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(Originally Published on Queer Voices on 8/29/2013)
Nothing Is Sacred: An Interview With Margaret Cho
I previously reported that actress & comedian Margaret Cho is bringing her new stand-up show “Mother” to the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland this November, and this week I had the pleasure of interviewing this amazing, hilarious talent for Queer Voices on QBlog!
Margaret and I talked about gay men and their mother figures, what it’s like to have intersecting minority identities these days in Hollywood, how weird “Dancing With The Stars” fame is, and much more.
Read our chat below, then get your tickets to the Portland stop of Margaret Cho’s “Mother” tour HERE.
Logan Lynn: Hi Margaret! Thanks for carving some time out for me today.
Margaret Cho: Thank you!
Logan Lynn: The name of your new tour is “Mother”, so I’m guessing it’s about…politics? Animal rights?
Margaret Cho: (Laughs) Well, it is about a lot of different things. It’s about my own mother a little, but it’s also about being at the age where everybody perceives you to be a mother. In your 30’s and 40’s you’re kind of looked at as a mother figure, and then I have a lot of friends who are younger than me, who consider me kind of the maternal figure in their lives. Certainly as a hag, you know, like, a fag hag, you get to this stage where you become like a mother, where they just start calling you mother. That’s a great place to get to, that grand dame queen mother identity; so that’s part of what the show is, too.
Logan Lynn: Do you feel like that’s why gay men have historically been so magnetized your way? Do you fill some sort of mother-shaped void for us?
Margaret Cho: I think that’s true. I think it’s why sometimes gay culture is Read the rest of this entry »
Jun 26, 2013 0
Logan Lynn Interviewed In The July Issue Of Spain’s Fantastic Plastic Mag! Read The English Version Here.
The July issue of Fantastic Plastic Magazine (from Spain) features me in their branded “Fast Date” interview section. It’s like speed dating, but in print!
Click HERE or on the FantasticPlasticMag logo below to read the original.
…and here’s the original English version for those of you who don’t speak Spanish:
Fantastic Plastic Magazine: This is a fast date. Describe yourself using only three words.
Logan Lynn: Tall, Shy, Ginger.
FPM: Describe your music using only three words too.
LL: Dirty, Sweaty, Truth.
FPM: If you could make the whole world listen to one single album?
LL: My new record, “Tramp Stamps and Birthmarks”.
FPM: The last album you bought that moved you?
LL: My dear friend Ruth Radelet’s band Chromatics – “Kill For Love”
FPM: The next release you’re more excited about?
LL: I’m really into Whitey. I’m excited to see what dude does next.
FPM: The music you always take with you when you travel by car…
LL: The Innocence Mission, The Sundays, Liz Phair – I love me some ladies on the road.
FPM: Is there an album from your greatest idol that you truly dislike but that you always defend ’cause you’re so loyal?
LL: I never defend bullshit, so…even if I worship you: If it stinks, it stinks.
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