Getting Jewcy with Rachel & Hiiro

Getting Jewcy with Rachel & Hiiro

We get to know our guests behind their public image, so that you can get to know them beyond their Social Media presence. Mental health awareness and inclusivity across the human spectrum (especially with the LGBTQ+ community) is near and dear to us. We share the beauty of vulnerability. Our conversations are candid, sincere and fun! The Getting Jewcy experience is raw and completely unscripted. WE RARELY EDIT ANYTHING OUT. Thank you for finding us. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel to continue supporting us... yes, you can WATCH these episodes as well! Follow us on Instagram @getting_jewcy and on Facebook @gettingjewcy. *Theme music by Matcha Dacha.*

Episodes

September 13, 2022 47 min

With everyone "back to school", your favourite Jewcy Duo is back in business and ready to pump up the content with a fresh Last Sip catch-up edition!

We talk about what we've been up to this Summer, while on hiatus, and our mental health journeys throughout that time. The transition from Summer into Fall can be an emotional roller coaster for an anxiety and depression sufferer. We share our strategies we hope to have in ...

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This is one of the most emotionally moving episodes we've recorded to date. We cover some sensitive mental health topics, such as medication, as well as suicide. If you're in Canada and you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate help, please visit https://thelifelinecanada.ca/suicide-prevention-crisis-centre-contact-information/crisis-centres/. If you're in the United States - https://suicidepreventionlife...

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Cody Candelario blows our minds with many stories behind his journey and self discovery of becoming the chef he is today. Far beyond his fame from season 19 of Hell's Kitchen, he started working in the kitchen as a teenager and gradually moved up the ladder across different restaurants.

Cody opens up about his media production brand and how it is the gateway to showcase the what he has brewing. He also shares some life lessons a...

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Leon Elias Wu, Founder and Creator of SharpeHaus joins us for a down to earth discussion about his journey as an Asian-American Gentletransman and his achievements so far within activism, fashion and lifestyle.

A true advocate for the LGBTQ+ communities, Leon is only getting started with his initiatives and opens up about his visions and aspirations with SharpeHaus. SharpeHaus is a collective of artists, creators and innovators ...

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The incredibly talented fashion entrepreneur and founder of Showroom Etc, Elaine Mensah, sways into the podcast for a fun and insightful chat about all things motherhood, entrepreneurialism and fashion/beauty from an African perspective. Showroom Etc is a business development and multi-brand showroom dedicated to redefining how the world experiences African luxury.

Originally from Ghana and raised back and forth from Ghana and Washi...

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Our very own Juice Boxx from Canada's Drag Race and the Semi-Qualified Queens Podcast joins your Jewcy Duo for a fun and close up look at their journey.

Juice was on Season 1 of Canada's Drag Race and made a huge impact in the time on the show, establishing their brand and presenting across the country and beyond, including DragCon!

Learn about their childhood and all the processes that led to becoming the anime, gaming and C...

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The effervescent and fiercely down-to-earth Puerto Rican dancer/producer, Cesar Abreu, joins us from NYC for a deep dive into his life story, from growing up in Puerto Rico to planting roots in NYC. Cesar is known for his initial fame on a Puerto Rican TV series and for being a part of the infamous group, Menudo!

He grew up in a large and expressive family that supported his journey into performing arts and ballet, with a couple hic...

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Charlie David is a tried and true Queer Canadian producer and has been part of LGBTQ+ media for over 2 decades. A couple of his well known credits include being a lead role in Dante's Cove and for 10 years was the host of OUTtv's gay travel guide show, 'Bump!'

He is the founder or Border2Border Entertainment in Toronto, Canada and is currently working on multiple productions. His most recent project, Dating Unloc...

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You can catch Part 1 with Christina on Episode 48!

You asked for it, and we couldn't have agreed more that we NEEDED her back on the show! Culinary badass, Chef Christina Wilson, returns for an extra Jewcy catch-up where all subjects are truly up for discussion including the current state of the culinary world, gender/sexuality, lifestyle/culture, reality tv and personal/career development!

Joining us from her hotel room at Caesa...

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The very first Canadian to win Survivor (Season 41), Erika Casupanan, fills us in about her life before the show, during the unique Survivor process and the aftermath of production. Erika is an incredibly eloquent, sincere and captivating human that isn't afraid to share from her heart and inspire other folx. Coming from a career in PR, Erika explains how she entered the industry, and in a way you may not presume right off the ...

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*Jimbo & Brady pop into the conversation around the 25 minute mark.*

Jimbo the Drag Clown and his partner, Brady Taylor, ZOOM'd in from across the pond while touring all over the UK following Jimbo's successful run on RuPaul's Drag Race: UK vs the World! Jimbo and Brady have done their fair share of interviews separately, but this is the very FIRST dual interview! We get the clown AND the man behind the clown. Gettin...

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1 Girl 5 Gays alum, Mike Yerxa, joins us from Toronto, Canada for a candid dialogue about mental health, LGBTQ+ living and storytelling through reality TV production. Yerxa grew up in a very creative family, which influenced his love of movies, theatre and Olympic sports (figure skating!). He opens up about his childhood and high school years.

We got to learn about his experiences being behind the story of some of Canada's m...

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Daniela Dib is a Vancouver, Canada based fitness instructor with a long history of being a professional ballet dancer, motivational speaker and the former senior instructor for Soul Cycle's Yaletown location. She joins us to open up about her journey from the start and how she wound up being able to pivot her platform of teaching fitness through her members only service: DibFit.

Daniela also shares key tips for building your soc...

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Is you good? Is you okay? Because we wanted to know!

The OG of YouTube, GloZell Green, is the quintessential force of viral videos. She is a former stand-up comedian, mother, voice actor and continues to make waves in media and entertainment in North America. Originally from Orlando, Florida, GloZell currently lives in LA, California with her daughter. She opens up about balancing her life as a parent and working on her own brand.

Gl...

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Sex... Sex... S.E.X?

What isn't talked about in this raunchy Last Sip that isn't somehow sexually charged? We get as raw and as candid as ever with throwback references in social cultural platforms, including Chat Roulette! Rachel settles on her prospective drag persona that seasons both sweet and a little spicy 😈.

Last Sip editions are up close and personal 'after dark' vignettes that are reserved for the Je...

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Keep those engines revved as we are joined by Vancouver Drag Artist and Canada's Drag Race S2 alumni, Synthia Kiss! Synthia, originally from Ontario, moved to Vancouver, BC to follow the fashion design industry with Kit & Ace. From there she dove into drag performance and competed in a drag competition, which led to being a part of Vancouver's Brat Pack!

Synthia shares her upbringing, growing up in Ontario, and navigatin...

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Wanna be on T O P? The one and only, fiercely real, Cory Wade tunes in from NYC for a raw and inspirational dialogue, rooted in mental health. Cory opens up about the power and complexities of being an empath... need we say more, given your Jewcy Duo didn't blink an eye when the discussion dove deeper?

Cory is fondly known for being the very first gay/non-binary contestant on cycle 20 of America's Next Top Model, where they...

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Hold your Jewce boxes close to your jugs hennies, Canada's Drag Race Season 2 Runner-Up, Kendall Gender, struts by for a sincere and candid hangout with us! Born in beautiful BC, Kendall is more than a drag artist, she is an activist and advocate for the 2SLGBTQQPIA+ community and their allies. Kendall opens up about the initiatives and inspirations which have evolved throughout her career over the last 8 years and counting...

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Trevor Boris is a Canadian television producer and is the current executive producer and showrunner for Canada's Drag Race! He started initially as a stand-up comedian in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. From there he moved to Toronto after performing a successful show at Yuk Yuk's and 3 months later he landed his spot as a comedian for Much Music's legendary show - Video on Trial. Trevor has a love of reality TV shows and d...

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Rogue is a Vancouver, Canada born and raised, Jewish, Non-Binary Drag Artist taking the local scene by storm! We dive into Rogue's journey through their gender, sexuality and self-expression which ultimately led them to the medium of drag. Rogue always loved being on stage and began their drag career in 2017, refining over the last 5 years especially in their makeup artistry.

They explain more about how they learned to be more c...

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