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FOF #2698 – Stripping for Jesus

For years Cooking with Drag Queens star Teri Yaki talked about how fabulous her sister Stacy is and when we met her for the first time, Stacy more than lived up to all the outrageous stories.

Today Stacy Yaki, daughter of a preacher man and sister to a queen, joins us to talk about her adventures dancing in an elite nightclub in Manhattan and sneaking off to get her first boob job without her parent’s consent when she was just 17.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 5

FOF #2695 – Rent Not So Live

It was a rough weekend for fans of Valentina as she was sent home twice, first on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars, then when her character, Angel, went home to Jesus in the the live version of Rent the Musical.

Today, Sylvia Nix, from the debut Season of Camp Wannakiki joins us to talk about the she-larious bumps in the road for what was to be Rent Live.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 1

FOF #2693 – Lady Bunny Remembers Carol Channing

People fell in love with Carol Channing for her iconic roles in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello Dolly and now the world is at a loss as the Broadway legend passed away last week at the age of 97.

Today Lady Bunny joins us to talk about her appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race as the show’s first non Ru-Girl drag queen to be featured on the competition series, her recent trip to Puerto Rico and Carol Channing’s amazing life.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 0

FOF #1228 – Hello Carol Channing [Classic Episode]

Raspberries! Broadway icon Carol Channing died today, she was 97. One of our most popular episodes ever, Carol Channing spoke to us from her home in Palm Springs about the value of arts education in public schools, and her amazing life and career. Please enjoy this encore presentation.

FOF #2690 – Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 10 – Christmas Goes Off the Rails

Christmas is the drag queen of holidays: it’s drunk on eggnog, it’s overly decorated with loud colors and glitter and it takes itself way too seriously. So when Christmas goes off the rails, it’s hilarious.

Today, we wrap up the year with our annual holiday special “Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 10”- weird but wonderful holiday songs we think deserve a second listen.

Posted in: Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2687 – E.G. Daily’s Big Adventure

Musician E.G. Daily is best known for bringing to life some of the most lovable rebels in film and television: Pee Wee Herman’s girlfriend, Dottie in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Buttercup in the Powerpuff Girls and Tommy Pickles in Nickelodeon’s Rugrats.

Today E.G. joins us from her home to talk about her amazing journey as a voice over star, her music from hit films of the 80s and working in her home studio with her family of musicians and filmmakers.

Posted in: Actors, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 2

FOF #2264 – Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special

One of our favorite oddball TV Christmas moments is Pee Wee’s Christmas Special, a star studded hour long event that aired in 1988 at the height of Pee Wee Herman’s popularity.

Today we take you inside Pee Wee’s Christmas Special with the she-larious Irene Marquette,
who is putting on a holiday extravaganza inspired by Pee Wee Herman’s Holiday Show complete with variety acts and animation in the Curio Show at Chicago’s IO Theater.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2676 – The City that Werqs, Mawma

The Gerber Hart Library has unveiled a new exhibit, “The City That Werqs,” which takes a look at the history of drag in Chicago, from cross-dressing gals at belle epoque balls to modern day queens of color searching for a safe place to perform.

Joining us to take a look at all the rich drag her and his-story is co-curator for the exhibit- C’est Kevvie, who won people’s hearts with her can-do spirit on the debut season of Camp Wannakiki.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2673 – Ask Us Anything

As a way of saying thank you, we’re taking all your questions, all of them on today’s show.

Listen as we spill the tea on the best and worst guests, if we’ll do sexual content someday and upcoming projects that are cooking up.

Posted in: Podcast 6 months ago 2

FOFA #2321 – Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake

We love the wild women and outrageous plots of films like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Rocky Horror, Myra Breckinridge and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, but despite their success as camp classics, after their release, the hunks who starred in them all but disappeared from Hollywood.

Today we’re joined by Peaches Christ, who has been parodying many of these campy films for decades, to discuss why these hunks ran screaming from Hollywood after making only one film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 months ago 0


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