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Hosts Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey grill your favorite LGBTQ+ celebrities on what they’re loving, and who they’re loving. These queer-centric conversations spotlight our guests’ pop culture obsessions and personal experiences with dating, sex, and love.

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United States

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Hosts Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey grill your favorite LGBTQ+ celebrities on what they’re loving, and who they’re loving. These queer-centric conversations spotlight our guests’ pop culture obsessions and personal experiences with dating, sex, and love.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Getting Into It with Clayton Farris

4/19/2024
You know, sometimes a guest comes in and gets on down to the good, emotional stuff right out of the gate. And so it is with the hilarious actor/comic/Vine & IG superstar Clayton Farris this week! No spoilers! Just listen and achieve emotional catharsis with us.

Duration:00:50:37

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LOL LOL OMG LOL with Steve Yockey

4/12/2024
Steve Yockey, creator of The Flight Attendant and showrunner of Netflix’s much-anticipated Dead Boy Detectives, joins us on Eclipse Day to talk The Traitors, iconic Celebrity Big Brother moments, coming out to Mom at the IKEA cafeteria and to Dad three times, extreme teenage poetry, and the everlasting relevance of Sue-Ellen Ewing.

Duration:00:37:57

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I Vogued At My Prom with Darren Hayes

4/5/2024
This week, we are truly, madly, deeply excited to have pop music legend Darren Hayes in the house to talk Madonna at the Forum, U2 at the Sphere, and Beyonce on a horse. Also: life one year after divorce, his relationship with his partner in Savage Garden, hiding a wife during his pop peak, marketing a record from the closet, and what happens when you go to a dinner party, Madonna is there, and she demands that you tell a joke.

Duration:00:54:16

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Just a Little Spritz with Ben V. Greene

3/29/2024
Who says you can’t be smart and joyful? Certainly not Ben V. Greene, the author of My Child Is Trans, Now What: A Joy-Centered Approach to Support. Ben joins us from St. Louis to cruelly bad-mouth Imo’s Pizza, and also talk about the significance of science fiction, the work of Becky Chambers, the brilliance of Our Flag Means Death, The Fosters and Dispatches From Elsewhere, the conundrum of Dave Chappelle and Pretty Little Liars, the underground Facebook group that was his lifeline, the farce-fueled courtship that led to marriage, and the importance of a good squirt bottle in the home.

Duration:00:47:39

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Stepping Into the Sun with Kathy Smith

3/22/2024
Fitness titan, trailblazer, and icon Kathy Smith (who is also Matt's former boss) joins Matt for a very special 1-on-1 conversation on aging, mindfulness, her multi-step morning routine, the latest groundbreaking research on exercise, her legendary career, and SO much more. Don't miss this intimate chat on all things wellness with a true media maverick. Learn more about Ms. Kathy at www.kathysmith.com.

Duration:00:55:02

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WHERE IS SHE with Pete Zias

3/15/2024
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary to bring back a very recent guest, we will not hesitate. And to discuss Madonna at the Forum AND the Kate Middleton Mystery, there is simply nobody we would rather hear from than the great Pete Zias. Hear the heartbreaking story of a bottle uncaught, enjoy some royal theories, know that Luther Vandross is involved. And see Pete in Drew Droege’s Messy White Gays, in New York City April 7-9 at the Soho Playhouse!

Duration:00:47:59

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A Brief Conversation with Armistead Maupin

3/8/2024
The legendary author of the essential Tales of the City series joins us from London, where a pot roast awaits him, to talk about whether the magic of ‘70s San Francisco can ever exist again, why Breaking Bad and Six Feet Under are his current comforts, the PBS gay kiss that rocked the world, the Early Frost/Our Sons/Consenting Adults TV movie moment that examined gay life strictly in terms of how hard it is on your mom, and whether his character Brian’s 1976 prediction that he and his friends would be 50-year-old libertines in a world full of 20-year-old Calvinists has actually come to pass.

Duration:00:49:30

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The Taste of Things with Alan Poul

3/1/2024
The producer and director of My So Called Life, Six Feet Under and Tales of the City joins us to talk about the devastation of All of Us Strangers, the importance of Juliette Binoche, the drama of the Barbra memoir audiobook, growing up with Maude and Mary Tyler Moore, how WandaVision brought the MCU into his little gay boy heart, the gay bar scene in Japan, the role they wanted Laura Linney for on Tales, the polarizing episodes of Six Feet Under, what it’s like to show up halfway through My So Called Life, and whether Tino ever did show up.

Duration:00:44:21

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Making Taylor Finally Feel Seen with Victor Carlesi

2/23/2024
Comedian, baker, painter, pet portraiteur, Taylor Swift-recognized Taylor Swift song intro re-enactor, One Directioner, runner and satchel-wearer Victor Carlesi to talk unseasonable Chicago temps, the meaning of Madison Beer, the secret of a Nick Jonas voice, Zayn as bias-wrecker, the importance of a comment by the world’s most powerful and Celine Dion-resistant entertainer and the crucial behind-the-scenes role Selena Gomez may have played in the affair, his unconventional journey in stand-up comedy, his potential future as a registered nurse, and why it’s so important to him that he remember to send biscotti to Dave, Matt, and Producer Renee. These are his words and not ours! Follow him on Instagram at @victorcarlesi.

Duration:00:50:46

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Deep Cut Cities with Brent Sullivan

2/16/2024
The genius comedian Brent Sullivan joins us from DTLA to talk travel, traditional family atheism, Hinge, Air Disasters, and Christian rock.

Duration:01:00:33

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JUST US BOYS with Matt & Dave

2/9/2024
It’s a family affair, as Matt & Dave finally reconnect in a fresh new year that’s already 10% over. And what a year it’s been: new dogs, old Swans, hometowns, Ordinary Joes, Mean Girls, Los Angeles driving challenges, movie theater bag crinkulations, 8th grade financial literacy courses, We Are The World, and a full hailstorm of names to drop.

Duration:01:02:23

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My Inner Ursula with Ginger Minj

2/2/2024
Drag Race All Star Ginger Minj is here to share her Ursula origin story, her hot takes on the current Drag Race cast, and her efforts to connect with Ron DeSantis. Don't miss her show "The Broads Way" at Green Room 42 in NYC February 10-12, and grab your copy of her memoir "Southern Fried Sass" now!

Duration:00:28:57

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BONUS: Entering His Masc Era with Matt McConkey

1/31/2024
We have a special bonus treat for you this week! This is my episode of the new podcast, Tell Me Everything, hosted by the fabulous Liam Gareau. Every week, guests bring on their 3 favorite things from pop culture. I brought The Wizard of Oz (can you believe nobody else had yet?!), The Leftovers, and the documentary, Beckham. It was such a fun chat talking about these things that mean so much to me. If you enjoy, you can check out the show's instagram @tellliameverything for more content, and make sure to follow the show wherever you get your podcasts! Episode Description: We’re back, back, BACK AGAIN! Divas, did you absolutely miss us? We missed you! We’re in a brand spankin’ new year, which can only mean one thing…we’ve got a brand spankin’ new episode! On this week’s show we have the absolutely divine, Matt McConkey (Homophilia). And babes, I mean it when I say he really delivers the goods. On this week’s show, Matt brings us THE WIZARD OF OZ (hello, queer cannon!), THE LEFTOVERS, and the documentary, BECKHAM. I hope you’re all kicking things off right in 2024, dear listeners. I know we are!

Duration:01:07:57

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The Power of Love with Andrew Haigh

1/26/2024
Writer and director of the instant classic All Of Us Strangers (and Weekend, and HBO’s Looking, and much more) Andrew Haigh takes a break from a packed awards season to talk about the joyous queerness of mid-‘80s pop music, the useful loneliness of the queer experience, the link between parental love and romantic love, and- AFTER A BREAK, DON’T SAY YOU WEREN’T WARNED- what’s going on in this beautiful, devastating movie. Also: Max Richter, Hercules and Love Affair, and Harry & Meghan.

Duration:00:59:39

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Taking Fear Off The Table with Stan Zimmerman

1/19/2024
He’s written for The Golden Girls, Roseanne, and Gilmore Girls to name but three, and now Stan Zimmerman is here to talk about his new book The Girls: From Golden to Gilmore. Plus: life as an 11-year-old network executive, creating a Russian Roseanne, Love, Sidney, the importance of journaling, the healing power of live theater, the dream Lifetime sitcom that wasn’t, and Ladies of the ‘80s: A Divas Christmas, the dream Lifetime movie that was.

Duration:00:53:54

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Getting Embodied with Lio Mehiel

1/12/2024
Icon in the making Lio Mehiel joins us to talk about their new movie MUTT, streaming now on Netflix. Also: FX’s The Bear and the Buffalo Wild Wings trauma it resurfaces, life as a child Broadway star, Maya Hawke as Nepo Ideal, feeling desirable, and making a film with moments that have never been seen on screen before.

Duration:01:00:29

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Matt Doyle on Becoming Frank Sinatra

1/5/2024
Happy New Year, Homophiacs! We're ringing in 2024 with Tony-winner Matt Doyle, who shares tales of crying in Patti Lupone's arms backstage, getting the stamp of approval from Tina Sinatra, meeting his soon-to-be-husband Max Claytor in line at Starbucks, and battling anxiety on Broadway.

Duration:00:47:08

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Yass, Jesus! with Daniel Franzese

12/29/2023
Please join us in giving icon Daniel Franzese a warm holiday welcome to the World of Wonder fam! To celebrate his podcast "Yass, Jesus"! joining the WOW Podcast Network, Danny literally takes us to church, with spiritual sermons on everything from his experience with conversion therapy to the gayest stories in the Bible.

Duration:00:50:10

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It's a Wonderful Knife with Michael Kennedy

12/22/2023
Our pal Michael Kennedy is back for a holiday horror spectacular! We go deep on the gift of sobriety, his unique path to screenwriting success, the recent drama surrounding the Scream movies, and much more. His new movie, It's a Wonderful Knife, is a total blast. And it's now available on Shudder, AMC+, and VOD!

Duration:00:35:09

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We Live Here with Melinda Maerker & David Clayton Miller

12/15/2023
This week, we're joined by filmmakers Melinda Maerker & David Clayton Miller. We get into everything from religion to parenting to all the good shows that start with a "B." Don't miss Melinda and David's must-see new documentary, "We Live Here: The Midwest," streaming on Hulu starting December 6th.

Duration:00:35:13