Episode 179: Thandie Newton

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Thandie Newton. They discuss Thandie’s upbringing, her start in acting, motherhood, how her daughter joined Dumbo, Westworld, growing up in a royal family, her directorial debut, and doing sex scenes.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 178: Lyrical Missteps

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Burt Reynolds, The Comedian, Edie Falco, Instagram, Nelly, Luther Vandross, and quitting smoking.


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Warby Parker is an incredible online glasses company that makes it easy and affordable to get incredibly styling pair of glasses. Go to warbyparker.com/ru to order you free home try-on today. 

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 177: Kids at the Pool

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Hector & Delta’s Emmy win, Chess, Sir Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber, EGOT, Michelle’s typing award, partying at Simon Cowell’s house, Babyface, Thandie Newton, the writer’s room, and Jaime.

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Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

Episode 176: Kathy Najimy

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Kathy Najimy at Drag Con NYC. They discuss the last season of Veep, how they met at an underage gay club in San Diego, the Kathy & Mo show, Sister Act, Hocus Pocus, King of the Hill, and take questions from the audience.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 175: Mally Roncal (Live in NYC)

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Mally Roncal at Drag Con NYC. They discuss Mally’s work with Beyoncé, QVC, their makeup line, and take questions from the audience.

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

Episode 174: Patti LuPoop

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss how Michelle met Patti LuPone, Company, Little House of Horrors, Santa Barbara, Saturday Night Fever the Musical, seeing country music live, ending up in the hospital for not drinking enough water, Gladys Knight, Overboard, Gary Shandling, Mr. Rogers, and Popcorn.

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EverlyWell lets you order tests ranging from Cholesterol to Thyroid to STDs right from the comfort of your own home without having to go anywhere. They make lab tests easy with 30+ at-home kits — from fertility to food sensitivity tests — ordered by you. Our tests offer simple sample collection, free shipping, and physician-reviewed results and insights sent to your device in just days. For 15% off your first order go to EverlyWell right now and use the offer code RU.

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $45 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 173: Alyssa Edwards, Marc Jacobs, & Kim Jones

In this episode Ru is joined by Alyssa Edwards, Marc Jacobs, & Kim Jones. They discuss Alyssa’s new Netflix show ‘Dancing Queen’, Alyssa’s new hubby, their time at Louis Vuitton, Kim’s transition to Dior, and Marc’s latest collection.

This episode is sponsored by:

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Harry's makes incredible razors at an even more incredible price! Go to Harrys.com/ru for a FREE trial pack.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

Episode 172: Rectum Radio

In this episode Ru and Michelle perform their first live What’s the Tee at DragCon New York. They discuss turning intention into existence, the devil’s semen, Ru’s DJ gig, Danny the Wonder Pony, and they take questions from audience members.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Episode 171: The Emmys

In this episode Ru and Michelle recap their entire experience at the Emmys.

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 170: Don Norman

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Don Norman. They discuss Los Angeles, addiction, The Warmth of Other Suns, his experience at gay bars as a youth, and the police.

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Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

Facetune helps you look like a star and will take your Instagram or social media to the next level! You can get much more realistic looking results, really easily. Though subscribing and becoming VIP is worth it! You get a ton more tools that make it worthwhile: Face, Eyes, Heal, Auto, Backdrop, Relight, Glitter, Touch up, to name a few. Right now, What’s the Tee listeners can go to www.facetuneapp.com/ru on their iPhones to get Facetune2 VIP for free for a month.

Episode 169: Ivana Chubbuck

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Ivana Chubbuck. They discuss Corvettes, Ivana’s childhood, her book “Power of the Actor”, Fina Torres, repurposing pain into art, and Judith Light.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

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This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

Episode 168: Lola & Lillie (Michelle's Daughters)

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Lola and Lillie (Michelle’s daughters). They discuss growing up with Michelle, hitting the teen years, being embarrassed by your mother, depression, finding help, and finding your tribe.

 

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Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

Harry's makes incredible razors at an even more incredible price! Go to Harrys.com/ru for a FREE trial pack.

Episode 167: Riverdon't

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss losing friends on the journey, riding the train, lessons from motown stars, the pressures facing children of famous folk, Whitney Houston, and Walton Goggins.

 

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Greats is Brooklyn's first sneaker company. Greats offer men's and women's styles which are the best, for less. Save 15% on your first purchase at greats.com with the offer code "RU".

 

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

 

Warby Parker is an incredible online glasses company that makes it easy and affordable to get incredibly styling pair of glasses. Go to warbyparker.com/ru to order you free home try-on today. 

Episode 166: Mindful Hydration

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss bottled water, CBD, Michelle’s Shark dream, The Meg, Li Bingbing, scary movies, why you should never turn down a job, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

 

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Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

 

Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

Episode 165: Lady Bunny

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Lady Bunny. They discuss Ru meeting when Bunny she was 17 in Atlanta, moving to New York together, the traditional queens, Wigstalk, Bianca Del Rio and comedy.

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Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 164: Cher-ing is Caring

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss Cher's upcoming ABBA cover album, horoscopes, Trina, and coffee talk.

 

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Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 163: If I Can't Sell It...I'll Keep Sitting On It!

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss James Brown, Robert Plant, David Cole, Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez, Yes, Rush, David Bowie, Paula Abdul, Las Vegas, glasses, and their time on the radio.

 

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This episode is also sponsored by Casper. Casper is an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. They are a new hybrid mattress that combines premium latex foam with memory foam so they are extra comfortable. They also have a risk free trial and return policy -- try sleeping on a Casper for 100 days, with free delivery and painless returns.

 
 

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

Episode 162: Meat Talk with Carrie Preston

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Carrie Preston. They discuss various quality meats, Criminal Intent, True Blood and how to play such emotional characters.

 

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Quip is an electric toothbrush that’s a fraction of the cost of bulkier brushes while still packing just the right amount of vibrations to help clean your teeth. Quip’s subscription plans are for your health – not just convenience. They deliver new brush heads on a dentist-recommended schedule, every three months for just $5 INCLUDING free shipping worldwide. Quip starts at just $25 and, if you go to GETQUIP.COM/RU right now, you’ll get your first refill pack FREE with a QUIP electric toothbrush.

 

Boll & Branch has made luxury bedding affordable. Until Boll & Branch, no one challenged the department stores -- so they've been overcharging you for crummy sheets forever and there was no where else to shop. Now, you can buy right from BollandBranch.com and kiss those retail markups goodbye. You'll get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques would be charging for much lesser quality. Go to www.bollandbranch.com and use the offer code Ru for $50 towards a sheet set.

Episode 161: Falling Asleep in the Poppies

In this episode Ru and Michelle discuss loss, staying skinny, and Ru's dream Andy Warhol factory.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform that makes it fast and easy to create your own professional website or online portfolio. This website is made with Squarespace and you should make yours with Squarespace too. 

Start with a free trial at Squarespace.com/rupaul with no credit card required. When you’re ready to purchase a plan, get 10% off with the offer code Ru!

 

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

 

TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.TodayTix is the easiest way to buy last-minute Broadway and theater tickets at the best prices. TodayTix gives you access to insider deals and exclusive offers. You can get tickets up to 50% off in just a few taps. Right now you can get $20 off your first purchase on TodayTix.com with the offer code RU.

Episode 160: June Diane Raphael & Paul Scheer

In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer. They play how well do you know your spouse, they discuss Grace & Frankie, children, Paul's strange addiction to nose spray, and his new podcast called "Unspooled".

 

This episode is sponsored by:

 

Blue Apron knows that when you cook with incredible ingredients, you make incredible meals, so they set the highest quality standards for their community of artisanal suppliers, family-run farms, fisheries and ranchers.

Check out this week's menu and get the first three meals free with free shipping at blueapron.com/ru.

Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of all sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. What's the Tee listeners can post jobs on ZipRecruiter for free by going to www.ZipRecruiter.com/ru.

Therapy can and should be affordable, confidential, and convenient. And this is exactly what Talkspace is – only with Talkspace do you get unlimited messaging to your dedicated, licensed, therapist for just 32 dollars a week. You can even schedule a live video session with your therapist, right from your smartphone. For $30 off your first month go to talkspace.com/RU or you can download the Talkspace app on the apple or android app store and use coupon code "RU".

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