Our editor shares initial thoughts and previews what we'll be discussing in the August Cover Story for EFNIKS, titled FEMME. This month, we are talking about gender, gender presentation, toxic masculinity, and what those mean to our communities. From personal stories of gender and masculinity to explorations of femmes in society, we've got articles and more, all month long.
This episode in conjunction with EFNIKS Media's "Audio" theme, we're talking Music! This week we cover: How music is the blueprint for our respective businesses, What influences your musical tastes and the tribalism of genres, All the bops we were listening to as baby brown queens, The Female artist revolution of the 90's-00's from folk to pop, The politics of being a gay musician, The invisible power of music in movies, RuPaul's extensive rule defying catalog.
On this week's show we cover: The enduring legacy of celebrity makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin, The origins of the Pride march, and why it's more than just a parade, How to avoid corporate "rainbow washing" during Pride season, How two of the biggest films centered around drag ("Priscilla: Queen of the Desert" and "Too Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything Julie Newmar" opened the door to drag in mainstream media.
Celebrity chef and star of the “Kimchi Chronicles” Marja Vongerichten joins us and walks through her life and recipe for success. In this episode we cover: Marja’s adoption and how being Black and Korean shaped her worldview, Growing up as a creative and discovering her true passions, Why she had to “rent” a white person to get her show made, The impact of being married to world renowned chef Jean Georges.
Bridging cultural divides with food
Her connection to celebrities like Hugh Jackman, Dave Chapelle, and Heather Graham.
On this show we unpack: How to maintain your working relationships, Why integrity is the backbone of any relationship, The truth about nepotism and why you shouldn’t be avoiding it, How follow up can be the bedrock of success, Knowing the difference between friends and acquaintances, How to actively chase your dream and keep your boo happy, Why work/life balance is a sexist myth.