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Secure the Gag

Jul 5, 2021

Secure The Gag welcomes the pod the brilliant and beautiful, Vinny Thomas (NPR, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, Second City)!!! 


Vinny and Nathan discuss Vinny’s work on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, the Chicago comedy scene, and Vinny’s connection to all of the beautiful animals on god’s green earth. They also get into Vinny’s iconic comedic viral videos including his “Pigeon At Pride” video that broke and healed the queer community. Vinny also shares about the creation of his Fly videos, Galactic Federaction videos, and appearance on the WGN Morning News. Get into it! 


Vinny’s Work That’s Discussed

The Galactic Federation interviews Earth for membership

The Galactic Federation Pt. 2. 

“So Long Broke People of Earth” 

Pigeon At Pride 

POV: the fly in your apartment

The Fly on Pence’s head

Karen speaks with an officer

Audition for Cleopatra 

Secure The Gag is a queer comedy podcast hosted by comedian and writer, Nathan Pearson. Tune in every Monday as Nathan interviews funny queers about their infamous online videos, bits, and success. 


Nathan is a queer comedian and writer from Atlanta who now lives in Brooklyn. He’s known for his gay infused characters online and amassed followers from his viral “Guy Fucks His Bully’s Dad” piece as a part of UCB’s Characters Welcome. As someone who went off online with very specific gay humor, Nathan wants to sit down with other queers to discuss their funny moments that took off.

Secure The Gag is part of the WUSSY Podcast Network hosted by WUSSY Mag @wussymag

Hosted by Nathan Pearson @nathankpearson

Produced by Jon Dean @jondeanphoto

Edited by Reid Pope @rpopegram

Podcast Art created by Beardy Glasses @beardy.glasses

Podcast Music by DJ Helix @1djhelix 

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