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FOFA #1018 - Run, Lady Vera Parker, Run! - 02.25.19

FOFA #1018 – Run, Lady Vera Parker, Run!

There’s a new development coming shortly about Lady Vera Parker, now known as the Seatbelt Psychic, so to get you caught up with her story, check out this classic podcast form 2009.

Drag queen Lady Vera Parker moved to Chicago with the hopes of making it big as an entertainer. Her dreams were dashed when she was pulled over in U-Haul truck she allegedly stole in Kentucky. When the police pulled up her record they found a laundry list of check fraud and deception warrants.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 29 days ago 0
FOF #2707 - Peaches Christ Takes on Mean Girls - 02.18.19

FOF #2707 – Peaches Christ Takes on Mean Girls

For queer folks, Tina Fey’s film Mean Girls became an instant cult classic for the way it captures the complex dynamic between bullies and their victims.

Today San Francisco based drag queen Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at bullying in the film Mean Girls and how it carries on the great tradition of teen movies like Heathers and Jawbreaker.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2718 - Velvet Rage: Flaws in 3-D

FOF #2718 – Velvet Rage: Flaws in 3-D

One of the gay liberation book Velvet Rage, despite all the great ideas presented, is that it misses out on the intersection of gender and sexual identity, and presents traditional, monogamous relationships as the ideal.

Today therapist and relationship expert Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at why some gay men get angry when they are challenged and why it’s so hard to draw strength from understanding our weaknesses.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism, Writers 12 days ago 2
FOF #2709 - Queens Rule at the Oscars - 02.25.19

FOF #2709 – Queens Rule at the Oscars

The queens mopped up at this year’s Academy Awards with Olivia Coleman and Rami Malek both getting an Oscar for portraying outlandish queens.

The 91st Academy Awards was also a celebration of Black and Latinx talent but some aren’t too happy with the white savior trope of Green Book which won best film and best supporting actor. And Carol Channing was left out of the in Memorium.

Posted in: Podcast 29 days ago 7
FOF #2693 - Lady Bunny Remembers Carol Channing - 01.23.19

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 2 months ago 0
FOF #2700 - Stacy Layne Matthews is the Queen of Henny - 02.05.19

FOF #2700 – Stacy Layne Matthews is the Queen of Henny

The word “henny” will forever be associated with Stacy Layne Matthews from RuPaul’s Drag Race because she’s so sweet. One of the perennial meme queens, folks still can’t get enough of the image of Stacy Layne sneaking a photo with her cell phone at the taping of the Drag Race finale.

Today the queen of Henny herself, Stacy Layne Matthews joins us to kiki about All Stars 4 and why the toxic fans who attack people on social media may be ruining the show for everyone.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2713 - Pleasant Gehman Put a Spell On You - 03.03.19

FOF #2713 – Pleasant Gehman Put a Spell On You

Today the Princess of Hollywood, the Divination Princess Farhanna, Pleasant Gehman joins us to give us a glimpse into her wild life living in the punk scene of the 80s and her witch themed occult burlesque show.

Listen as Pleasant talks about taking Kurt Cobain to drag shows, stalking horror hostess Vampira, and why she wants to ride the Goodyear blimp and her hashtag: #blimpinainteasy

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 23 days ago 0
FOF #2710 - The Great Psychic Drag Queen Hunter - 02.26.19

FOF #2710 – The Great Psychic Drag Queen Hunter

We never thought we’d hear from scamvestite Lady Vera Parker again, then almost a decade later, she popped up and she was still scamming people but now as psychic Thomas John.

Today, skeptic and psychic buster Susan Gerbic joins us to talk about how she and a group of colleagues created Operation Pizza Roll to prove that Thomas John lacks any supernatural powers, and his readings were based on information he gleaned from social media.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast, Writers 28 days ago 2
FOF #2711 - The Complicated Case of Jussie Smollett - 02.27.19

FOF #2711 – The Complicated Case of Jussie Smollett

Like an episode of the prime time melodrama Empire, the case of Jussie Smollett has everyone hanging on the edge of their seat wondering was he or wasn’t he a victim of a hate crime?

Today, comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at the complicated case of Jussie Smollett and how race, sexual identity, celebrity and fascism intertwine to make for one hell of a case.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 28 days ago 0
FOF #2715 - Trailer Park Magic

FOF #2715 – Trailer Park Magic

Comedian Carma Rae Gold just spent some vacation time visiting her family at their trailer parks in Florida and Alabama and boy was she surprised when they started quoting all the talking points from Fox news.

Today the she-larious Carma joins us to take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of living in a trailer park.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 19 days ago 0