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FOF #2427 - Bubbe's Holiday Spectacular  - 12.06.16

FOF #2427 – Bubbe’s Holiday Spectacular

This year Hanukkah lands on Christmas Eve, so which holiday do you celebrate? It’s free, why not both?

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to squeeze the stress ball of Christmas and Hanukkah. Meg has a new show “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she gets everyone to enjoy an improvised Hanukkah celebration by playing a Jewish grandmother in a ratty wig.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 days ago 0
FOF #2426 - The Horrors of the Holidays - 12.05.16

FOF #2426 – The Horrors of the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is filled with stress and anxiety as we try to fulfill everyone’s expectations of being fucking merry. And with this year’s election it’s been harder than ever to bring peace on earth and goodwill to everyone fucking one.

Joining us is the very funny Nadya Ginsburg to weigh in on this and the recent furor over a Holocaust themed ice skating routine on reality TV.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 days ago 2
FOF #2425 - The Creation of Dragula - 12.01.16

FOF #2425 – The Creation of Dragula

October may be long gone, but the spirit of Halloween is still going strong in the Boulet Brothers’ new reality web series Dragula.

Today, drag terrorists, queer provocateurs, the Boulet Brothers, join us to talk about the making of Dragula: the Search for the World’s First Drag Supermonster.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 days ago 3
FOF #2424 - Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them - 11.30.16

FOF #2424 – Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them

We thought it’d be a picnic under a Clinton presidency and that Trump’s basket of deplorables would scamper away to lick their wounds, but after Trump’s win, they have become emboldened to unleash their tantrums upon the world.

Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to talk about all the fanatical beasts crawling out of the woodwork and clogging up our social media feeds with their racist rants.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 10 days ago 2
FOF #2423 - Saved by Saved by the Bell - 11.29.16

FOF #2423 – Saved by Saved by the Bell

Even though Saved by the Bell went off the air in 1993, it still has a firm grip on popular culture, so much so that sometimes it really does feel like it’s Zach’s world and we are just living in it.

Today, Saved By the Bell’s Executive Producer Peter Engel, joins us to talk about his new memoir “I Was Saved by the Bell: Stories of Life, Love and Dreams that Do Come True”

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 11 days ago 1
FOF #2422 - Celebrities Who Ruined their Careers in an Instant - 11.28.16

FOF #2422 – Celebrities Who Ruined their Careers in an Instant

They sacrificed everything, working on their craft, reaching success, only to destroy it in an instant with one wrong move. From car crashes to getting caught with their pants down, some celebrities’ terrible misdeeds cost them everything.

Today, Brian Sweeney joins us to look at famous people that had life by balls only to get strung up and left out to dry because of disastrous choice

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 12 days ago 0
FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special - 11.25.16

FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special

George Lucas commissioned The Star Wars Holiday Special with hopes of keeping the movie fresh in people’s minds while he filmed the Empire Strikes Back. It aired on November 17, 1978 to dismal reviews and is considered by many as one of the most awful and hilarious TV specials of all time.

Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, The Cher Show, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 15 days ago 1
FOF #2420 - Make Thanksgiving Great Again - 11.23.16

FOF #2420 – Make Thanksgiving Great Again

After a very long election year that has divided the country, a lot of us are dreading spending the holiday season with family members who don’t share their same values, but it’s a great opportunity to bridge the divide and give thanks for what you do have in your life.

Today, we’re talking turkey with the very funny Carma Nibarger, a nurse who heals people with the power of comedy and psychotropic drugs.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 18 days ago 1
FOFA #1774 - Men Who Fly the Friendly Skies - 11.18.13

FOFA #1774 – Men Who Fly the Friendly Skies

Of all the jobs gay men love to do, being a flight attendant is probably one of the hardest. Everyone thinks they’re just passing out snacks but the reality is that flight attendants are exposed to crazy passengers, terrorist threats, cosmic radiation and many infectious diseases.

Today we’re joined by historian Phil Tiemeyer whose new book Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants chronicles the fabulous history of men who fly the friendly skies.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 23 days ago 4
FOFA #2222 - How Not to Be an Asshole - 11.15.15

FOFA #2222 – How Not to Be an Asshole

With the election over, we are all going to have to have to deal with some unlikeable characters- wether they are family members, co-workers, politicians or pundits on TV, so how do you do it without becoming an asshole?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at how to be anything other than an asshole, dealing with everyday rotten people and what to do when you realize you’re one of the bad guys.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 25 days ago 0