Squirrel Talk!

The Sonar Network

Vicki Lix, Selena Vyle & Hillary Yaas of House Of Lix, Toronto’s comedy drag family, review each episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Drag Race UK, and Canada’s Drag Race. Each week they banter, catch up, argue and interview some of Canada’s most hilarious drag queens, and feature some legendary guests from across the world as well!

All Episodes

The mother of the House of Lix (Vicki Lix) welcomes her most she-larious roast writing daughter, Chansa Showers, to join her as they grade Canada’s Drag Race’s first ever roast!! To distract themselves from the car crash that was this episode they also discuss Selling Sunset, nipple play, and BEING A BIG DRAG QUEEN IN LITTLE CANADA!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 29

1 hr 20 min

The mother of the House of Lix, Vicki Lix, is joined by her very own unofficial official drag mother herself for the first time on the pod, it’s the legendary Wilma Fingerdoo!! A drag family that reviews drag race together, sticks together, as they discuss the latest episode of Canada’s Drag Race, Wilma’s and Vicki’s stand-up starts, drag artists setting big goals for themselves, and THE EVER EVOLVING LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 23

1 hr 40 min

Hillary chats with the wonderful Robert Watson! Co-host of You Better Represent (also on the SONAR Network!), creator of the fab web series A Gay Victorian Affair, and producer of GayAF comedy shows! We talk episode 9 of Rupaul’s Drag Race UK and BREAK DOWN THE STAND UP COMEDY! We talk Canadian gay & queer comedians (including my Kyle Brownrigg impression), toxic masculinity, butting it up in auditions, my Halloween skeleton prop Shawn the skeleton, Martha Chavez, Carla Collins and how they are amazing, and James Cameron’s hand in Titanic. AND DID I MENTION WE BREAK DOWN ALL FOUR STAND UP SETS!??! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 22

1 hr 38 min

The mother of the House of Lix, Vicki Lix, welcomes the return of BratPack founding member, Thanks Jem! Things get real spicy this episode as the tea poureth over and the shade runeth high as they discuss Jem being the muse for Orville Peck’s “Queen of the Rodeo”, Canada’s Drag Race Season 3, and the FULL DISSECTED HERSTORY OF THE BRATPACK!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 15

1 hr 28 min

So excited to have the one and only FUN GIRL from Canada’s Drag Race BOA THE DRAG QUEEN! Its been a long time coming, Boa is great and such cutie patootie – every time we get together to collab its great. We talk about buying engagement rings while looking like punks, we share a personal message to Eve 6000, and talk about going to Swiss Chalet! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 15

1 hr 16 min

Please welcome to the stage designer, stylist and good time clown/woman Calypso Cosmic! Calypso has recently been starring on OutTV’s new show Call Me Mother and spent a little time with me to chat about the Miss Fugly Beauty Pageant on Drag Race UK! Something she’s TOTALLY qualified to talk about as she sews and styles many outfits and wigs around the GTA! We talk about how Shakespearean she is, how its good to be a clown, and what its like to deal with being a celebrity! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 8

1 hr 28 min

The mother of the House of Lix, Vicki Lix, brings in the STAR of Canada’s Drag Race Season 2, the iconic Océane Aqua-Black!! Together they discuss Océane’s drag career in Quebec, her upcoming projects, this season’s Snatch Game and her character choices, and ALL THE BACKSTAGE TEA YOU CAN WET YOURSELF TOO!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 8

1 hr 47 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) therapeutically screech at the top of their lungs in their pillows as they disseminate this week’s episode of Canada’s Drag Race! In betweenest screech sessions they discuss international Drag Race’s, Sex Working Drag Artists, sobriety, and DRAG FAMILY VALUES!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 2

1 hr 29 min

Hillary chats with drag sex god Lilith Fair! (She’ll like it I said that.) We talk Drag Race UK Season 3, Episode: Snatch Game! I promised Lilith this episode months ago, and there is no one better or funnier. Or these days SEXIER! We talk how sexy Lilith is getting, how she is a winner of an instagram drag competition and crushed the dreams of children, and discuss how drag queens are bullies (and we LOVE it lol). Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Nov 2

1 hr 28 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) place a call with the queen mother of drag royalty, the House of Hytes herself, Farra N Hyte!! They discuss Farra’s new drag reality show “Call Me Mother”, being Brooke Lynn Hytes drag mother, celebrating diversity in drag, and GIVE THEIR CANADA’S DRAG RACE RUSICAL PREMIERE RATINGS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 25

1 hr 56 min

What are awesome cross-over! From the brand spanking new CALL ME MOTHER (another drag reality competition show premiering on OutTV) we chat with one of its funniest and campiest contestants: TODDY! Not to mention, Toddy and I go way back! A hilarious comedian, and also a trained opera singer! And now non-binary drag artist! We talk about how Vladimir Putin likes to eat a lot of eggs, delve into the trauma of schooling in the arts, and we call out Boa for getting engaged just for attention! (hint: Boa’s partner Connor is on Call Me Mother too! Small world!) Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 24

1 hr 28 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) are back to spill at the tea, goss, and insider tiddie bitties about Canada’s Drag Race Season 2! They deep dive into Canadian drag while discussing the queens of Season 2, the new judging panel, the controversy around production, and their thoughts on SHOPPERS DRUG MART DRAG RACE!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 18

1 hr 57 min

Are you ready for this JELLY?! Hillary chats it up with the nonsensical and hilarious Jelly as they talk RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 3, Episode 4 – the girl group episode! And who better than someone who is both a girl, a musician, and also a group to talk about it! JELLY! We talk about making an Ella and River fan fiction, RuPaul porno fantasies, and why crustacean life deserves a chance (or not)! And also, Rosie the Drag Queen owes Jelly some clothes! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 17

1 hr 31 min

Hillary is back again with another camp guest as they discuss RPDR UK! This week we have the one and only current reigning Queen of Camp of Camp Wannakiki Season 3 Geneva Convention! This spitfire from Tennessee is the TP, hilarious, amazing and talented! We chat about their win as the first cis-gender woman drag queen to win a drag reality show, how sad it is that injuries happen on reality TV, and how to manage crazy character based comedy. Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 12

1 hr 34 min

It’s a Hillary Yaas take-over! Hillary brings along the first of her campy friends to help her review the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK! This week we have the spooky, campy, and creative Seyoncé Knows! This episode was like an episode of Black Mirror! Who even knew what was going on!? We cry and get emotional, we discover that Krystal Versace might be SIRI, and learn all about just how much of a monster Seyoncé really is! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Oct 3

1 hr 31 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas/Selena Vyle) have a family reunion as they return from their short break to be thrown back into the world of Drag Race! They discuss RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars Finale, Drag Race Holland, Canada’s Drag Race, and the NEW SEASON OF RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Sep 27

1 hr 30 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) celebrate their Canadian Podcast Award as Best Podcast in Film & Television with Miss Opulence herself, the always stunning Kimora Amour! Together they tackle the latest episode of Drag Race All-Stars while discussing nursing during Covid, fatherhood, corporate Pride, and POOPING IN PUBLIC!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Aug 30

1 hr 42 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) are graced with legendary drag royalty as they are joined by director, DJ, author, and adult film enthusiast, the one and only Chi Chi LaRue!! As they kiki with Chi Chi about the latest episode of Drag Race they also talk shop about the ORIGINAL Drag Race, gastric bypass, the adult film industry, and PROPS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Aug 23

1 hr 15 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) join the Halifax Pride Parade to welcome the one and only queen of gorg, Elle Noir! Together they plug in their fans to dissect the latest episode of Drag Race while discussing working with trans youth, children’s television presenters, and GILFS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Aug 16

1 hr 30 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) are honored and humbled to be graced in the presence of Canadian drag icon, Jaylene Tyme!! Together they dissect Snatch Game, celebrate trans representation in drag, the importance of queer community, and OUR LOVE OF DOLLY PARTON!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Aug 10

1 hr 30 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) hit the recording studio to release their newest track with famed Montréal drag monster, Sisi Superstar! On their snack breaks they hot topic about all things drag race, their favorite Olympic breast stroke, shopping at Claire’s, and WHAT IS IT THAT PANDORA BOXX ACTUALLY DOES?!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Aug 2

1 hr 33 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hugh Mann) review the finale of Drag Race España! Find out what we’ve been up, where you can catch us with which projects, and hear our opinions on the reunion, finale and WINNER of our favourite non-English speaking franchise! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmantrash @bretonlikethecrackers Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 30

1 hr 4 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) binge-watch Ryan Murphy shows with their favorite ginny girl, the one and only Bom Bae! While they dissect their Kathy Bates from their Angela Bassett’s they also discuss live streaming drag, Mumbai’s queer scene, and RED BULLS WITH JULIA CHILD!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 26

1 hr 33 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) get love drunk off special guest Thanks Jem’s spilled tea! They host a mid-day chatfest to discuss all things drag as well as girl groups, identifying as trans/non-binary, and JEM’S ADVICE TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO START DRAG!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 19

1 hr 35 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hugh Mann) give their thoughts on Drag Race España’s Final Four! Listen along and hear an apology poem for Pupi Poisson, a heartfelt revelation of gender expression, and learn what Spain is doing to combat the recent spikes in anti-LGBTQ+ crimes across the country. Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmantrash Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 14

59 min 44 sec

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) throw a halftime party with model, star, and icon, Boomer Banks! As they google what a touchdown is they also discuss Animal Crossing, snacking in the club, and THE TRUE JAN!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 12

1 hr 43 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hugh Mann) reviews España’s roast of the judges a special guest from London, On, DULCE! Our Mexican queen drops piping hot salsa on joining the army, emancipation, and quarantine queening before diving into an episode filled with laughs, tears, and another shocking self-elimination. Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmantrash @dulcethequeen Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 11

1 hr 29 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) get a special delivery from the always enchanting and glamorous Naomi Leone! They drop some heat discussing All Stars 6 as well as discussing Naomi’s escape from Sierra Leone, lace-front goatees, and CAKE!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 5

1 hr 25 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hugh Mann) reviews España’s acting challenge with special guest, Ottawa’s very own Fifi Hoo-Kers! Because -what- WHO CARES! In the last of four consecutive Squirrel Talk episodes this week, find out which celebs have been keeping Hugh Mann busy, why Latin America has a racism problem, which of the Javiers our co-hosts would kai kai with, and take in all of Fifi’s “controversial and toxic” opinions. Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmantrash @fifihookers Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jul 2

1 hr 3 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) are hitting their blue balls in excitement to welcome their special guest from the prairies, Feather Talia! They dish about defining trade, canceling Canada Day, body positivity, and THE HAPPIEST MARSUPIAL IN THE WORLD!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 29

1 hr 42 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle) reviews España’s Snatch Game and Ball with this week’s special guest all the way from London…Ontario, Nicki Nastasia! After three tries, they cover this beast of an episodes with a reading challenge, a Snatch Game AND a ball! In between they discuss bathhouse experiences, coin the phrase “Arm Kegels,” tell conservative gays where to stick it, and Selena gives her tips on how to travel to Europe with no budget (debt). Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @nickinastasia Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 29

1 hr 23 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Hillary Yaas) welcomes creator and host of Squirrel Talk! Vicki Lix back to the pod to take on the new All Stars season, along with the always enchanting Barbie Jo Bontemps! As they catch up they also discuss production narratives, casting representation, and TENSIONS GET HEATED OVER GINGER’S ENTRANCE LOOK!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 28

1 hr 41 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) welcome their baby sister Chansa Showers back to the pod! They celebrate the winner of Drag Race Down Under, send heartfelt messages to their younger selves, and navigate conversation with a hungover Chansa who didn’t watch even the season! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @chansashowers @hillaryyaas @selenavyle Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 22

1 hr 35 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle) reviews España’s triple threat challenge with this week’s special guest, Yovska! They dive into Yovska’s time on The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, learn about the Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance, and discuss the most controversial contestant exit in Drag Race TheirStory! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @yovska Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 16

1 hr 25 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review the Down Under’s talent extravaganza! Listen along as they talk all about ukuleles, give you a history of Canadian politics, recount their own casting tales of high school drama productions and reveal who they think should be the winner! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hillaryyaas Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 15

1 hr 35 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hugh Mann) review España’s girl group with special guest, Lucinda Miu! They compare Spanish television to Canadian, sing the praises of trans representation, and deep dive into the legendary Cristina “La Veneno” Ortiz Rodriguez! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmanntrash @LucindaMiu Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 9

1 hr 38 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review the makeover challenge with special guest, Shohana Sharmin of Finders Grievers Podcast! They discuss talking about grief, share coming out stories and Hillary officially invites Shohana into her drag family! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @findersgrievers Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 8

1 hr 36 min

There’s a new franchise in town, and Selena Vyle welcomes House Of Lix baby brother Hugh Man Trash to the podcast as they review the latest franchise, Drag Race España! Escuchán as they discuss Hugh’s booming, but very secret career, pick their favourites from this season, and say trans rights! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hughmanntrash Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 2

1 hr 39 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review the commercial challenge with special guest, Erin Pim of The Bedpost Podcast! They defend kink at Pride, unpack a whole lot of racism and learn what yeast is! Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hillaryyaas @thebedpostpodcast Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Jun 1

1 hr 34 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review the design challenge with special guest, their Sonar brother Freddie Rivas of Confederacy Of Dunks Podcast! They chat about a controversial return, which sports have the sexiest players, and promote their new Patreon: Patreon.com/squirreltalkpodcast! Squirrel Talk is nominated for a Canadian Podcast Award! Podcasters can vote them for Outstanding Television and Film Series at canpodawards.ca/vote Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hillaryyaas @confederacyofdunks Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

May 25

1 hr 38 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review the girl group challenge with special guest, Toronto Drag Queen straight from Down Under, Tash Riot! They discuss why Aussies are always traveling, the importance of representation in the drag scene, and some bizarre choices in this week’s judging! Squirrel Talk is nominated for a Canadian Podcast Award! Podcasters can vote them for Outstanding Television and Film Series at canpodawards.ca/vote Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hillaryyaas @tash_riot Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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May 18

1 hr 27 min

The House Of Lix (Selena Vyle/Hillary Yaas) review Down Under’s Snatch Game with special guest, fresh from the Melbourne drag scene, Weird Alice Yankadic! We get the insider tea on the Aussie queens, discuss controversial impersonations, deal with Hillary dressed as out-of-drag Selena, and congratulate themselves on their Canadian Podcast Award nomination! Podcasters can vote Squirrel Talk for Outstanding Television and Film Series at canpodawards.ca/vote Follow along on instagram: @squirreltalkpodcast @selenavyle @hillaryyaas @idontgetweirddrag Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

May 11

1 hr 40 min

Selena Vyle welcomes Hillary Yaas back to the podcast as Ru and Michelle make their debut Down Under! These daughters of the House of Lix trek the Outback fending off wombats as they review the very first episode of this camp new franchise. Find out where Hillary’s been hiding, who is their pick to win The Circle, and which DRDU cast members have problematic pasts!!! Follow along on instagram at @SquirrelTalkPodcast Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

May 4

1 hr 43 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) celebrate the grande finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13! While they take a champagne shower to celebrate they also talk about re-inventing yourself, catfishing, the AIDS pandemic, and SAY GOODBYE TO SQUIRREL TALK! HOST AND CREATOR VICKI LIX!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Apr 29

1 hr 23 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) throwback to some of their favorite reunions in reality tv…because RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13’s reunion was not one of them! As they get nostalgic, they declare justice for ANTM’s Angelea Preston, RHONY’s Carole Radziwill, RPDR’s The Vixen, all WHILE WALKING CHILDREN IN NATURE WITH TAMMIE BROWN!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Apr 19

50 min 33 sec

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) hit the jackpot for this week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race! Whilst they scream HIT ME at each other they also discuss stay-at home orders, counting choreo, fencing at night, and WAL-MARTS LOCKDOWN ON JUGS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Apr 12

1 hr 2 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) hit the drive-thru movie theatre to watch the big screen premiere of “Henny, I Shrunk The Drag Queens”! Whilst they enjoy some Junior Mints they chitty chat about Project Runway Season 1, L.A. Lakers vs, N.Y. Knicks, representation for trans/queer actors, and CELEBRATE THE 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SQUIRREL TALK WITH A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Apr 5

1 hr 18 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) turn the oven up to 420 degrees to prepare for the RuPaul’s Drag Race Roast! While the Ru girls are basting in their own juices Vicki and Selena dish about their favorite comedian, delivering jokes, first time doing stand-up, and PAY THEIR RESPECT TO TORONTO DRAG LEGEND MICHELLE ROSS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Mar 29

1 hr 19 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) get their brand on with this weeks brand new branding episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race! While they give each other the cow poke they also discuss pop vs. soda vs. soft drink, SpeakEasy Twitch livestream drag channel, #FreeBritney, and BEING WEIRD GAY KIDS!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Mar 23

1 hr 11 min

The House of Lix (Vicki Lix/Selena Vyle) celebrate the finale of one of the most fascinating seasons in Drag Race herstory, with Drag Race UK Season 2! While they stroll along the British seashore feeding the gulls they wrap up the season also discussing British musicals, George Michael, naked neighbours, and CALL MARCO BERNARDI TO SHAY LOVE!!! Brought to you By: The Sonar Network

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Mar 22

1 hr 11 min