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Who Wants to Die for AI Art?

When Divine screamed “who wants to die for art?” in the film Female Trouble, nobody thought it would be the Terminator delivering the deadly blow.

A new trend sweeping social media is portraits created by artificial intelligence software that analyzes your own selfies along with millions of other photos to create mouth watering, heroic thirst traps of you.

Posted in: Podcast 2 months ago 0

Climbing the Bicep Peaks – Hamilton Parks

If you’ve never been to a bodybuilding competition in person, it might seem quite intimidating with all that muscle painted dark and greasy, strutting it on stage.

Today our friend John Paul O’Neil, long time listener, first time caller talks about dazzling the crowds at his first two bodybuilding contests by posing to Madonna’s song Vogue ending with a death drop that shook the judges.

But in reality a lot of these contests have a wide variety of people from different ages, backgrounds and bodies ready to showcase their physiques.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Courtney Act Looks Back on Her Life as a Drag Icon

The drag entertainer Shane Jenek, better known to the world as Courtney Act, has lived a pretty remarkable life and she’s just getting started. A front runner on season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney’s […]

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Fearlessly Building Muscle: Derek Bolt

Amateur bodybuilder Derek Bolt raised eyebrows and shook the bigots when he competed in a bodybuilding contest wearing purple nail polish that matched his purple posing trunks.

Today Derek Bolt, amateur bodybuilder, architect, film star, and overall renaissance man joins us to look at breaking boundaries in bodybuilding as a openly gay, polyamorous man.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 3 months ago 0

Halloween Candy Horror Stories

Pride season may start in June, but it really ends on Halloween, the night when drag queens are born and gay men find a way to incorporate being shirtless into any costume.

Today we take a look at all the film and streaming LGBTQ themed seasonal releases for Halloween. Why are people so eager to declare Bros a box office bomb despite being #4 in sales and outperforming most romantic comedies

Posted in: Movies, Podcast, Television 4 months ago 0

Musical Theater Muscle: Jimmi Cook

Florist, musical theater actor and bodybuilder Jimmi Cook joins us to look at playing all the jacked up musical theater roles including Rocky, Gaston and Tarzan and his new enterprise as a competitive bodybuilder seeking to win his IFBB Pro Card.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 4 months ago 0

The Jacked Priest: Father Ethan Jewett

Bodybuilder, queer Christian and ordained minister Father Ethan Jewett joins us to talk about the spiritual connection between building muscle and creating queer space in places where it doesn’t normally happen.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 4 months ago 0

Thom Austin – The Healing Power of Building Muscle

Ever since the Stonewall Riots ignited the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement in 1969, most major cities have had Pride Parades until the Covid Pandemic of 2020 where it was all put on pause.

This year will be the first Pride Parade we’ve had in two years, and while we are still concerned over Covid, there’s now also the worry over violence, like recently in Idaho where a van full of Fascist militia were ready to harm people celebrating Pride.

Joining us today is our pal Jack Ryan, the host of The 10% Percent Show that ran on Chicago Cable Access in the late 80s and early 90s, to take a look at the changing face of Pride.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 7 months ago 0

Big Mickey Takes No Prisoners

Everyone loves Big Mickey. Born and raised in LA, the hilarious and unapologetic comedian started their showbiz career as a child actor on the hit TV shows The Bernie Mac Show and Everybody Hates Chris, but then turned to stand-up as a way to break down the limitations they experienced as a beautiful butch Black lesbian.

Today comedian Big Mickey regales us with hilarious stories of being a child actor in LA, touring and flirting with audiences across the country and why Memphis, TN is now home.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 0

Burlesque for Bodybuilders – Chaka Corn

Today bodybuilder, burlesque performer, drag queen and former college cheerleader Andrew Slade, best known in San Francisco as Chaka Corn, joins us to look at his performance tribe Baloney and how it’s featured in the new documentary film by the same name.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 8 months ago 0


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Thank you so “mucho mucho amor” Larry! Thank you for being such a big part of the journey my dear friend. » More

On FOF #3000 – And the Feast Goes On
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I think those were wonderful moments in 90s theater when the productions mingled with the audience and created a whole experience, not just a show to... » More

On FOF #2993 – Keep it Gay! Becoming the Producer’s Gay Hitler
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Thank you so much Clarence. I really enjoyed Princess Diandra’s honesty and humor in talking about all her shady adventures with celebrities! » More

On FOF#2952 – HRH Princess Diandra Reads Diana Ross to Filth
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A la orden, sin desorden. » More

On FOF #2949 – Making Out with Strangers
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Thank you! Speaking with Mr. Curry was effortless and he was a charmer. » More

On FOF #2941 – A Gay Marine’s Story of Surviving War, Cancer & Journalism