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FOF #2094 - Working for Joan Rivers - 12.16.14

FOF #2094 – Working for Joan Rivers

Comedian Nadya Ginsburg is quite the chameleon. She’s able to flawlessly transform herself into not just Madonna, but also Britney Spears, Winona Wider, Jennifer Lopez and Cher in her hilarious web series the Madonnalogues.

But did you know, Nadya worked for several years as a writer for the late comedy icon Joan Rivers? Listen as Nayda talks about what it was like to write for the queen of comedy.

FOF #2087 - It’s Never Too Late - 11.22.14

FOF #2087 – It’s Never Too Late

Much of the youthfulness that gay men seem to possess probably stems from the fact that many of us had to postpone our adolescence due to a world that wasn’t hospitable to same-sex love.

Today Josh Sabarra talks about his new book Porn Again: A Memoir where he gives us the brutal reality of his life as a closeted gay man working in Hollywood.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 4
FOF #2082 - Shawn Binder is Embarrassed by Everything - 11.13.14

FOF #2082 – Shawn Binder is Embarrassed by Everything

If your happiness relies on what you see on TV, you’re going to be miserable, so why not look to other forms of culture for inspiration. Maybe that’s why young people are turning to the internet for entertainment.

Today we’re joined by writer Shawn Binder, who feels the way gay men are portrayed in the media makes the younglings feel like they are making a terrible, terrible mistake in their lives by being gay.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 3
FOF #2098 - Your TV is on Fire! - 01.13.15

FOF #2098 – Your TV is on Fire!

It’s a whirlwind TV watching season- with Celebrity Big Brother UK, HBO’s Looking, TLC’s My Husband’s Not Gay, Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Cooking with Drag Queens, there’s a whole lot of gay going on!

Joining us is writer Zach Stafford for the Guardian UK to navigate through the choppy waters of the TV landscape.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 12 days ago 5