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FOF #2730 – Endgame

The end is nigh! One of pop culture’s biggest phenomenons- the Marvel comic book film franchise is wrapping up all its movies in the new film, Endgame, coming next week.

Today amateur cultural anthropologist and comedian Brian Sweeney joins us to look at the incredible Marvel Film franchise concluding all the varied narratives in the upcoming film Endgame and #FreeBritney- why can’t Britney Spears be left alone?

Posted in: Podcast 15 hours ago 0

TS Madison – Fried Spaghetti Balls

Loud live and in color, TS Madison joins us to transform leftover spaghetti into cheesy fried spaghetti balls that will satisfy even the most righteous pastafarian. TS Madison is a comedian, advocate and entrepreneur who harnessed the power of her social media notoriety to create an empire.

FOF #2729 – America is Hot for Mayor Pete

This Palm Sunday we got a new gay messiah- substitute a donkey for the old Studebaker car factory and instead of the title of Prince of Peace, we may one day have President of the United States of America Pete Buttigieg.

Today we are taking a look at whether America will swipe right for Pete like he did when he met his future husband on a hook-up app. And if he was once on a dating app, where are his shirtless pics?

Posted in: Podcast 4 days ago 6

FOF #2728 – Naughty Boys Need Love Too

Comedians often get asked by people they hook up with, “Are you going to talk about me in your act? For comedian Zach Zimmerman, the answer is yes.

Today, the hilarious Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about his debut comedy album “Clean Comedy” where he covers dating and casting his own dong for his boyfriend.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 8 days ago 0

FOF #2727 – When Oprah Dyed the Chicago River The Color Purple

Nowadays it seems all of the popular April Fools Day jokes are just awful Internet memes or brand marketing, leaving us to wonder what happened to all the great pranks of yesteryear?

Today Amanda Cohen joins us to look at April Fool’s Day pranks then and now, from our early days as Feast of Fools where we convinced folks that Oprah was going to dye the Chicago River the Color Purple to when Amanda crushed people’s hearts by announcing she had gotten too famous for this podcast.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 15 days ago 1

FOF #2726 – Being Mr. Rogers’ Gay Black Neighbor

One of the unexpected surprises from “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the documentary film on Mr. Rogers, was just how fierce and unapologetically gay in real life is Francois Clemmons, the actor who played Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Today we’re delighted to talk to Officer Clemmons, Francois Diva Man Scarborough Clemmons from his home in Vermont about coming out as gay to Mr. Rogers, his love of turquoise jewelry and is there any truth to the recently revealed rumor that Mr. Rogers was bisexual?

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 16 days ago 1

FOF #2725 – Tom Goss Thinks Outside the Hot Box

Today musician Tom Goss, who for years has pioneered new film and music techniques in his music videos joins us to take a look at his new work Wake Alive which presents the idea that we literally put ourselves in little boxes and that we are often trapped by the limited perceptions others have of us.

Listen as Tom Goss talks about the mainstreaming of queer musicians, singing on Facebook Live on Friday mornings with Deven and Ned and the worst gig of his life.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 18 days ago 0

FOF #2724 – Love for Sale

In the modern age privacy has become the key battleground. World War 3 is thankfully not being fought with nuclear weapons but with dick pics and headless torsos on Grindr.

Today performance artist and cooking drag queen Vita Santa Mamita joins us to take a look at the crazy mixed up world of gay dating apps, her outrageous and delicious drag performances and her adventures as an HIV educator in Malawi.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 22 days ago 0

FOF #2723 – The Wonder Women of AIDS

Although many moms, sisters, healthcare workers, scientists, friends and Hollywood stars like Liz Taylor played an important role in the fight against AIDS, these incredible women are often forgotten by history.

Today writer Victoria Noe joins us to take a look at the wonder women who fought back and fought AIDS that are featured in her new book “Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community.”

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 23 days ago 1

FOF #2722 – The Bearded Belly Dancer

Initially drawn to belly dancing as a form of exercise, Kamrah soon discovered that it was a great way to express femininity which was something Kamrah always struggled with. But after a decade of gyrating those hips, Kamrah came out as trans male which put into question his identity as a belly dancer.

Today the fierce and fabulous Kamrah, Chicago’s first trans masculine belly dancer, joins us to talk about their journey in belly dancing

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 25 days ago 0