Apparently: Dad in Drag

Sound & Vision

Today, we meet Reese Umbaugh, who’s known on the drag stage as Cookie Couture.


 
Subscribe Here:

Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts Overcast Podcasts  Pocket Casts  Stitcher  Spotify

Sound & Vision’s mini-series, "Apparently," where two new mothers, KEXP DJ Evie Stokes and KEXP Drive Time Producer Rachel Stevens, explore the stories of musicians and performers who are juggling parenthood with their art.

Today we meet Reese Umbaugh, who’s known on the drag stage as Cookie Couture. Cookie made headlines in 2019 for "Drag Queen Story Hour" at the Des Moines Public Library. Off the stage, Umbaugh mentors youth and has fostered 16 kids in the past decade. He is now the father of four adopted boys.

More From Sound & Vision

The indie-pop trio MUNA talks about being an openly queer band since they started in 2014, and why they believe the conversation should go beyond “Representati…

Bartees Strange talks about how his latest album, Farm to Table, reflects on resilience, family, and the death of George Floyd. Subscribe Here:  &nb…

To celebrate Juneteenth, we are going to go on a journey through the sonics of Black spirituality. Subscribe Here:       &n…

Click anywhere to return to the site