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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 10 days ago 2
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 11 days ago 5
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 16 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 16 days ago 8
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 17 days ago 5
FOF #2025 – Viva Vivacious

FOF #2025 – Viva Vivacious

One of the most memorable entrances on any reality TV show was on RuPaul’s Drag Race, when Vivacious entered the workroom sporting a second head made from a foam wig stand. After what seemed like forever, Vivacious unzipped her green jacket to reveal her own face, snapping a paper fan at the queens declaring “Mother has arrived!”

Listen as we talk with Vivacious about why she was so flabbergasted being around RuPaul, the extended family of Ornacia and why she prefers to perform in the crowd instead of the stage.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 29 days ago 9
FOF #2023 – Happy Birthday to Everyone

FOF #2023 – Happy Birthday to Everyone

Ever notice why the song Happy Birthday is conspicuously absent from TV shows and movies? It’s because Happy Birthday is one of the most contested copywriter songs in history. Now a filmmaker’s lawsuit is about to change everything.

Today comedian Mo Welch joins us to take a look at annoying birthday songs, being a lesbian in Lez Angeles, Gayelles and the Clitteratti.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 2
FOF #2022 –  Magnolia Crawford Puts Her Nose to the Grindstone

FOF #2022 – Magnolia Crawford Puts Her Nose to the Grindstone

Reynolds Englehart has a nose for strange and kooky characters. He’s best known for his drag-tastic creation, Magnolia Crawford who was kicked off early on the sixth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Unfortunately, Magnolia Crawford was given a bad edit, and made to look like a miserable bitch. She was mercilessly teased for contouring her nose with make-up into a razor sharp point that could definitely cut a bitch if she wanted to.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 1 month ago 9
FOF #2021 –  Shea Couleé is Half Banjee and Bougie

FOF #2021 – Shea Couleé is Half Banjee and Bougie

Dolly Parton once said “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.” People think theatrical make-up, hair and costume must be expensive to look good, but it’s certainly not the case.

Our guest today, Shea Coulee, describes herself as a little bit bougie and a little bit banjee. Either way, she’s 100% fierce. Listen as Shea joins us to take a look at tips on saving money for queens and anyone else who wants to look like a million bucks.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 1 month ago 2
FOF #2020 – Queen Annecy Travels to Oz

FOF #2020 – Queen Annecy Travels to Oz

While most teenagers dream of becoming friends with the artists they adore, 16 year old Annecy manages to draw the attention of of the world’s top drag queens and even some pop stars. Sharon Needles calls Annecy her drag daughter.

Listen as Annecy chats with us about why teenage girls love drag queens, her photoshoot with Jose Guzman Colon, and pissing on the corpse of the Wicked Witch