The Music That Made WE #14: Frankie Eleanor

1 hour, 25 minutes (audio only version)
2 hours, 58 minutes (Patreon exclusive version)

Released: October 23, 2021
Recorded: October 3, 2021

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The newly crowned Miss Coney Island 2022 is our guest for the Music That Made WE, and discuss the songs that paved the way.  An accomplished entertainer already, with a weekly show in NYC, Miss Frankie Eleanor explores her inspirations, passions, and soundtracks to her life.

The newly crowned Miss Coney Island 2022 is our guest for the Music That Made WE, and discuss the songs that paved the way.  An accomplished entertainer already, with a weekly show in NYC, Miss Frankie Eleanor explores her inspirations, passions, and soundtracks to her life.

This is an abbreviated audio edition with a full length version available at Patreon.com/WEBurlesque at the Summer special of $1 pledge, with access to all of the newly renamed “…That Made WE” content, including the audio commentary series “The Movies That Made Us (Queer).”

– The Music That Made WE is a creation of WEBurlesque Podcast Network, produced by Viktor Devonne. 

  • Frankie on WEBurlesque
  • Frankie on IG: missfrankieeleanor

[Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976; Allowance is made for “Fair Use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All rights and credit go directly to its rightful owners. No copyright infringement intended.]

– Produced by Viktor Devonne, reigning Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and celebrating15 years in burlesque.  White Elephant Burlesque recently closed a five year residency in Manhattan, and continues to produce White Elephant Burlesque virtually. Visit weburlesque.com for details.

150. Offwhite w/ Viktor Devonne

Released: October 18 2021
Recorded: October 18, 2021

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Viktor Devonne is a producer, performer, and podcaster who hosts the WEBurlesque Podcast Network projects, The Podcast, Music That Made WE, Movies That Made WE, WE-Boo-Lesque, and more.  He is the current Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and has celebrated fifteen years in the biz as director of White Elephant Burlesque. He talks to Viktor Devonne on the pod about the oddness of hosting a pod in 2020-2021, the differences season to season, and missing the stage. Included are questions submitted by listeners, plus the famous James Lipton Bivot/Proust questionnaires.

The Music That Made WE #13: Hank E. Panky

1 hour, 16 minutes (audio only version)
1 hour, 57 minutes (Patreon exclusive version)

Released: October 16, 2021
Recorded: July 29 and 30, 2021

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Hank E. Panky tells stories to Viktor Devonne, featuring the music that shaped their life, from their time in the military to awkward school dances to stagetime from childhood to now.

This is an abbreviated audio edition with a full length version available at Patreon.com/WEBurlesque at the Summer special of $1 pledge, with access to all of the newly renamed “…That Made WE” content, including the audio commentary series “The Movies That Made Us (Queer).”

– The Music That Made WE is a creation of WEBurlesque Podcast Network, produced by Viktor Devonne. 

[Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976; Allowance is made for “Fair Use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All rights and credit go directly to its rightful owners. No copyright infringement intended.]

– Produced by Viktor Devonne, reigning Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and celebrating15 years in burlesque.  White Elephant Burlesque recently closed a five year residency in Manhattan, and continues to produce White Elephant Burlesque virtually. Visit weburlesque.com for details.

Movies That Made WE (Ooky Spooky) #3: Ellie Quinn / Betty Brash

2 hours, 44 minutes

Released: October 16, 2021

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The thrills and chills continue with episode 3 of MOVIES THAT MADE WE (Ooky Spooky) featuring impassioned discussion on classic figures of horror, brought to you from the minds of Craven, Carpenter, Romero, Landis, Spielberg, Kubrick, and beyond.  Hear from 2 authorities on the subject, beloved nerdlesque vixens of doom, Ellie Quinn of Richmond, VA and Betty Brash in Brooklyn, NY.  From sharks to zombies, werewolves to witches, and curiously motivated spree killers, this a double feature you’ll need the big bucket for.

WARNING: HERE BE SPOILERS. Film discussion includes The Thing (1982), Shaun of the Dead, Scream (1996), Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), An American Werewolf in London, Day of the Dead (1985), Jaws, The People Under the Stairs, The VVitch, The Shining, plus more… WARNING: HERE BE SPOILERS.

Full audio edition on #WEBurlesquePodcast with full length video version available at Patreon.com/WEBurlesque at the Month special of $1 pledge. – The #Movies That Made WE is a creation of #WEBurlesquePodcast Network, produced by #ViktorDevonne [Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976; Allowance is made for “Fair Use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All rights and credit go directly to its rightful owners. No copyright infringement intended.] – Produced by Viktor Devonne, reigning Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and celebrating 15 years in burlesque. Visit weburlesque.com for details.

149. Curiosity and Visibility w/ HoneyTree EvilEye, PhD

Released: October 11, 2021
Recorded: October 11, 2021

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HoneyTree EvilEye is a professional enthusiast on human sexuality, feminist intersectionality, sociopolitical ethics, dance, accessibility, and burlesque.  Hailing from Nebraska and living in Philadelphia, HoneyTree spills it all on her philosophy on the fiction of burlesque scarcity, her passion for queer representation, her love of pandas(!), and emergence in the scene from gogo dance to Slut Church, plus her queer icons, getting extra rifles at the gun range, and being a babe who does… it all.

The Music That Made WE #12: Noctua

2 hours (audio only version)
2 hours, 30 minutes (Patreon exclusive version)

Released: October 9, 2021
Recorded: August 11, 2021

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Noctua is a drag artist and burlesque entertainer in New York City and surrounding burroughs.  Winner of the Silver Tusk Award for The Heart Wrencher All-Star in 2021, Noctua’s blend of pathos and self expression extends into passionate lip syncs and tremendous wardrobe. Their stylized wit blends pop culture camp and explorations in devastation, and while their version of praise music has changed over the years, they continue sing because they are free.

This is an abbreviated audio edition with a full length version available at Patreon.com/WEBurlesque at the Summer special of $1 pledge, with access to all of the newly renamed “…That Made WE” content, including the audio commentary series “The Movies That Made Us (Queer).”

– The Music That Made WE is a creation of WEBurlesque Podcast Network, produced by Viktor Devonne. 

[Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976; Allowance is made for “Fair Use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All rights and credit go directly to its rightful owners. No copyright infringement intended.]

– Produced by Viktor Devonne, reigning Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and celebrating 15 years in burlesque.  White Elephant Burlesque recently closed a five year residency in Manhattan, and continues to produce White Elephant Burlesque virtually. Visit weburlesque.com for details.

148. And Lottie Ellington Persisted

Released: October 4, 2021
Recorded: October 4, 2021

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One of the most beloved figures in modern burlesque, the leader of Ellington Academy, Lottie Ellington is extraordinarily candid with Viktor Devonne as she discusses her now famous media attention in 2015 due to being a teacher who dared have a separate professional life that included loving your body, her friendship and mutual mentorship with burlesque legend Toni Elling and the departed Lottie the Body, and taking space in the gap between educating newcomers and honoring the elders.

The Music That Made WE #11: Ellie Favola

1 hour, 35 minutes (audio only version)
1 hour, 57 minutes (Patreon exclusive version)

Released: October 2, 2021
Recorded: October 20, 2021

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Ellie Favola was resident chanteuse with White Elephant Burlesque for much of the last ten years, and has recently relocated to Atlanta, GA. She and Viktor discuss good driving music, blues and folk, formative stage musicals (including playing a mom for the first time); plus memories of being the balladeer in a series of strip shows.

[Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act in 1976; Allowance is made for “Fair Use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. All rights and credit go directly to its rightful owners. No copyright infringement intended.]

– Produced by Viktor Devonne, reigning Mr Hollywood Burlesque, and celebrating 15 years in burlesque.  White Elephant Burlesque recently closed a five year residency in Manhattan, and continues to produce White Elephant Burlesque virtually. Visit weburlesque.com for details.