S6E168: A Lovely Green Room Experience w/ Mx. Pucks A’Plenty

Mx. Pucks A’Plenty is a Seattle-area entertainer, producer of What the Funk?! festival, talks to Viktor Devonne about performance, inspiration, dominance, getting paid, acts of oppressed pettiness, and the age-old community vs. scene vs. industry conundrum. [rec: July 26, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 168 call hook by Newfound Lad. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

S6E167: Valdez, Mister Valdez

Mr. Valdez of Peaks and Pasties and the Brotherhood of Burlesque is a stylish boylesquer out of Colorado Springs.  We discuss all things including: covid, inspiration, the trappings of masculinity, what happens when the music stops playing, and starting out in a banana suit. [rec: July 5, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 167 call hook by Sweaty Eddie. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

S6E166: Our Forecast Today is Mimi Hurricane

Atlanta’s Mimi Hurricane tells us of her recent move from New York City and newly exploring burlesque show production.  From her Napoleon Dynamite debut in 2019 to horror-influenced striptease, Mimi shares her storm stories. [rec: July 6, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 166 call hook by Milo Pony. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

S6E165: On Loop with Sweaty Eddie

Extraordinary visual artist Sweaty Eddie makes the move to audio for this chat w/ Viktor Devonne.  We go in on his fascination with the odd and unusual, whether it’s short video, gif, or live performance with his troupe The Cakeboys.  We further explore flamboyant masculinity, theatricality, feeling too short to be trans, trans men on Drag Race, delightful macabrey, balancing the sleaze, competition culture, and why his arms are so damn long.

[rec: May 6, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 165 call hook by Antonio Amor. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

S6E164: Into the Vita DeVoid

One of the supreme forces behind Los Angles burlesque, sideshow, and cosplay is Vita DeVoid who gives us a glimpse behind the grasepaint and feathers to discuss the origins and futures of such a denizen.  Escaping smalltown Florida, Vita would shock and amaze as a chameleon, insisting on being the deserved center of attention, garnering legendary monsterman Doug Jones’ attention, jamming nails into her face, paying homage to Lucille Ball, and getting retweets from the band Ghost.

[rec: June 28, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 164 call hook by Mary Widow. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

S6E163: Out to Stud w/ Milo Pony

Released: June 27, 2022
Recorded: April 19, 2022

running time: 62 minutes

Versatile talent Milo Pony gained recognition through his production Members Only, with notable shows in New York City and multiple award nominations and wins.  From their start in Broadway Bares to shaking it at sold out regional shows, the gorgeous showman Milo reflects on what was and what’s to be, as he prepares to take a hiatus from the spectacle for an MA/MBA. [rec: April 19, 2022]

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Network is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 163 call hook by Essence Revealed. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

#162: Nautically Naked w/ Newfound Lad

Released: June 20, 2022
Recorded: March 17, 2022

running time: 61 minutes

Newfound Lad joins Viktor Devonne to talk about the wilds of Canada and its influence on their performance style.  Lad is a stylish burlesque/boylesque dancer, which toes and legs dipped in the drag scene, as both a soloist and participant in the illustrious BoylesqueTO.  Back in St. John’s, Lad is resuming their stagework after the pandemic and reflects on makeup, being naked in public, gender, and dressing as a lobster.

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Nework is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 162 call hook by Baron Atomy. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

#161: Here Lies the Bodice of Mary Widow

Released: May 30, 2022
Recorded: April 6, 2022

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1 hour, 7 minutes

Co-creator of Boston’s seminal Black Cat Burlesque Mary Widow has made brilliant waves in Massachusetts as a singer, dancer, actor, and writer in burlesque and the theatre.  You may hear her voice as part of Walter Sickert and the Army of the Broken Toys, ridiculous striptease routines with the Slaughterhouse Society, or her impending appearance in the short horror film Mairzy Doats. We chat out backstage fun, stage triumphs, and the betrayls from casting directors for the musical Annie.

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— WEBurlesque Podcast Nework is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 159 call hook by Ellie Quinn. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.

#160: Enthusiastic Wonder w/ Baron Atomy

Released: May 23 2022
Recorded: March 4, 2022

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62 minutes

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“Oh this thing could really, really injure me,” muses Baron Atomy regarding his formative delight in professional fireplay, “I have to be completely in the moment and focused. It was wonderful.” They would eventually combine their love for the flame with geeky striptease, becoming a beloved burlesque entertainer in the nerdlesque field. They refer to themself as ascended fan having been nurtured by Cyn Factory and Annie Bawdy to stage kitten to beefy cheesecake.  We discuss body dismorphia, gender, fandoms, and loving what you do. [rec: March 4, 2022]

— WEBurlesque Podcast Nework is the creation of Viktor Devonne. Episode 160 call hook by Lucky Charming. Podcast artwork by Logan Laveau, WEBurlesque the Podcast cover art photography by Atticus Stevenson. Theme song, “On a 45” by This Way to the Egress, used with permission. Incidental music via pixabay.com under fair use. Visit weburlesquepodcast.com for notes on this and every episode. Follow @weburlesque and @viktordevonne on just about every platform, and support the podcast via patreon.com/weburlesque or via Venmo @Viktor-Devonne. Don’t got the cash? Please follow, subscribe, and give 5 stars on every platform you can get your hands on. It really does help. All original material is owned by Viktor Devonne and White Elephant Burlesque Corporation; all other materials property of their respective copyright. No infringement, while likely, is intended.