Mondo Trasho, Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Hairspray, Cry-Baby, and Serial Mom. Listen-in for a sweet conversation about Cookie Mu…
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