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Hosted by Race Chaser's Alaska and Willam, PAGEANT POD is an 8 episode limited series that explores the fabulous and dramatic history of Drag Pageants. Drag artistry is a worldwide phenomenon and long before RuPaul's Drag Race there was a rich history of Drag Pageants. These long standing institutions go back decades and have shaped drag culture, pushed the boundaries of performance and artistic expression, and laid the groundwork for so many beloved queens in pop culture to succeed today. PAGEANT POD will focus on some of the biggest Pageants on the scene and the legendary queens who have competed for their titles. Special Guests include Brooke Lynn Hytes, Asia O'Hara, A'keria C. Davenport, Nina West, Kennedy Davenport, Tasha Kohl, Candis Cayne, and Aurora Sexton. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network and Moguls of Media.

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Hosted by Race Chaser's Alaska and Willam, PAGEANT POD is an 8 episode limited series that explores the fabulous and dramatic history of Drag Pageants. Drag artistry is a worldwide phenomenon and long before RuPaul's Drag Race there was a rich history of Drag Pageants. These long standing institutions go back decades and have shaped drag culture, pushed the boundaries of performance and artistic expression, and laid the groundwork for so many beloved queens in pop culture to succeed today. PAGEANT POD will focus on some of the biggest Pageants on the scene and the legendary queens who have competed for their titles. Special Guests include Brooke Lynn Hytes, Asia O'Hara, A'keria C. Davenport, Nina West, Kennedy Davenport, Tasha Kohl, Candis Cayne, and Aurora Sexton. Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network and Moguls of Media.

    8. Drag Queen of the Year

    8. Drag Queen of the Year

    In the final installment of Pageant Pod, Alaska and Willam discuss the first few years of The Drag Queen of the Year Pageant Competition Award Contest Competition. They speak with pageant co-founder Lola LeCroix, former DQOY contestants Sabbyianna (2019) and Chiquitita (2021) and the current reigning DQOY winner Tenderoni (2021). Plus Willam and Alaska reflect on all the amazing interviews conducted for this series and the stories shared by all the legendary queens. Thank you and goodnight!




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    • 1 hr 15 min
    7. "All The True Beauties"

    7. "All The True Beauties"

    We couldn’t fit all the amazing pageant stories into the first six episodes, so here are some more clips from our exclusive interviews with Asia O’Hara, Alexis Gabrielle Sherrington, Aurora Sexton, Kennedy Davenport, Jazell Barbie Royale, Candis Cayne, Tasha Kohl, A’keria Davenport, and Tamisha Iman.

    Plus new interviews with Mimi Marks (Miss Continental 1992) and Sasha Colby (Miss Continental 2012) as we continue to celebrate all things pageant!




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    • 1 hr 12 min
    6. Miss Black Universe

    6. Miss Black Universe

    Alaska and Willam discuss the Miss Black Universe pageant system and are joined by former title winners Tamisha Iman (2000), Alexis Gabrielle Sherrington (2005), A’keria Chanel Davenport (2017), and Jazell Barbie Royale (2013). This powerhouse line up of divas share their experiences preparing for and competing in MBU and why Black Pageant systems are so important to the drag world.




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    5. Miss Gay USofA

    5. Miss Gay USofA

    Alaska and Willam dive into all things “Miss Gay USofA” on this week’s episode of Pageant Pod. They discuss the rule book, the amazing legacy of talent presentations, and even interview former title holders. Featuring Miss Gay USofA winners Kennedy Davenport (2019), Tamisha Iman (2005), and Aurora Sexton (2016).




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    • 1 hr 11 min
    4. National Entertainer of the Year

    4. National Entertainer of the Year

    Alaska and Willam discuss the “Entertainer of the Year” pageant with former winners Nina West (2008), Aurora Sexton (2011), and Tasha Kohl (1991). EOY is known to be the system with outlandish talent presentations, huge entertainment value, and big personalities.




    Plus they remember the iconic California EOY Prelim from 2010 that featured competitors like Detox, Delta Work, Chad Michales, and of course Willam. Also, join them in a live watch along of the video of Shangela’s winning talent that year.




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    3. Miss Gay America

    3. Miss Gay America

    Alaska and Willam discuss the “Miss Gay America” pageant that began in 1972 and is known as the “Symbol of Excellence” in drag pageantry. They speak with former winners Asia O’Hara (2016) and Tasha Kohl (1982), plus the icon Victoria ‘Porkchop’ Parker makes a little pop up as well.




    They also discuss the classic 2008 documentary film “Pageant” which is available to stream for free on Vimeo




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    • 1 hr 1 min

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