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FOF #2333 - Kitty Powers, International Drag Queen of Romance - 05.24.16

FOF #2333 – Kitty Powers, International Drag Queen of Romance

Not every drag queen follows the same path- many are born on Halloween and lip sync in bars but others use drag as just one of the tools to make their dreams come true.

Our guest today is video game developer Richard Franke, who created Kitty Powers – Matchmaker, a video game where players take on the role of a matchmaker to pair up partners for romance.

FOF #2323 - The Unsinkable Joan Waters - 04.18.16

FOF #2323 – The Unsinkable Joan Waters

We’re mad about Joan Waters, a carefree drag queen who happily embraces her goofy side to the delight of audiences.

Today Joan Waters joins us to talk about beating off 20 drag queens to snatch the crown in Trannika Rex’s drag contest, Crash Landing, which was a surprise win for this perennial drag underdog. Plus– Happy Birthday Fausto Fernós!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2321 - Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake, Part One - 04.11.16

FOF #2321 – Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake, Part One

We love the wild women and outrageous plots of films like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Rocky Horror, Myra Breckinridge and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, but despite their success as camp classics, after their release, the hunks who starred in them all but disappeared from Hollywood.

Today we’re joined by Peaches Christ, who has been parodying many of these campy films for decades, to discuss why these hunks ran screaming from Hollywood after making only one film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 1
FOF #2319 - The Faux Queen is for Real - 04.07.16

FOF #2319 – The Faux Queen is for Real

While cisgender women can certainly tear it up onstage, the don’t always get embraced by LGBT folks who may see them like a white rapper trying to gain acceptance from black folks.

Our guest today is one of Chicago’s rising stars in the drag queen scene, Chelsea Devantez who as Dicksie Pictoria won highly competitive Crash Landing contest, but unlike many of the trans and gay male contestants, Chelsea is a cisgender woman.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 5
FOF #2313 - Latrice Royale Infuses Jazz with Pizazz - 03.25.16

FOF #2313 – Latrice Royale Infuses Jazz with Pizazz

One of the sweetest drag queens to ever come out of RuPaul’s Drag Race is Latrice Royale, who like Dr. Dre is straight out of Compton, or gay out of Compton.

Today, Latrice Royale joins us to talk about her new album “Here’s to Life,” a collection of jazz classics that pays tribute to strong black women in show business like Broadway’s Ruth Brown and jazz icon Shirley Horn.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 3
FOF #2311 - Lady Bunny Feels the Bern - 03.23.16

FOF #2311 – Lady Bunny Feels the Bern

It wouldn’t be Easter without a podcast with our favorite bunny – Lady Bunny! Or as we call her, Lady Bernie, because she’s “feeling the Bern,” and we’re not talking about that rash between her legs.

Listen as Lady Bunny joins us to rant about the presidential primaries, and why corporate news obsesses over Donald Trump while ignoring the issues.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 8
FOF #2309 - Inside All of Us There is A Powerful Drag Queen - 03.18.16

FOF #2309 – Inside All of Us There is A Powerful Drag Queen

Business writer Jackie Huba stood at a TED talk in Vancouver and told the mostly tech crowd “I don’t know if you realize it, but you’re all in drag RIGHT NOW.”

Today Jackie Huba joins us to talk about her endearing TED Talk, “Unleash the Power of your Inner Drag Queen” where she shared her dazzling insights on what makes drag queens such great role models in inspiring confidence in others.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 3
FOF #2307 - Naysha Lopez Won Our Hearts - 03.16.16

FOF #2307 – Naysha Lopez Won Our Hearts

One of the hardest gigs on reality television is to be the first queen sent home on RuPaul’s Drag Race because you never get to show the world everything you have to offer.

Today Naysha Lopez, the first gal to go home from Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to talk about winning the prestigious Miss Continental 2013, and how it compares with being on Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 3
FOF #2302 - 100 Episodes of Eleganza Extravaganza - 03.08.16

FOF #2302 – 100 Episodes of Eleganza Extravaganza

RuPaul’s Drag Race is back! Celebrating 100 episodes of glitz, glamour and wigged out queens, RuPaul gave the queens the ultimate challenge: redo a challenge from seasons past.

Today our twisted sister Joan Waters joins us to take a look at the Feast of Fun packed Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and what queens are the frontrunners who will ultimately steal the crown.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Television 3 months ago 6