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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 1 month ago 3

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 1 month ago 0

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 1 month ago 0

FOF #2813 – We Just Can’t Wait Til’ Christmas, Okurrr?

We just can’t wait till Christmas because on Christmas day, everyone is gay! Our gal pal Carma has been busy trying to get us the perfect gift, and let’s just say she nailed it. Okurrr?

Today comedian Carma Nibarger joins us to take a look at how everyone celebrates the holiday season differently.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month 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.”

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 #2809 – My Big Little Orphan Annie Obsession

For a kid with curly ginger hair who is into the theater, landing the title role in the musical Annie is a dream come true. Unfortunately, if you’re a boy, it’s gonna be a hard knock life landing that role.

Today, we got Kenny, well, Becket Kenny, a ginger haired comedian who dreamed of being cast as Little Orphan Annie and how he sometimes regrets roasting audience members.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months 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 2 months ago 0

FOF #2807 – Celebrities Are All Rotten People

When Drag Race was just getting started, RuPaul said in a candid interview: “Celebrities are all truly rotten people.” Meaning it’s hard to meet with someone who inspires you because they don’t always live up to your expectations.

Today comedian Carly Ballerini joins us to take a look at what happens when marginalized people become stars and how the facade of fame usually comes with a few cracks.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 1

FOF #2806 – Matt Brown Takes On Whitney Houston’s Ex Lover

Seven years after Whitney Houston’s death, Robyn Crawford has a new book- A Song For You: My life with Whitney Houston, where she finally sheds light on her relationship with the singer and what she thinks really ruined Whitney’s life.

Today comedian Matt Brown takes a look at Robyn Crawford’s new book and other wild celebrity stories from Richard Gere’s gerbil rumor to Rod Stewart’s Goblet of Man Juice, and who started them and why.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0


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