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FOF #1966 – Calpernia Tells it Like it Is

FOF #1966 – Calpernia Tells it Like it Is

Right now there’s a lot of heated discussion happening over trans language and respect, most of it focusing on pop culture and media– with Calpernia Addams caught in the middle of it, as a Hollywood consultant and as a trans woman.

Listen as we talk with Calpernia Addams about why she’s been misquoted and maligned lately as just a “drag queen” and a sell-out.

Posted in: Actors, Drag & Trans, Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 14 days ago 5
FOF #1933 – Songs About Jesus that Don’t Suck

FOF #1933 – Songs About Jesus that Don’t Suck

While surfing the radio, most people scream “change the channel” when they land on a Christian station. Let’s face it, all fundamentalism aside, most religious music is terrible.

But all Western music, even your favorite death metal band can trace much of their origins back to medieval European church music.

Today historian, gospel singer and kickboxing enthusiast Michael McBride joins us to take a look at some really groovy Christian music that doesn’t suck.

Posted in: Music, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 3
FOF #1925 – Inside the Grammys’ Big Gay Wedding

FOF #1925 – Inside the Grammys’ Big Gay Wedding

Madonna said history was made at the Grammys last night. Queen Latifah married 33 couples of “every key and every color” in a Moonie style mass ceremony during a performance of Mackelmore’s anthem “Same Love.”

Wonder what that might have been like? Today singer Robyn Monks, who married her husband in that epic wedding performance, joins us to give us a behind the scenes look.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 3 months ago 0
FOF #1913 – Michelle Visage RuVeals Drag Race Season 6

FOF #1913 – Michelle Visage RuVeals Drag Race Season 6

The wait is over hunties! Just when you thought it was safe to get back into the drag queen dunk tank, the contestants from Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race have been announced. Michelle Visage is calling it the fiercest yet, saying “this ain’t no America’s Next Bar Queen.”

Joining us today is soul mamma to all drag queens everywhere, Michelle Visage fresh from her Drag Stars at Sea Cruise talking about all the delicious gossip surrounding RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 4 months ago 2
FOF #1902 – Matt Alber’s Velvet Goldmine

FOF #1902 – Matt Alber’s Velvet Goldmine

Matt Alber’s music career exploded in 2009 after the video for his song “End of the World.” Since then, he’s gone the independent route, touring the country as a solo artist.

Today Grammy Award winner Matt Alber joins us for a live music podcast, playing music from his latest album Constant Crows. Listen as Matt talks about growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, his unique singing style and falling in love.

Posted in: Interviews, Live Music Sessions, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 0
FOF #1898 – Jann Klose Wants to Make it Better

FOF #1898 – Jann Klose Wants to Make it Better

Even though he often gets compared to Paul McCartney, Jann Klose’s down to earth style captures a relatable warmth and casual spirit. He was recently featured as the singing voice for Tim Buckley in the film Greetings from Tim Buckley which follows the journey the acclaimed musician Jeff Buckley took in dealing with the legacy of his late musician father.

Today Jann Klose joins us for a live music podcast, playing songs from his new album — Mosaic including “Song to the Siren” written by Tim Buckley.

Posted in: Live Music Sessions, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 3
FOF #1890 – 30 Years of Berlin

FOF #1890 – 30 Years of Berlin

For the past two decades, DJ Greg Haus has been working at Berlin Nightclub in Chicago as the Entertainment Department manager, bringing in some of the biggest names in gay underground entertainment, you know, pretty much all the judges on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today, Greg Haus joins us to talk about all the celebrities that have torn it up at the club and the notorious drag queens who bombed at the venue.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 6 months ago 8
FOF #1816 – XELLE is Truly Outrageous

FOF #1816 – XELLE is Truly Outrageous

The girl group XELLE is probably best known for their ambitious music videos where they took over a NYC subway train or solve Charlie’s Angels inspired msteries.

Today we’re joined by the X-ellent gals from XELLE, JC Cassis, Rony G. and Mimi Imfurst and their producer Zach Adam in the home studio to talk about their music, their ambitious videos and working with one of the most notorious drag queens from RuPauls Drag Race.

FOFA #1749 – Levi Kreis’ Love Revolution

FOFA #1749 – Levi Kreis’ Love Revolution

Tony award winning musician Levi Kreis new album is out today and he’s giving us a peak at Imagine Paradise, a delightful departure from his previous work, featuring an R&B style mixed with grooves from the 70s and early 80s.

You’re gonna love this fabulous live music session with Levi Kreis where we talk about his Christian family’s reaction to him winning the Tony, working with hip hop artist Q-Boy and his friendship with Oscar Winning actress Octavia Spencer.

Posted in: Interviews, Live Music Sessions, Musicians, Podcast 10 months ago 0
FOF #1805 – The Purrrfect Legacy of Eartha Kitt

FOF #1805 – The Purrrfect Legacy of Eartha Kitt

The late great Eartha Kitt is probably best remembered for her role as the iconic Catwoman on TV’s Batman as well as for her provocative songs. Eartha took her show all over the world, and along for the ride, was her daughter Kitt, who Eartha took everywhere.

Joining us today is Kitt Shapiro, who is now dedicating her life to preserving her mother’s legacy with the lifestyle brand Simply Eartha.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 11 months ago 9