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Varla Jean Merman is Beautiful

Varla Jean Merman is Beautiful

Optimistic Varla confronts some of the challenges of New Orleans’s post-Katrina dating scene in this touching slice of Louisiana life. You know who sent this to me? Miss Understood! Also: Ty, Garrett! Previously: Varla teams […]

Posted in: Topics 9 years ago 7
Valerio McKennitt, "The Way I Am"

Valerio McKennitt, “The Way I Am”

Handsome youtube troubadour Valerio, from Varese, Italy, strums and claps his way through a sunny cover of Ingrid Michaelson’s little ditty, and his homemade music video is a fun moment with a creative guy. Says […]

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 2
Katherine Hepburn in "Coco"

Katherine Hepburn in “Coco”

As Coco Chanel, self-assured film legend Katherine Hepburn swans her way through the finale of Broadway’s “Coco,” then reveals a singing voice every bit as distinct as that of Lauren Bacall. The intricate set is […]

Posted in: People 10 years ago 10
Italo Pop Star Heather Parisi, "Disco Bambina"

Italo Pop Star Heather Parisi, “Disco Bambina”

Excessive! Dig those high kicks and the androgynous partner who joins her midway. More is more: Get a load of limber Heather’s credit-sequence razzle-dazzler from “Fantastico 81.”

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 5
Vivian Vee, "Higher"

Vivian Vee, “Higher”

“Queen of Italo” Vivian chanteuses her way through this icy dance number backed by a bevy of chicken-inspired leather ladies. Says RcktMan: “As she sings ‘Higher! Higher!’, her backups wave their arms in a fanning […]

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 0
Memphis Black Pride '07: Cupid Shuffle

Memphis Black Pride ’07: Cupid Shuffle

Special thanks to listener dobbythewarrior for finding this spectacular real-life production number. Special thanks also to the dancer who really cuts loose 55 seconds into this. Somewhat similar: Technoviking, Rave Granny (ty, brainfork!), Granny’s One-Eyed […]

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 4
La Pequeña Amy Winehouse

La Pequeña Amy Winehouse

…from Chile! Thank you, Billy, for the tip!

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 9
"Angie" Opener: Philadelphia Sitcom

“Angie” Opener: Philadelphia Sitcom

Have you heard the news? Fausto and Marc are coming to Philadelphia! Celebrate by spending a moment with Angie, the gutsy Philly waitress with a rich doctor husband and snooty new relatives. Though the clip […]

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 5
"The Shrink," by the Penny Magic Show

“The Shrink,” by the Penny Magic Show

Also known as “Why Do You Think You Are Nuts?” After this mind-rending show-stopper went around the Web awhile back, determined fans tracked down and unearthed lead singer Penny Pearce, who is said to have […]

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 5
"Evita" Commercial (Plus! "Indira" Riposte)

“Evita” Commercial (Plus! “Indira” Riposte)

“That’s right, Evita—stamp your feet and clap your hands…. She simply seduced a country!” Starring Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. Act II: SCTV’s spoof, “Indira,” starring Andrea Martin, now appearing on Broadway in “Young Frankenstein.”

Posted in: Topics 10 years ago 7


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Excellent story & reporting! I love the picture of the apprentice in the FoF shirt, and I sure hope the interview comes through. » More

On At the Shrine of Ta Yeh, the Gay Rabbit God
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Fun! I like when you go mobile. I have been to Philly before (it is close & easy to get to from NYC) & next time... » More

On FOF #721 – I Wish I was in Philly
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Are ladies welcome?? » More

On Live Podcast at Steamworks, Chicago
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But Maia, you have something so much better, so much more precious than a kick-ass middle name: a kick-ass FIRST name! » More

On FOF #635 – Podcast of the Apes
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Maia: Quincy! I’m named after our sixth president. » More

On FOF #635 – Podcast of the Apes