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FOF #2319 - The Faux Queen is for Real - 04.07.16

FOF #2319 – The Faux Queen is for Real

While cisgender women can certainly tear it up onstage, the don’t always get embraced by LGBT folks who may see them like a white rapper trying to gain acceptance from black folks.

Our guest today is one of Chicago’s rising stars in the drag queen scene, Chelsea Devantez who as Dicksie Pictoria won highly competitive Crash Landing contest, but unlike many of the trans and gay male contestants, Chelsea is a cisgender woman.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 10 months ago 5
FOF #2288 - Randy Harrison Wants You to Come to the Cabaret - 02.10.16

FOF #2288 – Randy Harrison Wants You to Come to the Cabaret

Our modern gay identity can trace many of its roots to the city of Berlin, Germany where the concepts of gay rights, queer culture and solidarity arose during the VIE MAR Weimar Republic until tragically crushed by the rise of the Nazis.

Today, actor Randy Harrison, best known for playing the sexy young twink, Justin Taylor on the Showtime drama Queer as Folk, joins us to talk about starring as the emcee in the new touring production of the musical Cabaret, which takes place during this critical time in Germany’s history.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 11 months ago 8
FOF #2311 - Lady Bunny Feels the Bern - 03.23.16

FOF #2311 – Lady Bunny Feels the Bern

It wouldn’t be Easter without a podcast with our favorite bunny – Lady Bunny! Or as we call her, Lady Bernie, because she’s “feeling the Bern,” and we’re not talking about that rash between her legs.

Listen as Lady Bunny joins us to rant about the presidential primaries, and why corporate news obsesses over Donald Trump while ignoring the issues.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 months ago 8
FOF #2351 - Muscle Queens Who Pump Us Up - 06.29.16

FOF #2351 – Muscle Queens Who Pump Us Up

Many drag queens draw their feminine inspiration from glamorous or even outrageous women, but some more athletic gals get their drag-spiration from muscular, strong glamazons who are ready to stop a war with love and make a liar tell the truth.

Joining us is Chicago muscle queen Alex Kay, who’s known to arm wrestle, flex and pig out onstage as Kourtney Kardashian eating a Kit Kat candy bar.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 7 months ago 3
FOF #2323 - The Unsinkable Joan Waters - 04.18.16

FOF #2323 – The Unsinkable Joan Waters

We’re mad about Joan Waters, a carefree drag queen who happily embraces her goofy side to the delight of audiences.

Today Joan Waters joins us to talk about beating off 20 drag queens to snatch the crown in Trannika Rex’s drag contest, Crash Landing, which was a surprise win for this perennial drag underdog. Plus– Happy Birthday Fausto Fernós!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 months ago 0
FOF #2317 - Color My Love - 04.01.16

FOF #2317 – Color My Love

Anyone who has ever had a bad break up knows that there are many different ways to cope with a broken heart- some sing, some dance, some fuck the pain away, but for others, they get crafty.

Our guest today is artist Nathan Rapport, who created an adult coloring book as a way to deal with his own broken heart. His book “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me,” features an erotic collection of gay men getting it on.

Posted in: Artists, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 months ago 0
FOF #2302 - 100 Episodes of Eleganza Extravaganza - 03.08.16

FOF #2302 – 100 Episodes of Eleganza Extravaganza

RuPaul’s Drag Race is back! Celebrating 100 episodes of glitz, glamour and wigged out queens, RuPaul gave the queens the ultimate challenge: redo a challenge from seasons past.

Today our twisted sister Joan Waters joins us to take a look at the Feast of Fun packed Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and what queens are the frontrunners who will ultimately steal the crown.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Television 11 months ago 6
FOF #2318 - How to Get Rich off Bigotry and Discrimination - 04.06.16

FOF #2318 – How to Get Rich off Bigotry and Discrimination

In Kansas, students will be awarded a whopping $2,500 bucks if they report a transgender person using the bathroom, which got our friend Jeffrey Jay thinking that he could “accidentally” get caught using the “wrong bathroom” and then split the reward money as soon as he gets out of prison.

Today we’re joined by the he-larious Jeffrey Jay to take a look at the outrageous nature of the new anti-trans bathroom bills.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 10 months ago 7
FOF #2325 - Black is the New Green - 04.21.16

FOF #2325 – Black is the New Green

In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Treasury announced they are removing slave owning President Andrew Jackson from the twenty dollar bill and replacing him with anti-slavery rebel Harriet Tubman. Suck it haters!

Today, comedian and American history aficionado Cody Melcher joins us to take a look why the new Tubman Twenties is huge and whether countries should put war criminals on their currency to never forget their atrocities.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 months ago 4