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FOF #2035 – Trouble in Parkerdise

FOF #2035 – Trouble in Parkerdise

ince its inception in 1976, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival has been a “Womyn’s Woodstock”- a special place where gals gather to enjoy their favorite music, free from a hostile world.

Today trans writer and music journalist Parker Marie Molloy joins us to take a look at the controversy over MichFest’s resistance to putting trans folks in their mission statement, despite the reality that trans artists and audiences have been attending the festival all along.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 12 hours ago 0
FOF #2034 – Hook Up History

FOF #2034 – Hook Up History

Gay men have always been very resourceful when it comes to finding sexy fun in a sometimes hostile world. Before guys found each other on apps and websites, they figured out creative ways to come together.

Today Jack Ryan, TV host and creator of “The 10% Show,” Chicago’s very first cable access tv show for the LGBT folks joins us to talk about the evolution of men meeting up for sex, from cruising the street back in the day to the latest hook up apps.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 1 day ago 4
FOF #2033 – Cameron Esposito Comes Back

FOF #2033 – Cameron Esposito Comes Back

For years Comedian Cameron Esposito was a regular on the podcast and even performed with us at a gay men’s bathhouse. Since then she’s moved to L.A. and done really well for herself.

Listen as we reconnect with America’s Lesbian Sweetheart Cameron Esposito about her Hollywood success, her working and romantic relationship with comedian Rhea Butcher and behind the scenes hijinks at Chelsea Lately.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 6 days ago 5
FOF #2032 – Diary of a Dandy Punk

FOF #2032 – Diary of a Dandy Punk

For a group of people who love rainbows as a symbol of personal empowerment (not talking about teenage girls) LGBT folks aren’t always the most welcoming.

Comedian Cody Melcher often feels rejected or humiliated by strangers while walking through Chicago’s gay neighborhood of Boystown just for the way he looks.

Today, the eccentric gentleman Cody Melcher talks about the burden of being a dandy punk, Mickey Mouse as a meth addict, his birthday curse and his collection of glittery fans.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 6 days ago 7
FOF #2031 – 17 Years A Showgirl

FOF #2031 – 17 Years A Showgirl

After 17 years of doing stage parodies of the movie Showgirls, San Francisco drag icon Peaches Christ is still not “too old for that ‘whorey look.’”

Showgirls bombed when it first hit theaters in 1995. Since then the movie has become a cult hit, in part thanks to dedicated and demented fans like Peaches Christ, who keep audiences excited for this oddball camp classic.

Listen as Peaches Christ shares with us some special moments she had with the recently deceased comedian Robin WIlliams.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 days ago 5
FOF #2030 – Tom Goss on Staying Motivated as An Artist

FOF #2030 – Tom Goss on Staying Motivated as An Artist

The most important thing in life is the relationships we create with others. One of the best ways to bring people into your life is to make awesome stuff and share it. But it’s not always easy being a creative spirit in a challenging world.

Today Tom Goss joins us for a live music session and to talk about how to stay artistically motivated.

Posted in: Live Music Sessions, Podcast 8 days ago 9
FOF #2029 – Guardians of Depravity

FOF #2029 – Guardians of Depravity

Guardians of the Galaxy blew up last weekend, with an impressive $94 million debut, making it the biggest August opening ever.

Besides being a hilarious tribute to space action films, the summer blockbuster opens the door to awesome sequels and cements comedic hunk Chris Pratt as the Internet’s most favorite celebrity. Move over Jennifer Lawrence, here comes something meatier!

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at why Guardians of the Galaxy is a fun success while the film Green Lantern fails miserably.

Posted in: Podcast 12 days ago 6
FOF #2028 – Trannika Rex Works the Street Festival

FOF #2028 – Trannika Rex Works the Street Festival

Market Days, the Midwest’s largest street festival, is just days away and it’s estimated that over 350,000 thousand people will be in attendance.

Unlike the unwieldy mob of drunk people at the Pride Parade, Market Days is a heck of a lot of fun, with a lot of free entertainment like Belinda Carlisle.

Joining us is Trannika Rex, our twisted sister from another mister to kiki about Chicago drag queens and the vintage musical acts booked for the festival.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 13 days ago 7
FOF #2027 – How to Pick Up All the Hot Guys at the Gym

FOF #2027 – How to Pick Up All the Hot Guys at the Gym

Big surprise, gyms are filled with hot guys who for some crazy reason, would rather spend their time working out than paying attention to our desperate attempts for a sexy hook-up.

But that doesn’t mean you don’t have chance of scoring.

Today we take a look again at how to pick up a hot guy at the gym. what it takes to lure that man while he’s more focused on lifting weights than getting it on with you.

Posted in: Podcast 15 days ago 7
FOF #2026 – The Burn Book Goes Digital

FOF #2026 – The Burn Book Goes Digital

It was bound to happen. Someone has made a an app just like the Mean Girls “Burn Book.” Secret, the hot new app that allows users to anonymously share secrets has nabbed 25 million dollars in venture capital.

Will Secrets ever become a Wikileaks app for Hollywood?

Today social media socialite Tommy Holl joins us to take a look at the hot new Secret App, and why people love to gossip.

Posted in: Podcast 17 days ago 5