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FOF #2507 - Underwear that’s Fun to Wear - 07.19.17

FOF #2507 – Underwear that’s Fun to Wear

In the early 80s, designer Calvin Klein used gorgeously muscular men to promote his underwear brand which turned an everyday undergarment into a sexualized fashion accessory that not only changed the way people think about underwear, but also how men look at their own bodies.

Joining us is comedian Carma Nibarger to talk about underpants and how women have managed over the centuries to corral their boobies – from corsets, to bullet bras, to letting it all hang out.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 days ago 1
FOF #2506 - When the Reviewer Gets Reviewed - 07.18.17

FOF #2506 – When the Reviewer Gets Reviewed

With the success of Hamilton, theater companies are embracing diversity in stories, plays and casting, but some reviewers aren’t liking it – Chicago Sun Times theater critic Hedy Weiss reportedly said at a panel in 2011 “there are so many plays about race and gender that it’s sickening.”

Today actor Jerome Beck joins us to take a look at the conservative backlash on diversity in theater and the role of theater critics in the age of social media and the internet.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 4 days ago 1
FOF #2505 - Let Your Freaky, Hairy, Sexy Flag Fly Freely - 07.13.17

FOF #2505 – Let Your Freaky, Hairy, Sexy Flag Fly Freely

In drag and club kid culture, the freakier you look, the more beautiful you are. So, for many folks, embracing being a weirdo in the nightlife scene is a wonderful way of unlocking the beauty that lies within.

Today, bearded beauty JerFay, joins us to tell his story of growing up Baptist in Texas, falling in love with a boy in 7th grade and being forced into state mandated torture to force him to hide his sexuality.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 9 days ago 3
FOF #2504 - Tracy Tyler Shines On - 07.11.17

FOF #2504 – Tracy Tyler Shines On

One of our favorite people we’ve ever met doing this podcast is trans musician Tracy Tyler, whose fun loving personality and big voice has entertained us for years.

Listen as we chat with Tracy about how her music has evolved over the years, why she’s so inspired by Air Supply and what are her thoughts about the new trans celebrities in entertainment.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 11 days ago 3
FOF #2503 - Spider-Man is Amazing Again - 07.10.17

FOF #2503 – Spider-Man is Amazing Again

Hey there true believers! Spider-Man is amazing again! Owing a lot to John Hughes’ hilarious teen-angst films of the 80s, Spider-Man Homecoming ditches the dreary origin story because we’ve already Uncle Ben there, done that and gives us what Spiderman is all about, a mythical coming-of-age story of a misfit teen.

Today we’re taking a look at the new film Spider-Man Homecoming with the very funny and insightful Brian Sweeney, whose favorite superhero of all time is Spiderman.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 12 days ago 0
FOF #2502 - Total Garbage - 06.29.17

FOF #2502 – Total Garbage

Do you ever think “I’m going to fail so hard that I’m actually going to win big?” Our guest today comedian Chris Condren totally believes that this is his destiny.

You may remember Chris from the early days of the podcast singing “Pagan Christmas” and now he has a new fitness workout record Total Garbage EP: four tracks of truly amazing music, that have nothing to do with fitness.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 23 days ago 0
FOF #2501 - Vivacious Kiki on Drag Race Season 9 - 06.28.17

FOF #2501 – Vivacious Kiki on Drag Race Season 9

Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiered with a guest appearance by Lady Gaga so we should have guessed early on that the queen who drew a lot of inspiration from mother monster was destined to prance away with the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar.

Today, Vivacious, the queen who rests beneath the goddess head Ornacia, joins us to kiki about the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 24 days ago 6
FOF #2500 - X Marks the Spot - 06.23.17

FOF #2500 – X Marks the Spot

In Oregon, a judge decreed that the DMV must issue driver’s licenses for non-binary people and mark them with an X for unspecified or as we call it, X-ceptional! This is a momentous occasion that’s been a long time coming as people who don’t identify as either male or female will finally gain the freedom and recognition they deserve.

Today we are chatting with Lake Perriguey esq., the attorney who brought the case before the court on behalf of his client Sgt. First Class Jamie Shupe who identifies as non-binary.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 29 days ago 1
FOF #2499 - War of the Roses - 06.21.17

FOF #2499 – War of the Roses

Normally, you’d think receiving roses would be a good thing, but if you’re getting them from fans of Valentina from RuPaul’s Drag Race, it could be interpreted as a threat.

Today cosplay queen and sorority slut Fox E Kim joins us to talk about the battle royale that’s unfolded on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and why reality TV shows rely a little too much on conflict to stay on the air.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 30 days ago 2
FOF #2498 - Roll Up for the Vagical Mystery Tour - 06.20.17

FOF #2498 – Roll Up for the Vagical Mystery Tour

It’s been six months since millions of people all around the world gathered for the Women’s March to support women’s health care and reproductive equality. While the protest was a huge success, there’s still a lot of work to be done, so why not put on a comedy show?

Today comedian Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, joins us to talk about the Vagical Mystery Tour, where people can hear comedians tell some jokes and join the resistance to help ensure women’s access to healthcare.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 1