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18+: Men, Politics, Activism & Culture
DanNation Cast #19: Brett Gleason - "We love our divas but let's not forget our own"
July 24, 2013 09:06 PM PDT
After two self produced EP’s and a #1 music video on Logo, Out Indie Rocker Brett Gleason is ready to record his first official Full Length studio record.
Brett has also recently begun blogging for the Huffington Post about being a gay artist and bipolar sufferer. He hopes to maintain this level of intimacy with all backers as he creates this official debut record, years in the making.
Brett joins DanNation tonight to share his talents and sexiness.DanNation Cast #18: Jeremy Hooper, Chicken and Zygotes
August 06, 2012 09:25 PM PDT
On today's show, Jeremy Hooper from Good As You joins me to discuss last week's Chick-fil-A nonsense and his new book: If It's a Choice, My Zygote Chose Balls: Making Sense of Senseless Controversy.
Jeremy is long-time editor of his blog, Good As You. His significant contributions to LGBT awareness and our fight for marriage equality make him a blogging hero of mine.
So, kick back and take a listen. You can also order your copy of Jeremy's book here.DanNation Cast #17: Where in The World Is Gustav, The Modern Nomad?
February 12, 2012 08:59 PM PST
Please join me and my lovely and sexy guest, Gustav - "The Modern Nomad." Gustav - who is from Sweden - and I met at Burning Man this past fall and he stayed with us for several weeks. He is traveling the world indefinitely:
Oh, yea. Did I say he's super hot??? Fill up that glass of champagne and kick back while you listen about a life you wished you had!DanNation Cast #16: Justin Utley - Nothing This Real
January 18, 2012 10:38 PM PST
Join Dan as he welcomes Justin Utley to the show to hear about his new album 'Nothing This Real.' Justin is a gay Mormon who takes his life experience and turns it into music for the rest of us. Take a listen as we discuss Mormon missions, David Archuleta, ex-gay therapy, the Hotel Utah in San Francisco and discuss boyfriends.
And be sure to visit http://dannation.org to read/see more about our favorite gay celebrities.DanNation Cast #14: Diary of a Sex Addict
November 06, 2011 04:50 PM PST
Writer Scott Alexander Hess joins Dan to discuss his recent book "Diary of a Sex Addict." Hear about this amazing debut novel and all the other gay-themed projects on which Scott is working!
Scott’s fiction has appeared in the Thema Literary Journal and Omnia Revitas Review. Richard Labonte of Bookmarks calls Scott’s gritty new novel Diary of a Sex Addict “relentlessly erotic and divinely written.” Scott’s first novel, Bergdorf Boys was serialized in Ganymede Journal. He is working on his new novel The Jockey set in rural Arkansas and New York City circa 1918. His screenplay, Tom in America is being produced by Queens Pictures in 2012, and his play BJ , which explores transgenderism in America, won a NYC Fringe Festival Jury Award for Excellence. An essay of Scott's will be included in Leslie Smith's new book of essays coming out Spring 2012 published by Magnus Press. Scott lives in Manhattan.DanNation Cast #13: Coming Out In Gay Relationships With Simon Walton
October 18, 2011 09:32 PM PDT
Join Dan as he chats about gay sex and interviews Simon Walton, a hot new gay singer from the UK. They share thoughts on Simon's musical career and inspiration, discuss coming out (and Simon shares his advice to those of you in the closet) and Dan features Simon's songs "Men and Their Machines," "The Lover Feat," and "What About You."DanNation Cast #12: There's A Gay Elephant In The Room
September 20, 2011 10:11 PM PDT
Join Dan as he chats with Jackson & Coleman - otherwise known as Elephant, a gay twin brother rapping duo. Today, we'll talk about their careers, growing up (and getting bullied) in Oklahoma, Burning Man (yes - I had to slip that in) and listen to their hit new song "Queer Nation."
Check out the hot duo...DanNation Cast #10: Discover Your Inner Mountain Man With the Scenic Boys!
May 21, 2011 06:23 PM PDT
Dan interviews gay "granola" boys Dusty and Garet who share their new endeavor, Scenic Boy Adventures. The boys discuss their outdoor adventures in the Pacific NW National Parks, Burning Man and have some fun conversations along the way.DanNation Cast #9: A Visit from Del Shores and Jason Dottley
July 27, 2009 10:03 PM PDT
In his first solo podcast in awhile, Dan welcomes Sordid Lives creator Del Shores and his husband, Jason Dottley, who plays Ty on Sordid Lives:The Series.
Del prepares to hit San Francisco August 1 with his one-man show. Get your tickets here: http://www.jasondottley.com/Del_Shores_My_Sordid_Life/Tour_Tickets.html.
Be sure to visit my blog at http://dannation.org and call our Listener Line at (206) 350-0699.
The Jimmi & Dan Show #32: The Joyful Sound of Jason Dottley
February 23, 2009 11:59 PM PST
Jimmi and Dan welcome Jason Dottley - star of LOGO's "Sordid Lives: The Series." Jason is an incredible guest who discusses everything from his first date with Del Shores to working with Rue MaClanahan and Olivia Newton John to filming nude gay sex scenes.
Tune in or tune out!
Jason Hottley is here, live and raw!
Please check out our MySpace page AND call our listener line at: (206) 350-0699 www.myspace.com/varietycastThe Jimmi & Dan Show #31: Wicked Gay Voice Mails
February 17, 2009 02:35 PM PST
The boys are back (after a LONG hiatus) and get caught up on unanswered listener voice mails.
Where have we been? You'll have to listen to find out...
Join them as they hear from friends, trannies and other callers as Jimmi and Dan respond to listeners' quirky problems and searches for sex. Don't think there's enough Listener Voice Mail? We haven't done a show since last May!!
Please check out our MySpace page AND call our listener line at (206) 350-0699.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #30: A Tribute to the Gay Tony Awards and Xanadu!
May 13, 2008 09:28 PM PDT
The boys are back (after a long hiatus), celebrating the Tony nominations this morning for Xanadu on Broadway (http://xanaduonbroadway.com/) with producers Tara Smith (http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/07/theater/07xana.html) and Brian Swibel (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1129338/).
A very personal interview for two talents who will make it big! Check it out...
This is a GREAT and LIVE show, so be sure to tune in!
Please check out our MySpace page AND call our listener line
February 24, 2008 10:29 PM PST
The boys are back with gay singing phenomenon Phil Putnam (www.philputnam.com) and a LIVE studio audience! Phil needs a boyfriend, so be sure to call (206) 350-0699 and leave a message on voice mail.
This is a GREAT and LIVE show, so be sure to tune in!The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #28: Large Tony Celebrates Jimmi's Big Gay Birthday
February 03, 2008 11:20 PM PST
The boys are back to celebrate Jimmi's 91st birthday with Large Tony (blog.largetony.com) LIVE from Tennessee. They discuss politics, Tony's big one-eyed trouser snake, Dan's new blog, and a voice mail from Kelly Stern (www.kellystern.com). It's a very dirty and fun show!
Please check out our MySpace page (www.myspace.com/varietycast) AND call our listener line -
(206) 350-0699The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #27: What you do! Not, who you do! We are back...
January 27, 2008 10:56 PM PST
Welcome back! We are back to discuss the MRSA , or otherwise known as Staphylococus aureus, with our Resident Doctor Joel. It's a great show. Don't forget to resubcribe. Oh yea, we also discuss what we've been into and being arrested. Tons of gay divas in this sh0w!
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(206) 350-0699The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #26: We call you, gay blogger 2
October 14, 2007 04:09 PM PDT
Jimmi and Dan return with a gabfest that includes Darin and Phillip; and, listener voice mail from Michael, Derek, and Kelly Stern. Hear Dan rant about the religious right and Folsom Street Fair; hear how Jimmi spells Michigan. The queerfest is back....!The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #25: THE BIG HOT GAY SEX SHOW
August 28, 2007 11:03 PM PDT
The boys are back with the highly anticipated BIG HOT GAY SEX SHOW with special guests: Michael, Dr. Joel, Brettcajun, Spirit of Saint Lewis and Kiss My Mike. Oh yea - there are some poppers and dirty sex stories.
Don't forget to call our listener line at (206) 350-0699 and visit http://www.myspace.com/varietycast.
Sit back and enjoy the latest Variety Cast.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #24: Ragan Fox Slams
August 22, 2007 07:09 PM PDT
Ragan Fox (www.raganfox.com and www.foxinthecity.com) joins Jimmi and Dan as they discuss threesomes, podcasting, and Perez Hilton. Don't forget to call our listener line at (206) 350-0699 and visit us at www.myspace.com/varietycast.
Now on with the show...The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast SEX SHOW!
August 14, 2007 08:55 PM PDT
A quick announcement from Jimmi and Dan - call our listener line at (206) 350-0699!The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #23: Gayport 2007
August 12, 2007 01:08 PM PDT
Jimmi and Dan are back with their moving tribute to the motion picture Airport 1975. The Spirit of Saint Lewis (spiritofsaintlewis.blogspot.com) joins them to share his own stories from his career as a stewardess. And, "Name that Blogger" makes a splashing return!
Don't forget to call our new listener line # (206) 350-0699 and visit myspace.com/varietycast...
Now on with the show...The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #22: The Big Gay Rock World of Ivri Leder
July 18, 2007 01:22 AM PDT
Jimmi and Dan welcome the biggest gay singing star in Israel and soon to be huge in the U.S., Ivri Lider. The boys hear about Ivri's new hit song "Jesse," and learn about his life in Israel. This podcast features Ivri's music, including "Jesse" and "Nisim." Oh yea, we have a surprise call to Ivri's biggest fan, J.R. from "Memoirs of a Gay Chia" (gyachia.blogspot.com). Ivri rocks! Sit back and take a listen...
You can find Ivri at iTunes and at his site www.ivrilider.com.
And don't forget to call our Listener Voice Line at (206) 337-1587.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #21: Calling Long Distance
July 15, 2007 12:32 PM PDT
Jimmi and Dan welcome Jonathan and Gabe from Calling Long Distance, the #1 any only podcast from San Francisco and London (at the same time!). The gang discusses Gabe and Jonathan's podcast (after they hunt him down driving through the English countryside), whether or not co-hosts of podcasts should ever have sex, and the CLD boys share EXCLUSIVE news about their future. Sit back and take a listen...
You can find Gabe and Jonathan at: http://callinglongdistance.podomatic.com/
And don't forget to call our Listener Voice Line at (206) 337-1587.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #20: Gay Angels
June 30, 2007 03:19 PM PDT
Jimmi and Dan welcome Jonathan and Jay from Angelcitysdevil.com from the great laid back city of Los Angeles. And, they are wicked cute. Sit back and enjoy... Be sure to call our Listener Line at (206) 337-1587 and check out our MySpace page at www.myspace....The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #19: Gay Pride is the Sweetest Thing
June 19, 2007 09:51 PM PDT
The boys are back (finally!) with some special guests who will attend this weekend's Gay Pride San Francisco Gay Blogger Summit II. Sit back and enjoy...
Be sure to call our Listener Line at (206) 337-1587 and check out our MySpace page at www.myspace.com/varietycast...DanNationCAST #8: A Walk Down Musical Memory Lane
June 02, 2007 08:01 PM PDT
I return with the DanNationCAST, the first one since October. It's a dreary and gray day in San Francisco but wanted to lighten it all up with music from my life. I hope you enjoy!DanNation VideoCast #7: Tattoos and a Jiggy Dance
April 02, 2007 08:14 PM PDT
Dan live! Hear about the upcoming Blogger Summit II and June and a watch a take-off of one of BrettCajun's jiggy dances.The Jimmy and Dan Variety Cast #14: "Alan is the Gay Messiah"
March 25, 2007 02:35 PM PDT
Join Jimmi and Dan as they welcome Alan Ilagan from www.alanilagan.com as they discuss Alan's nudie photos, Penthouse Forum, glass eye sockets, and play "2 Degrees of Mary and Rhoda" for the first time. We also entertain voice mails from BrettCajun, Atari Age, Chad Fox, and Derek. The Bitch from the Ditch returns and a surprise guest host chimes in.
Don't forget to call our listener voice line at (206) 337-1587 and visit our MySpace page at www.myspace.com/varietycast.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #13: A Salute to Gay Porn, Sir!
March 09, 2007 01:19 AM PST
Please join Jimmi and Dan for the best show ever, with Derrick Hanson....Chad Fox....and a special blogger guest. Just listen...
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(206) 337-1587The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #12: Another Gay Sunshine Day
March 05, 2007 09:43 AM PST
Please join Jimmi and Dan for a very special episode with four "mystery" guests, as unsuspecting and surprised as they seem to receive a call from a live show! See how their lives have changed as a result of this podcast...
Please check out our MySpace page AND call our listener line - (206) 337-1587.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #11: "Skybar is the Word I use to describe...high!"
February 23, 2007 07:12 PM PST
Au Canada...Jeff Skybar joins us from the Great White North, as Jimmi and I are finally back discussing:
- Jeff's pubic hair
- Jimmi's blog demise
- "Name that Blogger" returns...
This is a triumphant show, as we are back in podcasting.
Enjoy the show!
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(206) 337-1587The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #10: Don't ask...don't tell!
January 26, 2007 01:49 AM PST
Wowsa! Wowsa! Wowsa! Please join Jimmi and Dan for a really fun and dirty show featuring Phillip of http://www.myspace.com/phillip_sanfrancisco/ as they talk about big 'ole bottoms, Phillip's experience in Iraq as an Air Force Arabic translator, and Whitney Houston. Kiss my Ass!
Join the fun, and don't forget to call our listener line at (206) 337-1587 and visit our myspace page at http://www.myspace.com/varietycast/.
Take a listen!The Jimmi & Dan Variety Cast #9: Don't Drop the Soap, Simon Cowell!
January 17, 2007 10:44 PM PST
Join the boys from Phoenix and San Francisco as they welcome JayT Online (http://jaytonline.com/wp/) as he talks about his new show, "Don't Drop the Soap" (http://dontdropthesoap.podshow.com/), gay marriage, and the gang discusses the new "American Idol."
It's dirty, it's fun, and it's new. And don't forget to call our Variety Cast listener line at (206) 337-1587, visit our MySpace page at http://www.myspace.com/varietycast.
Enjoy the show!The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #8: Rambling Along with a Shirtless Point of View
January 11, 2007 07:56 PM PST
Jimmi and Dan host Kelly Stern from "Rambling Along in Life with a Stern Point of View" (http://kellystern.wordpress.com/) as they discuss the upcoming San Francisco Gay Blogger Pride Party, Kelly's single testicle, his notorious Pride Flag photo, and other luscious tidbits. The Bitch from the Ditch returns from the ditch, and the boys discuss Lucille Ball.
So sit back, mix a cocktail, and take a listen...and don't forget to call our Listener Line at (206) 337-1587.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #7: Hung Like the Hindenburg
January 02, 2007 09:46 PM PST
Jimmi and Dan are back with the first show of 2007 on the eve of Dan's birthday. Please join them and Justin from http://www.meetjustin.com/Blog/ as they boys discuss "Meet Justin," the results of the Best Gay Blogs 2006 Awards, and threesomes. And, Justin's preference in men! "Name that Blogger" also makes a return...
Download, listen, and enjoy! Happy New Year!DanNation Video Cast #6: 2006 - The Year that Was
December 30, 2006 06:08 PM PST
A video retrospective of DanNation's 2006 from www.dannation.org.The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #6: 'Twas the Gay Night Before Christmas
December 24, 2006 06:06 PM PST
'Tis the Season to be Jolly...please join Jimmi and Dan on this special edition of the Variety Cast - with their husbands, Kevin and Donnan. In fact, Donnan sings for the holidays, you will hear about being a "blogger widow," and you will meet Donnan's Mom, Pilgrim.
We love you all - Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, and everything in between.
Please call our listener line - (206) 337-1587.
See you in 2007!The Jimmy and Dan Variety Cast #5: Joel's Anatomy
December 18, 2006 01:40 AM PST
This week, Jimmi and Dan welcome Dr. Joel from "This is NOT Medical Advice" (http://doctorjoel.blogspot.com/) as they field gay health and sex questions from listeners and readers - you will hear the latest on HIV, AIDS, fisting, fistula, and flatulence. With a smile, of course!The Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast #4: The Persian
December 05, 2006 09:27 PM PST
Join the boys as they welcome The Persian Guy from "Becoming Visible" (http://becomingvisible.blogspot.com/) as they discuss gays and adoption, our crush on him, and infatuation with Iraqis. From the Desert to the Bay, we will turn your world on with a smile. And, a new segment "Crystal Calls," a visit from Shadow Michael and the Bitch from the Ditch. Enjoy the show. Oh yea, Jimmi gets it on with horses.The Jimmy & Dan Variety Cast #3: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
November 25, 2006 06:47 PM PST
This week, Jimmi and Dan welcome Adam from "This Boy Elroy" (www.thisboyelroy.com). Hear the boys chit chat about Gayken, Rosie and Kelly; the mid-term elections; and Orgasm for Peace Day coming up on 12/22. Adam also shares his review of the new PlayStation 3 and his own plans for masturbating for peace.The Jimmy and Dan Variety Cast #2: The Bitch, Booze, Buttholes, and Bonnie Franklin
November 19, 2006 11:10 PM PST
Join Jimmi & Dan in Show #2 as they welcome The Bitch From the Ditch, Sorted Lives, and engage him in a spirited discussion about booze, buttholes, and McKenzie Phillips and Bonnie Franklin. The boys cover the latest in the gay blogging world in their one-of-a-kind online variety show.The Jimmi & Dan Variety Cast #1: Where's our fucking guest?
November 09, 2006 09:23 PM PST
The inaugural episode of The Jimmi & Dan Variety Cast - yet another reiteration of the DanNation Cast and Turning Forty Cast, this show (in it's final evolution?) covers the best of the gay blogging world.
Come listen as Dan & Jimmi try to find their guest the Bitch from the Ditch (to no avail) and substitute guest Jason from "Let's Say You're Right" (http://jttphx.blogspot.com/) discuss the 2006 midterm elections, Britney & Kevin's divorce, and the outing of Neil Patrick Harris.
And don't forget to call the Listener Line at (206) 337-1587...DanNation CAST #7: The Blogiversary Show
October 30, 2006 05:36 PM PST
Join Dan and Jimmi for this fabulous 'cast celebrating one year of DanNation/Turning Forty with a LIVE studio audience from San Francisco. An all-star cast help the boys celebrate a year of fun and mayhem...be sure to tune in and party along with us.DanNation CAST #6: Shooting the shit with Chad Fox
October 18, 2006 12:06 PM PDT
Dan and Jimmi cover the gay world with Chad Fox. Please join us as we discuss Jimmi's encounter with a cock on the side of the road and plan Jimmi's upcoming trip to San Francisco. The boys find a new announcer for the upcoming revamp to the "Jimmi and Dan Variety Cast."DanNation CAST #5: Atari gets you off your ass to vote
October 07, 2006 04:48 PM PDT
Atari Age joins Jimmi and Dan as the trio get you out to "rock the vote" on November 7, as well as blast Rep. Foley and his IM escapades with teenage pages. It's another fabulous episode of Dan and Jimmi covering the gay world.DanNation Video CAST #4: How Chad Fox broke his nose at brunch
October 01, 2006 09:27 PM PDT
Check in on a brunch gone sour...that somehow ends up with Chad getting his nose broken. A chronicle of a day gone sour.DanNation CAST #4: The boys visit the boy from Baton Rouge
September 28, 2006 11:31 PM PDT
Dan and Jimmi cover the gay world of Louisiana in episode #4. Special blogger guest Brettcajun join the guys for a discussion of manscaping, farmboys, and thoughts on the gay blogger world. So, pour a glass of wine and join another great episode of the DanNationJimmi Cast (so we won't be alone in our drunkeness). Oh yea, we talk about Cyndi Lauper.
Please join us...DanNation CAST #3: Hello Waffles, May I be your luv-ah?
September 23, 2006 07:33 PM PDT
Join Dan and Jimmi as they cover the gay world with special guest Kalvin from "Hello Waffles." They discuss the word lover and hear once again from "Bitch from the Ditch." Of course, there's another exciting game of "Name that Blogger."Margot Hellmut sings show tunes
September 12, 2006 01:06 AM PDT
DanNation CAST #2: Games People Play with Glory Holes
September 07, 2006 11:48 PM PDT
Come on along and join Dan and Jimmi as the fabulous gay podcasters welcome Michael from "Try Not to Panic" (http://trynottopanic.blogspot.com). Listen as the trio play "Name that Blogger" and discuss Michael's criticisms of queer podcasting, his trip through Utah in an RV with 2 lesbians, and shirtless Gay Game Night.
It's another hilarious show...DanNation Video CAST #3: Santa Fe
September 05, 2006 09:03 PM PDT
DanNation CAST #1: All Hell and no Prep
August 25, 2006 01:57 AM PDT
Tune in to the premiere DanNation pocast with Dan's excellent sidekick Jimmi and an unexpected special guest. This VERY gay podcast just got gayer...DanNation Video Cast #2
August 23, 2006 05:50 PM PDT
I'm tired and I'm in my underwear. That's about it for my mundane post of August 23....DanNation Video Cast #1
August 20, 2006 04:42 PM PDT
Just playing around with my new Mac.Turning FortyCAST #21: The Last FortyCast
August 18, 2006 12:10 AM PDT
Join Dan and his pal Jimmi as the review submissions for the new name of Dan's blog, Turning Forty, and the Turning FortyCast. This hilarious gay review of dirty submissions will keep you entertained.Turning FortyCAST #20: The Writing on the Wall
July 23, 2006 08:51 PM PDT
Join Dan as he and www.nathanexposed.com interview Rey on the demise of My Secretive Life and a perplexed Dan learns a secret during the interview.Turning FortyCAST #19: The Entertainment Beat with Billyboy, Donnan and Dan
July 03, 2006 05:20 PM PDT
Dan and this week's cohost, Donnan, interview Billyboy from "The Entertainment Beat with Frances Gumm," one of the hottest podcasts on the 'netwaves today.Turning FortyCAST: #18 Dan visits The Jimmi Chronicles
June 11, 2006 08:42 PM PDT
Dan visits with Jimmi from The Jimmi Chronicles. Listen to an enlightened conversation about The Dirty Dish, gay cruises, and the Air Force.Turning FortyCAST #17: TV Divas and the Fags Who Love Them
May 15, 2006 11:06 PM PDT
Listen to my salute to the women on TV that the gays love: Wonder Woman, Mary Richards, The Golden Girls, Maude, Lucy and the rest. And hear a callout to contact Congress about voting NO on the upcoming Federal Marriage Amendment.Turning FortyCAST #16: Dan Exposes Nathan Exposed
April 25, 2006 10:28 PM PDTTurning FortyCAST #15: Chox and Bull Penis
April 20, 2006 01:21 AM PDTTurning FortyCAST #14: One For My Baby and One More For The Road
April 11, 2006 03:58 PM PDTTurning FortyCAST #14: One For My Baby and One More For The Road
April 11, 2006 03:58 PM PDT
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