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PHOTOS: Daft Punk Without Their Helmets

PHOTOS: Daft Punk Without Their Helmets

Talk about getting lucky! Daft Punk won the top prizes in at the 2014 Grammy Awards for Best Album (Random Access Memories) and Single “Get Lucky” with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Congratulations guys. That […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Images, Music 11 months ago 4
FOF #1915 – Incredibly Strange Christmas – Hollywood’s Golden Age Divas, Vol. 6

FOF #1915 – Incredibly Strange Christmas – Hollywood’s Golden Age Divas, Vol. 6

During the Golden Age of Hollywood, radio was king and movie stars were required to go on the radio and released music with hilarious results. Join us as we take a look at some of the divas of Hollywood’s Golden Age who took a little too much pleasure in torturing their kids at Christmas.

Posted in: Horrors of Christmas, Podcast 1 year ago 2
FOF #1958 – The Healing Power of Music

FOF #1958 – The Healing Power of Music

There’s something powerful about music. A new study reveals that people suffering from Alzheimers and other forms of dementia can dramatically improve their brain functions simply by singing their favorite show tunes.

Today our little Broadway baby Tommy Holl joins us to take a look at the wonderful ways music heals the brain and what your favorite kind of music says about you.

Posted in: Podcast 9 months ago 14
FOF #1925 – Inside the Grammys’ Big Gay Wedding

FOF #1925 – Inside the Grammys’ Big Gay Wedding

Madonna said history was made at the Grammys last night. Queen Latifah married 33 couples of “every key and every color” in a Moonie style mass ceremony during a performance of Mackelmore’s anthem “Same Love.”

Wonder what that might have been like? Today singer Robyn Monks, who married her husband in that epic wedding performance, joins us to give us a behind the scenes look.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 11 months ago 0
FOF #2009 – My Favorite Year: 1997

FOF #2009 – My Favorite Year: 1997

The year is 1997, and American music companies are raking it in the money just before the Internet and Napster changed the value of buying music. It was a year that would introduce many one hit wonders, like Hanson’s “Mmmbop,” Aqua’s “Barbie Girl,” Chumbawamba’s “Tubthumping” and Tito Nieve’s “I Like It Like That.”

What an annoying year! But oh so good!

Today musician Stephen Leonard joins us to look at the one-hit-wonders of 1997, and why it was such an extraordinary year for big hits.

Posted in: Live Music Sessions, Podcast 5 months ago 5
FOF #2057 – Outrageous Music Videos from the 80s

FOF #2057 – Outrageous Music Videos from the 80s

In the 80s, music videos rulel, like totally. Record labels discovered that a great music video could turn an unknown artist into a superstar overnight.

Today we’re taking a look at very gay, very outrageous, truly truly outrageous music videos from the 80s.

Joining us is writer Robyn Pennachia who blogs about culture and politics for deathandtaxesmag.com.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 3 months ago 2