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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 6 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 7 years ago 26
FOF #1161 - A Decade with Stephen Meritt and the Magnetic Fields - 03.22.10

FOF #1161 – A Decade with Stephen Meritt and the Magnetic Fields

Stephin Merritt is known as “the Cole Porter of his generation” and as the most miserable man in rock music. Today filmmaker Kerthy Fix talks about her new film- “Strange Powers: Stephen Merritt and the Magnetic Fields” on the ten years spent making the film, the zip-a-dee-doo-dah controversy and what love song she thinks represents him.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 1
FOF #1160 - Christeene's Ugly is the New Beautiful - 03.19.10

FOF #1160 – Christeene’s Ugly is the New Beautiful

Christeene is exploding across the South in a hot mix of raw sexual shamlessness and original rap music. Today we’re continuing our shows from Austin, Texas with the man behind the mad woman, musician Paul Soileau.

Plus: A prankster overtakes WallMart’s intercom, Indonesia’s soil snack food, and Prinny the little cat from Australia that learned how to swim.

FOF #1143 - Women Behaving Badly in Film - 02.11.10

FOF #1143 – Women Behaving Badly in Film

Whether it’s suspense, cult, horror, true stories or pure camp everyone loves to watch women behaving badly in films. Women with murder, revenge, or ambition on their mind are an essential element to some of our favorite movies.

Listen as we chat with Peaches Christ about some of our favorite films were dames go bad and which of these films, if any, inspired the villainess of her new movie “All About Evil.”

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 10
FOF #1090 - Baby Jane Revisioned - 11.09.09

FOF #1090 – Baby Jane Revisioned

Today we’re talking to writer and director, Billy Clift about his debut film “Baby Jane?” – a loving parody of the classic and campy 1962 horror film.

We’re also joined by San Francisco drag queen Heklina who plays the nosy next door neighbor in the film.

In the news: Carrie Prejean’s mother sees her sex tape, female troubles, and a wife who is allergic to her husband’s love juice.

FOF #1087 - Why Some Religions Hate on the Gays - 11.04.09

FOF #1087 – Why Some Religions Hate on the Gays

When filmmaker Ky Dickens came out to her friends in college, they responded by asked her to go into reperative therapy, quoting the Bible back at her, saying the devil had her heart. Ouch!

Ky wrote a powerful letter to her close friend Katie debunking the Bible’s condemnation of homosexuality, and got a moving apology from her friend. The letter inspired her to make the documentary film “Fish Out of Water.”

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 7
FOF #1080 - Watch Out for Matt Riddlehoover - 10.23.09

FOF #1080 – Watch Out for Matt Riddlehoover

Filmmaker and MySpace Matt Riddlehoover talks about his role in “Watch Out,” a dark film about an irresistible narcissist who could only make love to himself. The film’s campy narrative and graphic portrayals of self-love and violence has audiences divided.

Posted in: Actors, Artists, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 2
FOF #1025 -  Glenn Loves Daniel - 07.15.09

FOF #1025 – Glenn Loves Daniel

Reality TV star Glenn Douglas Packard from “Brooke Knows Best” has a new boyfriend, underwear model Daniel Miagany. Plus- an interview with “3-Day Weekend” director Rob Williams.

Posted in: Actors, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast, Television 8 years ago 5