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WEBurlesque the Podcast

Oct 1, 2019

(recorded 2-3-2018) WEBurlesque's Viktor Devonne sits down for a cozy brunch with bubbles with The Brick House of Burlesque herself, Falana Fox. Falana gets personal with her backstory with a little Behind the Music moment of her time as an almost-Mary J Blige in the 90s, plus we both delve into flipping tables; pink walkie talkies; The Muppets; Colorforms; growing up a Jehovah's Witness, leaving the church, faith; professional acting, back-up singing, checking the contract; Titus Walker; Classical Theater of Harlem; Lady Capulet; Street Court; kismet in a Sephora; Lola Falana; the Three Little Foxes?; Ireland at age 10; Paris in December; wine and bread at IKEA; Seward Alaska; tagline -- The One You'll Never Forget; improvising; the moment before - the moment after; Janet Jackson and the Super Bowl; Adam Barta; Sarah Baartman, the Hottentot Venus; exoticizing African culture; Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus; acting black; cultural appropriation and entitlement; the best actor for the job; the fuckery of it all; Ladyqueen, and introducing Billie Daze. shout-outs include: Delysia La Chatte, Magdalena Fox, Ivory Fox, Jo Boobs, Jezebel Express, Perle Noire, Anja Keister, Clara Coquette, Sake Fevah, Lillian Bustle, Tigger, Darlinda Just Darlinda, Poison Ivory, Ula Uberbusen, and Crimson Kitty Falana Fox is an entertainer living in Jersey City. You can see her her regularly with LadyQueen, White Elephant Burlesque, and in various productions on both sides of the Holland Tunnel. She was nominated for The Sweetheart in 2018's Silver Tusk Awards, and will be appearing in the February 14th Valentine's Day show. intro and outro music: "On a 45" by This Way to the Egress (used w/ permission) ... interlude music: "Poppers and Prosecco" by Kevin MacLeod ( ... Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...