Series of Fortunate Events
SOFE - A podcast discussing art, photography, drag performers, podcasters, social activism, movies, games & dating. Follow along with MeMe's adventures around the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond!
info_outline #63 The People's Queen w/ Jazmyn Simone-Echelon 10/22/2020
#63 The People's Queen w/ Jazmyn Simone-Echelon MeMe is joined by the gorgeous and talented Jazmyn Simone-Echelon! Mommy Mayhem | Drag Con Memory Lane | For the love of Janet & Whitney | Working doll pre, during & post CV19 | Digital Drag Rose & Thorn | "Go To Bed Wig" Housewives Edition | Speed Round!
info_outline #62 Struggle Bus Riding Thru CV19 w/ Katherine Heller 10/21/2020
#62 Struggle Bus Riding Thru CV19 w/ Katherine Heller MeMe is so excited to have the amazing Katherine Heller on the pod! Struggle Bus Pod | OMAT love | Covid Dating | Working Performer during CV19 Rose & Thorn | NYC Life Pulse Check | Coping thru 2020 | "Go To Bed Wig" Political Edition | "Which Apocalyptic Movie Would You Rather Be Living?" | Speed Round!
info_outline #61- Pillows & Pups w/ Mary Vice 10/17/2020
#61- Pillows & Pups w/ Mary Vice MeMe is joined by SF drag performer extraordinaire: Mary Vice! The journey of baby Mary | Pre Covid Drag Memories | Digital Drag Thorn & Rose | Twitch Channel Progression | Girl Talk | Glama's Pillows | Drag Coven Home Living | "Go To Bed Wig" Political Edition | Speed Round!
info_outline #60 Informational Indigecunt w/ Sissy Slays 10/14/2020
#60 Informational Indigecunt w/ Sissy Slays MeMe is joined by The Indigecunt: Sissy Slays! Two Spirit Existence | Girl Talk | Ball Culture | Oaklash pre & during Covid | Ball Culture during a Pandemic | "Kiki, Kai Kai, Pill" | Speed Round!
info_outline #59 Mommy & Daddy Issues w/ Keith Malley 10/07/2020
#59 Mommy & Daddy Issues w/ Keith Malley MeMe is honored to have the other half of the Pioneering Pod Duo KATG -> Keith Malley! From PA to NYC Keet is not in Kansas anymore! | Pod Pioneer Partnerships with Chemda from "Life Partners" to Biz Partners | Growth Through Trauma => Daddy Issues Pod? | "Mommy Issues" Game | Step Daddy Pop Up Quiz aka Keith almost makes MeMe Cry | Speed Round!
info_outline #58 Digital Drag x Politics w/ God's Little Princess 10/01/2020
#58 Digital Drag x Politics w/ God's Little Princess MeMe has a super fun chat with God's Little Princess, aka Princess Panocha, aka Just call her Clark! Baby Panocha Drag Journey | Pre Covid Drag Memories | Digital Drag -> Stream Works Queens | Progression of Digital Drag through Quaranteena | Historically Queer Drag Coven Home | Silly Internet show turns Political | Oaklash Highlights | "Kiki, Kai Kai, Pill" | Speed Round!
info_outline #57 Medium Popcorn w/ Brandon Collins 09/24/2020
#57 Medium Popcorn w/ Brandon Collins MeMe chats with Podcaster, Movie Critic & Comedian Brandon Collins! Pod journeys from Comedy Outliers to Medium Popcorn | Becoming a Movie Critic | Podcasting & Event Production Pre vs During Covid | Drunk Black History | "Razzie or Random Oscar?" | Speed Round!
info_outline #56 - One Minute at a Time w/ @Chemda 08/31/2020
#56 - One Minute at a Time w/ @Chemda SOFE comes out of hibernation for the Queen of Podcasting herself: Chemda aka "The Girl" from "Keith and The Girl"! Radical Hippie, Podcast Pioneer, Business Owner & Medical Miracle Chemda chats with MeMe: 15+ Years of Podcasting with Keith | From the iPod to Spotify, the growth of the Podcasting industry | KATG VIP & OMAT | Tweets from Fans | Health Update | "Puff or Pass" | Speed Round!
info_outline Fortunate Rants Podcast Ep. 1 - Rupaul, Dramageddon and More 07/12/2020
Fortunate Rants Podcast Ep. 1 - Rupaul, Dramageddon and More MeMe comes back from sabbatical for a new spin off with her friend Matty Rants! Welcome to the first episode of "Fortunate Rants" > We talk social media drama, Hollywood tings, and a few things in between. Stay tuned for weekly episodes!
info_outline #55 Dragcon 2019 W/ Matty Rants + Jakeyonce 05/28/2019
#55 Dragcon 2019 W/ Matty Rants + Jakeyonce MeMe invades Dragcon 2019 & gets her just on with Youtube darlings: Matty Rants + Jakeyonce! Dragcon run down | Content creating in 2019 | Youtube lyfe | “Go to bed Wig” Youtube edition | “Just the Tip” Dragcon edition | | | |
info_outline #54 Children Of More w/ Voodonna Black 05/23/2019
#54 Children Of More w/ Voodonna Black After a teeny hiatus, MeMeCherry starts a new season (might as well go with seasons! lol) joined by San Francisco darling: Voodonna Black! Member of the Legendary House of More | Tips from a Flawless Makeup Qween | Pride season is around the corner! | The Power of the Gay Dollar | What is “Camp”? | “Just the Tip” Game | “Marry-Shag-Pill” Fashion Edition! | “Go to Bed WIG” Drag Race Edition | Speed Round | Say Hi to MeMe @ DragCon LA!
info_outline #51 - New Year/New Intro Song w/ Chasma 01/20/2019
#51 - New Year/New Intro Song w/ Chasma MeMe’s friend Chasma joins her for this official first episode of 2019! New Podcast Intro Song from the amazing @AdamJosephMusic | MeMe’s Bday Celebration Thank U’s to Ria (MeMePearl) & The Port Bar | Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions | Getting “Flewd Out” to the “Twerk” Video | Celibacy is the new aesthetic | 90 Day Fiancé aka Train Wreck you can’t look away from | Marriage Bootcamp “Hip Hop Edition” | Soulja Boy “Draaaaake!” | Smash or Pass top 12 Hot Disney Characters | | Urban Movie you would want to see on Broadway | “Go to Bed WIG | “Fyre” Netflix Documentary |
info_outline #49 Shots of Love w/ @ShotWithSoju 12/21/2018
#49 Shots of Love w/ @ShotWithSoju MeMe is closing out 2019 with the super sweet, hunny bunny: Soju! | Traveling #LocalQueen | Baby Soju's journey from Korea to US | Soju's Youtube Show "" | Making the move from Chicago to LA | Upgraded Shot with Soju Studio thanks to Hey Qween | Dragcon Adventures | Monthly Kpop Party @ Oasis | "Just the Tip" All Stars 4 Edition | Plead the wig | Speed Round |
info_outline #48 Return of Jotería w/ Antonio Castellanos 12/11/2018
#48 Return of Jotería w/ Antonio Castellanos MeMe gets to have a Kiki with dear friend Antonio Castellanos! | MeMe Life Updates | Rupaul’s Holislay Special Breakdown | Last time on SOFEpod | Jotería project update | Edits & Updates to the game | Learning from the stumbles & embracing the blessings | Taking the game on the road | Would You Rather | Antonio’s first appearance on the show: | | | | |
info_outline #47 Adventures In GoGo W/ @PapiOmnipotent 11/25/2018
#47 Adventures In GoGo W/ @PapiOmnipotent The holidays are in the air & MeMe is in the mood to have a fun pod with the super fun & handsome @PapiOmnipotent! Holiday Doggie Sitting | Adventures in Gogo Dancing | Dancing & Modeling | Social media thirst traps that break IG | For the love of Drag | Fluidity of sexuality | Ms. Dory wants to say hiiieeoouull | Speed Round |
info_outline #46 Lady Voldemort - A.K.A. Florida Man - Flies Again! 11/11/2018
#46 Lady Voldemort - A.K.A. Florida Man - Flies Again! MeMeCherry gets to be one of the last stops on Florida Man’s farewell tour AKA till we see her again in the new year! We also get the fun stylings of Mama Celeste as Peanut Gallery AND Game Player! | “Last time on SOFEpod = Florida Mann” | Developing into a “Garbage Pail Pageant Queen” | Little Miss Monster | Mother Star Search | Post tech lyfe | Prodigal queen heads home | Re-visiting the rabbit hole | Going viral | How Dangerous is it to be this WoMan | The bridges that we build & burn | “Just the Tip” | “Speed Round” | “Go to bed Wig” | | | | |
info_outline #45 "Gay is the New Jesus" w/ Finn Deerhart 10/02/2018
#45 "Gay is the New Jesus" w/ Finn Deerhart Another amazing returning guest: ! Unexpected feedback from the last time Finn was on SOFEpod from "The Woman" | The humbling effect of being present & real | Survival mode vs SURVIVAL MODE | The Re-emancipation of MeMeCherry | Looking at queer sexuality through a new lens | Finn's work coaching queer men | Boundaries aka learning how to say "No" | Why/How/When do we celebrate "Pride" | Finn's work to help us all drop our "Shame" - Shoutout to | Gay is the New Jesus | #Authenticity - | Ministry 2.0 | What is Social Madea talkin' bout | #KavanaughHearings | Shane Dawson's new series "Mind of Jake Paul" | Empathy for self | Make sure to check out Finn's website & leave a comment @ SOFEpod.com
info_outline #44 "Doggie Chow, Trimspa & Rainbow Revolutions" W/ April Kidwell 07/16/2018
#44 "Doggie Chow, Trimspa & Rainbow Revolutions" W/ April Kidwell Today MeMe has a blast w/ April Kidwell, aka Nomi in the upcoming "" We chat about: Being a performer with | "I'm SO Excited! I'm SOO Exciiiteeed! I'm SO SCARED!" | Baby thespian years | April's work w/ Homes in Santa Fe, New Mexico & Aguada, Puerto Rico | Bay Area being the current home for so many Racially Tense viral videos (BBQ Becky/Permit Patty/Etc) | Nomi plays "Plead the Wig" | Anna Nicole Smith plays "Showgirls Trivia" & "Go to Bed Wig" | Speedround | Tearing your labia during a pre-show poo | April's #MeToo moment | Stop fighting on the internet & talk to each other! | Go see April at "I, Nomi"! |
info_outline #43 #LocalQueen Venus Soleil! 07/15/2018
#43 #LocalQueen Venus Soleil! Today MeMe takes soft l's, no hard l's today! We chat with amazing local queen Venus Soleil: Theater beginnings as a Venus Fly Trap | NYC living | Origins of a Venus Soleil | For the love of Drag | The pod is haunted once again by the ghost cat | Paco update | #FitnessQueen | Shoutout to The Port Bar! | BBQ Becky + her new boyfriend Lake Jogger | Best songs to celebrate pride Game | Got bed WIG Game | Plead the Wig | Speedround!
info_outline #42 The Return Of Andrea Allan & Emily Lubin! Hot Mess LA Invasion & MeMe's #DragCon Adventures! 05/19/2018
#42 The Return Of Andrea Allan & Emily Lubin! Hot Mess LA Invasion & MeMe's #DragCon Adventures! Today MeMe has the amazingly hot messes Andrea Allan & Emily Lubin () make a return visit to the pod! All the ladies are invading LA as budding media moguls & we all got to gab & get deep from MeMe's amazing room at the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles! Andrea's adventures as a traveling KATG minion | Hot Mess Technical Issues while banking shows pre LA trip | The weirdness that is the LA "scene" | MeMe's adventures as a media mogul in the making aka first Press Pass to #DragCon #RupaulsDragCon | Transitioning from the VIP experience to the Press Pass level | Female Body Modifications | Dating in 2018 | Kanye or IG Inspiration Post | Plead the wig | Speed round! |
info_outline #41 - SF Superstar: Mahlae Balenciaga 04/23/2018
#41 - SF Superstar: Mahlae Balenciaga Today MeMe is joined by the amazing Mahlae Balenciaga! Beychella | Cardi B | Drag Race | Mahlae's RPDR Viewing parties | MeMe is invading LA Drag Con this year! | Mahlae's upcoming role in "Steel Dragnolias" | Wendy Williams | #LocalTouringQueen | New Game! Kanye or IG Inspo Post | Plead the wig | Go to bed wig | Speed Round! |
info_outline #40 "Suspiciously Large Woman" W/ Bob The Drag Queen 03/13/2018
#40 "Suspiciously Large Woman" W/ Bob The Drag Queen #40 "Suspiciously Large Woman" W/ Bob The Drag Queen March 12, 2018 The list of illustrious guests gets an amazing gold star on it as = Bob the Drag Queen joins MeMe to celebrate the one year anniversary of the pod! Pls excuse the teeny tech issue at front - worth sticking around for | Purse first! | Bob's amazing credits including his current role in Angels in America @ the Berkley Rep Theater | Adjusting to the gender spectrum in the Bay Area's Grinder | "If they can, why can't I?" aka Bob's version of The Secret | The pig roast = The roast of Heklina | Working w/ "Boy-once" aka Todrick Hall | "Suspiciously Large Woman" on Amazon Prime & iTunes = Bob's comedy special, also The first time Bob's dad saw him on stage | The RPDR/Rupaul gender identity controversy | Catch bob's opinions on | The continuous fight against misogyny in the Queer community | We are all born naked & the rest is drag | Trannsiiiiitiiiooooon! The spectrum of the transition journey | One year Anniversary of the Pod!!! | Genesis of Bob The Drag Queen | Kitten w/ a Whip => Bob TDQ | Bob's RHOA intro | Bob as a feat guest on | "Let me keep it on" aka season 9 face crack via Valentina | All Stars 3 parties @ The Port Bar | #TeamTrixie | Drag Race viewing parties = Queer football season leading to Gay Superbowl/Drag Race finale | New Games! Word Assoc & Plead the wig | Old school games: Speed Round & Go to bed Wig! | Drag fandom convo = new digital era we live in as fans/performers |
info_outline #39 - "1924 On A Leap Year" W/ Belle Bottoms 03/06/2018
#39 - "1924 On A Leap Year" W/ Belle Bottoms Today MeMe chats with the delightful Belle Bottoms! Ru's problematic Guardian interview | The gender debate in drag continues | The face crack heard around the world aka Bendelacreme's exit from All Stars 3 | Belle's origin story | San Francisco Drag Cabaret | Speed round | A new game is born? |
info_outline #38 - The Delightfully Sweet Queen: Vanilla Meringue 02/27/2018
#38 - The Delightfully Sweet Queen: Vanilla Meringue Today MeMe is chatting with the delightfully sweet queen, Vanilla Meringue! We chat about Vanilla's childhood in Philadelphia | Her amazing creative endeavors in the Bay Area art scene | Winning the Oasis Star Search Pageant | The pink shades of gender identity | Speed Round! | The return of the Dragtionary game!
info_outline #37 - RETURN of post Dragula - Erika Klash 02/07/2018
#37 - RETURN of post Dragula - Erika Klash MeMe is joined today by a post Dragula - Erika Klash! The re-emancipation of MeMe | The unofficial miss congeniality Erika Klash joins us to dish on her Dragula experience! | Dragula = Drag race meets Fear factor meets Cinema Realness meets Pink Flamingo, the search for the next Divine | What do the gigs look like post Dragula | Pastel Gore at The Stud | First "Pastel Gore" show will be Ghost Town Pokemon | Nerdy Drag + Spooky SF Drag | The drag "Theme Scene" that is the amazing scene in San Francisco | Erika is the queen to have faced & survived the most extermination challenges in the history of the show | "You have not done drag till you have tucked in the woods" | Episode breakdown of Season 2 | Erika tests MeMe on drag/gay lingo | A "Legends" season of Drag Race? | Request Erika & the Boulet brothers crew at a club near you!
info_outline #36 - Mama Celeste 01/18/2018
#36 - Mama Celeste Today MeMe is joined by SF Drag Performer - Mama Celeste | Mini life update from MeMe | Mama Celeste's origin story | The evolution of Mama's drag once she landed in SF | Life in the Haus of Tips | The current Bay Area drag scene | TRISH = The Drag-a-zine | San Francisco vs Oakland Drag | Mama's plans for expanding the local scene | Mama turns the tables on Meme & instead of the usual Dragtionary game we play "Trish-ionary" | Courtney Act on CBB UK as drag ambassador | What is drag? | Dragula chat | Speed round - Break down the hustle edition | Mama Celeste Twitter | Mama Celeste IG | SOFEpod.com/episodes/mamaceleste
info_outline #35 - Peaches Christ 01/07/2018
#35 - Peaches Christ Today Meme's list of illustrious guests adds a super star to that lineup - the legendary: Peaches Christ! | The birth of baby Peaches | Coming up in the era of John Waters & Dreamland | Initial sources of inspiration | Early Trannyshack days | All about Evil | She-Devil w/ Sharon Needles | Midnight Mass | Legally Black w/ Bob the Drag Queen | Star Search Competition from Trannyshack to Mother days | Upcoming shows on Peaches' calendar | Outloud Storytelling Series | Peaches as a judge on The Boulet Brothers' Dragula | Peaches Christ Productions Volunteer Orientation 2018 | How is Peaches Christ dealing with the Trumpito reign of terror | Speed round! | Make sure to check out a Peaches show near you when you get a chance! | SOFEpod.com/Episodes/PeachesChrist | *Bill haley & his comets - "Ooh! look-a there, ain't she pretty"