Cheers & Queers Episode 5 - LIVE!

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Cheers & Queers Episode 5 - LIVE!


Our very first live show! We talk about the origins of Cheers & Queers, share what we find erotic, celebrate the birthday of the indomitable Audre Lorde with scholar and best aunt ever, Alexis Pauline Gumbs and the NYC based organizing center, The Audre Lorde Project, then play a drinking game with erotic Star Trek fan fic. Grab a drink and join us!

Show Notes

Links to:

  • Implicitly, by jaylee_g and sundara, from The Caffeinated Neurotic https://jaylee-g.dreamwidth.org/54798.html

 

Drinking

  • At Starr Bar NYC! http://starrbar.com/

  • The Kaeperknick: “Jameson Caskmate, Pedicularis-infused Jameson, Amaro Nonio, Honey, Lemon. Take a knee and enjoy.”

 

Music

  • Intro: Sage by Be Steadwell

  • Additional Music

    • Hands by Boomscat

    • Satisfied from the Hamilton Broadway Soundtrack

    • All other interstitial music by Abel Shiffera

  • Outro: Hey by Boomscat

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Isake Smith, Kirya Traber

  • Engineered by Lance John

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

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Cheers & Queers Bonus Episode  - All Black Panther Everything

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Cheers & Queers Bonus Episode - All Black Panther Everything


**HEAR YE, HEAR YE! THIS EPISODE IS FULL OF SPOILERS!**

We chat with Tony Ray, of Everybody Loves Tony Ray, about ALL OF OUR FEELINGS, good, bad, and complex. But in the end, we all agree: WAKANDA FOREVER.

Show Notes

Links to:

Drinking

Recipe for Killmonger’s Blood of the Colonizer

  • 0.3 liter unflavored vodka

  • 0.6 liter red wine (Merlot if you like dry, port or shiraz if you like sweet)

  • 2 dried poblano peppers (or your favorite dried pepper)

  • 2 inches of ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon (optional)

 

Crumble the peppers, peel and shred the ginger, place in the bottle. Pour vodka and wine over spices, seal, and store in a dark cool place to steep for 1 month. After the month, strain through a cheesecloth. You can serve at room temperature, OR add the cinnamon, let settle for another 2 weeks, and then serve at room temperature.

Music

    • ‘Satisfied’ from the Hamilton Broadway Soundtrack

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Isake Smith, Kirya Traber

  • Engineered by Lance John

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

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Cheers & Queers Episode 4 - Capitalism & Queers

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Cheers & Queers Episode 4 - Capitalism & Queers


On this episode we chat about our favorite love relationships in fandom, how to pick a bubbly wine, and what might come after the revolution (aka how to get yo money right when money doesn’t exist anymore).

AND we hear from listeners and past guests who share their practical, visionary, and heartfelt thoughts on economics, capitalism, and blackanomics (or something like that).

Show Notes

Links to:

Drinking

  • La Peña de España 2015

Music

  • Intro: Sage by Be Steadwell

  • Additional Music

    • Hands by Boomscat

    • Satisfied from the Hamilton Broadway Soundtrack

    • All other interstitial music by Abel Shiffera

  • Outro: Hey by Boomscat

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Isake Smith, Kirya Traber

  • Engineered by Lance John

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

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Cheers & Queers Episode 3: Femmespiration

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Cheers & Queers Episode 3: Femmespiration


On this episode we chat about hooking up at Hogwarts, warm dranks, handling the holidays, street harassment, gender, flirting, the failure of She’s Gotta Have It, representation, and all the ways to Femme with artist Sal Muñoz.

We also want you to give us your thoughts on economics, capitalism, and blackanomics (or something like that). Send your one minute or less voice memo to us at CheersNQueers@gmail.com

Show Notes

Links to:

Drinking

  • Spiked Apple Cider

Mulled Cider:

1 orange

1 lemon

8 cups of your favorite cider

1 tablespoon whole allspice berries or 1 teaspoon ground

2 teaspoons roughly chopped crystallized or fresh ginger

1 1/2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns

1 1/2 teaspoons cardamom pods or 1/2 teaspoon ground

1 whole cinnamon stick

5 whole cloves

1 bay leaf

1 star anise

Sugar or honey, to taste

Rum, whiskey, or brandy

 

Peel orange and apple. Place half the orange peels and all of the spices into a mulling ball or cheesecloth. Pour cider over gathered spices, and heat on low in crock pot for 4 to 5 hours. Add sweetener to taste. Add 2 to 3 ounces of spirits into the serving cup, and pour cider over it. Makes 8 cups.   

Music

  • Intro: Sage by Be Steadwell

  • Additional Music

    • Restore by Abel Shiffera

    • Hands by Boomscat

    • Conga House by Abel Shiffera

    • Satisfied from Hamilton

  • Outro: Hey by Boomscat

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Isake Smith, Kirya Traber, Lance John, and Jassel Hernndez

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

 

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Cheers & Queers Episode 2: Hood-Based Epistemology

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Cheers & Queers Episode 2: Hood-Based Epistemology

On this episode we chat about queers and non-monogamy, spoons, our homies on the left coast, relationships, and a different kind of love with Ericka Hart and Ebony Donnely over some fancy rosé!

Show Notes

Drinking

  • Pinot de Sud Côtes-de-thongue rosé

Music

  • Intro: Sage by Be Steadwell

  • Additional Music

    • Restore by Abel Shiffera

    • Hands by Boomscat

    • Conga House by Abel Shiffera

    • Satisfied from Hamilton

  • Outro: Hey by Boomscat

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Isake Smith, Kirya Traber, Lance John, and Jassel Hernndez

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

Links to:

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Cheers & Queers Episode 1: Something About Taste and Feel

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Cheers & Queers Episode 1: Something About Taste and Feel


Summary

On this episode chat with the legendary Khane of Camera Ready Kutz and the legendary Queer dance party SWEAT!, talk about Queer Aesthetics, review blerDCon 2017, give a toast with some Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey!


 

Show Notes

Drinking

  • Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey: https://www.jackdaniels.com/en-us/whiskey/tennessee-honey

Music

  • Intro: Sage by Be Steadwell

  • Additional Music

    • Restore by Abel Shiffera

    • Thoughtful by Abel Shiffera

    • Conga House by Abel Shiffera

  • Outro: Back That Ass Up by Juvenile

The Team

  • Hosted by Isake Smith and Kirya Traber

  • Produced by Gifted Sounds

  • Edited by Jassel Hernandez

Links to:

Khane’s LGBTQIA Barbershop GoFundMe -

https://www.gofundme.com/lgbtqiabarbershop

Camera Ready Kutz, Inc. -

www.CameraReadyKutz.com

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