Drag in the Peg

Drag in the Peg

By Graeme Houssin
A podcast exploring the lives and careers of drag queens in Winnipeg, Canada.
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Episode Thirteen: Prairie Sky
Season one of Drag in the Peg closes with one of the most esteemed queens in the city: an academic, an advocate, a CBC Manitoba Future 40 Finalist and a tireless organizer. Prairie Sky talks her hilarious introduction to drag, the Like That program at Sunshine House, merging her Indigeneity with drag, the ebbs and flows of drag in mainstream culture and so much more in our grand finale. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
47:00
April 6, 2019
Episode Twelve: Foxy Beast
Once Foxy, always Foxy! The dancing diva of Winnipeg, Foxy Beast, joins us for the second-last episode of season 1 to talk her upbringing in and out of drag, drag families, the many evolutions of Foxy, fostering new growth, the magnetism of Winnipeg and so much more. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
36:57
March 30, 2019
Episode Eleven: Pictoria Secreet & Gloria Booths
SQUEEEEEEE!!! Winnipeg's bearded neon cartoon queens, Pictoria Secreet & Gloria Booths, explain their three principles of drag, how the dynamic duo met, marching in Pride and taking the piss out of drag and so much more. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
44:18
March 23, 2019
Episode Ten: Peppermint Phattie
She's minty fresh and phat as hell! Winnipeg's clown princess Peppermint Phattie talks building a drag brand, breaking gender apart, her friendship with Ruby Chopstix, the future of her drag and blush. Plus - Mama Phattie, Peppermint's birth mother Adrienne Wilson, stops in to talk about parenting a drag queen and encouraging your children. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
49:53
March 16, 2019
Episode Nine: Tyra Boinks
Did someone order a circus clown? The legendary Tyra Boinks talks her comedy career, her sold-out Fringe show, consent in the drag scene, the thick skin that comes with drag, etiquette at drag shows and so much more. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
34:00
March 9, 2019
Episode Eight: Cake
Double, double, toil and trouble! Cake, the current reigning Miss Club 200 and the Wicked Witch of West Broadway herself, is here to discuss her drag aesthetic, the self-realization that comes with drag, the inspirations behind her legendary makeup and so much more. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
51:34
March 2, 2019
Episode Seven: Cheron Sharelike
The ravishing red diamond diva is here! Cheron Sharelike explains her love for Cher, touring Canada and the U.S. in drag, the discrepancy between treatment of RuGirls and local queens and the darkest moment of her drag career and so much more. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
29:52
February 23, 2019
Episode Six: Slunt Factory
You’ve been blessed with the unholy trini-tea. Stara David, Moxie Cotton and Dirt of local drag production team Slunt Factory talking creating a platform for new drag performers, swathing a path of freaky drag, navigating the scene as non-binary AFAB performers, pronouns in and out of drag and so much more.  /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
53:57
February 16, 2019
Episode Five - Vida Lamour DeCosmo
The witchy mother of the Lamour Coven is in the house. Vida Lamour DeCosmo talks the toxic early days of drag in our city, being a drag queen in the 90s, her sprawling drag family, the rise and fall of gay clubs in Winnipeg and so much more.  /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
36:33
February 9, 2019
Episode Four: Lita Takeela
Crazy, conceptual, comical: meet Lita Takeela! Lita discusses her legendary sense of humour, her makeup brand LT Cosmetics, the new era of crazy drag in Winnipeg, her namesake Lita the wrestler, being Winnipeg’s drag nanny and so much more.  /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
39:56
February 2, 2019
Episode Three: Ruby Chopstix
She's the queen of pulling moves and popping knees: it's Ruby Chopstix! Ruby explains being a young queen in a city full of drag history, rejecting Eurocentric beauty trends in drag makeup, Asian representation in drag and media, and her experience in the Prairie Theatre Exchange drag workshop class on the third episode of Drag in the Peg. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
39:39
January 26, 2019
Episode Two: Satina Loren
What’s next once you’ve snagged every crown in Winnipeg? Satina Loren talks her many titles, Disney movies, drag houses, channeling a Sophia Loren who’s eaten too much pasta and ruling the world on the second episode of Drag in the Peg. /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
43:09
January 19, 2019
Episode One: Pharaoh Moans
Winnipeg drag is one of a kind, and no one embodies it like Pharaoh Moans. In the first episode of Drag in the Peg, Pharaoh discusses her inspirational muses, punk and drag, the messiest parts of drag, growing up in rural Manitoba, her not-for-profit work, online hate and so much more.  /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: twitter.com/draginthepeg Instagram: instagram.com/draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
49:13
January 12, 2019
Episode Zero: Introduction
Before we get the party started, host and producer Graeme Houssin lays down the ground rules and explains how Drag in the Peg came to be, why Winnipeg drag is so special, and what they have to do with the local drag scene.  /// Follow Drag in the Peg for news on upcoming drag shows in Winnipeg, episode releases and extra content! Facebook: facebook.com/draginthepeg Twitter: @draginthepeg Instagram: @draginthepeg E-mail: draginthepeg@gmail.com
09:03
January 9, 2019
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