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FOF #2395 - Diary of a Punk Princess - 09.20.16

FOF #2395 – Diary of a Punk Princess

The punk rock scene of Los Angeles in 1970’s was a complete rejection of the commodification of music and youth culture, but after awhile, it experienced a massive fall out.

Today, punk rock royalty Pleasant Gehman, who recently wrote a chapter for the book “Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L.A. Punk” joins us to recall some of her magical times cavorting in the punk rock scene.

Posted in: Interviews, Music, Podcast, Writers 5 days ago 1
FOF #2390 - Queer Science - 09.13.16

FOF #2390 – Queer Science

It’s no secret that LGBT folks have had a profound influence on the arts but they’ve also had a tremendous effect on scientific discovery even though they often had to hide who they were.

Today, we are joined by science journalist Vincent Gabrielle to explore the lives of extraordinary LGBT scientists who changed the world.

Nicole Paige Brooks - Blueberry Cheesecake Slab Pie

Nicole Paige Brooks – Blueberry Cheesecake Slab Pie

Anyone want a slice? Ginger pie is also known as a “chess pie.” These pies became popular during the American Revolutionary War, where it was considered good manners to keep a chest full of pies in case a hungry soldier stopped by and wanted a slice.

Joining us today to make this delicious ginger pie with vodka infused whipped cream is Ginger Minj, a cross dresser for Christ, whose name literally means ginger pie, kinda sorta. Dedicated to the people of Orlando, Florida.

FOF #2382 - We Are All Stars Too - 08.29.16

FOF #2382 – We Are All Stars Too

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars is now back, and this time it’s doing everything that Drag Race does best: campy drama, wacky talent shows and wild drag queens untethered.

Today, we give you the run-down on the all new RuPauls’ Drag Race All Stars 2, the All Stars Cast Iconic Looks of VMAs and what to expect from the series.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Podcast, Television 27 days ago 2
FOF #2376 - ¡Viva La Revolución! - 08.18.16

FOF #2376 – ¡Viva La Revolución!

Viva is an extraordinary film that captures the struggle of a young hairdresser named Jesus, played by Héctor Medina, who is trying to make it as a drag queen in Havana, Cuba.

Today we chat with Viva’s director, Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach about making a film about a young man who is finding his voice in the drag queen scene in Cuba, a country trapped in time.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 1 month ago 0
The Vixen - Seafood Gumbo with Mussels

The Vixen – Seafood Gumbo with Mussels

Serving up fish! Out of all the many wonderful dishes that come from Louisiana, one of the most iconic is gumbo- a rich, flavorful soup that’s literally a melting pot of cultures.

Today we’re joined by one of Chicago’s hottest dancing queens, The Vixen, who like this phenomenal dish uses all the crayons in the box and all the spices in the rack.

Ginger Minj - Ginger Pie w/ Vodka Infused Whipped Cream

Ginger Minj – Ginger Pie w/ Vodka Infused Whipped Cream

Anyone want a slice? Ginger pie is also known as a “chess pie.” These pies became popular during the American Revolutionary War, where it was considered good manners to keep a chest full of pies in case a hungry soldier stopped by and wanted a slice.

Joining us today to make this delicious ginger pie with vodka infused whipped cream is Ginger Minj, a cross dresser for Christ, whose name literally means ginger pie, kinda sorta. Dedicated to the people of Orlando, Florida.

FOF #2337 - The Revenge of Peaches Christ - 06.01.16

FOF #2337 – The Revenge of Peaches Christ

It’s a lot of fun to watch campy movies where the main character gets their revenge in the most over the top ways against those who truly wronged them. But revenge is a fire that consumes everything, and leaves the person empty inside.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at vengeful women filled with venomous poison in some of our favorite campy movies- Carrie, Kill Bill, Friday the 13th, Mommie Dearest and She-Devil: which she is parodying at the Castro Theater this summer.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Movies, Podcast 4 months ago 1
FOF #2329 - Magnus Hastings’ Wonderful World of Drag - 05.17.16

FOF #2329 – Magnus Hastings’ Wonderful World of Drag

For over a decade, Magnus Hastings has photographed the world’s greatest drag queens for his luscious new coffee table book “Why Drag?” which also features short stories marked by humor and, oftentimes, sincerity on why the queens do drag.

Today we talk with Magnus Hastings about his new book and how selfies have replaced autographs.

Bob the Drag Queen - African Peanut Curry w/ Tofu & Purple Potatoes

Bob the Drag Queen – African Peanut Curry w/ Tofu & Purple Potatoes

Yum! New York City comedy queen Bob the Drag Queen from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 joins us to make a rich, delicious african peanut curry with tofu, purple potatoes and naan bread.

Joining us to kiki in the kitchen and get her hands dirty is the she-larious Bob the Drag Queen, one of New York City’s hottest drag acts.