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FOF #2815 – Christmas Apocalypse

2019 is at an end, and not a moment too soon. Today we wrap up the year by looking at the best and worst moments of the decade and check out things that were popular but didn’t survive.

Joining us to fa la la la la, la la la la are some of your favorite guests: Shannon Noll, whose had an incredible year with the debut of their award winning web series “Just Call Me Ripley,” comic Matt Brown who is hosting at the Comedy Bar from now till the end of January, and everyone’s favorite grumpy cat, comedian Brian Sweeney.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 3

Cooking with Drag Queens: Peaches Christ – Baltimore Crab Cakes

Crab cakes! Many people who spent their summers near the sea have happy memories of catching crabs in their nets, pulling the meat out and packing it into delicious crab cakes.

Joining us today is one of our favorite drag queens in the whole world Peaches Christ, who is best known for her spectacular staged tributes to the campiest films of all time- from Showgirls, to Mommie Dearest, from Hocus Pocus to Grey Gardens.

Posted in: Cooking with Drag Queens, Featured, Videos 2 months ago 0

FOF #2805 – Pissi Myles Goes to Washington

Pundits are calling the impeachment hearings a circus, so there had to be a clown – enter drag queen Pissi Myles who put a little pizzazz into politics by covering the hearings in full drag for the Happs News channel. At over six feet tall with big hair and heels, Pissi caused quite a sensation when she went through security to talk to the nation’s representatives.

Today award winning drag queen Pissi Myles joins us to talk about her experience becoming “The Impeachment Queen.”

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 3

FOF #2811 – Out in the Cold

This holiday season, thousands of LGBTQ youth are out in the cold. To combat this problem, the Chicago charity, Care for Friends, is inviting folks to spend a night in tents out in the cold in the middle of February to raise money to support homeless LGBTQ youth.

Today JD Miller- chairperson of the Care for Friends joins us to talk about the complex nature of what it takes to motivate people to give not just during the holiday season, but to give all year long.

FOF #2814 – B-52s’ Fred Schneider Savors the Christmas Fruitcake

With monster hits like “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack,” the B-52s along with its lead singer Fred Schneider have been influencing pop music for decades.

Today Fred Schneider joins us to look back on his amazing musical career with the B-52s, being gay at the heigh of the AIDS crisis in New York in the 80s and playing RuPaul’s angry manager in Ru’s first Christmas .

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2816 – Drew Droege Takes Us Inside the RV on AJ and the Queen

Good evening world. It has come to our attention that RuPaul’s new TV show AJ and the Queen is red hot, with cameos from many Ru Girls as well as Beastmaster’s Marc Singer, Pee Wee’s Playhouse’s Lynne Marie Stewart and Adrienne Barbeau from the classic sitcom Maude.

Today Drew Droege joins us to take a look at AJ and the Queen, a campy road trip where mama Ru takes a gender non binary child on a road trip across America, and reads drag queens to filth while mending broken hearts along the way.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 27 days ago 0

Best of Fun! A Lady Bunny Christmas

Christmas isn’t quite the same without the raunchy outrageous humor of our beloved drag mom Lady Bunny. For over a decade Bun-Bun’s twisted holiday parodies have been a favorite of our end of the year Incredibly Strange Christmas Music special.

But what kind of Christmas music does she enjoy listening to? Today Lady Bunny joins us to look at some outrageous Christmas music we all love.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2819 – Lizzo: Welcome to the Grammys Bitch!

A Tron, cyber drag queen bodysuit, sparkling tennis shoes and a rock and roll flute: there’s so much to toot about Lizzo’s opening number at the 2020 Grammys.

Today we take a look at Lizzo’s Grammy performance, the openly gay men’s fashion red carpet statements, Lil Nas X’s big win and all the bedazzling sparkling news to blind the shadiest queens.

Posted in: Podcast 21 days ago 0

FOF #2808 – Brian Sweeney Looks at Christmas Horror Movies

You better watch out. You better not cry. You better not pout, I’m telling you why. Why?Why? Why can’t we just have a nice Christmas? Because Christmas can be scary, just look at some of our favorite Christmas movies- they will chill you to the bone.

Today the very funny Brian Sweeney is back with a vengeance to look at Christmas Horror movies we all love.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF #2812 – The Santaland Diaries, and other Strange Christmas Jobs

To make it as an artist today you have to have a side hustle and during the holidays, that sometimes entails slipping into an elf costume to become Santa’s little side ho ho ho.

David Sedaris’ masterpiece, “The Santaland Diaries,” which explores the legendary writer’s gig as an elf at Macy’s Santaland in New York City, is now playing at the Goodman Theater starring Steven Strafford who joins us to look at all the odd holiday jobs we’ve taken over the years including his current job playing “Crumpet the Elf.”