In this episode of Queer4Queer, Ruby Western journeyed through the winter wasteland of Chicago to hang out with us and chat. We cover her college days, doing standup comedy, and her graphic design work. Ruby also gives some of the best dating advice given on our show! Like the show? Why not share it with a friend?
It’s another wintery day in Chicago, so we cuddle up in our Chicago apartment with Eddie Gamboa, a Kingdom Hearts-enthusiast, performance artist, organizer, and our pop culter expert! We talk about Steven Universe, Kingdom Hearts 3, AND The Masked Singer. It’s an all-around good time!
In this episode, we sit down with Rae Hamilton-Vargo, a trans actor in Chicago. We talk about their experience at Northwestern, being trans in the Chicago theatre scene, and trans representation in media. After some hot takes, we take a hot (karaoke) break and sing a classic 2000’s song! Thanks to Rae for sitting down with us on a cold winter day in our tiny apartment!
In this interview, Ash and Molly sit down with C.J. Arellano, a filmmaker and writer in Chicago, IL. We cover topics like: Goosebumps, directing and crowdfunding DIY films, and dream projects. Then, we end it all with a truly 2000’s karaoke song! It’s the first of many interviews for us in 2019! Thanks for listening!
It’s 2019! Starting this year, Queer4Queer will be bi-weekly, AND we’ll be interviewing up-and-coming queer artists every episode! Getting to know artist and activists on the show was our favorite part of 2018, and we want to continue that! Thanks for being a part of our community!
It’s 2019! In this Role-Playing Game special, Ash and Molly roll the dice with Fiona Bradley as they build a fantasy adventure together! Follow the story of Larry (an old man that can only turn into a tree), and Slink (a boy with a slinky for a torso), as they make their way through a strange locomotive and seek to find the cause of their misfortunes.
Chicago musician, KC Whedon, talks about growing up in Alabama, writing songs about Lake Michigan and answers the question: did she send an email that killed Tom Petty ? This episode also features KCs original song and a cover. Come jam with us !
In this episode, Ash and Molly talk about self-care: both in the deeper sense of caring for one’s mental and spiritual well-being, and in a less-deep way: playing video games and chilling on a day off. So, sit back and relax, and take a bubble bath, and check out this intimate episode of Q4Q!
In this episode, Ash and Molly sit down with their good friend Ali Abbas to dish on the oldest, queerest hobby: Pocket Monsters, or Pokémon. Is the newest game any good? Can you have too many Charmander plushies? And, why is the new Detective Pikachu game so scary? Stay tuned, and you’ll find out the answers to these questions (and much more) in a special nerdy episode of Queer4Queer!
On this episode, Ash & Molly learn all the ins and outs of navigating long term polyamorous relationships from our wonderful guest, Mitch Mitchell. And we finally bust that polyamorous myth: are board games fun?
Happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to carve the turkey, slice the pumpkin pie, and sit back and relax and listen to Ash and Molly while they discuss their favorite foods and answer some tasty questions. Thanks for spending your Holiday with us!
In a very special episode, Ash and Molly interview Becca Brown, a Filipinx-Jewish actor, musician, comedian, and writer. The conversation covers working on School of Rock with Jack Black, being queer and dating in Chicago, and discussing all the other great stuff Becca is working on! Thanks, Becca for stopping by our little couch!
Check out to bookbeccabrown.com for more info on this week’s guest!
In this episode, Ash and Molly are your guides through the galaxy (and your love life). They cover the queerest signs, help listeners find new love, and Ash even gets her own tiny segment: Ash’s Game Corner. What’s in your future? Well, it looks like 40 minutes of good-natured conversation with your fave queers!
Happy Spooktober! It’s time for a Halloween Special with Ash, Molly, and their straight BFF, Emily Drevets. Eat your treats, practice your tricks, and listen to these devlish queers tell ghost stories, try to remember the lyrics of a haunting tune, and face the scariest task of all… doing improv comedy. Thanks for spending the holiday with us!
In this intimate episode of Queer4Queer, Ash and Molly exchange their favorite love songs. You’ll get the inside scoop on what makes a good love song, why A Star is Born is a straight mess, and finally, you’ll hear the songs Ash and Molly have written for each other! It’s another mushy, gay mess you’ve grown to love!
In this episode, Ash and Molly discuss the film School of Rock. Does the 2000’s Jack Black film bring the queer rock? How would Q4Q rewrite this flawless film? And finally, will we win the battle of the bands? All these answers and more in a very cinematic Queer4Queer. Accept no substitutes!
In this episode of The Queerterion Collection, Ash and Molly sit down to talk about the film Encino Man. Is Sean Astin loveable? Does Brendan Fraser pass as a caveman? And more importantly, who is Pauly Shore?
And and Molly take some time to answer life’s big questions: Is God real? Would they wanna know when they died? And finally, how do you beat Oddworld: Munch’s Odyssee for the original Xbox?
In this episode of Queer4Queer, Ash and Molly have a chill conversation with their good friend Fiona Bradley. Fiona answers questions about being in a punk band as a teenager, her roller derby name, and joining the circus and traveling to Australia. Finally, in the end, we all perform a special, adventurous karaoke song! Thanks for tuning in!
In this episode, Ash and Molly talk about the wonderful world of writing, and more importantly: co-writing! What is Ash’s favorite piece of writing she’s done? How did Ash and Molly write Eat Rich, their zombie trans comedy/horror short film? And finally, how did Ash and Molly write a six-minute epic song about Bubby fighting the moon? (Spoiler alert: You get to hear the WHOLE song!)
In this episode of Q4Q, Ash and Molly sit down with their friend Evelyn Landow. The conversation covers a whole range of topics: Pumpkin Spice, The Cabin in the Woods, gender questions, and playing music! And finally, continuing our tradition, we do karaoke! What if God was a podcast listener? They’d probably on the bus with their headphones on enjoying this episode!
In this episode, Ash and Molly finish the 36 questions! Take another deep dive into their past, present, and future together to find out if they fall even more in love. Also, Ash and Molly come up with catchphrases! Put some fluff on this Bub! The show is now available on Spotify!
To celebrate the announcement of their short film Eat Rich, Ash, and Molly talk about a few of their favorite horror movies and tv series. Are Ash and Molly both into the fish man in The Shape of Water? Does Molly love Sean Astin in Stranger Things as much as Ash does? And finally, why is The Cabin in the Woods still such a good movie?
In this episode, Ash and Molly continue answering The 36 Questions. A lot of topics are covered, but perhaps most important of all: Mayonaise is dying.
As queer people, we all have that stereotypical, sassy Straight Friend! And in this very special episode, we want to introduce you to ours! With our best straight friend Emily, we’re going to tackle all of those hard-hitting questions about our hetero homies like: How do you come out to your parents as a lesbian? How do you survive 24 hours in the gym? And, how do you pick that perfect karaoke song?
In this episode, Ash and Molly take on the biggest obstacle to any longterm relationship: The 36 Questions That Lead to Love. Hey! It’s not just for straight people reading the New York Times in 2015! Covering questions 1-12, this episode turned out to be a really nice conversation covering some past experiences we’ve never talked about!
In this episode, Ash & Molly talk about the times they’ve been romantically and artistically rejected. Can a relationship go a fart too far? How do you recover from a high school talent show gone wrong? Will the Hallmark Channel be buying Molly’s queer sex dramedy? All these answers & more on this latest episode! (NOTE: The audio quality in this episode is pretty rough, sorry about that!)
In our first unedited show of the podcast, we get into the tasty tricks and tips on teaching you how to treat your snack to the best queer dinner date. What’s the best food to eat on a date? How do you bake a cake that makes people stop being homophobic? Why do both co-hosts end all their bits with weird Moth Man references? Find out in this juicy, raw episode!
This Queer Life is a public radio program, also known as just another episode of our regular podcast. This week, our theme is Helping. How does an onlooker help the elderly pick up DVDs? How does a young woman help teach a future generation to stop trying to talk to ghosts? And lastly, how do our two hosts, Ash and Molly, help each other?
Recording live from an actual campsite, Ash and Molly cover all the ins and outs of summer camp! In this special episode, they talk about backyard camping, hot dog preferences, and they even break out some of their favorite campfire sing-a-longs! Ghost story not included!
In this special episode, Ash and Molly discuss the film Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Are dinosaurs all super gay? Is Wayne Knight back as a cyborg mastermind? Is the indoraptor just Chris Pratt’s scary fursona? Welcome to The Queerterion Collection, where every film is queer because we’re watching it.
Ash and Molly sit down with their friend, and date, Ali Abbas, who is an amazing TV writer & queer pug dad. They discuss Ali’s web series The Girl Deep Down Below, talk about his favorite queer representation in media, how he made his pup a star, and more in this entertainment information-packed episode!
Hey y’all! It’s officially PRIDE season! In this episode, Ash and Molly talk about coming out, going to pride, and take a swing at designing a Pride Parade float! Take a few minutes to hang out and drink that good, good Pride Parade Bud Light, cus this one’s a scorcher! (Trigger Warning for the episode: depression, suicidal ideation)
In this episode, Ash pilots the Q4Q ship through the treacherous maelstrom that is Solo: A Star Wars Story. Is the caterpillar lady cool? Is L3 a well-written female character? Is Lando really pansexual? Is the scene where Han gets the Millenium Falcon in a card game interesting at all? Ash tackles these tough questions and more in this thrilling stand-alone addition to the Q4Q saga.
Welcome to the mystical & pointy land of Sword World! Your co-hosts Ash & Molly magically transform into the characters of a bumbling page, a [kinda] royal two-headed dragon, a witch who loves kids, and a garden gnome with a deadly history. Join us as we journey through the castle to save the Queen of Swords!
Want to learn how to roleplay? In this very special episode of Q4Q, Ash and Molly discuss their experiences with Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop games. Learn how to avoid all of the scary mechanics and rules of the game and get right to the point: having fun with your friends!
In this second installment of Southern Queerz, Ash and Molly take a trip past the Big Chicken to Molly’s hometown, Marietta, Ga. We discuss growing up with Civil War re-enactors, trying to start queer film clubs in High School, and using vision boards to get your driver’s license.
We have our first ever Q4Q guest, BJ Tindal! BJ is a queer playwright, our friend, and maybe more than friends. We talk to BJ about finding their perfect partner, writing queer characters, and the series finale of Scandal.
In this episode, Ash and Molly give the hottest, queerest, mucus-filled flirting tips, Molly tries to pick up a nerd at a bar, and Ash reveals a song from the relationship’s sordid past.
The first part of our multi-episode series that explores our experiences as queerz in the South. In this episode, we discover Ash’s shocking and spooky origin story: growing up on a haunted farm in Franklin, KY. We also take a small detour to flavor town! Fasten on your seatbelts, y’all!
In this episode, Ash and Molly talk about their Queer Icons: the queer folk in their lives and the characters on their tv. This discussion takes a surprising turn when Ash and Molly make their own Queer character. Take that, Stevonnie!
Molly and Ash talk about their dirty jobs and influencing the youth. Then, Ash gives Molly a quarterly performance review.
Get out your popcorn, it’s time to take your queer date to the movies! Ash and Molly are here to tell you the best, the worst, and the queerest movies to see on your date night!
Ash and Molly get real about making art with your partner, giving feedback, and share some original seductive poetry.
Ash and Molly talk about how gender roles, gender presentation, and the “Pikachu onesie” binary have evolved over the course of their relationship.
Ash and Molly talk about their experiences with online dating, what makes a good dating profile, and what makes a perfect queer dating app.
In this first episode, Ash and Molly introduce themselves, talk about their own worst and best first dates, and give you all the best queer advice to nail that first date! (spoiler: do not grill!)