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FOF #2636 - The Color Purple is in the Pink - 07.20.18

FOF #2636 – The Color Purple is in the Pink

The musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Color Purple, is kicking off its national tour right here in Chicago.

After experiencing trauma after trauma in the first act, we see Celie come of age and not only become her own woman, this Celie gets a lot more woman on woman action than Whoopi Goldberg ever did.

Posted in: Podcast 1 day ago 0
FOF #2635 - Vivacious on Whitney, Pose and Nanette - 07.17.18

FOF #2635 – Vivacious on Whitney, Pose and Nanette

In Kevin Macdonald’s new documentary “Whitney” we get a glimpse at the life of the greatest vocalists of the 20th century- her complex sexuality, her underlying trauma and the struggles that may have led to her untimely death.

Today Vivacious, from RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to take a look at the new “Whitney” film and all its shocking new revelations.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 days ago 1
FOF #2634 - Blair St. Clair is America's Sweetheart - 07.13.18

FOF #2634 – Blair St. Clair is America’s Sweetheart

Things are going well for Blair St. Clair, the ingenue drag queen from season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race- she’s moved in with her hunky boyfriend and her album Call My Life is topping the charts.

Today Blair St. Clair joins us to talk about her roller coaster ride through musical theater and drag, Butterfly gate on the Drag Race finale and what all young people can do to bridge the divide with their family.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 5 days ago 0
FOF #2633 - How to Survive 45 - 07.13.18

FOF #2633 – How to Survive 45

As tempting as it is to say “you’re moving to Norway” the reality is that we’re all stuck here together.

Today therapist and relationship expert Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at the political crisis that’s pulling the rug out from under us, and what we all can do to stick together and survive President 45.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast 8 days ago 0
FOF #2632 - The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride - 07.12.18

FOF #2632 – The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride

In the 70s, Cher launched her own musical variety show, the Cher Show. Decades later, The Cher Show is back as a new musical that looks at the pop diva’s amazing career.

Today, Cher enthusiast, Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at The Cher Show that’s playing in Chicago before hitting Broadway this fall.

Posted in: Musical Theatre, Podcast 9 days ago 0
FOF #2631 - Guilty Pleasures - 07.10.18

FOF #2631 – Guilty Pleasures

A lot of us enjoy some pretty far out stuff that others just don’t seem to get. Sometimes they act like we’ve lost our mind when we fawn over the latest gadget, TV show or comic book. But that’s at the heart of culture: people bonding over rare goodies that others think of as boring, grotesque or stupid.

Today comedians Carma Nibarger and Tim Warner join me to take a look at all the wild things we all love, that we are secretly afraid to tell the world.

Posted in: Podcast 10 days ago 0
FOF #2630 - What’d I Miss? - 07.03.18

FOF #2630 – What’d I Miss?

A lot went down while Marc Felion was away filming Norway’s top reality TV show “Alt For Norge” – Trump and Roseanne Barr got crazier and Brian Sweeney and I got exceptionally close.

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to find out more about Marc’s Great Norway Adventure.

Posted in: Podcast 18 days ago 0
FOF #2629 - Marc’s Great Norway Adventure - 07.02.18

FOF #2629 – Marc’s Great Norway Adventure

Folks were left gagging when Marc announced that after 14 years of podcasting, he was taking an indefinite break to go off on an secret adventure. Well folks, Marc is back, and on Norway’s top reality TV show “Alt For Norge” the Great Norway Adventure.

Listen as Marc joins me to give us a sneak peek at Season 9 of the Emmy award winning reality TV series, which includes folks like Star Trek fan fiction actor Evan Fowler and cabaret artist Julie Cascioppo who inspired many popular drag queens.

Posted in: Podcast 19 days ago 4
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 1 month 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 1 month ago 0