Grizzly Kiki | Drag Queens and Nightlife Entertainers Tell Their Stories
About This Show
Grizzly Kiki began in April 2014 as a pop culture and drag-centric podcast hosted by Robert Lechuga & Daniel Silva. We launched with recaps of RuPaul's Drag Race and other reality programming. Shortly after releasing the first few episodes, we narrowed our focus to create a podcast that was unique in concept and would serve a community near and dear to us: DRAG QUEENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The podcast is equal parts oral history and good old-fashioned kiki. We found that there were few platforms where Drag and Nightlife Artists could talk about their art and themselves in an open and honest way. Most of what is known about these artists comes from videos posted on the Internet or what they experience in bars and clubs. It was clear that there were stories to be told and shared with the world. Our mission is to create a comfortable and safe environment, where these artists can share their histories and experiences.
Ours is a podcast that is meant to serve the drag and nightlife community by capturing the artists' voices and making them available to the public. Grizzly Kiki is a program for drag enthusiasts, Drag Artists, and everyone in between.
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Most Recent Episode
Bob | Joanne | Rocky
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On This Episode:
Bob The Drag Queen is our Current Reigning, but she is also the inspiration behind this year’s “IT” Halloween costume. C.J., a young child from California, is going to be Bob for Halloween! Calling upon the skills of his FuGuncle Michael, and his mother’s credit card, C.J. created the ultimate “Purse First” costume! C.J.’s mother, Lori Duron, documents the adventures in raising her “Gender Creative Son” on her blog, Raising My Rainbow. She posts regularly about C.J. and how he navigates a world where everyone is expected to fit within pre-determined roles and labels.
Lady Gaga has finally released “Joanne,” her hotly anticipated follow-up to 2013’s “ArtPop.” We review Gaga’s latest album and share our thoughts about her new sound and look.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a cult classic. Upon its release in 1975, the film immediately became a symbol of the counter-culture, challenging gender norms and concepts of sexuality. Now, Fox has remade the film in a “live” TV production, starring Laverne Cox in the iconic role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Does her performance as the Sweet Transvestite from Transexual, Transylvania hold up when compared to Tim Curry’s? We tackle that question and many others as we discuss how well “Rocky Horror” fared on the small screen.
We also answer more of our listeners’ burning questions!!