These days the web is rife with talk shows, but Cherry Bomb is a bit different. It’s a self-professed first ever lesbian relationship talk show. Not only that, but it’s also a nice, candid chat over wine with some cool girls who seem like they’d make excellent friends.
The show has an exclusive deal with AfterEllen.com releasing a new episode every Friday for an approximate 20-episode run. Actually in it’s second season, it’s easy to see why the show has found success, the girls don’t mince words or stray from hot button issues like: “Can safe sex be hot? Why does girl on girl sex often go unprotected?” Or… “Where do you step in a gray area? Can you stay friends with an ex?”
The girls are undoubtedly covering issues interesting to both straights and gays. Not only that, it’s refreshing to see an unfettered voice in a space that is supposed to embody freedom of expression. Just this February episodes of The Midwest Teen Sex Show (a sex-ed show with an irreverent bent) were removed from YouTube, Myspace, and Facebook, so kudos to AfterEllen and the girls of Cherry Bomb for remaining a fun voice in the name of American liberty.
But what will most likely keep audiences coming back (aside from the racy topics of discussion are the stars of the show. There’s Tatum DeRoeck who dubs herself a “lesbian hiking czar,” Dalila Ali Rajah who runs with the title “mystic patron czar,” Nikki Caster, “the astrology czar” and Gloria Bigelow, “the supernatural bullsh*t detection czar.” Perhaps Bigelow currently holds the no B.S. title, but all these ladies seem pretty darn honest, as they continue to tell their secrets over a glass of wine every Friday.