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Craig MacNeil chats with the leading lights of queer culture: filmmakers, sex workers, artists, designers, musicians and icons. Formerly known as Whimsically Volatile.

Craig MacNeil chats with the leading lights of queer culture: filmmakers, sex workers, artists, designers, musicians and icons. Formerly known as Whimsically Volatile.

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United States

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Craig MacNeil chats with the leading lights of queer culture: filmmakers, sex workers, artists, designers, musicians and icons. Formerly known as Whimsically Volatile.

Language:

English


Episodes

130: Gigi Goode!

2/12/2021
Craig welcomes the fabulous Gigi Goode to talk confidence, discovering makeup, House Of Avalon, working at the beauty supply, Symone, first time sexuals, swimming with influencers, sewing with Mom, Drag Race, Garrett’s Popcorn, trash-truckin', gender identity, panorama sleeptimes, Naomi Smalls, food prep injuries, following your dreams, and MORE! Support the show and get an ocean of exclusive content at https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Hott new Movie Clubs & Bonus Episodes coming up...

Duration:01:09:36

129: Chrissy Chlapecka!

2/3/2021
The Bimbo Queen of TikTok joins Craig to talk bimbo power, stupid & oppressive dum-dum guys, reclaiming terms of derision, feeling fully yourself, feminine magic, doing what you want in this life, the value of a good boa, anxiety’s tap dance, privilege awareness, self-love & acceptance, mood lighting, musical theater, macchiatos, gatekeepers, gays theys and non-binary babes, creating content and MORE! For more of my chat with Chrissy (including Listener Questions from Hot Dog Club), head...

Duration:01:08:43

128: Joe Black!

1/22/2021
Joe Black joins Craig to talk blagging prowess, Ginny Lemon, living in Brighton, Schitt’s Creek, Tom Waits, parental tics, Batman, black pudding, The Mandela Effect, otter pageants, scotch eggs, Marianne Fathfull, and MORE! This episode is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up to support the show and get hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, Zoom meetups, and much...

Duration:01:29:38

127: Allie X!

1/13/2021
Allie X joined Craig via satellite to talk Canadian content, late blooming, Priyanka, “Cape God”, revelations, letting go of secrets, Drag Race Canada, confidence, Nicole Kidman, rethinking plans, living with illness, Giorgio Moroder, wizardry, finding a few good men, Troye Sivan, Los Angeles and MORE! This episode is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more!...

Duration:01:08:22

126: LABYRINTH Movie Club (With James St. James, Jake Shears & Crystal)!

12/23/2020
A Special Presentation from Hot Dog Club to YOU for the Holiday Season AKA David Bowie December! James St. James, Jake Shears & Crystal join me to talk the magic of LABYRINTH, the majesty of David Bowie, the genius of Jim Henson, the right drugs for The Muppets, handling balls, “Magic Dance”, Pia Zadora, Joey Arias, and The Videodrome Discothèque David Bowie Christmas we’re having on 12.25.20 at 2pm PST / 10pm UK time. (Note: The full video version of this Movie Club episode is available on...

Duration:01:25:33

125: Bebe Buell! (Part 1)

12/4/2020
Bebe Buell & her husband Jimmy Walls joined Craig & guest co-host Katie Banyay in Nashville last summer to talk being a top model, shapeshifters, Patti Smith, posing for Playboy, recording her first record with Ric Ocasek, industry double-standards, mischief with Iggy Pop, living with Todd Rundgren, working for Wilheminna, learning lessons from Candy Darling, the magic of Max’s Kansas City, ageism, beauty standards, pigeonholing, huffing Carbona, cheeky phone calls from Mick Jagger, makeup...

Duration:01:25:33

124: Casey Spooner! Vote Blue!

11/2/2020
Casey welcomed me to his Hollywood hideaway for my first in-person taping since February to talk voting blue, Biden/Harris, OnlyFans, his campaign, Hollywood glamour, “Emerge” leaping back on the charts via “Westworld”, identity slippage, panic attacks, the fun of family, silent films, concept pieces, Brazil, Berlin, beauty with no budget, alleged settlements with unidentified pop stars, international art installations and MORE! For more Casey: https://onlyfans.com/caseyspooner This...

Duration:01:10:03

123: Tega!

10/28/2020
Inspirational TikTok sensation Tega joins me to talk going viral with her message of hope and strength, working in politics, blowing up on TikTok, her upcoming podcast “Continue”, the importance of seasoning, code-switching, staying positive, keeping some things private, political affiliations, and MORE! Find Tega on Instagram & TikTok @tegareacts This episode is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes,...

Duration:01:02:26

122: Priyanka!

10/14/2020
The Other Queen Of The North joined me via satellite from her recuperation quarantine to talk double vodkas, catching Covid from Brooke Lynne Hytes, first time in drags, the joy of sex, Allie X, exposing Brooke, winning Drag Race Canada, making out with strangers, bottoming bummers, threesomes’n’foursomes, Rina Sawayama, certain psychedleics, hosting a kids show, coming out, being Canadian, Halloween horror, mangling Miss Cleo, facetime sexuals, Bloor Street, representation, and MORE! This...

Duration:01:03:54

121: Mz Neon!

10/7/2020
Mz Neon joined Craig via satellite to talk Myra Breckenridge, “Pussy Stick”, working at Patricia Field’s, transitioning, RATT, nuanced sexuality, Wendy O. Williams, first loves, trans visibility & representation, reclaiming language, “Queen Hyena”, WBCN, sexual identity, dating and the DL, Natick MA, Newbury Comics, movies, and MORE! For More Mz Neon: https://linktr.ee/mzneon This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive...

Duration:01:32:00

120: Jackie Beat!

9/25/2020
Jackie joined Craig via satellite to talk growing up gay in Arizona, the magical stink of Squeezebox, breaking a decade-plus bout of self-imposed celibacy, focusing on the positive, NYC in the Nineties, the joy of politics, the majesty of the drag queens commonly known as KISS, writing for Joan Rivers, the difficulty of maintaining a friendship with Roseanne Barr, Brian De Palma’s “Carrie”, knowing yourself, and much much more! For More Jackie Beat: http://www.missjackiebeat.com This...

Duration:01:19:18

119: Mike Potter!

9/7/2020
Mike visited Craig at his NYC AirBnB in July 2019 to talk creating the look of Hedwig, “Soapdish”, coat check at The Cock, Don Hill’s, the magic of Michael Schmidt & his legendary Squeezebox party, Miss Anna Gosley’s Beauty Emporium, gardening for Julie Andrews, making wigs for JT Leroy, working with John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask, Asia Argento, shooting a John Waters fashion spread in Rikers Island, Justin Vivian Bond, making the film version of “Hedwig & The Angry Inch”, living in...

Duration:01:32:50

Peaches Christ! Cherry Torn! HEATHERS! (A Movie Club Sampler)

9/5/2020
Enjoy a highlight reel from the HEATHERS Movie Club, featuring my guests Peaches Christ & Cherry Torn! To get into all the Movie Clubs (and get your comments and questions in for the shows upcoming), head over now to https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more! And by doing so you support this show!

Duration:00:23:21

118: Naomi Smalls!

8/29/2020
Craig and Naomi met up in Nashville in July 2019 to talk the sweltering heat, the glamour of Fabreze, skin-care regimens, tour bus life, booty-shorts, #NOTWRKN, Twitter mishaps, Kim Chi, cute demons, “Paris Is Burning”, Otter Pops, favorite queens, kissin' time, Fireball fiascos and MORE! Also joining us is our friend in Nashville, Katie Banyay. Naomi’s first one-woman show “The Smalls World” premieres September 1st! Tickets: https://vossevents.com/smalls-world/ Get your sex toys, lube,...

Duration:01:08:25

117: Sapphira Cristal & Katya! (Part 2)

8/21/2020
Craig, social guest co-host Katya & Sapphira continue their chat and talk going vegan, discovering opera, straight tone, vibrato’n’viagra, Miss D’America, resting diva face, doing the thing you need to be doing and MORE! This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more! And by doing so you support this...

Duration:01:01:05

116: Sapphira Cristal & Katya! (Part 1)

8/15/2020
Craig & special guest co-host Katya welcome Sapphira Cristal via satellite to talk perfect pitch, homeless schooldays, sorority sister saves, carbonara complications, putin’ it out your mouth, dagger dick, proper preparation, P-town drama, rotten rumors, Perestroika, growing up in Houston, opera lust, fair wages, and MORE! This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, weekly Zoom...

Duration:01:14:36

115: DJ Fat Tony!

8/8/2020
Craig visited DJ Fat Tony at his home earlier this year to talk drama at the door, DJing for Steve Rubell, doing drugs with Freddie Mercury, going homeless, DJing for Donatella, getting advice from Naomi Campbell, playing dead, getting clean & sober, Boy George, sex addiction, the wonders of ADHD, self-creation, New Romantic, the perils of doing your own dental work, and MORE! This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive...

Duration:01:26:21

114: Vinegar Strokes!

7/30/2020
Vinegar joined Craig at his London AirBnb in early February to talk DragCon UK, discovering drag, scoring at stand-up, working with Bianca Del Rio, potato dog mishaps, DragRaceUK, pink gin, hookups , hodge-podge, and MORE! This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, Bonus Episodes, Movie Clubs, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more! And by doing so you support this...

Duration:01:43:47

113: Michael Des Barres!

7/16/2020
Michael joins Craig to talk flaws’n’foibles, dessert first, an unbalanced world, “Anarchy In The U.K.”, Little Steven, the need for compassion, ups’n’downs, meeting Little Richard, velvet’n’violence, gangster tactics, and Michael’s new documentary “Who Do You Want Me To Be”, which is available now on Amazon. This series is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more! And by doing so you...

Duration:00:50:03

112: Miss Jasmine Masters Returns!

7/14/2020
Jasmine joins Craig via satellite to talk protests, crock pots, police, knowing who you are, coming back to Drag Race, racism, IG Live, moving to and from Houston, spacing out, L.A. lockdown, and more! This episode is brought to you by https://www.patreon.com/CraigAndFriends Sign up for hours and hours of exclusive content, weekly Zoom meetups, and much more! And by doing so you support this show! For ways to help fight the fascists and support Black Lives Matter & Black Trans Lives...

Duration:00:55:15