Gay Savvy Podcast
Summary: Gay Savvy is a youthful gay friendly radio show based in Brisbane, Australia. It provides a mix of local and community events, politics and current affairs, entertainment and music. It is also freakin' hilarious, and may just change your life!
Live at Big Gay Day - tune in to hear the music fromt he festival as well as the interaction mr Michael James gets amonst
Its a new dawn its a new day its a new life - its even a new cast. Spencer teams up with Michael James and Str8 Mike for a new year and look for Gay Savvy. Episode 60 delivers many discussions and hot topics happening amongst the gay and local community. [GILLARD] our fresh retorts and opinions over the latest [MADONNA] Find out her latest new breaker [GINA RILEY] Our thoughts go out to one of our fav aussie hags [QTV] the latest queer entertainment project coming to community tv - QTV - we get all the goss with our fellow co host Michael James...also a fellow cohost on the series QTV. And as per usual plenty of fresh new music to be educated on. Good to be back
Episode 59 is bound to get us gearing for the Christmas break ahead [THE DOCTOR'S WIFE] Jonathan Duffy joins Spencer in the studio to discuss upcoming showing of The Doctor's Wife + The Silver Stilletto at Tribal Theatre this 2nd December plus sequels and more [SILVER STILETTO] Craig Rossiter - writer of Silver Stiletto also joins Jonathan to discuss The Silver Stiletto's journey since its debut plus future works ahead. [MUSIC] Bertie Blackman calls in to discuss her latest album and tour plus we play some of her awesome new tracks. As always plenty of new music ahead too. Tune into Zed Digital this Thursday 8pm or podcast us off iTunes. Stay Cool
Still plenty happening on Gay Savvy episode 58. [FAT SWAN] Iconic drag queen, comedian, performer, actor, writer Trevor Ashley calls in to discuss his latest production Fat Swan – an outtake on Black Swan. What has he done to the academy award winning story? [MUSIC] Karmin chill out with Spencer when they were recently here on their promo tour. We find out their story, techniques plus future happenings. We also discover the behind the scenes creation of their break through hit ‘Brokenhearted.’ Plenty of new music (as always) too to get amongst so do tune in this Thursday night to Zed Digital or podcast us off iTunes.
Its the Parklife episode special. Gay Savvy got backstage behind the scenes this year at Parklife and bring to you 5 back to back interviews with several artists featured at the festival as well as plenty of Parklife music by the artists. [ROBYN] Oh you better believe it!! Robyn is here and not queer but is absolutely adored by them being known as one of the most gay iconic musicians of the last 2 decades. We discuss all! Fashion, sad dance music and life! [THE PRESETS] Julian and Kim of The Presets stop by to discuss their new album Pacifica as well as life itself. [ST LUCIA] New South African talent now based in New York, St Lucia introduces himself to the scene discussing music journey and new EP. [CHAIRLIFT] We finally get to chill with Caroline of Chairlift to discuss their musical year. [CHARLI XCX] Nuclear season, English pop princess Charli XCX gets to know us and speak of what its like to be amongst the industry at the young age of 20. Tune in Thursday night on Zed Digital or podcast us off iTunes.
Episode 55 live at Pride Festival Queensland. Spencer gets his celebrity on by teaming up with the Doctor himself Vinnie Cornelisse from the infamous ‘The Doctor’s Wife’ series and gets amongst all stalls within the festivities. [POP MUSIC] Timomatic fresh from releasing his debut record catches up once again to discuss his big year 2012. [COMMUNITY] Queer Redlands, We Are Family, GLWA, Open Doors and more!!! [MUSIC] Fresh from the Speigeltent and Big Sound Festival we catch up with Mia Dyson and find out all about her musical journeys in the USA.
Episode 54 - featuring some of our most biggest, iconic interviews yet. [MUSIC] Mr Jake Shears! Lead singer of The Scissor Sister plus much more catches up with Spencer highlighting life, tours and music. [COMMUNITY] Sally Morris of QAHC calls in to discuss with the crew her latest campaign 'Inside Out Come Out' - find out how to get involved. [MUSIC] Iconic diva from the 90's - tv soap princess turn pop star trend setter, Melissa Tkautz stops by after performing in Brisbane to talk about her greatest hits release plus revisit her recent and early works. Plus Roxy, Spencer and Nikki introduce all to new music plus classics. Tune in this Thursday to Zed Digital or stream our podcast each Friday from iTunes.
The gang are revived and back and ready to grab gay savvy by the balls...or labia ...you decide. [SHELLY ARGENT] Roxy informs all on this massive activist's latest project - tune in to find out more. [FESTIVALS] Yep. A queer freindly folk festival is finally hitting Queensland - the gang will fill you in on more deets. [MEDICAL] Travada - a new Prep drug practised in the USA. To elaborate, Peter from QPP joins us in the studio to discuss. [SEX ED] What does the LGBTQI gen y demographic think on sex ed in school? Newbie Nikki shares here two cents. New format now featuring more savvy music to keep all in the know so make sure you tune into ZED Digital or podcast us on iTunes under Gay Savvy.
It's Radiothon people so if there is any message to take from this weeks episode please let it be to subscribe to 4zzz fm now! Star studded episode this round [MUSIC] Patrick Wolf catches up with Spencer to discuss his latest tour about to hit Oz, Lupercalia and life. [FESTIVALS] Big Sound has been announced and Roxy delivers the goss and low down on this upcoming festival. [COMEDY] Kitty Flanagan is about to tour Queensland and catches up with Spencer. Plenty of new music to catch up on too so make sure you tune into Savvy this Thursday on Zed Digital or podcast us.
Gay Savvy Episode ‘The one before we turn a year old!!’ or 51 (take your pick…) This week Gay Savvy features the delightful return of Dktr Burke along with Andy Pandy, Newbie Nikki and special guest, young activist Jonathon Waters to discuss [QUEER YOUTH] Social limitations in the LGBTQI community from a ‘gen y’ perspective [POLITICS] The Savvy crew update all on where the LNP party stand on civil unions since Campbell has finally made a conforming statement. [MUSIC] Newbie Nikki takes the plunge on main interviews and catches up with unearthed sensation, 16 year old Sahara Beck. [GAGA] GaGa stopped by Brissie and Gay Savvy were there, gold pass style. Tune in to recall Burke and Jon’s thoughts. [LOCAL] The gay suburbs, neighbourhoods, pockets or areas in Brisbane. Where are they? Do they exist? Are LGBTQI people spread out these days or crammed in certain suburbs. Let us know your thoughts. Great new music and fun times with friends ahead. Tune into Zed Digital 8pm every Thursday or podcast us off iTunes.
Back from a one week break and hitting the ground running. Andy Pandy, Newbie Nikki, Roxy and Spencer are back and discuss the following.[MEDIA] Katter on The Circle, Karen Phelps debates on Sunrise, Sunday Mail writes about praying the gay away, Jonothan Duffy gets his Kony on to save Healthy Communities – we discuss all. [MUSIC] Silver Sircus – James Lee joins the Savvy crew to discuss latest album and future revels. [ADLIP] New BF/GF syndrome. Do you or your friends have it? [LIVE] Andy Pandy and Newbie Nikki cross live to the Queen’s Ball awards to talk to nominees and give you all (who missed out) a taste on the happening event. 8pm Thursday nights on ZED digital radio or available on podcast this Friday from iTunes – simply search ‘Gay Savvy.’
The rally’s just do not stop. Episode 49 delivers goss, music and another snippet peak on what it was like to be amongst this week’s #saveqahc #savecivilunions Equality Rally[MUSIC] Jules Woo announces her first gig since the debut of her EP release [ADLIP] Pickup lines! The Chase! The rejections! What are the best, worst, cheesiest stories you wanna share? [BOO SPRINGBORG] Dktr Burke returns to the scene in the aftermath of Minister Springborg’s announcement in regards to the funding cut to QAHC. He got so mad, he’s written a letter outlining all false statements Mr Springborg claimed. Tune in to find out what amazing things have happened since this publication. [RALLY] Gay Savvy broadcasts live at Wednesday night’s rally from King George Square to the Parliament House. [EUROVISION] Jonathon Duffy joins us to review us all on the Eurovision turn out. What are your thoughts? Favourite act? Should Australia be in Eurovision? Tune in to Zed Digital every Thursday night or podcast us from iTunes.
Episode 48 Gay Savvy this week welcomes new cast member Ms Roxy Burt (Roxy) - music guru and dj extraordinaire - welcome to the savvy family. [THEATRE] Fez Fa'anana of Polytoxic stops by to discuss their latest production The Rat Trap now playing at Queensland Theatre Company [ADLIP] Does it offend you yeh when playing queer themed movies that highlight real life issues you can relate to? [MUSIC] Ana Matronic of SCISSOR SISTERS is here! Discussing with us Jake Shears, Magic Hour (latest album), New York and more! [DID YOU KNOW] Male on lesbian homophobia. Str8 males abusing lesbians amongst the scene - Nikki, Roxy and Spence discuss. [MUSIC] Local all girl rock group THE BOYS join us in the studio to introduce themselves and their upcoming gig on the 26th May. [COMMUNITY] Sisters Inside Inc - dunno what this organisation is, tune in to find out. Great music too so make sure you tune in at 8pm on Zed Digital or podcast us via Facebook or iTunes.
[RALLY] The rally is here people and we bring you snippets of speeches from the likes of Nathan Hudson of FAKER, The Doctor’s Wife Jonathon Duffy, Rip n Roll’s poster-boy and activist Michael Barry plus many more local celebs [REUNION] Luscious L, Dktr Burke and Spencer are reunited at last and take to the stage to do their bit and present a speech for the rally [RALLY] Dktr Burke gives you a live walk through amongst the rally march [MUSIC] Its Gold Coast Gay Day and we get to speak to one of the live acts Emily Williams of the Young Divas!!! [OBAMA] Yep. He’s not a hater. Bliss. [YOUTUBE] It Could Happen To Anyone – seen this clip yet? Gay Savvy put in their two cents. Great music too so make sure you tune in at 8pm on Zed Digital or podcast us via Facebook or iTunes.
The line ups for Gay Savvy keep getting bigger and old schoolier. We also have a NEWBIE cast member joining us - Welcome Nikki (aka Newbie Nikki). [Equality] Equal Love organisation stop by to discuss the Marriage Equality rally happening this weekend at Queens Park - all info will be revealed. [Adlip] Abuse. Do the same rules apply for physical abuse in a samesex relationship as a heterosexual relationship? [Music] We have EAST 17 here!! Tony, the lead singer, calls in to discuss the reformation and latest tour! [Gold Coast Gay Day] It's happening this weekend all. Ged, one of the head organisers, calls in to inform us all on what lays ahead at the Parklands this Saturday! [Adlip] Gay Reality TV - What if there was a gay version of each reality TV show out there? [Community] Tony and Craig of Queer Collaborations at Macquarie University in Sydney stop by to discuss Querelle. Don't know what it is? You will soon find out if you tune in!