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A weekly roundtable conversation with Queer P.O.C Comedy, Shenanigans, Drag Queens, Special Guests, New York Nightlife, Tea Tea Tea and of course SHADE!!!

A weekly roundtable conversation with Queer P.O.C Comedy, Shenanigans, Drag Queens, Special Guests, New York Nightlife, Tea Tea Tea and of course SHADE!!!
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A weekly roundtable conversation with Queer P.O.C Comedy, Shenanigans, Drag Queens, Special Guests, New York Nightlife, Tea Tea Tea and of course SHADE!!!







The Shade Parade Ep 36 GTFO This week can you guess what new song we're obsessed with? lol This week we shade Ronie throughout the whole episode cause it's HIS BIRTHDAY WEEK!!! Ronie has quite the week, a surprise party, seeing "Head Over Heels" on broadway. Meanwhile Ari does Bushwig, Stonewall, a wedding, a photoshoot and friends and family night at Boxers WH. 🔥🔥Flaming Topics 🔥🔥 A queen gets her privacy invaded, and we get into a debate about our feelings on all this. Mariah Carey...


Parental Advisory

Ep 35 Parental Advisory We would like to apologize in advance for the horrific sneeze/scream Ari Kiki let's out at the 1:13 mark... This week we get all tied up reminiscing about gaming and toys in our youth at the start of the episode. Ari discusses her brief trip to Philly and it sets Ronie off into discussing when he used to live in Philly. Ronie pops off about having his Instagram account hacked and losing access to it, WHO HACKS INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS?!?! 🔥🔥Flaming Topics 🔥🔥 Dumb...


A Tribute Fit For A Queen

A Tribute Fit For A Queen by The Shade Parade


Wreckless Words

Ep 33 Wreckless Words We are messy this week, you're welcome in advance... We start off discussing gigs & booze and catching up as always. We have Mitchell and DJ back with us this week, after a hiatus. Ronie discusses his experience at Drink n Draw, Ari gets excited over covering for Logan Hardcore at Stonewall, and We salivate over pupusas. Flaming Topics We get shady discussing the VMAs, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, so much bullshit. We follow that situation by discussing the line up for...


Only Fans and Sound FX

Episode 32 Only Fans & Sound FX We kick off the episode talking about Only Fans, who doesn't love a Only Fans account? We celebrate DJ's bday, age undisclosed. The sound effects and shade is consistent this week as we go ham with the sound effects this episode and Ronie shades Ari again for not being tech savy and i judge Ronie on the status of her kitchen. Ari dishes on her weight loss journey and some of the struggles. 🔥🔥Flaming Topics 🔥🔥 Angela Bassett and Madonna both hit 60, and...



The Shade Parade Episode 31 Unofficial Sex Child, this week Ronie starts off the episode by going off about her crazy busy life, meanwhile Ari can't relate anymore. Ari tries to get Ronie into her latest obsession and hoping for some sponsors and DJ is in the background laughing it up. 🔥🔥Flaming Topics 🔥🔥 Vogue releases 2 Beyonce covers and Bey is not here for Kim K. and she don't mind folks knowing. Apparently almost all the publishers got the memo to go Black in September as a number...



The Shade Parade Ep 30 WAIT WAIT, LET ME TALK We're back! This week it's just Ronie and Ari and we can't stop going off on tangents. Ari discusses her week and bemoans her capped weekly drinking. Ronie tip toes around tackling his anxiety this week and his trip to "pilgrim town". We both discuss our amazon/ebay obsession and spending. 🎬📺Queers on Film/TV📺🎬 We discuss the documentary "McQueen" and the tumultuous life of Alexander McQueen. We tune in to HBOs newest series "Random Acts of...


SmartToughGlamorous Enough

Ep 29 Smart, Tough, Glamorous Enough This week we are back and ready to cast some Shade like Elektra Abundance on Pose! Marvin joins us along with DJ on this episode. Ronie shades granny Kiki for her elderly methods of acquiring music. Ari goes over her crazy Saturday where she sees a nutritionist, working Ike Avelli's Book release party, popping into Stonewall to see the return of Ma-Jor Saturdays and then co-hosting at Rampage. We compare notes as Ari begins her new weight loss journey...


Is This Thing On?

EP 26 Is This Thing On? This week we kick off the episode with some technical difficulties, but can you blame us we've been drinking all week, cause 4th of July was in the middle of the week. We chat about Ronie's bat $hit crazy neighbor who you hear bouncing off the walls in the background, LITERALLY! As well as all the drinking and bad decisions we may have made this week, and Ronie's mom joins us for a quick check in. Flaming Topics Pete Davidson & Ariana Grande are engaged after 1...


Now That's Over

Flaming Topics Azealia Banks tries to go to NYC pride and gets chased back into her chicken closet. Mama to be, CardiB has a baby shower and we weren't invited. Nicki Minaj serves spread eagles and hypocrisy at Bet awards. Peppermint Patty gets shoulder checked by social media. GROW UP cause Toys r us closes. Lastly, we hit the ground like those Butterflies as we discuss the finale of Rupaul's Drag Race. Shoutouts Aquaria Monet X Change Miz Cracker Dusty Ray Bottoms Yuhua Hamasaki NYC Drag...



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EP 23 BACK TO THE SWILL We’re back on our home turf this week. Ari catches us all up on the week of her bookings. Ronie and Ari detail the events of the week, including tales of a Tenz Mag Pride photoshoot. After Ronie recalls a full detail account of his move to NYC we jump right into 🔥 Flaming Topics🔥 Lil Kim files for chapter 13 and we wish her the best. Bridget Nelson is 54 and pregnant and we’re curious. We get into some Ryan Murphy talk as we discuss the American Horror Story...



Ep 22 6/12/18 Grizzly Shade: The Crossdresser Crossover The podcast crossover event of the weekend is here!! Our sisters Robert Lechuga and Daniel Alexander Silva from Grizzly KiKi join us for this special episode! Ronie and Ari Kiki get to chatting with the girls and we reintroduce the world to Dishing Divas. After catching up we all get spicy 🌶️ for 🔥 Flaming Topics🔥 Azealia Banks attempts to snatch RuPaul's wig and her album American from Spotify, Beyoncé sits dat azz all over the...



EP 21 BARRED FROM TV 6/4/18 Been gone for a min but we're back!! Our hiatus is over and there's so much to catch up on. Ari is tan and fresh from her trip to Puerto Rico and relishes the details of her travels. Ronie complains about life and laundry then we heat up the mic for a round of 🔥Flaming Topics! Wanda Sykes jumps ship after Roseanne tweets a racist resignation letter about Valerie Jarrett to the head of ABC, Channing Dungey, on behalf of her shows entire cast and crew. We fan out...


Sleepy Kiki

EP 20 Sleepy Kiki We keep Ari Kiki up past her bedtime this week. She fights the sand man as we catch up and find out what Ronie has been up to. 🔥 Flaming Topics include a luke warm reception the new Christina Aguilera material, Childish Gambino slash Donald Glover gives us “This is America” and we think out loud, Rihanna delivers on her promise to be Savage, and the MET Gala has Ronie all a buzz with fashion fabulosity!! Finally we round up and go down on the review of RuPaul’s Drag Race...


Cinco de Drinko

EP 19 Cinco de Drinko It’s hot in here! This week Ronie and Ari Kiki welcome friend to the show, Jonte to the table. Ari catches us up on the week with tales of root canals and missing memories. Jonte kisses and tells about a date he had this week, which ignites a conversation about race in dating, being discriminated against for being white in Harlem and the effects of gentrification. 🔥 Flaming Topics goes on and on when we dive into the Kelis and Nas situationship, Rihanna is not friends...


Doctor Huxtable Goes to Jail

EP 18 Doctor Huxtable Goes to Jail The parade of shade continues! Ronie, Ari Kiki and Shaun Thomas Gibson welcome friend to the show Mitchell to the table. We catch up on the week by reminiscing our time spent at #PodInLiveNYC and all the incredible podcasters and listeners we met through the event! 🔥 Flaming Topics is spicy af when we applaud 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽the patrons of a New York City bar for throwing away the terrible Milo Yiannopolous, Janelle Monae drops the much awaited Dirty Computer...



EP 17 BEYCHELLA!!! Can’t stop won’t stop! We’re back this week to terrorize your earpods!!! Ronie and Ari Kiki catch up with Shaun Thomas Gibson and he regales us with a legendary story time as he details his dinner with the ICONIC……. Grace Jones 🤯 We’re Live on Instagram and 🔥 Flaming Topics is chocked full. BEYCHELLA HAPPENED and we are not worthy, K. Michelle gets real about her fake booty, Snoop Dogg reaches #1 on the Gospel charts and somehow gets Wendy Williams in trouble with Kirk...


Chaos and The Cackle

EP 16 4/14/18 Chaos and The Cackle Baaaaaby!!! We have a full haus ta-nite adn run a little long. Ronie, Ari Kiki and Shaun Thomas Gibson are back with returning guest Kareem McJagger. Hilarity ensues as the queens catch up, 🔥 Flaming Topics this week get👏🏽out 👏🏽 of 👏🏽 hand 👏🏽 Cardi B reveals the baby bump, Tyra Sanchez tell PhiPhi and Tatiana to see me with them hands ….then gets banned from RuPaul’s Dragcon LA, Nicki Minaj drops two new singles and we give you all the tea....


The Return of The Shade

EP 15 We’re back!! We took a week off but now we are back and ready to TAaaaAALK! This week we welcome Ronie back from his Atlanta trip and Ari Kiki is fresh off a successful Stonewall Invasion. It’s been two weeks of Flaming Topics and we try to catch up. ✌🏾Rapper✌🏾 Fabolous has fists of furry, Stacey Dash is a dropout, The Beyonce’ Biter is revealed, Cardi B Invades your privacy and the smoking dumpster fire that is Perez Hilton makes another homophobic comment and the queens have had...