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Story by Chuck Tackett American Horror Story NYC: Where Horror & Real-Life Embrace  WARNING: This article contains spoilers. When American Horror Story (AHS) premiered in October 2011, it was my understanding the show was supposed to be a fusion of American true events, and pop culture intermingled with the supernatural. I have enjoyed almost all […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Proudly Damaged by “Sonic Spectrum” with Host Robert Moore! This article is dedicated to my very good friend Robert Moore. Robert is the host of the radio show “Sonic Spectrum” on 90.9FM “The Bridge” here in Kansas City, Missouri. “Sonic Spectrum” is on Saturday evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Ms. Poly Styrene Of X-Ray Spex Is Finally Getting Her Due  “When you look in the mirror, do you see yourself? Do you see yourself? On the TV screen, do you see yourself? In the magazine when you see yourself, does it make you want to scream?” – (Identity) by X-Ray […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Regressives: We Will Defend Our Drag Community  Some of my readerships are more than just those in the LGBTQ populace, so I always strive to ensure my non-LGBTQ readers understand what I am talking about. It is pretty much known what a drag queen is. they have become pretty much mainstream […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Rep. Ruben Gallego (D- Az): Thanks For The Clarification        “… By the way, your balls are in a jar in Cancun, if you are looking for them.” Rep. Ruben Gallego’s tweet to Senator Ted Cruz Dear Chuck’s Chat Latino readership, At this time, I would like to extend […]

Stirfry USA “That’s the problem with White privilege. You get to be ignorant and still command respect. Makes you White folks overestimate yourselves.” Tobias Whale, villain “Black Lightning” TV series As a child, adolescent, and adult, the established mainstream metaphor describing the USA is that it is a “melting pot.” Throughout the years, I hadn’t […]

Story by Chuck Tackett SOME OF THE FAMOUS PEOPLE WE LOST IN 2021 For the past several years, it has been customary for my 1st article of the New Year to pay homage to some of the celebrities we lost in the previous year, they are: JANUARY: 4th: Gregory Sierra – Character actor best known […]

Story by Chuck Tackett Introducing Helado Negro  Season Greetings to you all!!! Every Saturday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm CST, my good friend Robert Moore is a deejay at 90.9FM KTBG “The Bridge” here in Kansas City, Missouri. He bestows upon his listeners and me the gift of music on his radio show […]

Story by Chuck Tackett LGBTQs, Non-Whites, Progressive Whites, etc… The Writing Is On The Wall   -“One of the scariest things about the USA is that there are millions of people who are more scared of socialism than the idea of a dictatorship.”   Facebook post This year, my column Chuck’s Chat is celebrating its […]

Story by Chuck Tackett THE 1959 COOPER’S DONUT RIOT   Several years ago in one of my Chuck’s Chat articles, I wrote a piece about an LGBTQ riot that happened 2 years before Stonewall in 1967. It was called The Black Cat Tavern Riot. It happened in Los Angeles, California. I had learned about it in […]