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WCQ590 The Loss of a Whole Lotta Funny

Host: Amy Matheny with Mitchell Fain

Amy and Mitchell are on the couch dishing on the So You Think You Can Dance winner and Michael Sam. They also discuss the loss of funny lady, Joan Rivers. They discuss her trailblazing career, her passing, her humor and who they think will take her torch.

Music Featured on This Queercast:Sean Wiggins & lOne gOat - "You Are the One" and "Addict"

Photo Credit:Joan Rivers via

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WCQ589 The Fabulous Miss Coco Peru

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is back from Provincetown. Coco Peru headlined there and is heading to Chicago. Amy is excited to talk with her on today's show.

Guest: Coco Peru joins Amy on this Queercast. Coco shares her early beginnings in the Bronx, being inspired by her parents, alcoholism, how Coco was born, and performing stand up shows. Coco will be at Circuit Nightclub on September 26th at 7:00pm. For tickets visit For more info on Coco visit her website at

Music Featured on This Queercast: Rhett Miller - "I'm with Her" and Meghan Trainor - "All About That Base"

Photo Credit:Coco Peru PR Photo

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WCQ588 Steven Strafford of Methtacular!

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is coming to you live from Provincetown. She is excited to see this new About Face Theatre show, Methtacular!

Guest: Steven Strafford joins Amy on this Queercast. Steven shares his journey to Chicago, the gay Chicago Meth scene, his first high that lead to a three year addiction and how his one man Methtacular! show was born. Methtacular is playing at Theater Wit until September 28th. For tickets visit

Music Featured on This Queercast: George Ezra - "Budapest" and Melissa Etheridge - "Shout Now"

Photo Credit:Steven Stafford PR Photo

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WCQ587 Andre Rojer Takes Us to Gorgeous Curacao

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is heading out to Provincetown. She is excited for today's show on Curacao and her guest, Andre Rojer, let's us know all about it.

Guest: Andre Rojer, marketing manager of the Curacao Tourist Board joins Amy on this Queercast. Andre describes this incredible island and informs us on traveling, the cuisine, the culture, the different languages spoken, and its motto of Biba i laga Biba or Live and Let Live. Curacao is LGBT friendly and their Pride parade ( will be celebrated on September 24th. For more information visit

Music Featured on This Queercast: Charo - "Caliente (Hot)" and Elton John - "Island Girl"

Photo Credit: Handelskade Curacao PR Photo

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WCQ586 Mitchell and Amy and the East Coast

Host: Amy Matheny with Mitchell Fain

Amy is sick and not happy about it! Mitchell joins Amy today and they dish on the East Coast, Facebook, old friends and Amy heading to Provincetown.

Music Featured on This Queercast: Kelis - "Milkshake" and Catie Curtis - "Strange"

Photo Credit:Mitchell on First Beach in Rhode Island by Luisa DeLuca

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Amy Off-Air - Matt Goss Performing "I Do" on The Queen Latifah Show


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Amy Off-Air - Pam Ann's Coming to Chicago!

Pam Ann: Cockpit! is coming to Chicago LIVE on May 24th at the Harris Theatre. See her personal message to all of us in Chicago!

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Lish Dish: Baby Jack

Here is Deb Pearce's new precious little bundle! Say hello to little Jack Pearce!! Congrats to Deb and her wife, LeeAnn!

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Mitchell Off Air: Pope Tweets

Paul Rudnick imagines some of the Pope's tweets here.

So funny!

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Lish Dish: Amy to Have Her Own Talk Show?

ONLY if we give her enough votes. Do you know anyone who was more suited to have her own talk show? I think this is what she was born to do. Please view her audition tape and VOTE VOTE VOTE!!! If you have a blog, please post this on it.

Tweet and Facebook Amy's link to get her as many votes as possible! Thanks, Guys!!!

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jeff s: Dear Amy: I hope your dream comes true. I think you are the best hostess of any GBLT activity. I hope all is well. Sincerely, Jeff Shapiro.


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