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FOF #2378 - A Beginner’s Guide to the Radical Faeries - 08.22.16

FOF #2378 – A Beginner’s Guide to the Radical Faeries

The Radical Faeries began in the late 70s as a gathering of mostly gay men seeking to redefine queer consciousness and amazingly enough, Faerie communities popped up all over the county where they continue to thrive.

Joining us today is creative spirit Seth Nayes, also known as Madame Marvel in Chicago’s nightlife scene, who just had his first faerie experience!

Posted in: Podcast 3 days ago 1
FOF #2376 - ¡Viva La Revolución! - 08.18.16

FOF #2376 – ¡Viva La Revolución!

Viva is an extraordinary film that captures the struggle of a young hairdresser named Jesus, played by Héctor Medina, who is trying to make it as a drag queen in Havana, Cuba.

Today we chat with Viva’s director, Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach about making a film about a young man who is finding his voice in the drag queen scene in Cuba, a country trapped in time.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 7 days ago 0
FOF #2373 - In the Kitchen with The Vixen - 08.15.16

FOF #2373 – In the Kitchen with The Vixen

The Vixen has had quite the week- she was featured in a major newspaper article on just how real the struggle is, which prompted an online fight with Gia Gunn from RuPaul’s Drag Race, but best of all, her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens premiered!

Today, the Vixen joins us to talk about what didn’t make it on her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens and why she kept pointing out that’s not how her mother would make gumbo.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 days ago 3
The Vixen - Seafood Gumbo with Mussels

The Vixen – Seafood Gumbo with Mussels

Serving up fish! Out of all the many wonderful dishes that come from Louisiana, one of the most iconic is gumbo- a rich, flavorful soup that’s literally a melting pot of cultures.

Today we’re joined by one of Chicago’s hottest dancing queens, The Vixen, who like this phenomenal dish uses all the crayons in the box and all the spices in the rack.

FOF #2372 - An Anime Fever Dream - 08.13.16

FOF #2372 – An Anime Fever Dream

With looks based on Pokemon and other anime characters, New York City drag queen Erika Klash just may be something out of Japanese animator’s wild fever dream.

Today, Erika Clash joins us to talk about her super kawaii style and how drag queens use hook-up apps to bring new fans to their shows.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 10 days ago 3
FOF #2371 - Arts and Crafts for Drag Queens - 08.11.16

FOF #2371 – Arts and Crafts for Drag Queens

A fierce drag queen knows how to squeeze every penny out of the dollar that was shoved down her panties during her last number because lace front wigs can be very expensive.

Today, a very crafty gal Curlene Ribbon joins us to share some tips and tricks on turning trash into treasure, garbage into glamour and refuse into refinery!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 14 days ago 0
FOF #2363 - Fun Facts About Lesbians - 07.26.16

FOF #2363 – Fun Facts About Lesbians

A lot of people think the words they use to describe their sexuality have been around forever, but language is constantly evolving– each generation decides how they’ll “name it order to claim it.” Up until the 20th century, the catch-all term for hot girl on girl action was “tribadism” from the Greek word “tribein” meaning to rub.

Today, comedian Rachel McCartney joins us to take a look at some surprising facts about lesbians and sexuality, celebrity lesbian love triangles and shoes popular with the “lovers of the labe.”

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 30 days ago 3
FOF #2362 - That Was So Gay - 07.25.16

FOF #2362 – That Was So Gay

Gays are known as trendsetters but what happens when the trend becomes so ubiquitous that it loses any sense of what made it fagtastic?

Today we take a look at things that people used to think of as very gay gay gay that aren’t so gay anymore.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 1
FOF #2361 - Making Podcasts Great Again - 07.21.16

FOF #2361 – Making Podcasts Great Again

For a while it seemed like every Chicago comedian that came on our podcast moved to LA. For comedian Bill Cruz the move was a real struggle- before he left, he broke his ankle and then his car broke down which for LA is like breaking an ankle all over again.

Today, one of the funniest people we know- Bill Cruz, joins us to talk about the struggles to make it in LA.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 3
FOF #2359 - In Search of the Real Joan Crawford - 07.18.16

FOF #2359 – In Search of the Real Joan Crawford

The film “Mommie Dearest” single handedly cemented Joan Crawford as camp icon for drag queens to emulate but is it a an accurate portrayal of the real Crawford?

Joining us is historian Bryan Johnson, who was inspired to create “The Concluding Chapter of Crawford,” a website museum dedicated to the last two decades of the actress’ life.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 1


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