We Need to Talk with Pariah Sinclair
By Pariah Sinclair
Baltimore drag performer Pariah Sinclair brings you a new podcast highlighting the queer people that make Baltimore special. Each week Pariah will bring on a local queer icon to talk some shit and share their opinions on issues impacting the Baltimore community and beyond. Listen every Wednesday for real and unfiltered conversations!
We Need to Talk about an LA Icon (w/ Kornbread Jete)
On this week's episode, LA drag icon and IG sensation Kornbread stops by to talk some shit! Kornbread and Pariah chat about everything from being a full-time queen to doing drag in straight venues. Follow Kornbread: @kornbreadthesnack on IG Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
August 11, 2021
We Need to Talk about Chicago Drag (w/ Maureen SanDiego)
Chicago drag icon and comedy queen Maureen SanDiego is this week's special guest! Pariah and Maureen talk about everything from drag inspirations to baby queens to Maureen's stint on Judge Mathis. Follow Maureen: @MaureenSanDiego on everything Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
August 04, 2021
We Need to Talk about the Philly Drag Scene (w/ Eric Jaffe)
Philly bearded drag legend, Eric Jaffe, joins Pariah to discuss everything from digital drag to curating queer art. Later, Eric and Pariah bond over their hate of Facebook. Follow Eric: @theericjaffe on IG and Twitter Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com @pariah_sinclair on all platforms
July 28, 2021
We Need to Talk about DC Drag (w/ Pussy Noir)
DC drag icon, Pussy Noir, joins Pariah on the Season 2 premiere of We Need to Talk! The queens dish about everything from drag post-pandemic to their favorite stand up comics! Follow Pussy Noir: @gracedrones on IG Follow Pariah Sinclair: pariahsinclair.com @pariasinclair on all platforms
July 21, 2021
We Need to Talk about the Season Finale (w/Vinchelle)
Philly drag icon Vinchelle joins Pariah on the season finale of We Need to Talk! They talk about everything from Vinchelle's start in drag to lessons learned during the pandemic. Follow Vinchelle: @vinchelle on IG vinchelle.com Follow Pariah and buy her merch: pariahsinclair.com
April 28, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Philly Queen (w/ Ebony Icon Fierce)
Philly drag performer and event producer Icon Ebony Fierce joins Pariah on this week's episode! They talk about everything from Icon's start in drag to the Philly Drag Town Hall. Follow Icon Ebony Fierce: @iconebonyfierce on IG https://www.burdevents.com/ Follow Pariah and buy her merch: pariahsinclair.com See her at The Manor every Friday for RPDR Viewing Party
April 21, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Baltimore Drag Icon (w/ Brooklyn Heights)
Baltimore and DC drag icon Brooklyn Heights joins Pariah on this week's episode! They talk about everything from Brooklyn's start in drag to show producing during a pandemic. Follow Brooklyn Heights: @iambrooklynheights on IG See her at The Manor every Saturday for brunch. Follow Pariah and buy her merch: pariahsinclair.com See her at The Manor every Friday for RPDR Viewing Party
April 14, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Clothing Designer (w/ Rich Rocket)
On this week's episode, designer, artist, and host, Rich Rocket, joins Pariah to talk about everything from owning a clothing line to being a queer creative in Baltimore. Later, Rich Rocket breaks down what he has planned for the future. Follow Rich Rocket: iamrichrocket.co @richrocket on every social media platform Support Vintage Thrivals: Shop at Royal by Sbe on the weekends at 775 Washington Blvd Baltimore MD Follow Pariah and buy her merch: pariahsinclair.com
April 07, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being an Independent Artist (w/ DDM)
This week Baltimore rapper and icon DDM joins Pariah to talk about everything from their love of going to the movies to RPDR. Later, DDM discusses the life of being an independent artist and what he has planned for the future. Follow and Stream DDM: @ddm on IG, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, and Apple Music Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SecretaryOfShade Follow Pariah and buy her merch: pariahsinclair.com
March 31, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being #Realistic (w/ Jasmine Blue)
On this week's episode, DMV drag icon Jasmine Blue stops by to chat about everything from her start in drag to her takes on this season of RPDR. Later, she gives some advice to performers on how to balance drag and a day job. Follow Jasmine Blue: @therealjasmineblue on IG Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
March 24, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Drag Legend (w/ Shawnna Alexander)
On this week's episode, Baltimore's drag queen of comedy Shawnna Alexander stops by to discuss her journey within the Baltimore scene. Later, she gives some advice to new performers. Follow Shawnna: @shawnnaalexander on facebook Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
March 17, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Traveling Queen (w/ Jessica L'Whor)
On this week's episode, Denver drag icon Jessica L'Whor stops by to talk about everything from being a full-time queen to performing in the midst of a pandemic. Follow Jessica: jessicalwhor.com Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
March 10, 2021
We Need to Talk about Weed (w/ Josh Crossney)
On this week's episode, CEO and founder of the Cannabis Science Conference, Josh Crossney, joins Pariah to talk weed and more. They discuss Josh's journey with cannabis and how he turned it into business. Later, Pariah and Josh dish about the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and why they feel bad for Mary Crosby. Learn more about the Cannabis Science Conference: https://www.cannabisscienceconference.com Follow Josh: @joshcrossney on everything Follow Pariah: pariahsinclair.com
March 03, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Show Producer (w/ Chris Jay)
On this week's episode, drag king and fellow podcaster, Chris Jay stops by the show. He talks about creating the daily talk show/podcast, Coffee with Chris, as well as his past managing two Baltimore venues. Later, Chris and Pariah discuss what goes...
February 24, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being Sober (w/ Donna Slash)
On this episode, we are welcomed by DMV drag icon and co-founder of GAYBASH, Donna Slash! She talks about getting sober over the course of the pandemic and where she sees herself in the future. Later, Pariah and Donna talk about the legendary party...
February 17, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Problematic (w/ Abbi Kadabra)
On this week's episode, former Baltimore queen and current Michigan resident, Abbi Kadabra, joins Pariah to talk about everything from drag to lessons learned throughout the pandemic. Later, Abbi discusses some of her "problematic" and controversial...
February 10, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being a Queer Rapper (w/ Kotic Couture)
On this week's episode, Baltimore rapper, Kotic Couture stops by to discuss their start in music and their upcoming album! Pariah and Kotic then talk about everything from Baltimore Pride to Drag Race to THE problematic fave, Azealia Banks.Follow Kotic...
February 03, 2021
We Need to Talk about Doing in a Pandemic (w/ Betty O’Hellno)
On this week's episode, Baltimore's burlesque drag diva, Betty O'Hellno, stops by to talk some shit! Betty discusses her start in burlesque and drag, and then talks about working in the midst of a pandemic. Later, Pariah and Betty discuss the insanity...
January 27, 2021
We Need to Talk about the Journey of Gender (w/ Anastasia Belladonna)
On this week's episode, Baltimore drag icon, Anastasia Belladonna joins Pariah to talk about why she is now living in Kentucky! They discuss Ana's progression in drag, as well as her journey with her gender identity.Also prepare yourself for some sound...
January 20, 2021
We Need to Talk about Getting Your Own Weight Up (w/ Shaunda Leer)
On this week's episode, Baltimore drag staple, Shaunda Leer, stops by to discuss everything from drag race to her start in drag. Along the way, we find out about all the now-closed venues Shaunda used to work at.Follow Shaunda Leer:IG, FB, Twitter,...
January 13, 2021
We Need to Talk about Being Queer in Baltimore (w/Jabari Lyles)
On the FIFTH episode episode of the podcast, Jabari Lyles stops by to talk about the Baltimore queer scene. He also discusses his journey to working in the Mayor's office! Later, Pariah and Jabari chat about the highly anticipated Wendy Williams...
January 06, 2021
We Need to Talk about the Hustle of Drag (w/ Naomi Ratchet)
This week's special guest is the hilarious Naomi Ratchet. The two Baltimore drag queens discuss balancing their day jobs and drag, as well as being queer in the workplace. Later, we find out why Naomi's breastplate is more popular than she is. Follow...
December 23, 2020
We Need to Talk about Drag Race (w/ Jake Leizear)
Surprise! This is a special edition of the podcast where it is all about Rupaul's Drag Race! Baltimore comic and RPDR super fan Jake Leizear joins Pariah to discuss the casts of the upcoming seasons of drag race US and UK. They give their honest...
December 17, 2020
We Need to Talk about Being a Baltimore Comic (w/ Violet Gray)
This week's episode special guest is Baltimore comedian and hilarious Facebook poster Violet Gray. She joins Pariah to talk about navigating the Baltimore comedy scene as genderqueer and what she thinks comedy post-covid will look like. Pariah breaks...
December 16, 2020
We Need to Talk about Therapy (w/ Teara Newhole Gsus)
On the debut episode of "We Need to Talk", Pariah is joined by her drag mother Teara Newhole Gsus. They discuss the origins of their mother/daughter relationship and eventually get to the topic of therapy. Both share their journeys in therapy and then...
December 08, 2020