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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 2 months ago 5
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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago 0
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 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 2 months ago 0
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 month 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 2 months ago 0