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COL420: State of the Community ’17

In this episode of Cubs Out Loud, in honor of Pride Month, the cubs come together again to discuss the state of the community. From the Stonewall riots to the Pulse shooting, LGBT+ life has been strongly affected by the month of June. This time around, the guys talk about the past, the present, and the potential future of the community given recent incidents. Has Pride truly gone political or is this just the start of the next generation?

Introduction Topics

What’s Going On?

  • Jeff: It’s a whole new raid and computer frustrations
  • Damon: Cincinnati Pride
  • Gary: Pride Recognition

Feedback:

Voicemail: Blank didn’t get the job

Weekly Topic

Discussion of where the LGBTQIA community stands today compared to one year ago [episode COL371].

Side note: Michael Jackson died on this date [of recording] in 2009, eight year ago today at age 50.

Cooldown Topics

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COLDR: S9E11: Gayest Ball Ever

In this episode of COL Drag Race ‘T-Time’, who’s ready for a big gay ball? Gary and Damon welcome back Brady to kick some drag balls around. From colorful rainbows and fierce unicorns to a throwback to the YMCA, the gays roll through the fantastical runway looks of the Top 5. Who prances to the top and who ends up getting kicked in the…well, you know?

Weekly Topic

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 Episode 11

Thoughts on This Episode:

  • [Gary] – Welcome to the Gay Pride episode…?
  • [Damon] – The SHADE of it ALL!!
  • [Brady] – Colorful, yet fun!

Runway Category Bests:

Rainbow She Better Do

  • [Brady] – Shea!
  • [Gary] – Sasha Velour
  • [Damon] – Trinity

Sexy Unicorn

  • [Brady] – WTF Trinity.
  • [Gary] – Sasha Velour
  • [Damon] – Sasha Velour

Village People Eleganza Extravaganza

  • [Brady] – Shea!
  • [Gary] – Shea Coulee
  • [Damon] – Trinity

Thoughts on Untucked:

  • [Damon] – *rolls eyes* Really, Alexis?
  • [Brady] – No fighting!?
  • [Gary] – Predictable and yet Fashion vs Rules?

Cooldown Topics

Takeaways:

  • [Brady] – They finally made the RIGHT choice.
  • [Gary] – And the pressure increases
  • [Damon] – Bring Your Best

Snaps / Eyerolls:

  • [Gary] – Snaps for… Sasha’s Rainbow Reveal
  • [Gary] – Eyerolls for… Shea’s ‘Rainbow’ Graffiti & Peppermints Village Highlighter
  • [Damon] – Snaps for…Carson’s joke on Sasha’s Unicorn/Joan Small’s read on Alexis
  • [Damon] – Eyerolls for… Sasha’s direction
  • [Brady] – Snaps for… RuPaul!
  • [Brady] – Eyerolls for… Peppermint. KNOW YOUR COMMUNITIES!

Closing Thoughts:

  • [Damon] – We’re near the end and I’m ready for finale
  • [Brady] – My prediction was right!
  • [Gary] – Quite possibly there’s a dead heat for Top 2

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COL379: Summer Hits ‘16

COL379In this episode of Cubs Out Loud, the guys return to discuss the Billboard Summer Hits of 2016. We can’t stop the feeling of these great songs! Are the songs some cheap thrills or do they make us wanna dance one dance? Don’t let us down and if you don’t mind, listen in while you work from home.

Introduction Topics

What’s Going On?

  • Jeff: Invasions Commence
  • Damon: Staycation/AC
  • Gary: Summer Chillin’
  • Chester: A visit from Chase and Manchester Pride with Moodybear

Feedback:

Facebook Likes:

  • Tony Colarusso
  • David Montero Gonzalez
  • Jack Keeler

Twitter:

YouTube Subscriber:

  • Death Cab for Cubby

Weekly Topic

Billboard’s Summer Hits

The summer’s most popular songs across all, based on cumulative performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Rankings are determined by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen BDS.

  1. One Dance – Drake featuring WizKid and Kyla
  2. Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
  3. Don’t Let Me Down – The Chainsmokers featuring Daya
  4. Panda – Desiigner
  5. This is What You Came For – Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna
  6. Cheap Thrills – Sia featuring Sean Paul
  7. Needed Me – Rihanna
  8. Ride – twenty one pilots 
  9. Work From Home – Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign 
  10. Don’t Mind – Kent Jones

Honorable Mention:
J-MoBear dancing to “Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Cooldown Topics

I’ll Tumbl For You:

Links:

  • Jeff: The Wraith: Shangri-La by ICP

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COLDR: S7E11: Hello, Kitty Girls!

COLDRS7-Ep11In this episode of Cubs Out Loud Drag Race, Damon and Gary talk about the eleventh episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7! In tonight’s episode, the kitty’s out of the bag as the girls are asked to brand themselves via the ever-popular Hello Kitty line! As the cubs dish on the high and low points of this episode, one of the queens SLAYS in the best lip syncs of the season! Who rises to the top in this purrrfect episode?

Weekly Topic

Current episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7
Episode 11: Hello, Kitty Girls!

First Impressions:

  • [Gary] – Global branding huh? Accessories vs. Simplicity and Elegance?
  • [Damon] – The knives are sharpened. It’s time to trim the fat.

Thoughts on This Episode:

  • [Gary] – One more thing…, “It’s really impossible to try to serve face in this head.” – Violet,  “We see you in a way that you are not clearly seeing yourself.” – RuPaul to Kennedy
  • [Damon] – What was up with Violet and Santino? Why is Ginger so defeated? I wonder where Violet/Pearl get their confidence?/I shouldn’t have said anything last week

Thoughts on Untucked:

  • [Gary] – Touched my heart, #wrottedcunt, Pearl’s “moment”, Ginger is like Jinkx Monsoon
  • [Damon] – Most challenging moments/Katya’s goodbye

Cooldown Topics

Take Aways:

  • [Gary] – The queens get real about each other
  • [Damon] – Sisters truly

Snaps / Eyerolls:

  • [Gary] – Snaps for… THE Lip Sync of the SEASON!
  • [Gary] – Eyerolls for… Pearl’s runway look
  • [Damon] – Snaps for…Ru’s Runway Look/LSFYMFL!
  • [Damon] – Eyerolls for… Pearl’s runway looks

Closing Thoughts:

  • [Gary] –  THAT is how you exit; Top 4… Violet is still the one to beat, the grid says…Pearl’s in danger, then Kennedy, then Ginger. Potentially it could be Violet vs Ginger in the end.
  • [Damon] – Sorry she’s gone, but the competition is ON!

Bonus Material

RPDR S7 Chicago Premiere-Katya Zamolodchikov – Pussy

Katya’s performance at the premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race in Chicago

Katya performing a Russian version of All That Jazz

Katya performing a great rendition of a Broadway classic a few weeks ago followed by a little mic time with a quick Q&A

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