HOT GOSS #94: MOMnouncement, The Bell End, and Bea Arthur (w/ Alec Mapa)
Race Chaser with Alaska & Willam
Alec Mapa (whose credits include a laundry list of delightful shows including Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty and Doom Patrol PLUS his showtime special Baby Daddy PLUS his great podcast Hot Mess!) joins us this week for a HIGH-OCTANE talk about SHAME, ADOPTION and SUPERMARKET REWARD POINTS?! BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE: we answer YOUR advice questions! If you'd like to ask advice questions, call 323-524-7839 and leave a VM or just DM us on IG or Twitter! Also, support the show on Patreon or with a t-shirt (or a Jewboo shirt) and watch us every Wednesday on Twitch or check out clips on YouTube!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jodie and Celia are joined by actor Alec Mapa, who along with his husband, adopted their son at age five. Alec’s son is now a high school sophomore, and the three parents discuss the teenage years – which include healthy, strange, awkward, and sometimes disgusting conversations about sexuality. But at the end of the day, the most important thing is that the conversations are happening! Merch: https://unsweetined.com/ Instagram: @neverthoughtidsaythis Facebook: @neverthoughtidsaythis Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The hilarious Alec Mapa joins Matt and Dave discuss Alec's podcast Alec Mapa: Hot Mess with Matthew Dempsey Psychotherapist, how you're not required to achieve during this time, thoughts on Gays Over Covid, reminding yourself and others that Instagram isn't real, M. Butterfly, Alec paying his dues after his big break, how he met his husband, everyone's reviews and reflections about this week's inauguration and their hopes for the future, reminiscing about how close social gatherings used to be, Bridgerton, Downton Abbey, Raise By Wolves, I May Destroy You, Game of Thrones, Pretend It's a City, the Everyone Is Gay on TicTok New York Times Article, gay pop, Dave's time being a VJ and if he'd do it in 2021, Tom Cruise, Sting, hosting the GayVN Awards and the "merch" Alec got.
Wendi and Dfernando's fourteenth episode and their guest interview is with GLAAD Award-winning actor, comedian and writer Alec Mapa. Ellen Degeneres has called him “smart, hilarious and funny.” Variety has said, “Alec Mapa is a freak. No one should be this talented.” With uproarious live performances and groundbreaking television roles, Alec Mapa has entertained audiences worldwide in every imaginable medium.Audiences first discovered Alec on Broadway in the original 1988 Tony Award-winning production of M. BUTTERFLY (opposite the legendary Tony Randall), and he has guest starred on over 40 television series, including ALIAS, FRIENDS, ROSEANNE, SEINFELD and NYPD BLUE, among others. Alec played network television’s very first gay Asian series regular role on the CBS sitcom SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS. He then starred in four seasons of the UPN sitcom HALF & HALF, and went on to appear in the ABC hit UGLY BETTY and was a frequent guest star on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and had recurring roles on ABC Family’s SWITCHED AT BIRTH and Lifetime’s DEVIOUS MAIDS. You can see Alec in his recurring role as Animal Vegetable Mineral Man on the hit series DOOM PATROL now streaming on HBO Max and DC Universe.His Showtime comedy special Alec Mapa: BABY DADDY, is based on his award-winning solo show, which hilariously, irreverently chronicles Alec’s journey to fatherhood via foster adoption. On film, Alec played “N’Cream” in the wildly popular drag queen musical CONNIE AND CARLA. Other films include PLAYING BY HEART, MARLEY & ME, YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN, and the action-comedy CHICK FIGHT, opposite Alec Baldwin, Bella Thorne and Malin Akerman and the 2021 comedy QUEEN BEES opposite Ellen Burstyn, Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin and Loretta Devine as well as James Caan and Christopher Lloyd.An accomplished stand-up comedian, Alec’s WISECRACK comedy special premiered on LOGO in 2005 and has since become a cult favorite. His follow-up comedy specials AMERICA'S GAYSIAN SWEETHEART and NO FATS, FEMMES OR ASIANS aired on the HERE! and LOGO networks respectively.Alec was awarded the prestigious Davidson Valentini GLAAD Award for promoting equal rights for the LGBTQ community. A tireless fundraiser, Alec has toured the country on behalf of The Human Rights Campaign and The Matthew Shepard Foundation earning him the unofficial title of “America’s Gaysian Sweetheart.”Alec lives in Los Angeles with his husband Jamie and his son Zion.Also on this episode, Wendi and Dfernando discuss the latest social media platform TikTok, peach cobblers and once again, the legendary Shirley Bassey. On the weekly RIPE & ROTTEN REPORT there's the 45th anniversary of the 1975 masterpiece JAWS, salt pipe inhalers and the current nightly fireworks situation. Follow us on our Instagram: Wendi McLendon-CoveyDfernando ZarembaGENERATION RIPE... and our guest Alec Mapa as well as his Twitter, Facebook and YouTube Channel. Remember to subscribe to GENERATION RIPEVisit Dfernando Zaremba's website: dfernandozaremba.com
Alec Mapa, America’s Gaysian Sweetheart, joins us for a funny and enlightening conversation on adoption, parenting and tequila.comfortcases.com raiseachild.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Actor & Comedian Alec Mapa: Fatherhood, Family & Celebrity
Knot Too Taboo
Gretchen and Slade share behind-the-scene drama and secrets of their time on RHOC and expose the real reason for leaving the popular reality show. Actor and comedian Alec Mapa chats it up with Gretchen and Slade about his journey to adopt a 5-year-old boy with his husband 11 years ago and how he’s juggled the different stages of parenthood over the years. No subject is off limits. Alec gets candid about what it means to have a "pansexual" child and how he deals with other parents who judge him. He explains the biggest difference between gay versus straight parents, and why he thinks his unconventional family is no different than anyone else's. From sex to astrology to famous co-stars, Alec shares his insider scoop of working with some of the biggest Hollywood celebrities over the years. It's a laugh-out-loud episode and an important reminder for people understand it's ok to live outside the norm and overcome stereotypes. https://www.instagram.com/gretchenrossi/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/stage29podcastshttps://twitter.com/stage29podcastshttps://www.facebook.com/Stage29Podcasts/https://www.instagram.com/alecmapa/https://twitter.com/AlecMapahttps://www.facebook.com/Alec-Mapa-240559009361235/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices