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Thots & Shares — A New Chicago Podcast

It’s rumored that Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race gets 5 New York girls and only 1 Chicago girl. Is that not a crime? Chicago is home to one of the best drag scenes in the WORLD and yet it’s frequently overlooked for her sister cities of NYC and LA. I seek to change that.

Episode 27 – Sham Payne

We welcome from Boston SHAM PAYNE onto the show to talk about a host of topics including the royal wedding, a woman who REALLY loses her shit at a Tim Horton’s, all the T on the Breastworld episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, all about Sham Payne and their drag, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week’s opening music is “Black Mercedes” by Super King Reza, a Chicago-Based hip hop artist. His entire catalog of music is available on SoundCloud as well Spotify.

Episode 26 – Eva Styles

In this episode we welcome the hilarious and talented Eva Styles to the show! Today we talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, all about Eva Styles and her drag, about the Met gala (the fashion AND the controversies) and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week our opening music is brought to you by Chicago-based artist Eryn Allen Kane, whose entire catalogue of music is on Spotify. This is her song “Dead or Alive”!

Episode 25 – Chamilla Foxx

Today we talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, about Tyra Sanchez’ posts about DragCon, all about Chamilla, her drag and her new wig styling business, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week our opening music is brought to you by Chicago artist Hey Champ, and we feature the gemini remix of their song “Cold Dust Girl”.

Episode 24 – Panel Discussion with Tasha Salad, The Lady Ivory, and Abhijeet

In this extra special episode we introduce a panel of drag queens to discuss a variety of topics in Chicago Drag, including pageantry, maintaining a presence on social media, what the drag community is like, and the general direction of drag and the community. And OF COURSE we still talk about this week’s episode of drag race, as well as our Thot of the Week! Music used with permission from Chicago based band Celine Neon, “Getcha Good”.

Episode 23 – Discord Addams & Gidget von Addams

In this episode we welcome Discord Addams and Gidget von Addams! Today we talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, all about Discord and Gidget moving to Chicago from Ohio, a talk on makeup trends we are seeing amongst the drag community, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week’s music is brought to you by Yoko & The Oh No’s. Check them out on Spotify!

Episode 22 – Silky Nutmeg Ganache

In this episode we welcome the irresistible Silky Nutmeg Ganache! Today we talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, including the fiery exchange between Aquaria and The Vixen, all about Silky moving from Indiana to Chicago, a tribute to the drag legend Misty Knight, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week our opening music is brought to you by Chicago native Ravyn Lenae and this is her brand new song “Sticky”. Her new EP “Crush” is available on Spotify which features her song Sticky and many more.

Episode 21 – Danika Bone’t

In this episode the winner of Roscoe’s Drag Race Danika B’onet! We talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, all about Danika moving from Louisiana to Chicago, how Miss VANJIE has taken over the internet, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week our opening music is brought to you by Celine Neon featuring their song “Kitty”, available on Spotify!

Episode 20 – Mikki Miraj

In this episode we welcome Crash Landing winner Mikki Miraj! We talk ALL the T on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, all about Mikki Miraj’s drag, a proposal for a Drag System that would cut the bottom 10% of queens from Chicago, and of course, our Thot of the Week! This week our opening music is brought to you by Steve Grand! Check out “Walking” now available on Spotify.

Episode 19 – Fox E Kim

In this episode we welcome Chicago’s cosplay Queen Fox E Kim! We discuss Fox E Kim and her drag, the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars, how many letters need to be in LGBTQIA, and of course, our Thot of the week! Music: “Devil” by SKYLR, available on Spotify and Soundcloud!

Episode 18 – Melee McQueen

In this episode we talk all about Melee McQueen and her drag, GSA Night at DIX Milwaukee and Fat Daddy’s Milwaukee, the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars, RuPaul’s statements on who would be allowed on his show, and of course, our Thot of the Week! Music: KC Ortiz “Ain’t Tamer”