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FOF #2794 – Halloween Procrastinators

Halloween is upon us and for some folks the most terrifying thing isn’t some ghoul, goblin or their prime minister in blackface, the thing that scares them the most is putting on a costume.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at the fear and anxiety over wearing costumes and other types of Halloween procrastinations.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 21 days ago 0

FOF #2791 – Best and Worst Halloween Costume Ideas for 2019

You probably came up with your Halloween costume right after Pride but if you didn’t we’ve got you covered. Today Muffy Fishbasket, our favorite loser from Camp Wannakiki joins us to take a look at some of the best and worst Halloween costume ideas for this year.

Muffy’s been making her own drag costumes for ages and knows quite a bit about what will make your friends scream with delight.

FOF #2792 – The Facts of Life: Satan School for Girls

You take the good, you take the bad, you take an 80s sitcom and Kate Jackson’s made for TV movie Satan’s School for Girls and what do you have? The Facts of Life: Satan’s School for Girls.

The new show stars Chicago cross dressing comedy legend Ed Jones who pays tribute to Charlotte Ray’s quintisenssion role as school marm Edna Garrett in the Facts of Life.

FOF #2795 – In the Kitchen with Jade Sotomayor

The great thing about a meal cooked with friends or family is how it brings everyone together to create something that will then be shared with everyone. The family that cooks together slays together.

Today, Jade Sotomayor, from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season One joins us to talk about her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens with her best friend Monica Beverly Hillz.

FOF #2798 – Bruce Vilanch on The Paul Lynde Halloween Special

One of the strangest shows ever broadcast on TV is the Paul Lynde Halloween Special. The musical variety show featuring a campy highway pile-up of the top stars of the day with Margaret Hamilton reprising her Wicked Witch from the Izard of Oz aired only once on ABC in 1976.

Today comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, best known for writing for the Oscars and for his appearance on Hollywood Squares joins us to talk about being a head writer for the Paul Lynde Halloween Special.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 13 days ago 1

FOF #2793 – Making Sweet Tea

A lot has happened since author Dr. E Patrick Johhnson first came on the podcast a decade ago to talk about his groundbreaking book “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South” – a collection of more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised and continue to live in the South.

Posted in: Actors, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 26 days ago 0

FOF #2790 – Send in the Clowns

Critics are describing Todd Phillips’ psychological thriller Joker as “toxic” and “irresponsible.” Featuring Joaquin Phoenix as Joker, the film avoids the traditional comic book blockbuster but instead draws on classic films like The King of Comedy in order to explore the real inequalities in modern day America.

Today we take a look at Todd Phillips’ new film Joker and how folks like Martin Scorsese and Jennifer Anniston think superhero blockbuster films are destroying Hollywood.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Movies, Podcast 30 days ago 1

FOF #2797 – The Scoop on Miss Kitty Litter

As the oldest drag queen yet to compete on a reality TV show, Kitty Litter didn’t know quite what to expect when she got on Camp Wannakiki, a web series where queens compete for the title of “Queen of Camp.”

Today Kitty Litter, the sassy southern gal from Camp Wannakiki joins us to talk about her adventures on the show and about that time she got arrested, and not just for stealing people’s hearts.

FOF #2796 – Madonna’s Disco Bloodbath

Since the beginning of her career when she said she wanted to “rule the world,” Madonna has sought to be provocative- usually in sexy or ridiculous ways, like hanging herself on a cross during or pumping gas in the nude.

Today comedian Nadya Ginsburg, well known for her hilarious and insightful Madonnalogues performance and video series joins us to take a look at Madonna’s latest hi-jinks.

Posted in: Actors, Podcast, Writers, YouTube Celebrities 18 days ago 0

Jade Sotomayor & Monica Beverly Hillz – Beef Empanadas w/ Chimichurri Sauce

Baked or fried, sweet or savory, empanadas can be found not just in Latin America but all over the world. Choose your own filling adventure.

Joining us today are two of the most memorable Puerto Rican queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jade Sotomayor and Monica Beverly Hillz.