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A Jem of a Secret Podcast

A Jem of a Secret Podcast is a fun artistic look at drag and drag culture while talking about current events. Hear what Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday have to say about the world around them on their journey through Portland, Oregon.

Tracks

ReRelease - I’m doing it. I’m doing her. I’m doing him. I’m doing well: An Interview with Stefhannie DuPont Shade
With the recent passing of the baddest baddie Stefhannie, we wanted to rerelease this episode. Now even though this episode is a POINT in time, it still has a lot of wonderful moments with Stefhannie.  First released on September 2nd, 2021 We miss and love you, Stefhannie!
53:12 09/07/2022
Hiatus
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets are taking a hiatus.
00:45 06/26/2022
There’s paths on the paths: An Interview with Flawless Shade
Another round of A Jem of A Secret Podcast Live featuring the one and only Flawless Shade. 
67:09 06/16/2022
She’s the most positive person I’ve ever met: An interview with Zenon TV
While at the Austin International Drag Festival, Coco Jem Holiday gets to hang out with the one and only Zenon TV. 
65:13 06/09/2022
Thriving while black: A live interview with KizMyAstrid
In the first ever live show, Fans, followers, and the bar staff got to participate in a community discussion about race and experiences in Portland. Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday interview Astrid. 
56:38 06/02/2022
Dona’s ex-boyfriend makes amends and the Robb Elementary School shooting: Interview with Garrette
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets interview Dona's ex boyfriend. In this episode they also talk about the Texas shooting
67:37 05/26/2022
I golf ball washed my shoes in someone’s hole: An Interview with Vivian Vendetta-Sinclaire
Back on the interview circuit and with some new "travel-ready" podcasting equipment, Coco Jem Holiday, Donatella Mysecrets and Vivan Vendetta-Sinclaire from season 3 of Camp Wannakiki talk about body and drag. Make sure you follow Vivan on all their social media which you can find at www.ajemofascretpodcast.com. This interview was filmed at the Austin International Drag Festival. 
65:19 05/19/2022
Your relationship is toxic. We know. We’ve been there.
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets explore healthy and toxic relationships. The episode starts out in a whole different direction, you'll just have to listen to find out what it is so you can participate at www.ajemofasecretpodcast.com
63:28 05/12/2022
Forced Pregnancy, Sodomy, and Marriage Equality: The SCOTUS Story
Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday take a deep dive into the leaked SCOTUS draft. This episode comes with a heavy trigger warning as topics of abortion, suicide and depression are consistently mentioned. 
58:04 05/05/2022
Drag Race Finale and Pedestrian Drag
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets go through the recent drag conversation about pedestrian drag. 
48:41 04/29/2022
Gay Portland Tea
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets spend some time talking about anonymous Instagram pages.
43:02 04/22/2022
I wanted to live alone so I could walk around naked
Dona and Coco Jem Holiday talk a walk down memory lane to speak about their childhoods, gender issues and how that goes into drag. 
53:30 04/14/2022
Contrapoints, performative allyship, Oxford Commas, and drag dressing rooms
Dontella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday are back exploring the drag lifestyle with drag dressing rooms as well as finally bringing light to performative allyship. 
39:21 04/07/2022
The Oscar slap heard around the world
Donatella Mysecrets or Just Dona and Coco Jem Holiday are looking at discussing the Oscars and other hot topics of the moment. 
35:20 03/30/2022
Erectile dysfunction drugs and turning 30
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets talk about turning 30 since Donatella just recently turned 30 as of March 20th. Happy Birthday, Dona  
55:45 03/24/2022
Don’t say gay bill - A look at Florida and Texas
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets explore the anti-lgbtq legislation as well as Disney's response. 
54:10 03/17/2022
Womblands: You f-ing knew
Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday unpack tik tok drama as well as speaking on current events. 
47:27 03/11/2022
The reason I drink, and it’s not just because of the alcohol
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets explore Dona's journey into one year of sobriety
49:30 03/04/2022
It feels like another cold war
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets are concerned about what's happening in the world. 
34:45 02/25/2022
My friend in the army took me to a drag show during ”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: An Interview with Marcy
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets interview Marcy, Coco's mother in law about her experiences with LGBTQ+ through the decades. 
41:42 02/18/2022
Is it really difficult to have a difficult conversation?
Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday explore ways to have difficult conversations and offer their two cents on the subject. 
47:32 02/11/2022
Re-Release: Protesting and Defunding the Police
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets are preparing for a shift in format. While they do that, they want you to listed to the episode from last year about defunding the police. 
33:05 02/04/2022
Her side of the story. Toxicity and notoriety with Green
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets unpack a recent Portland drama and give their two cents on cancel culture. 
43:21 01/27/2022
Spilling the makeup brushes: Interview with Painted with Raven Star - Jordan
Coco Jem Holiday and Doantella Mysecrets do a deep dive into the history and behind the scenes tea with Jordan, season 1 start of Painted with Raven. 
54:20 01/21/2022
Re-Release: An Interview with Babylon Brooks
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets interview Babylon Brooks!
53:58 01/13/2022
Yes, I am a mom! An interview with Sequin McQueen
Coco Jem Holiday interviews Sequin McQueen, Portland's very own local celeb. 
39:20 01/07/2022
New Year, New Me - Resolutions and More
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets talk about 2021 and all the things they've learned over the year. 
41:35 12/30/2021
Hey Barb, how come you don’t perform: An interview with Barb B. Valentine
While Donatella Mysecrets is sick, Coco Jem Holiday interview Barb B. Valentine where they talk about Stag PDX, the Sweethearts of Portland and how Barb got her iconic name. 
72:13 12/23/2021
Re-Release. Full Access to Anne J. Tifah
Coco Jem Holiday and Donatella Mysecrets interview Anne J. Tifah
61:49 12/17/2021
We‘re Here: Grand Junction, CO Part2
Donatella Mysecrets and Coco Jem Holiday interview JT from the season finale of We're Here Season 2
51:10 12/10/2021