Episode 75 – Deb Kavis

This episode features veteran Los Angeles Nuart Theater Sins O’ The Flesh Rocky Horror shadow cast member and burlesque performer, Deb Kavis and her partner, artist Jesse Ledina. Deb, Jesse, and Michael talked about creativity, Sins O’ The Flesh, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, being an inspiration, social awakening, The Ogden Theatre, Lair of the White Worm, The White Buffalo, Slim Pickens, kink, burlesque, Alan Tudyk, broadening fandom, normalization, Oingo Boingo, Nitzer Ebb, art that holds up, Bowie, how Deb and Jesse met, karaoke and Twin Peaks.

LINKS
Deb Kavis on Instagram
Jesse Ledina on Instagram
Flesh N’ Boingo on Facebook
AndrogynArt on Facebook

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Episode 74 – NiK Kacy

This episode features gender-neutral fashion and shoe designer, NiK Kacy. NiK and Michael chatted about fashion, shoes, gender-neutrality, mens vs. womens fashion, fine art, photography, art shows, growing up as an immigrant, growing up different, childhood, pronouns, culture, education, politics, history, media suppression, greed, tattoos, the business of art, marketing, LGBTQ scenes, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, LGBTQ allies, transition, family gender roles, male privilege, modern kids vs. our teenage years, trans discrimination, safe spaces, gender-neutral bathrooms, subverting the binary, Eva Green, OutFest, Jewel’s Catch One, Madonna, Netflix, and podcasts.

NOTE: This episode was recorded in July, 2016.

LINKS
Nikkacy.com
Nik Kacy Footwear on Facebook
Nik Kacy Footwear on Instagram
Nik Kacy Footwear on Twitter

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Episode 73 – Bryan Belleza and Kelly Thayer

This episode is the return of Los Angeles AcroYoga performer Bryan Belleza along with his creative partner, Kelly Thayer. Bryan, Kelly, and Michael discuss AcroYoga, film projects, the creative process, creating on a budget, work vs. play, collaboration, passion projects, common vision, positivity, sexism in Acro, personal power, Kitty Brown, actualization, Filipino cuisine, food issues, portion control, nutrition, body aesthetics, food science, Alton Brown, exercise, water, sleep, hypoglycemia, and Feminism.

LINKS
AcroAnt on Instagram
Kelly Thayer on Facebook
Brian Belleza on Facebook
Ivithebatmanivi on Instagram
Play LA AcroYoga channel on YouTube
The Showdown
The Rising
The Goddess Cellebration 

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Episode 68 – Hayden Black Returns!

This episode is the return of writer, producer, and friend of the podcast, Hayden Black. Hayden and Michael talk about UK accents, british TV, british culture, Sundays in the UK, Doctor Who, Count Dracula, Louis Jourdan, GenZed, animation, The Simpsons, South Park, Ripping Yarns, Monty Python, Last of the Summer Wine, Happy Valley, Gogglebox, Crashing, The Young Ones, Rik Mayall, Believe Nothing, Bottom, Filthy, Rich, and Catflap, ‘Allo ‘Allo, Are You Being Served?, radio series, League of Gentlemen, Alan Partridge, Big Train, Graham Linehan, The IT Crowd, Simon Pegg, The World’s End, Extras, Fresh Meat, bleak American TV, Jessica Jones, Sense 8, Agent Carter, comics, podcasts, Serial, James Bond, Spectre, Lost, M. Night Shaymalan, Wayward Pines, Steven Moffat, and classic Doctor Who.

LINKS
Hayden Black on Twitter
Gen Zed official site
Gen Zed on Twitter

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Bowie

Today’s episode is a compilation of two roundtable discussions about our fallen alien god, David Bowie. This was recorded over two weeks with former podcast guests, Patrick Duncan, Hayden Black, Shannon Corder, Travis Olgin, and Tara Price, as well as newcomers Rachel Weinstein, and Shannon Robles. We commiserated, talked, shared stories, sang, and cried.

LINKS
David Bowie official website
Rachel Weinstein on the radio with David Bowie in 1997
Flight of the Conchords – Bowie
Flight of the Conchords – Bowie’s in Space
Liam Lynch – Fake David Bowie Song

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Episode 56 – Stacey Raab

Our guest is actress and UCB student, Stacey Raab. Kitty, Stacey, and Michael discussed clubbing, hipsters, LA culture, social issues, feminism, misogyny in show business, world politics, and art.

LINKS
Stacey Awen Raab on iMDB
Stacey on Model Mayhem
Cali Stacey on Facebook

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Episode 47 – Heidi Calvert

Michael and Kitty chatted with photographer, and art show curator, Heidi Calvert about creative careers, building a business, art shows, The Hive Gallery, podcasting, boudoir and glamor photography, Tess Holliday, photo touching, Creative Live, Kitty’s first art show, Lost Angels, Steve Diet Goedde, body image, beauty standards, the art and fantasy of fashion, the spectrum of attraction, body dysmorphia, personal fitness, and healthy recipes.

LINKS
Heidi Calvert’s official site
Heidi Calvert on Facebook
The Hive Gallery
Lost Angels
Steve Diet Goedde official site
Pumpkin Banana ice cream
Michael’s Photography website

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Episode 21 – Eric Schreeck

Our guest is actor, writer, artist, and musician, Eric Schreeck. Also joining us this week is special co-host, Kitty Brown. Eric, Kitty, and Michael discuss geographical weather, social and performing personas, musical themes of sex and religion, Prince, bleeding for art, Ground Control Karaoke, art shows at goth clubs, Unextraordinary Gentlemen, synthpop, SteamPunk, childhood cosplay, action figure accessories, mispronunciation, Portland, nomadic childhoods, critical thinking vs. politics, Doctor Who, and Industrial music.

LINKS
Eric Schreeck on Facebook
Unextraordinary Gentlemen
Bloodpenny
Ground Control Karaoke
Kitty Brown Designs
@KittyBrown
Kitty Brown on Facebook

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Episode 19 – Mo Whelan

Michael and Mo talked about modeling, photography, filmmaking, podcasting, underground clubs, art shows, commuting in LA, movie post-production, animation, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, writing, getting started in entertainment, horror, Lost in La Mancha,  childhood interests in horror, living in Hollywood, corporate personas, Ghost Hunters, club outfits, and gender roles.

LINKS
@MoDragonfly
modragonfly.com
Last Doorway Productions
SayntMykl Photography

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Episode 14 – Lenora Claire

This week, our guest is casting director, actress, model, art show curator, and internet personality, Lenora Claire. We talked to Lenora about Reality TV casting, Queer media, Judy Tenuta, Alternative art, Glenn Danzig, growing up in Los Angeles, dating game shows, trans-positive media, people watching, and macabre professions and hobbies.

LINKS
LenoraClaire.com
The Obscenesters
The Golden Girls Gone Wild art show
The Merry Titmas art show

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