41 episodes

Best friends, drag superstars and sisters in crime, Courtney Act and Vanity catch up on what's got them fired up each week. Chatting all things drag, what's going on in their lives and in the world around them - no topic is off limits. As for Brenda? You’ll have to listen to find out who she is…

Brenda, Call Me‪!‬ Nova Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 402 Ratings

Best friends, drag superstars and sisters in crime, Courtney Act and Vanity catch up on what's got them fired up each week. Chatting all things drag, what's going on in their lives and in the world around them - no topic is off limits. As for Brenda? You’ll have to listen to find out who she is…

    Who’s Your Queer Icon: Mariah or Lil Nas X?

    Who’s Your Queer Icon: Mariah or Lil Nas X?

    You ask, we deliver! 

    This week we are back with another episode of 'Dear Brenda' answering all your juicy questions including topics such as queer icons and gender fluidity. Plus, Vanity shares some insight into her journey with drinking.Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we recorded this podcast, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation. We pay our respect to Elders past and present. 

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityLead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer: Chae Rogan 

    LINKS

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 41 min
    Now That’s Some S****y Lip Syncing…

    Now That’s Some S****y Lip Syncing…

    This week Courtney fills us in on her ABBA Voyage, Vanity gives us a pronoun update plus we chat all things sliding doors and the part that fate has played in our lives. 

    Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we recorded this podcast, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation. We pay our respect to Elders past and present. 

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityLead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer/Editor: Chae Rogan 

    LINKS

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 48 min
    Applying For Drag Race Down Under!

    Applying For Drag Race Down Under!

    Never fear, another episode of Brenda, Call Me! is here!

    This week Courtney fills us in on a near death taxi experience, we follow the yellow brick road to an iconic Aussie drag legend Miss Candee and chat allllll things Drag Race... including if Vanity applied for Season 2 of Down Under! Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityLead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer/Editor: Chae Rogan 

    LINKS

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 40 min
    Secrets From RuPaul’s Basement

    Secrets From RuPaul’s Basement

    Brenda from IT has been sifting through your emails, so we thought it's about time we got back to them. This week we answer all your questions from body hair, to RuPaul's basement - nothing is off limits! 

    Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityLead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer: Chae Rogan 

    LINKS

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 44 min
    This Week’s Chat Was Not So PG...

    This Week’s Chat Was Not So PG...

    Happy NAIDOC week! This episode we are joined by Brooke Blurton and Matty Mills! They chat all things being queer First Nation's people, the pressure Brooke felt being the first Bi and first First Nation's Bachelorette, and their new podcast Not So PG! 

    Plus, Vanity survived her domestic tour and Courtney shares all the goss from London Pride! Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityGuests: Brooke Blurton & Matty Mills Lead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer: Chae Rogan 

    LINKS

    You can listen to Not So PG here: https://bit.ly/NotSoPG 

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 51 min
    He Used His Girlfriend As A Homophobic Weapon!

    He Used His Girlfriend As A Homophobic Weapon!

    This week the Brenda's talk about some of the homophobic attacks they've experienced over the years, including Vanity as turn back time Cher and Courtney having a special designer item stolen. 

    Plus, they speak to living, breathing TV encyclopedia Andrew Mercado about how Australia was miles ahead in terms of queer representation as early as the 70s, and what has happened since then! Got something you want to ask us? Brenda in IT is awaiting your email at Brenda@novapodcasts.com.au

    CREDITSHosts: Courtney Act and VanityGuest: Andrew MercadoLead Senior Producer/Editor: Hannah BowmanManaging Producer: Andrew BrentnallProducer: Chae Rogan 

    LINKSLifeline - 13 11 14 

    QLife - 1800 184 527

    Andrew's LGBT Aussie TV History Instagram - @lgbtaussietvhistory

    Brenda, Call Me! Music Video https://bit.ly/2Nzlsya

    Courtney Act's Instagram @CourtneyAct

    Vanity's Instagram @wigsbyvanity

    Nova Podcast's Instagram @novapodcastsofficial

    Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
402 Ratings

402 Ratings

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