#118 Pt 1 – Appearances Can Be Deceiving: Defining Queer, Alternative Medicine & Being A Tattooed Wine Sommelier With Rachael Madori

 




Rachael Madori is this week’s guest, she’s a wine sommelier, ex-porn star, suicide survivor, mental health spokesperson, alternative psychedelic medicine activist and so much more!




 




For part 1 of their chat, Mike & Rachael talk about how Rachael recently broke her leg, before delving into her current career as a wine sommelier & restaurant service manager, what she learned in school about wine to become an expert, her set of tattoos, her views on psychedelic & cannabis-based medicine, Rachael’s definition of queer and more!




 




All supporters on Patreon already have access to both parts of the chat, part 2 will be out next week for everyone else – Mike & Rachael’s conversation delves into Rachael’s sexuality, followed by a more in-depth look into her time in porn including how “porn sex” is different to “normal sex”, why she got into the porn industry, the stigmas & judgement that come from being in the adult film industry, the “sexual ego” & more, and the conversation ends with Rachael talking about her future plans!




 




Find Rachael at @RachaelMadori (Twitter & Instagram) & /RachaelMadori (Facebook) – Her Site - Her Blog - Upcoming Podcast, Trauma Sauna




 




Mike now has a Patreon, where there’s an exclusive new show “Afterthoughts” (with 2 episodes being *FREE* to anyone – one of which is their review of The Phantom Menace as Mike & Megan have started a full Star Wars run-through), plus there are unsplit full-length episodes of GCC, additional photos (including early access to photos of comics for his Star Wars show) and more, so if you want to support the show and get more content, check it out at http://patreon.com/genuinechitchat 




 




In the previous episode of GCC; number 117, Mike spoke with legendary chap-hopper Professor Elemental & friend of the show Steve J Ray about a great many things, including the Prof explaining what chap-hop is and what it’s like performing across the world, the trio then discuss the Prof’s comic book & general indie comics, before delving into what steampunk is, their love of horror movies, the worst jobs they’ve had, nerd culture & comic conventions and more!




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Mike was recently on Podcasts We Listen To, speaking about his show Genuine Chit-Chat and next week he talks all about this show and his love of Star Wars: http://spoti.fi/3uus0PT




 




Mike & Megan also appeared on the 52 Love Podcast where they wrote & read poems to each other: http://spoti.fi/3ruHXmF




 




Mike appeared on episode 76 Frank Burton’s Ragbag podcast: http://spoti.fi/3aLgx5e




 




Mike & Megan were also on the Batman retrospective on 20th Century Geek,  all parts (1, 2A, 2B, 3A & 3B) are out where they discuss Batman ’66, the four Burtonverse Batman movies, Mask Of The Phantasm and the Dark Knight trilogy, check it out part 1 here: https://spoti.fi/3sTeN2m  




 




Mike guested on the below episode, found on the feed of Comics In Motion (along with his Star Wars show)!

Ep 19 of Mandatory Marvel & DC; with Max Byrne to talk about the New 52 Batman story Death Of The Family: https://spoti.fi/3isIWka




 




Mike has another show, called Star Wars: Comics In Canon – all episodes can be found on Comics In Motion’s podcast feed and episodes will be out every Saturday; episodes 0-47 are now out, 47 featuring stories about the rebellion’s heroes, 46 being an incredibly crazy episode about imperial experiments & Doctor Aphra, while 45 features the TIE Fighter mini-series. Previous episodes topics include Lando comics, the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi, Count Dooku, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, how C-3PO got his red arm & more - https://spoti.fi/3kPcyJH




 




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