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Peaches Christ (on Showgirls, Elizabeth Berkley, Madonna, & Reality TV) - Part II

Ep. 187

Peaches Christ steps back Behind The Rope. Legendary Drag Performer, Peaches Christ, that is. (if you have not heard our original chat with Peaches Christ on December 22, 2020, feel free to check it out). We have one word - SHOWGIRLS. Yes, that classic mess of a movie or classic brilliant masterpiece, depending upon which side of the fence you fall. Wait, before we get to that and “You Don’t Nomi”, the documentary that analyzes the making of Showgirls, the movie itself, the public’s reaction, and how it remains a cult classic all these years later, Peaches chats more with us about her life and career that has spanned several decades on the San Francisco, and world, drag scene. Peaches has been producing full blown Midnight Movie drag extravaganzas for years, one of which was Showgirls. The other of which is Purple Rain. Yes, we have yet another Prince fan in the house to discuss one of the biggest musical geniuses of our, or any, generation. We also discuss Peaches’ “Spin The Bottle”, a drag-umentary send up of Madonna’s “Truth or Dare” chronicling life behind the scenes at Midnight Movie Mass. Speaking of Madonna, Peaches analyzes current day Madonna, her “interesting” social media behavior, and whether she has “lost her way”. On the subject of train wrecks like Showgirls that we just cannot look away from, Peaches chats our favorite subject, Reality TV and all its glory. In other current event news, Peaches discusses, yes we are on an Elizabeth Berkley kick, the just released Saved By The Bell Reboot. Finally, we talk about other “so bad they are good” movies such as Grease 2 and Xanadu, to name a few. Tune in now as our two part sit down with the one and only Peaches Christ continues and comes to a conclusion.


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