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FOF #2628 - Cuckoo for Coco Sho-Nell - 06.19.18

FOF #2628 – Cuckoo for Coco Sho-Nell

Some folks seem to know everyone! Like Coco Sho-Nell, whose grandmother was besties with gospel legend Mahalia Jackson and in high school Coco was gal pals with Nelsan Ellis, the late actor best known for playing Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood.

Today Coco Sho-Nell joins us to talk about her life as a Chicago drag queen, her roots in musical theater, to physically building the stage at The Call bar and celebrating the life of her close friend Nelsan Ellis.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 days ago 0
FOF #2627 - The Greatest Sissies of All Time - 06.15.18

FOF #2627 – The Greatest Sissies of All Time

In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality. But when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is.

Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest sissies in culture and entertainment. Listen as we sissy that walk down memory lane as we look at Frank Nelson, the yeeeeeess man from the Lucy Show to Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 8 days ago 0
FOF #2626 - House of Travesties - 06.12.18

FOF #2626 – House of Travesties

Drag is often built on the ashes of failure, and some folks are ready to set the world on fire.

Today C’est Kevvie and Shalita Cake join us to talk about their unconventional paths as drag queens, from creating a controversial drag video in high school to embracing the booger beauty inside all of us.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Podcast 11 days ago 0
FOF #2625 - Hot for the Monster - 06.07.18

FOF #2625 – Hot for the Monster

While some people would typically scream in horror at the sight of a ghoulish monster, others get horny at the thought getting their freak on with a sexy Sasquatch, assimilating with a Borg Queen or getting the d from the Creature of the Black Lagoon.

Today it’s a special gal pal power hour with Wonkette’s Robyn Pennachia and The Onion’s A.V. Club Katie Rife. Listen as we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of sexy monsters and alien erotica.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 16 days ago 0
FOF #2624 - Wild, Juicy, Messy and Miss Understood - 06.05.18

FOF #2624 – Wild, Juicy, Messy and Miss Understood

The early 90s were wild, messy and outrageous times. Performance artists were challenging their audiences with scandalous work that often was misunderstood.

Today New York City drag legend Miss Understood joins us to take a look at the outrageous acts of performance artists and drag queens of the early 90s and how a prom dress caused such a confused controversy over cultural appropriation on the Internet.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 17 days ago 0
FOF #2623 - The Duke of Soul - 06.31.18

FOF #2623 – The Duke of Soul

Some of the most important musical contributions to modern American music have come from African Americans, whose musical roots in African slave spirituals evolved into all our favorite styles: jazz, hip-hop, soul, funk, country, pop and rock.

Today Erthe St. James, the Duke of Soul joins me to take a casual look at modern black musicians that have inspired us from James Brown, Quincy Jones and Nile Rogers, to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Erika Badu.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 18 days ago 0
FOF #2622 - Own Your Happiness - 05.31.18

FOF #2622 – Own Your Happiness

With all the opportunities to connect on social media and dating apps today, there’s never been a time where more people have also been able to reject each other. It can hurt when someone says “no.”

Today comedian Meg Grunewald joins in to share her online dating adventures and explore why so many people get the blues when romance doesn’t work out as planned.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 23 days ago 0
FOF #2621 - Scott Thompson Brings Back Buddy Cole to Save the World - 05.21.18

FOF #2621 – Scott Thompson Brings Back Buddy Cole to Save the World

One of the most influential comedians of our time has been Scott Thompson with his work on The Kids in the Hall, the pioneering sketch comedy show where five friends every week crossdressed into outrageous characters; and his creation of Buddy Cole, the acid tongued gay socialite who can get away with saying anything.

Today comedian Scott Thompson joins us to talk about his iconic character, the re-release of Budy Cole’s biography ‘Buddy Babylon’ and his new hit show Après Le Déluge (After the Flood): The Buddy Cole Monologues.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 1 month ago 1
FOF #2620 - A Gay Comedy Terrorist on the Royal Wedding - 05.20.18

FOF #2620 – A Gay Comedy Terrorist on the Royal Wedding

Admit it. You were a little bit jealous that everyone’s favorite ginger dreamboat Prince Harry finally tied the knot this past weekend to African American actress Meghan Markle.

Today self proclaimed gay comedy terrorist Matt Brown joins us to take a look at Meghan and Harry’s wedding extravaganza, also joining us is Matt’s good Judy Cody Melcher, who just happens to own a red baby grand piano that once belonged to Sir Elton John.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2619 - An Everyday Princess - 05.18.18

FOF #2619 – An Everyday Princess

As fun as it is to dress up as a drag queen or a Disney princess, all that costuming can get pretty pricey. Today video blogger Tamara Lynn Chambers joins us to talk about her latest Princess in Everyday Life project where she’s attempting to doll up every day of the week in everyday princess attire. Also joining us is comedian Cody Melcher!

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0