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FOF #2180 - Hell Yes to Hell Town! - 06.18.15

FOF #2180 – Hell Yes to Hell Town!

What happens when you mash up a soap opera with a horror film? You get Hell Town, a place where all the hot jocks you knew in high school get sliced and diced by the Letter Jacket Killer.

Today the film’s director Steve Balderson joins us to talk about incorporating soap opera themes into a slasher film, what he learned from the late great actor Karen Black.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 17 days ago 2
FOF #2044 - Adventures in Babysitting - 09.11.14

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 10 months ago 8
FOF #1547 - Can Anybody Find Me Somebody To Love - 03.20.12

FOF #1547 – Can Anybody Find Me Somebody To Love

Austin film maker Evan Roberts – whose new short film 33 teeth, follows a 14 year-old boy who develops a fascination with the comb of his hunky next-door neighbor, joins us to talk about crushes, gay teen angst and how to handle the pain of unrequited love.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 3 years ago 11
FOF #1515 - A Tearoom Farce - 01.30.12

FOF #1515 – A Tearoom Farce

Director Kyle Henry whose new film, FOURPLAY is stirring up a lot of controversy in the independent film circuit with its outrageous portrayals of gay men having sex in a public bathroom and a cross dressing sex worker who services a quadriplegic client.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 3 years ago 4
FOF #1418 - All My Favorite Superheroes Wear Tights - 07.25.11

FOF #1418 – All My Favorite Superheroes Wear Tights

This year’s summer movie blockbusters feature what we like- hot, muscular hunks in tight body suits which leave little to the imagination. Why does Hollywood all of sudden have such a hard on for movies based on comic book superheroes?

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take a closer look at these leading men’s packages and all the erotic subtext in the summer films.

FOFA #85 - The Power of Glitter - 04.26.11

FOFA #85 – The Power of Glitter

Way ahead of his time, George Harris Jr., better known as Hibiscus, was in the forefront of the gay liberation movement and a pioneer in theater with the Cockettes.

Today we talk with director and documentary filmmaker David Weissman about his film about the legendary San Francisco Cockettes.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 2
FOF #1343 - Pee Wee Herman is Back! - 03.14.11

FOF #1343 – Pee Wee Herman is Back!

In the late 1970s, Paul Ruebens developed the character of Pee-wee Hermanas a challenge by the LA based improv group, the Groundlings, to create a comic that could never make it in real life.

Joining us is film maker Kerthy Fix- her new documentary “Who Took the Bomp: Le Tigre On Tour,” that focuses on the electroclash band Le Tigre premiers at SXSW.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 4 years ago 3
FOF #1283 - Youth on the Streets - 11.05.10

FOF #1283 – Youth on the Streets

Every night in this country, over an estimated 400,000 LGBT youth between the ages of 13 and 21 spend the night out on the streets. The reality for many of them is that they face violence, isolation, abuse and rape, and often wind up in jail, addicted to drugs or living with HIV.

Listen as we talk to filmmaker Susi Graf about “Lost In The Crowd,” an extraordinary film about transgender youth and the celebrated Ballroom Scene in New York City.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 7
FOF #1195 – Crank the Gay Up to 11 - 05.20.10

FOF #1195 – Crank the Gay Up to 11

We’re not always aware of it, but every day we all negotiate how we want to appear to others- at work, on the street and even at home. For many gay men, how we think about our sexuality is always up for grabs, which leads us to ask ourselves, “how gay do I want to be today?”

Today film maker Randall Jenson and his friends Timur ✩ Tugberk and Aaron Gray talk about his new documentary web series, 50 F*ggots which follows 12 gay men as they navigate the waters of life and reflect on what it means to be gay.

FOF #1191 – The Joy of Being a Drag Queen - 05.13.10

FOF #1191 – The Joy of Being a Drag Queen

Peaches Christ’s debut film “All About Evil” is getting rave reviews, with many declaring the comedic bloodfest an instant cult classic. But it’s not always been glamorous.

Today Joshua Granell the man behind Peaches reveals for the first time his story of hitting rock bottom, his battle with alcoholism and how he rediscovered the joy of being a drag queen.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Filmmakers, Podcast 5 years ago 26