T and M sit in a Queer 2 The T favorite, Tabu Sports Bar & Lounge, reminiscing about a year in radio!!! The Queer 2 The T Team wish all of our listeners a Happy and Safe New Year!!! See you all January 7th 2013!!!
The cast, crew and Guest Host Geo enjoyed Chocolate chip & Peppermint pancakes, bacon drizzled in Fennel, warmed Panettone with butter, Sticky Paws, Peppermint bark and AMAZING double hot chocolate with marshmallows the size of their heads! WHAT A GREAT WAY TO START THE DAY and Williams-Sonoma Philadelphia was at the helm. For more information on events at Williams-Sonoma, visit them on Facebook! Have a holly jolly holiday!!! We will be back in full swing January 2013 with a new insight, new staff and a new mission!!! **Now, if you liked ANY of our auditionees thus far and think they would be a great addition to the Queer 2 The T family, click “LIKE” on our website, Google+ us and download this episode as all of these count as votes towards us making the final decision**
SEASONS GREETINGS from the Queer 2 The T Family as we close out the last all cast show of 2012. Reminiscing about the quirky journey in radio, the cast and crew still take a moment to pay their respects to the families in Connecticut and China for the tragedies that occurred over the weekend. Have a holly jolly holiday!!! We will be back in full swing January 2013 with a new insight, new staff and a new mission!!! **Now, if you liked ANY of our auditionees thus far and think they would be a great addition to the Queer 2 The T family, click “LIKE” on our website, Google+ us and download this episode as all of these count as votes towards us making the final decision**
What do maggots, bullying, the royalty prank and desserts have in common…EPISODE 61, that’s what! Queer 2 The T hits the streets journeying back to East Passyunk Avenue to visit Ms. Goody Cupcake. The gracious owner, Gigi opened her doors to delight us with marvelous treats she creates in her new store. Dinning on delicacies, Gigi jumps in on hot topics adding new spice to the way we share the news. Along for the ride is Sherri Nicole auditioning for an upcoming Co-Host position on the Queer 2 The T team. **Now, if you liked Sherri Nicole and think she would be a great addition to the Queer 2 The T family, click “LIKE” on our website, Google+ us and download this episode as all of these count as votes towards us making the final decision**
Home at Giovanni’s Room, Queer 2 The T ran amuck on topics surrounding marketing humanity, the “happy gay”, discrimination within the queer community, street meat, the eighth loss in a row for the Eagles, gender neutrality in children’s toys, tales of a real-life vampire on the loose in Serbia, burning Barbie’s, “The Giver” and so much more. Jumping into the fold was “L”, who had his first on-air audition to be the next Hottie Correspondent. This episode is definitely something you don’t want to miss out on! **Now, if you liked “L” and think he would be a great addition to the Queer 2 The T family, click “LIKE” on our website, Google+ us and download this episode as all of these count as votes towards us making the final decision**
Playwright KAREN SMITH sits with the cast and crew to discuss her upcoming production of 3Divas3. TMZ ease through the case of the Mondays by chatting about Uganda's passing the anti-gay bill, escaping to private islands and sexual surrogacy. OH WHAT A MONDAY at home in Giovanni's Room!!! Also, Giovanni's Room will be having a reading of "The Ethical Slut" December 6th. For details, go to www.queerbooks.com
Bianca Frisby, creator of the podcast HEALTH IS JUSTICE, joins the Queer2TheT team at their home base, Giovanni's Room, to discuss how community oppression effects health and wellness within one's personal development. The night gets interesting as the cast learn about "oppressive narratives" while taking a sing-a-long journey to Sesame Street and converse about the SCANDAL of gay stapling. For detailed information on Bianca's podcast, visit "Health is Justice" on Facebook!
Tom Longo, owner of Metro Mens at 1615 East Passyunk Ave in Philadelphia, opened up his store doors after hours to laugh the night away with Queer2TheT Radio. No tie was left knotted as the team discussed ass-less chaps, online dating, Uganda's anti-gay bill and Jesus on Twitter! Definitely not a dull evening, the team perused the shelves of the "must haves" Tom has provided for his customers. For details and upcoming new fashions, go to www.metromensclothing.com AND for a special treat...anyone who mentions Queer2TheT Radio will receive 15%off their purchase!!! SHOP NOW, you will not be disappointed.
BIG LINE, little line, BIG LINE, little line, politics, elections, M's special juice concoctions, 9/11 and the Golden Girls all play a part as the hosts of Queer 2 The T sit with Max and Deborah of Theatre Exile to speak about their upcoming production "The English Bride" by Lucile Lichtblau. "Truth mixed in with lies, love with hate", director Deborah Block charmingly paints the tale of relationships, heartache, questioning actuality and mistrust that unfolds amongst the trio of characters. Running November 8-December 2 at Studio X, 1340 South 13th Street, this is a performance you definitely do not want to miss. For more information, go to www.theatreexile.org or call the Box Office at 215.218.4022
Weathering Hurricane Sandy, the cast and crew of Queer 2 The T sit in the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel and speak about the spook that creeps around the world! Thanks to ABC’S “Scandal” and LIFETIME TV’S “The Houston’s: On Our Own”, politics & pop culture collide as the team joke about what bumps in the night as Mother Nature stakes claim to her territory! Happy Halloween Queeries and those in the path of Hurricane Sandy Queer2TheT Radio wishes you much safety. Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track was by Italianbeat Guys. Original track length is 26:42. Queer 2 The T genre listing: Soundtrack
Gay Presidents, queer business owners, blue laws, First Lady Mistresses, code words, special lighting and bridges without a name troll the street trails from 6th & Chestnut streets to 13th & Spruce streets as Mike T strings tales together about the LGBTQ History of Philadelphia. The birthplace of "Brotherly Love & Sisterly Companionship" lives up to its name as the stories unfold about a once secret society. Making parallels between the past and present, the Queer 2 The T cast and crew walk through their everyday commute with new eyes! For more information on Free Tours By Foot, visit www.freetoursbyfoot.com
VIDEO of the Queer 2 The T version of the LGBTQ Tour coming soon! Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track was submitted by BIOMIMIC SOUND Studios. Original track length is 03:01. Queer 2 The T genre listing: Instrumental
Flip, falls...they did them all as the cast and crew of Queer 2 The T interviewed the PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL OF CIRCUS ARTS. Director Marc Miller and students Lauren Rile Smith & Maura Kirk (also aerialists of the group TANGLE) taught the gang what it really means to put their best foot forward. From 18 months to 71 years old, PSCA makes a comfortable environment for the community to come and test their physical limitations! With many events geared towards LGBTQIA plus the community at large, this is a venue that shouldn't be passed up! For more information on PSCA, go to www.phillycircus.com Upcoming events and details on Tangle, visit www.tangle-arts.com
Watch the VIDEO of Queer 2 The T getting some basic trapeze training.
Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track was submitted by BIOMIMIC SOUND Studios. Original track length is 03:01. Queer 2 The T genre listing: Instrumental
Queer 2 The T hosts laugh the night away with Renee (East Passyunk Director) and Rob (AIDS Fund Philly) discussing hot topics and politics seasoned with some HIV/AIDS statics and random encounters with strangers. Everything comes full circle when Renee breaks down the Fall festivities that the businesses on East Passyunk will be hosting in favor of the Philadelphia community. On the top of the list is the three year on-going happy hour called QOTA! QOTA is a monthly LGBTQ happy hour that shares a portion of its proceeds with a neighboring LGBTQIA organization. This year's beneficiary is none other than Philly Aids Fund that will be conducting their annual HIV/AIDS walk October 21. For more information on QOTA and events on East Passyunk, visit: www.visiteastpassyunk.com Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track was submitted by BIOMIMIC SOUND Studios. Original track length is 03:01. Queer 2 The T genre listing: Instrumental
"White Guilt", William Sonoma, bungee jumping, desserts & pumpkin/chocolate beer go head to head as the Queer 2 The T team and Kory Aversa outline how Philly indeed loves fun! While chilling at our home base (Giovanni's Room), Kory highlights some of the holiday events that will kick off the fall season in Philadelphia. Beer crawls, dessert tastings, pumpkin picking, social networking and more paint the town happy as Kory prepares to blog away about the splendor that is Philadelphia! For detailed information on all the upcoming events, go to www.phillylovesfun.com Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track was submitted by Qian Li. Original track length is 02:50. Queer 2 The T genre listing: World
Closing and opening on two grand milestones, Queer 2 The T ABSOLUTely had a fabulous time celebrating the 1 year Anniversary and 50th episode at Tabu Sports Bar & Lounge. Launching a new theme song by The Honeypots and a new Queer 2 The T fragrance called "Q" created by co-host M, the cast, crew and assorted guests dined on desserts from Dotty's Creative Creations, Ms. Goody Cupcakes, Bliss, food specials provide by Tabu plus an array of perfected cocktails by our new drink sponsor Absolut Vodka! Surprises abound as Kory from Aversa PR drops in to party the night away with the hosts along with Glenda Britt of Pink Concepts traveling from Virginia to move and groove at the anniversary! Queer 2 The T would like to thank ALL our supporters, donors, family, friends, spouses and partners because without your love and care we wouldn't be able to move successfully into year #2. Queer 2 The T would also like to send love and light to the staff at Rum Bar...we will miss you!
With only 7 days until the BIG anniversary party, Queer 2 The T hosts are truly feeling a case of the Mondays. Easing the woes was Qfest Director Thom Cardwell! Regaling stories about LGBTQ shows in the Live Arts/Philly Fringe and Qfest celebrating its 18th year, jet-setting Thom delights the listeners with insights on queer films, gay theater and more. For detailed information on Qfest, visit www.qfest.com Artist Spotlight: Tonight's musical track "Oleg Tambulilingan" was submitted by Qian Li. Original track length is 09:25. Queer 2 The T genre listing: World
OH MOTHER WHAT IN THE SPACE IS GOING ON! This is not the year of the rebel vote as Queer 2 The T hosts T, M, Z and Hottie Correspondent D chat and sing with the cast and crew of BRAT Productions. Opening with the life and trials of DNC vs. RNC, it was the general consensus that we should go back to the "good ole days" when everyone wore hats and tights. When "Eternal Glamnation" and "Popsicle Departures 1989" collide, they birth the ROCKPILE that is the amazing brain child of BRAT. Living life on the fringe, Jess, Kevin and Bobby rock Shiloh Baptist Church with a groovy Rock Odyssey titled "Perfect Space Rocket Day". There is no Santa but it is quite alright as BRAT Productions moves forward to create groundbreaking theater for the Live Arts/Philly Fringe Festival! For more detailed information visit: www.bratproductions.org
The Greater Philadelphia Flag Football League sits with Queer 2 The T hosts to discuss LGBTQ community outreach, the Camden murder-suicide, hot topics, New Orleans weather and last but certainly not least the fun of flag football!
7th Seed Productions, Danielle Erwin, returns to sit in with the host to discuss her upcoming film project titled "Crazy, Sexy, Cool" along with her right hand man Sean Chin! Though Monday wouldn't be Monday if T didn't explain why she could never be gal pals with Taylor Swift, M and Z going in on why Zoe Saldana shouldn't be portraying Nina Simone in the "Nina" biopic, group love for why "I Spit On Your Grave" and the man with no social media attachments! It doesn't get better than this!!!!!
One week off was well worth it when the hosts and crew dined handsomely at TASHAN Restaurant located at 777 South Broad Street in Philadelphia. General Manager Brion Pizzi and his staff opened up their restaurant home to Queer 2 The T allowing us to escape inside this exotic succulent oasis with a smorgasbord of delights to whet our appetites. While answering the 5 “W”s and touring the open kitchen, Brion began the evening by serving the signature cocktail called the Tashan which is created with Penn 1681, Blueberries, Lemon Grass and Green Cardamon! Already entranced by this superb beverage, we were then plated with Petite Vegetable Sariya(fire-roasted baby vegetables, Paneer, smoked sea salt), Pacific coast Tandoori Jumbo Shrimp (Wild Mexican U-12’s, herbal fenugreek, toasted yellow-pea flour, basil-seed-coco yogurt), Tandoor Chaamp (Austrailian Frenched lamb chops, Cashmere paprika, honey, mustard oil), Baby Octopus Nicobari (Spanish rock octopus gently braised, Tribal red bell-pepper sauce) and the Chef Basket which included G.O.C Naan, Peshawari Naan and Tandoori Roti! Just when you thought we were going to burst, we were greeted with desserts and after dinner drinks which consisted of G-Jamz Crème Brulee, Tashan Mixed Sorbets, Kulfees Trio, Valrhona Chocolate Cake, Flaming Green Fairy (Absinthe), Hendricks Muddled Cucumber Martini and a Flaming Amaretto Chai! This was a MONDAY NIGHT for the record books. All of their drinks are top shelf accompanied by their magnificent cuisine and service. In addition to fine foods, Tashan hosts an LGBTQ event EVERY 3rd Thursday called SWAGGER in which you can sample these dishes above and countless other platters on the menu. Ten percent of the proceeds from the SWAGGER event benefit an LGBTQ non-profit in the Philadelphia area…how amazing is that! For more upcoming events, happy hours specials and much more, please follow them on FACEBOOK! A SPECIAL TREAT TO ALL QUEER 2 THE T LISTENERS:If you mention Queer 2 The T while dining at Tashan Restaurant, you will receive 10% off your total bill!
Radii vs. Radius, Idris, big R/little R and the “Fresh Prince” make cameos on Queer 2 The T. After a week of partying, it’s evident that the hosts are still drunk on silly! Mondays are wild and so are “TMZ”!
Queer 2 The T celebrates the HAPPY BIRTHDAYS of Hottie Correspondent Davon and Co-Host M on location at South Street's Twisted Tail! It wouldn't be a Monday if Z wasn't constantly thinking cool thoughts and T explaining the difference between a taco and a burrito conversation. It heats up mid episode as the team discusses the smoke and mirrors of the NCAA issuing the unprecedented Penn State smack-down, the true "color" of mental illness and the "Dark Knight" cast over Colorado this passed weekend. And without fail and against M's prayers, T & Z end the evening with a signature song by the one and only Stevie Wonder. It's never a dull moment with Queer 2 The T!!!
Mondays remain interesting as Queer 2 The T hosts settle in their new home base at GIOVANNI'S ROOM! Between PepsiCo's "Sin Tax", Z hipping T on how to be ex-gay and back bedroom tattoos, why M doesn't tan all the way, mannequins busting a move after hours while playing with each other, M as the modern day Herman's head to a Queer 2 The T first with T & Z agreeing that Debbie Morgan is definitely a cutie! It is NEVER a dull Monday when this crew gets together :-)
Queer 2 The T celebrates its 40th episode hanging out with the residents at THE MORRIS HOME! The Morris Home is a residential drug and rehab facility for transgender and gender variant adults. Welcoming us with open arms, jokes ran the "gambit" all evening long as we discussed weekend plans, the 4th of July, why T wholeheartedly believes that Lauren Hill flashes a double set of crazy eyes and Reese's heartwarming outpouring of how the staff at The Morris Home have become a second family to her on the road to recovery!
Greek theater concepts get a modern spin with a dash of 1930's flare as the hosts of Queer 2 The T jump and jive with the cast and staff of And Company Theatre's production of "Jumpin' and Jivin". It wouldn't be a jazzy Monday without a bleach intervention, strange bedfellows wondering "who you wit", how Willa is the modern day MLK and why Keemar doesn't do radio (or stage directions) all while changing the life of Z! Mondays are never drab with this bunch. *For more details on the status of "Jumpin' and Jivin", visit the And Company Theatre website at www.andcompanytheatre.org
It's never a dull moment when the Queer 2 The T hosts gather together! Kettle bells, P90X, how "Daddy's Roommate""Let the F*ggots Burn" to MegaBus nightmares intertwine and unwind with the oldest operating LGBTQ bookstore! Giovanni's Room (located at 12th and Pine Streets) in Philadelphia's gayborhood was a pleasant backdrop to bring a Monday evening to life! More information on the books discussed in tonight's episode can be found at www.queerbooks.com
PGN [Philadelphia Gay News] columnist Larry Nichols sits down to interview the hosts of Queer 2 The T for next Friday's issue on how they bring the #1 Queer Sound to Gernantown! After answering the 5 "W's", Larry sits in on Monday's episode to play with that ladies and discuss what is HOT IN THE HEADLINES! While learning that hamburgers are grenades, Zombies exist because of the gluten diet and conversing about how 50 cent has a dog named Oprah, it was a night that we all could re-live again and again!
of the Zombie Apocalypse, how MLK’s dream was about a recent high school prom photo resembled the Sister
Wives cast to the “allegedly dead” being cast aside by the financial deceptions
of Zimmerman’s attempt to skip out on justice, M, Z and Hottie Correspondent D,
laugh the night away bringing their own zest to what is HOT IN THE HEADLINES!
From the 835lbs of teenager, face eating pedestrians, to sending love and support to our troops, Queer 2 The T hosts cackle the night away until the lovely RAJDULARIcalls the studio to give insight on the history of “Beantown” and her “Honeywine” sultry sound!
For more information on Rajdulari and her #JourneyToTheGrammys album “HONEYWINE”, visit her WEBSITE! Also, take a gander at her MUSIC VIDEO and chat with her directly on FACEBOOK!
HOT IN THE HEADLINES became the inferno no one was expecting! Queer 2 The T hosts invited some radio listeners into the studio to express LIVE commentary about what is going on in the world. Learning that “slow strippers make no money”, the definition of sans, “Ricky Spanish”, and the ultimate Facebook marriage led up to an intense discussion on the Tyler Clementi case! If you thought Monday nights couldn’t get any steamer, this is a segment you surely do not want to miss.
Queer 2 The T Hosts T, M and Z sit down with the amazingly talented MONICA MCINTYRE for a rousing conversation of art, culture and what's HOT IN THE HEADLINES! Also, joining in on various topics was the new Hottie Correspondent, DAVON WILLIAMS! Things get heated when subjects arise and opinions are blended when discussing President Barack Obama in drag on the cover of Newsweek, DMX needing a lullaby, new HIV/AIDS prevention drug that acts like "the pill", ex-cons being BANNED for LIFE, sweet tea being the new crack and why the Hottie Corespondent doesn't thinks he's sexy. Everything eventually enlaces itself together when MONICA MCINTYRE graces the microphone with her peacefully and melodic ideology. WHAT AN AMAZING EVENING!
For more information on Monica or how to purchase the songs heard on Queer 2 The T, like Witness and Lullaby for the Self, visit her group page THE HONEYPOTS
Queer 2 The T hosts T, M and Z sit down once again with the cast of Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre's Titus! Directed in Grand Guignol style by Aaron Cromie, actor Davon Williams explains how he watches Snuff Films to evoke the character of Aaron The Moor. The rest of the crew, JJ Van Name and Rebecca Gissel, delight the listeners about Titus' topless men, puppets, the gallons of blood they go through for every performance infused with Herman Kane puns and a double dipped chocolate love affair LIVE on-air!
Cordella Hill, Executive Director of Covenant House [Philadelphia] sits with the hosts of Queer 2 The T to enlighten the listeners about homeless youth, human trafficking and the LGBTQ youth they house!