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FOF #1969 – The Awesome Habits of Happy People

FOF #1969 – The Awesome Habits of Happy People

Ru-oh, Logo just Ru-pologized for the use of “She-Male” launching another firestorm. Today cranky Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the toxic habits of miserable people, and why nagging only makes you feel better at the moment but isn’t an effective tool for bringing about lasting change.

Is it possible to both celebrate the outrageous nature of drag queens and also choose to avoid certain words that can be hurtful?

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 3 days ago 13
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 8 days ago 5
FOF #1964 – Heklina’s Trouble with Trannyshack

FOF #1964 – Heklina’s Trouble with Trannyshack

For decades Heklina has been hosting the world’s longest running drag show in San Francisco: Trannyshack. Heklina is such an institution we’re kinda surprised she isn’t on display at a museum in the Castro.

Now there’s rumors that Heklina is contemplating changing the name of her infamous night to T-Shack. Is she finally getting with the times or is she just selling out to expand her brand?

FOF #1961 – Blast-Off to Planet Tammie Brown

FOF #1961 – Blast-Off to Planet Tammie Brown

Tammie Brown is out of this world. A fan favorite from the first Season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Tammie struck a chord with people because of her quirky sensibilities and seemingly random catchphrases.

Today Tammie joins us to talk about her brand new album Hot Skunkx, her bushy painted on eyebrows, her grief with Santino Rice and why she wants to liberate orcas.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Music, Podcast 16 days ago 11
FOF #1960 – Alaska and the Dangers of Being a Drag Queen

FOF #1960 – Alaska and the Dangers of Being a Drag Queen

A new study reveals that celebrities and famous athletes die sooner than everyone else. You may be better off being a smoker than being as famous as Lindsay Lohan.

Today she-lebrity rock-star Alaska Thunderfuck, one of the top three from Season Five of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to take a look at the perils of a career in entertainment and the dangers of being a drag queen.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 17 days ago 2
FOF #1959 – Michelle Visage is a Cosmological Woman

FOF #1959 – Michelle Visage is a Cosmological Woman

Drag queens are in a sticky situation. We love them for being outrageous and challenging us to think differently about the world. But, they are also guardians of our LGBT culture and we expect them to have a deep understanding of the long road to freedom.

Today RuPaul’s gal pal Michelle Visage, a permanent judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to tackle head on the controversy surrounding the show’s Shemale/Female challenge.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 18 days ago 6
FOF #1957 – Is It Too Late to RuPologize?

FOF #1957 – Is It Too Late to RuPologize?

People are up in arms over the “Female or She-Male” clocking contest on RuPaul’s Drag Race, where drag queen contestants were shown cropped pictures of body parts and the contestants had to guess if the photos were of a female celebrity or a drag queen.

Today we take a look at the outrage over RuPaul’s tacky puns, and if there’s any gravi-she to people’s complaints.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 22 days ago 17
Merry Christmas from Sharon Needles

Merry Christmas from Sharon Needles

Once again our prediction of Christmas combining with Halloween is coming true.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Images 4 months ago 2
In Russia, Santa Claus is always in drag.

In Russia, Santa Claus is always in drag.

Holy shit! Check out this fierce Russian Santa Claus from Siberia (The eastern part of Russia situated in Asia). He’s known there as Ded Moroz. In Russia, Santa Claus decides you’re naughty if you don’t […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Images 4 months ago 0
IMAGE: All of 74 RuPaul’s Drag Race Contestants in One Image

IMAGE: All of 74 RuPaul’s Drag Race Contestants in One Image

Did we get it right? Although RuPaul tweeted there have been 75 contestants, since RuPaul’s Drag Race began there have been 74. Shangela competed twice in the series. I put a pink star above the […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Images 4 months ago 4