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WCQ569 Chopped Host Ted Allen
2014-04-14


Host: Amy Matheny with guest interviewer Jerry Nunn

Amy is excited for Spring, the opening of Cicada and warmer weather coming to Chicago.

Guest: Chopped Host Ted Allen talks with Windy City Queercast correspondent Jerry Nunn about Dining Out for Life, an annual dining fundraiser which raises money for AIDS service organizations. The event will be held on April 24th. Ted also dishes on the Queer Eye reunion. For more information, visit www.diningoutforlife.com. For more on Ted, visit www.tedallen.net.

Music Featured on This Queercast: One Republic - "Counting Stars" and Betty Who - "Somebody Loves You"

Photo Credit: Ted Allen by Peter Ross

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WCQ568 Cicada the Play on Out Chicago!
2014-04-07



Host: Amy Matheny with guest interviewer Scott Duff

Windy City Gay Idol has officially kicked off! Amy dishes on the prize packages totaling over $10,000! Scott Duff (co-host of the Queercast and Out Chicago) interviewed playwright Jerre Dye about his new play, Cicada. Jerre discusses Cicada and the journey it took to bring it to the stage. Scott also interviews our own Amy Matheny as she stars in the play as Lily, plus Cecelia Wingate who plays LaNora. Cicada runs April 9th through May 25th at the Greenhouse Theater Center. For more information and tickets visit www.cicadatheplay.com.

Music Featured on This Queercast: Indigo Girls - "Southland in the Springtime" and a Cicada song

Photo Credit: Cicada PR Photo

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WCQ567 Miss Cleo Walks The Queen's Bridge
2014-03-31


Host: Amy Matheny with Miss Cleo Harris

Cleo is back on the Queercast! Amy and Cleo dish on a new documentary called Hotline that features Miss Cleo and her time on the "Call Me Now" psychic hotline. Cleo also discusses her new book The Queen's Bridge: A Companion Guide through Menopause for You & the People Who Love You. She shares her own journey through menopause and how it affected her as a lesbian. It is available for pre-sale on her website www.conversationswithcleo.com.

Music Featured on This Queercast: Simone Felice - "Running Through My Head" and Pharrell Williams - "Happy"

Photo Credit: The Queen's Bride Book Cover

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WCQ566 Ms. Cleo's 2014 Prediction Show
2014-03-24


Host: Amy Matheny with Ms. Cleo Harris

Ms. Cleo has arrived to give us her perspective and predictions for 2014. Amy and Cleo discuss solar flares and weather, keeping things simple and 2014 being the year of creativity! Cleo also talks about health, patience, mindsets and energy. Cleo will be back next week to discuss her new book!

Music Featured on This Queercast: Bunji Garlin - "Differentology (Ready for the Road) [Major Lazer Remix]" and Rixton - "Me and My Broken Heart"

Photo Credit: WCQ Keep Calm by Di Bauden

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WCQ565 The Fabulously Funny Fawzia Mirza
2014-03-17


Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is happy Spring is finally coming to Chicago. Windy City Gay Idol's 12th season is kicking off! Theater in Chicago is getting very exciting as well!

Guest: Out actress/writer Fawzia Mirza joins Amy on the Queercast. Fawzia is starring in the Chicago premiere of Brahman/i: A One-Hijra Stand Up Comedy Show with About Face Theatre and Silk Road Rising. Fawzia shares her upbringing in a conservative Pakistani family, turning from lawyer to actress and being Kam Kardashian. She also discusses her new one-Hijra (an Indian intersex person) show that runs from March 27th thru April 27th. For more information visit www.aboutfacetheatre.com or www.silkroadrising.org. For more on her character Kam Kardashian, visit www.kamkardashian.com.

Music Featured on This Queercast: American Authors - "Believer" and Aloe Blacc - "Lift Your Spirit"

Photo Credit: Fawzia Mirza Photo by Joe Mazza at Brave Lux

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Amy Off-Air - Matt Goss Performing "I Do" on The Queen Latifah Show
2014-03-14


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...
MATT GOSS PERFORMING "I DO" ON THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW

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Amy Off-Air - Pam Ann's Coming to Chicago!
2013-05-17


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
2011-12-12


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
2011-07-19


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?
2010-06-04


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. www.tinyurl.com/amyoprah

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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