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Syndication

Jim Colucci, author of the terrific new book "Golden Girls Forever," tells Justin about his research into everyone's favorite Miami foursome, the inside story of the TV show, the truth behind the infamous feud between Bea Arthur and Betty White and - of course - the fate of Coco, the houseboy who never made it past the pilot. Justin also talks about how "The Golden Girls" has influenced his own life and work.

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_-_Jim_Colucci.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Justin Sayre chats with Carol Lipnik - the singer called "an ethereal vocal phenomenon" by The New York Times - about her latest album "Almost Back to Normal," her Sunday night residency at the downtown NYC club Pangea, and her influences from Mothra to Laura Nyro. She and Justin wax rhapsodic about Tennessee Williams, the 13th Century poet Rumi and B-movies of the 50s. Plus, Justin offers some simple tips on staying cool, calm and collected during the summer.

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_with_Carol_Lipnik.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50pm EDT

The I.O.S. welcomes famed artist Robert W. Richards - who has designed album covers for music luminaries like Peggy Lee, Lena Horne and Peter Allen - to talk about his new book "Seduction," a stunning collection of erotic illustrations. Richards regales us with stories of seeing Bette at the Baths, running away to Las Vegas with Dinah Washington, and his important work with the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Also, Justin wishes the membership a great Pride and tells us about his new comedy album "The Gay Agenda."

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_-_Robert_Richards.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Alaska Thunderfuck joins the I.O.S. to talk about her experience on RuPaul's Drag Race on Logo TV, her debut solo album and the "Battle of the Seasons," which is on tour now. Chairman Sayre talks about some meaningful recent experiences with our audience members and discusses our upcoming evening "Night of a Thousand Judys" to benefit the Ali Forney Center.

 

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_-_Alaska.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20am EDT

Author Michael Schulman tells us the inside story on the creation of his new book "Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep," plus the live evening of Oscar acceptance speeches he produces and a particularly eventful interview with Grace Jones. Also, Justin Sayre gives his take on the gays and their iconic divas. 

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_-_Michael_Schulman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07am EDT

Nathan Lee Graham - currently appearing in "Zoolander 2" - discusses his collaboration with Will Ferrell, his longtime friendship with Eartha Kitt and his upcoming debut album. Plus, Justin reflects on how a vacation to Europe inspired a change in personal style and an investigation of the fashion icons of the 60s.

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_with_Nathan_Lee_Graham_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am EDT

Cole discusses his role on the Hulu comedy program "Difficult People," his upcoming book "Room for Milk" and longtime collaboration with previous podcast guest Jeffery Self. Justin and Cole bond over their mutual love of Lucille Ball and Elaine Stritch and ponder the state of gay relationships. Also, Justin muses on the new year and his recent birthday. Featured music is by singer/songwriter Rob Townsend.

Direct download: Sparkle_Podcast_-_Cole_Escola.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

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