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FOF #2045 – Cartoon Voices During Sex

FOF #2045 – Cartoon Voices During Sex

Our friend Cody Melcher is pretty high strung, and sometimes feels at odds with the world around him. Maybe it’s because he’s a paleophile, a person who loves old and ancient things, or because he’s a time traveler in disguise.

Or maybe it’s because whenever he feels happy and relaxed he starts to talk in cartoon voices, like Droopy Dog or Bubu, Yogi the Bear’s little sidekick.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 days ago 1
FOF #2044 – Adventures in Babysitting

FOF #2044 – Adventures in Babysitting

Two years ago filmmaker Mark Blane was accused of “gay-napping” two boys he babysat at a grocery store in Chicago. His experience as a male caretaker inspired him to develop CUBBY, a new film where a gay nanny develops a relationship with a older gay sex worker.

Today Mark Blane joins us to talk about his adventures in babysitting that led him seek crowd-funding to make his quirky film.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 4 days ago 7
FOF #2042 – The Bohemian Sensuality of Spencer Day

FOF #2042 – The Bohemian Sensuality of Spencer Day

We don’t usually associate sensual bohemian music with Mormons, but instead we think of wholesome Donnie and Marie types, where everyone smiles till it hurts.

But musician Spencer Day has been through hell and back- from pretending he was a heroin junkie in high school to look cool to struggling with his religious upbringing and sexual identity as an adult.

Today a live music sessions with the fabulous Spencer Day, playing songs from his new album The Mystery of You.

Coco Peru, photos by: Palladino Den Photography.

FOF #2041 – Coco Peru Gets Intimate

For over two decades, drag legend Coco Peru has appeared in many fabulous TV shows like Will & Grace and movies like Girls will be Girls, Too Wong Foo and Trick, where’s she will always be known for her iconic line “it burns.”

Today the legendary Coco Peru joins us to talk about her fabulous new career interviewing divas like Jane Fonda and Liza Minnelli for the Los Angeles LGBT Center, her shopping videos and she weighs in on the massive celebrity naked pic scandal.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 7 days ago 5
FOF #2040 – Brianna Baker Goes to Prison, Hollywood

FOF #2040 – Brianna Baker Goes to Prison, Hollywood

Like a lot of performers in Chicago, Brianna Baker is making Feast of Fun her last stop before heading to Hollywood to further her career.

Before her big move, Brianna, who never really met her father in person, recently visited him in prison in Florida and discovered they have a lot in common.

Today, Brianna Baker talks about moving from Chicago to LA while connecting with her father as he prepares to get out of prison.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 10 days ago 4
FOF #2039 – Alaska’s Makeup is Far from Terrible

FOF #2039 – Alaska’s Makeup is Far from Terrible

Alaska now has a hit on her hands with her new video “Your Makeup is Terrible” where he majestically deconstructs his drag creation, showing us the vulnerable man underneath the painted visage.

Listen as Alaska takes all your questions and gives us the dirt on his collaboration with Adore Delano, the common ground trans folks and drag performers share and how drag builds community.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 11 days ago 5
FOF #2038 – A Streetcar Named Undesirable

FOF #2038 – A Streetcar Named Undesirable

Steven Strafford’s new musical Methtacular! delivers the gay side of Breaking Bad we never got to see, by taking us on a hilarious but harrowing journey of his three years as a crystal meth addict in Chicago.

Today actor Steven Strafford joins us for a live music session playing songs from Methtacular! Listen as Steven talks about having the courage to take some of the worst moments of his life and turn it into art.

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 26 days ago 7
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 27 days ago 7
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 1 month ago 8