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Grizzly Kiki | Pop Culture & Interviews With Queer Artists

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Grizzly Kiki began in April 2014 as a pop culture and drag-centric podcast hosted by Robert & Daniel. The podcast is equal parts oral history and good old-fashioned kiki. We’ve found that there were few platforms where queer artists could talk about their work and themselves in an open and honest way. Our mission is to create a comfortable and safe environment, where these artists can share their histories and experiences. Ours is an intersectional podcast that is meant to serve the queer community by capturing artists’ voices and making them available to the public. Grizzly Kiki is a program for drag enthusiasts, queer artists, and everyone in between. Listen and Join the Party!

Grizzly Kiki began in April 2014 as a pop culture and drag-centric podcast hosted by Robert & Daniel. The podcast is equal parts oral history and good old-fashioned kiki. We’ve found that there were few platforms where queer artists could talk about their work and themselves in an open and honest way. Our mission is to create a comfortable and safe environment, where these artists can share their histories and experiences. Ours is an intersectional podcast that is meant to serve the queer community by capturing artists’ voices and making them available to the public. Grizzly Kiki is a program for drag enthusiasts, queer artists, and everyone in between. Listen and Join the Party!

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United States

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Grizzly Kiki began in April 2014 as a pop culture and drag-centric podcast hosted by Robert & Daniel. The podcast is equal parts oral history and good old-fashioned kiki. We’ve found that there were few platforms where queer artists could talk about their work and themselves in an open and honest way. Our mission is to create a comfortable and safe environment, where these artists can share their histories and experiences. Ours is an intersectional podcast that is meant to serve the queer community by capturing artists’ voices and making them available to the public. Grizzly Kiki is a program for drag enthusiasts, queer artists, and everyone in between. Listen and Join the Party!

Language:

English


Episodes

We Can't All Come & Go By Bubble!

2/12/2020
On this episode, we talk about seeing Wicked on Broadway, what we're watching now, & recap the new season of The Masked Singer. We also discuss RuPaul making history as the first Drag Queen to host SNL & Nancy Pelosi tearing up Trump's speech at the conclusion of the State of the Union address. In this week's "Keto Korner," we share our Keto S'Mores video, based on recipes from Gnom Gnom. With the 2020 election on the horizon, head over to Drag Out The Vote, where you can find voter...

Duration:01:12:26

Late To The Party

2/5/2020
On this episode, we talk about some of the things that we were "Late To The Party" for. From Britney Spears to White Castle to Rosalía and Billie Eilish, we were surprised at the some of the things that took a while to show up on our radar. Not ones to have our heads buried in the sand, we decided to cover the celebrities, shows, & trends that we now embrace. We also discuss going to see Beetlejuice on Broadway; how to encourage the use of pronouns in everyday work interactions; Awkwafina's...

Duration:01:29:01

Gay Union Dues

1/29/2020
On this episode, we discuss the notion that there are General Education Requirements for gay men in terms of movies & pop culture. After watching the film "Judy," we were left questioning these "requirements" and whether or not they are crucial in becoming a well-rounded gay. We also talk about the Korean film "Parasite," the Puerto Rico Relief efforts organized by Taller Salud & the Hispanic Federation, and the leak of Lady Gaga's newest song, "Stupid Love." In this week's "Keto Korner,"...

Duration:01:13:27

Drag Out The Vote (w. Jackie Huba a.ka. Lady Trinity)

1/22/2020
It's time to Drag Out The Vote! On this episode, we are joined by Jackie Huba (a.k.a Lady Trinity) to talk about her new organization, Drag Out The Vote. The non-partisan organization is working with drag performers to promote participation in democracy and is registering voters at drag events across the country. It is more important than ever before to exercise your right to vote & take a stand for what you believe in. To find out more, CLICK HERE to find resources on how to register, how...

Duration:01:16:32

Making Space for Family (with Jiggly Caliente)

1/15/2020
On this episode, Jiggly Caliente is back to chat about her recent travels & upcoming gigs. We also discuss how to make space for family on a regular basis and share the shows and movies we are most excited about. In this week's "Keto Korner," we share ourDIY Swerve Keto Sweetener video video, which can be found on our YouTube channel.

This Is 2020!

1/8/2020
Happy New Year! On this episode, we talk about what we did over our Christmas break & recap the finale of The Masked Singer. In this week's "Keto Korner," we share Tasting General Tso’s Chicken video, based on a recipe from Headbanger's Kitchen, which can be found on our YouTube channel.

Duration:01:22:46

Happy Holidays!

12/18/2019
Happy Holidays! On this episode, we share our favorite Christmas traditions, this year's holiday plans, & our Christmas wishes. In our "2019 Wrap-Up," we talk about highlights from the past year, New Year's Resolutions, & what we are most looking forward to in 2020! We also recap last week's episodes of The Masked Singer and share Daniel’s Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe video, in this week’s “Keto Korner,” which you can find on our YouTube channel. We'll be taking a break for the rest of the...

Duration:01:16:45

Pissi & Jacklynn Get Their XMas Wish!

12/11/2019
On this episode, we're joined by Pissi Myles & Jacklynn Hyde to talk about their upcoming Christmas show at the Triad Theatre on Dec. 13-14, "The Christmas Wish: A Theatrical Drag Romp." If you ever wanted to know what Drag Queens desire most on Christmas, this is the must-see show of the holiday season! To purchase tickets for "The Christmas Wish," CLICK HERE. We also recap last week's episode of The Masked Singer and share Robert's Pizza Boat recipe video in this week's "Keto Korner,"...

Duration:01:00:20

Episode 420

12/4/2019
“When I was a kid, I inhaled frequently. That was the point.” ~ Barack Obama To celebrate our 420th episode, we are joined by Tony Soto, Host of The Tony Soto Show & Co-Host of The Gay Power Half Hour. We chat with Tony about our first experiences with marijuana, our favorite snacks to eat when stoned, & other 420-related topics. Tony also shares his opinions about The Masked Singer & some hot topics. In this week's "Keto Korner," we share our Flavoring Pork Rinds video, which you can find...

Duration:01:25:07

We've Got A New Gratitude!

11/27/2019
On this episode, we talk about dealing with family issues; recap The Masked Singer; & share what we are most grateful for. In this week's "Keto Korner," we share Robert's Keto Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Recipe, which you can find on our YouTube channel. In "I'm So Excited," we talk about the latest episode of Monet X. Change's "The X Change Rate," with TS Madison & Pissi Myles, & celebrate Lizzo's 8 Grammy nominations! In a very special "Pettiness," Robert highlights "Tiny Hand," a font...

Duration:01:14:38

It's All Smoke & Mirrors

11/20/2019
On this episode, we talk about Pissi Myles' coverage of the presidential impeachment hearing; recap The Masked Singer; and discuss Sasha Velour's one-queen show, "Smoke & Mirrors." In this week's Keto Korner, we share Daniel's Keto Chicken Parmesan Casserole recipe. In I'm So Excited, we shoutout Little Nas X for winning a Country Music Award & Joaquin Phoenix's performance in "Joker." We also share some listener emails, so keep them coming!

Duration:01:09:54

Madame Next

11/13/2019
On this episode, we discuss Anna Borges' article, "Minority Stress is Real. 5 Self-Care Tops to Help You Survive & Thrive"; Madonna's unprofessional behavior on her Madame X tour; Tamar Braxton's homophobic Instagram rant; and the viral video of Jordan Steffy confronting his bully of 5 years. In this week's Keto Korner, we share Robert's Breakfast Bake recipe and in I'm So Excited, we shoutout Doja Cat's new album, "Hot Pink." We were also on the November 6 episode of the Tony Soto Show,...

Duration:01:03:27

Happy Birthday Robert!

11/6/2019
"Con Mucho Mucho Amor!" ~ Walter Mercado On this episode, we announce our new YouTube content, mourn Walter Mercado's passing, & celebrate Robert's birthday by sharing our favorite birthday traditions & memories. In this week's Keto Korner, we share Wholesome Yum's delicious Lemon Bar recipe & an amazing Low Carb Bread recipe from Diedre's Kitchen!

Duration:01:12:12

Halloween The Sequel

10/30/2019
Trick or Treat! On this episode, we talk about going to see Moulin Rouge on Broadway and share our favorite Halloween traditions & memories. In this week's Keto Korner, we share Keto Connect's Soft & Doughy Cinnamon Rolls recipe, and in I'm So Excited, we shout out Rae Khalil & recommend Two Sentence Horror Stories on Netflix. We also discuss a listener email, so keep them coming!

Duration:01:18:00

Let's Get Spooky!

10/23/2019
"Unpleasant Dreams." ~ Elvira With Halloween just around the corner, we invited Pissi Myles & David Ayllon back to talk about their favorite scary movies & latest projects. Pissi recently debuted her podcast, "My Spooky Gay Family," which she co-hosts with her sister Sam. Each spooky episode focuses on a different topic relating to their family, including family stories, fear & death. On October 25, David will inaugurate "The Queen Suite," a new exhibition featuring his stunning drag queen...

Duration:02:01:33

The Privilege Of Agreeing To Disagree

10/16/2019
Was It An Act Of Kindness Or Class Solidarity? On this episode, we discuss the recent controversy surrounding Ellen Degeneres attending a Dallas Cowboys game with former President, George W. Bush. After a photo of them and their spouses went viral on Twitter, Ellen addressed the widespread criticism in a 4-minute speech on her talk show. However, it was more misdirection than anything else. Ellen casually dismissed the gravity of the issue by saying "I'm friends with a lot of people who...

Duration:01:11:32

Why So Blue?

10/9/2019
"Determining what obscene, indecent and profane mean can be difficult, depending on who you talk to." ~ The Federal Communications Commission On this episode, we tackle the FCC's nebulous stance on what is too obscene for network television. Following our discussion about Hallow Eve's floorshow look from episode 5 of Dragula season 3, many of our listeners reached out to remind us that the FCC prohibits the use or simulation of menstrual blood in television programs, commercials, or print...

Duration:01:13:20

Blondes Have More Fun

10/2/2019
"Why men great 'til they gotta be great?" ~ Lizzo After seeing Lizzo live in concert at Radio City, we were left inspired to live out loud more than ever before. Not only is she an amazing talent, but her energy and message are genuine. With that in mind, Robert decided to venture over to the blonde side, and proved that blondes - even when tinted silver - DO have more fun! In addition to our hair dyeing adventures, we also chat about DragCon NY; catch up on Dragula Season 3; and discuss...

Duration:01:12:35

Eva Arreguin

9/25/2019
Thoughts, Feelings, & Fupas! On this episode, we welcome Eva Arrequin, co-host of the De Colores Radio podcast & a member of the De Colores Collective. A North Texas native, Eva uses her voice to enrich the lives of other POCs through the De Colores Collective's gatherings, workshops, and podcast. Since 2016, the events she coordinates with her fellow DCC members, Patricia Arreguin & Rafa Tamayo, have become a highlight of the Oak Cliff Cultural Center's programming. During our...

Duration:01:24:48

Simon Doonan's "DRAG: The Complete Story"

9/18/2019
"If Everybody Is Not A Beauty Then Nobody Is." ~ Andy Warhol On this episode, we chat with Simon Doonan about his new book, "DRAG: The Complete Story." In the book, he explores the millennia-old tradition of Drag, from ancient Rome to modern day. His academic approach to the art form, combined with thorough research & his own sharp wit, make this a must-read for every Drag Queen & Drag enthusiast! "DRAG: The Complete Story" is available in stores and online TODAY! You can order a copy by...

Duration:01:09:27