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FOF #1971 – The Glasshole is Half Full

FOF #1971 – The Glasshole is Half Full

Nick Starr always manages to piss people off by the way he uses technology. He was the first person to Twitter he was going to commit suicide. It got him a lot of attention, not all of it good. Now he’s become the face of a Glassholes, people who obnoxiously insist on wearing Google Glass at public spaces despite people’s objections.

Listen as Nick Starr talks with us about his experience with Google Glass, his very public battle with folks who think it’s a terrifying combo of man and machine and is Nick just another broken soul using technology to get attention?

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 2 days ago 1
FOF #1970 – We L.U.V. Madonna for Being Ridiculous

FOF #1970 – We L.U.V. Madonna for Being Ridiculous

Probably no other pop star has been more parodied than Madonna, and nobody pulls off a more flawless job than Nadya Ginsburg, the woman of a 1000 voices.

Today, Nadya joins us to take a look at Madonna’s hilariously ridiculous skincare product line, her surprise aerobics class in Toronto and her new upcoming Madonnalouge webseries.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 4 days ago 1
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 5 days ago 15
FOF #1968 – Signs You’re a Basic Gay Bitch

FOF #1968 – Signs You’re a Basic Gay Bitch

These days, about the biggest way you can insult someone is by calling them boring. Normal. Basic Bitches, a hip-hop slang is getting big on the internet: #basicbitches. A basic bitch is someone who thinks they are brilliant innovators, when in reality are just following the herd.

Joining us is one of the most basic gay bitches we know, Tommy Holl to take a look at why we worry about the reasons why we like things. Are you a basic gay bitch?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 6 days ago 5
FOF #1967 – TV Shows Time Forgot

FOF #1967 – TV Shows Time Forgot

Hollywood loves a good reboot because it’s easy to make money on shows from the past that have an already existing fan base. Sadly too many of these projects flop, ruining the original with the stench of their failure.

Today blogger Robyn Pennacchia joins us to take a look at fabulous TV shows time forgot, when sitcoms and sci-fi were filled with good writing and fabulous theme songs.

Posted in: Podcast, Television 9 days ago 8
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 10 days ago 5
FOF #1965 – Don’t Hate Me Cause I Make Sexy Movies

FOF #1965 – Don’t Hate Me Cause I Make Sexy Movies

Ever since he was a teenager, writer Conner Habib dreamed of being a famous porn star. One day his dream came true, and Conner became a porn star at the age of thirty.

Today Conner Habib joins us to take a look at the gritty, hilarious and sexy world of porn. Why some people just can’t get past the taboo. Listen as Conner blasts some common myths surrounding why people get into the business.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 11 days ago 3
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 #1963 – Out and In and Out Again

FOF #1963 – Out and In and Out Again

It’s not easy coming out of the closet at any age. Writer Nikki Levy feared that she wasn’t ever going to have any children, so when she turned 30, Nikki overnight went from being a nice Jewish gay woman to being a nice heterosexual Jewish woman by simply switching the gender interest on her online profiles.

Listen as Nikki shares with us her hilarious coming out story, out, in and then out again, and takes us for an inside look at working as a movie producer in Hollywood.

Posted in: Podcast 13 days ago 4
FOF #1962 – Girl Scout Cookies Under Attack

FOF #1962 – Girl Scout Cookies Under Attack

The Girl Scouts of America are facing an attack on their main delicious source of revenue- their cookies! Nutritionally conscious moms are challenging the group, saying the sugary snacks have no place in young girl’s lives.

Today comedian Jen Kober, who as a kid ate over 100 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies in 17 days, joins us to take a look at the controversy surrounding those delicious Samoas, Shortbreads and Thin Mints.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 16 days ago 5