46 min

"Who's Got That Sequinned Thong?" (with Boogaloo Stu‪)‬ Lost Spaces

    • Society & Culture

Very early on in the life of this podcast I had Boogaloo Stu on to talk about the cult London club night Shinky Shonky. And, in lots of ways, that was the episode that helped show me that the concept of Lost Spaces was going to work because suddenly people who used to go to Shinky Shonky were talking about the episode on social media and celebrating all of the good times that they had there. 

So, I wanted to bring Stu back on the show to talk about the final years of the night, when it had moved from central London to The Oak Bar in Stoke Newington, North London. I also wanted to find out why the night eventually ended. I had lofty ideas that the conversation would be about how scenes evolve and change, and how things go from being in fashion to out of fashion... but, Stu couldn't quite remember any of the details of that time, so it's more of a fun chat of some of the adventures and misadventures that happened because of the night, and what the ingredients were that made the night so special. 

There's also a really interesting conversation about what constitutes 'drag' in 2022. Is Boogaloo Stu, a man dressed as another man, with a big blonde quiff and a polyester thong, drag? Or is it just a man in a wig and unhygienic underwear? 

These, and other cutting edge questions, are asked, and not quite answered on this week's show!

Do you have any memories of Shinky Shonky, or clubbing from your own queer scene that you want to share? Well, if you have please get in touch - I want to create the biggest online record of people's memories and stories - go to www.lostspacespodcast.com and find the section 'Share a Lost Space' and tell me what you got up to! Bonus points for embarrassing photos!

You can also find me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/lostspacespod), Instagram (www.instagram.com/lostspacespod) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/lostspacespod)

Find out more about Boogaloo Stu by visiting his website www.boogaloostu.co.uk, or follow him on Instagram (www.instagram.com/boogaloostu) 


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Very early on in the life of this podcast I had Boogaloo Stu on to talk about the cult London club night Shinky Shonky. And, in lots of ways, that was the episode that helped show me that the concept of Lost Spaces was going to work because suddenly people who used to go to Shinky Shonky were talking about the episode on social media and celebrating all of the good times that they had there. 

So, I wanted to bring Stu back on the show to talk about the final years of the night, when it had moved from central London to The Oak Bar in Stoke Newington, North London. I also wanted to find out why the night eventually ended. I had lofty ideas that the conversation would be about how scenes evolve and change, and how things go from being in fashion to out of fashion... but, Stu couldn't quite remember any of the details of that time, so it's more of a fun chat of some of the adventures and misadventures that happened because of the night, and what the ingredients were that made the night so special. 

There's also a really interesting conversation about what constitutes 'drag' in 2022. Is Boogaloo Stu, a man dressed as another man, with a big blonde quiff and a polyester thong, drag? Or is it just a man in a wig and unhygienic underwear? 

These, and other cutting edge questions, are asked, and not quite answered on this week's show!

Do you have any memories of Shinky Shonky, or clubbing from your own queer scene that you want to share? Well, if you have please get in touch - I want to create the biggest online record of people's memories and stories - go to www.lostspacespodcast.com and find the section 'Share a Lost Space' and tell me what you got up to! Bonus points for embarrassing photos!

You can also find me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/lostspacespod), Instagram (www.instagram.com/lostspacespod) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/lostspacespod)

Find out more about Boogaloo Stu by visiting his website www.boogaloostu.co.uk, or follow him on Instagram (www.instagram.com/boogaloostu) 


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/k-anderson/message

46 min

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