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A weekly live quiz show featuring tough questions and worse than average prizes

Pop Queers JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities

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A weekly live quiz show featuring tough questions and worse than average prizes

    Pop Queers: Ep 89: Samuel Gaskin vs Johnny Hamilton

    Pop Queers: Ep 89: Samuel Gaskin vs Johnny Hamilton

    It’s a lovers quarrel this week on Pop Queers as partners and co-workers Samuel Gaskin and Johnny Hamilton go head-to-head.

    Samuel Gaskin is an entertainer, change agent, entrepreneur, and musician who has collaborated with the likes of Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project and The Merindas. He is Managing Director of Beat Entertainment, a BIPOC LGBTQI+ led and focussed entertainment company with whom he has created the stunning music videos for his songs RECKŌNING and RĀIN.

    Johnny Hamilton is visual artist, chef, and creative conceptualiser extraordinaire who works alongside Samuel as Beat Entertainment’s Artistic Director. You can see his concepts, stylings, costumes, and sets beautifully featured in the music videos of Beat Entertainment.

    Pop Queers: Ep 88: Jamila Rizvi vs April Hélène-Horton

    Pop Queers: Ep 88: Jamila Rizvi vs April Hélène-Horton

    This week on Pop Queers, Jamila Rizvi takes on April Hélène-Horton in a heated battle for a Kath and Kim “I’m Gropable!” tea towel.

    Jamila is the Deputy Managing Director of Future Women where she is committed to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces. She is also a best selling author for both children and adults, an opinion columnist for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, and co-host of The Briefing podcast.

    April became Australia’s first plus-sized model to appear in a bikini on a billboard in 2021 and is a champion for racial equality, LGBTQ inclusion, sex positivity, and fat liberation. You can check out her work in the three part series What Does Australia Really Think About… where she explores attitudes towards obesity in Australia.



     

    Pop Queers: Ep 87: Kala Gare vs Kiana Daniele (from Six the Musical)

    Pop Queers: Ep 87: Kala Gare vs Kiana Daniele (from Six the Musical)

    This week we’re joined by two of the queens from the Australian and New Zealand cast of Six The Musical, Kala Gare and Kiana Daniele, but only one can take home the crown!

    Kala Gare is a performer and director who’s previously starred in Rent and Twelfth Night and directed shows such as Songs for Swinging Lovers and Legally Blonde Junior. She is currently taking to the stage as Anne Boleyn in Six The Musical.

    Kiana Daniele is a performer who made her professional debut in the 2018 production of The Boy from Oz before going on to play Baby in Dirty Dancing on stage. She is currently starring alongside Kala as Anna of Cleves in Six The Musical.

    Six The Musical will be in Melbourne until the 21st of August before heading over to New Zealand and Brisbane. Tickets are available now!

     

    Pop Queers: Ep 86: Peter Leslie vs Paul Leslie

    Pop Queers: Ep 86: Peter Leslie vs Paul Leslie

    It’s a family battle this week on Pop Queers as author Peter Leslie takes on his nephew Paul Leslie!

    Peter Leslie is a travel and performance photographer and the author of the Keegan James adventure series. With five books currently released and a sixth just over the horizon, you can find the series of gripping young adult adventure novels available for purchase on the official website.

    Taking on his uncle is Paul Leslie, an avid cycler and reader who will be hoping that his passion for donuts and dick will be enough to get him over the line in this week’s quiz.

    Pop Queers: Ep 85: Bobby Macumber vs Kylie Auldist

    Pop Queers: Ep 85: Bobby Macumber vs Kylie Auldist

    It’s the Annual Community Cup Pop Queers Challenge ahead of the Reclink Community Cup this Sunday, 19th June!

    The Reclink Community Cup is an annual charity football match between musicians, team Rockdogs, and media industry staff, the Megahertz! The match will feature live commentary, live music, and plenty of great food. Funds raised from the event support Reclink Australia who promote the accessibility of arts and culture.

    Representing the Rockdogs is their coach Kylie Auldist! Auldist is the lead singer of the The Bamboos and a hugely successful solo artist. Stick around until the end of the show to listen to her hit single Is It Fun remixed by Richard Earnshaw.

    Representing the Megahertz is Bobby Macumber! Macumber is a stand-up comedian and veteran of the Melbourne Comedy Festival, who has played both Cricket and AFL at the state and national level. You can catch Macumber live on 3RRR for Breakfasters, 6-9am, Monday to Friday.

    Keeping the scores this week is special guest, and host of Afterglow on PBS 106.7FM, Lyndelle Wilkinson! Wilkinson will be joining the action this Sunday as the official live caller of the Reclink Community Cup.

    Also making a special appearance is Mega Mum and host of Radio Marinara on 3RRR, Bron Burton!

    Pop Queers: Ep 84: Euan Fistrovic Doidge vs Kelsey Halge

    Pop Queers: Ep 84: Euan Fistrovic Doidge vs Kelsey Halge

    Prepare yourself because this week on Pop Queers things could get cruel… as we’re joined by the stars of Cruel Intentions: The Musical, Euan Fistrovic Doidge and Kelsey Halge!

    Kelsey has appeared in Nowhere Boys and Please Like Me and is now starring in her breakout role as Annette Hargrove in Cruel Intentions: The Musical.

    Euan has starred in A Chorus Line, MTC’s Fun Home, and many other hit stage shows and is now joining Kelsey on stage as Blaine Tuttle.

    Cruel Intentions is playing at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne until the 25th of June, before they take the show on the road to Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, and Canberra. Tickets are available now!

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