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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 23 hours ago 2
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 2 days 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 6 days ago 2
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 9 days ago 1
FOF #2352 - Björk Goes Berserk - 06.30.16

FOF #2352 – Björk Goes Berserk

Georgie Darvidis, our gal pal from down under does an amazingly flawless Bjork impersonation in “Bjork at Work,” a parody web series where the Icelandic singer explores different odd jobs, from being a coffee barista to real estate agent.

Today, Georgie Darvidis joins us to talk about Bjork, teaching lip syncing at an Australian University and participating in Reddit’s “Lip Synch for Your Life” contest.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 27 days ago 0
FOF #2351 - Muscle Queens Who Pump Us Up - 06.29.16

FOF #2351 – Muscle Queens Who Pump Us Up

Many drag queens draw their feminine inspiration from glamorous or even outrageous women, but some more athletic gals get their drag-spiration from muscular, strong glamazons who are ready to stop a war with love and make a liar tell the truth.

Joining us is Chicago muscle queen Alex Kay, who’s known to arm wrestle, flex and pig out onstage as Kourtney Kardashian eating a Kit Kat candy bar.

FOF #2350 - Riding with Trojan - 06.28.16

FOF #2350 – Riding with Trojan

Maybe everyone was on their best behavior because there were snipers positioned on the rooftops, or maybe it was that many folks decided to stay home due to the horrific Orlando Massacre, but this year’s Chicago Pride celebration was a festive, thoughtful and intimate event.

Today we take a look at Pride celebrations, in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and London.

Posted in: Podcast 29 days ago 4
Ginger Minj - Ginger Pie w/ Vodka Infused Whipped Cream

Ginger Minj – Ginger Pie w/ Vodka Infused Whipped Cream

Anyone want a slice? Ginger pie is also known as a “chess pie.” These pies became popular during the American Revolutionary War, where it was considered good manners to keep a chest full of pies in case a hungry soldier stopped by and wanted a slice.

Joining us today to make this delicious ginger pie with vodka infused whipped cream is Ginger Minj, a cross dresser for Christ, whose name literally means ginger pie, kinda sorta. Dedicated to the people of Orlando, Florida.

FOF #2347 - Staceyann Chin is Motherstruck - 06.22.16

FOF #2347 – Staceyann Chin is Motherstruck

A lot of LGBT folks don’t become parents by accident. For most, it’s a conscious choice to bring a new person into this world and that process can be fraught with many unforeseen obstacles.

Listen as renowned poet and performance artist Staceyann Chin joins us to talk about how she turned her wild ride to motherhood into a one woman show “Motherstruck.”

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 0
FOF #2346 - Silence Equals Death - 06.21.16

FOF #2346 – Silence Equals Death

In the mid 80s, a broken healthcare system and a government content with letting people die from AIDS forced artists to make art that challenged, inspired and aroused the public to change their views on LGBT folks, HIV & AIDS.

Today, we take a look at the future of LGBT rights by taking a look at the iconic artists collective that inspired a generation of people to act up, fight back and fight AIDS.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0


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Here’s a photo of Andrew, the hot guy in Birkenstocks I met at a protest outside of George W Bush’s ranch home in Crawford, Texas. He... » More

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Here’s a great comment our friend Danny wrote on Facebook: “Lots of musical formats. Like in the 80s it was super faggy to be into new wave... » More

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Thank you for your support Warren! » More

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OMG here he is doing an early Squidward as Bert! He was/is SO good in both shows. » More

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