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FOF # 2871 – Nina West is the Queen of Nice

After auditioning for nine seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Nina West was ready to throw in the make up smeared towel when she finally got that life changing phone call.

We all could see it in her eyes on every episode of Drag Race “I can’t believe I’m finally here.” Nina went on to win people’s hearts and became Miss Congeniality.

Today Nina West, from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 joins us to talk about her adventures after becoming Miss Congeniality. This Friday Nina passes on the torch to this season’s winner. Will this season’s winner be ready for the crown?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 day ago 0

FOF # 2870 – Ending the Gay Blood Ban

Considering how important it is to give blood, every donor should be greeted with a pizza party when they give a pint of blood to a complete stranger.

Instead, some blood donors still get turned away if they answer yes to being men who have sex with other men.

Today gay rights activist JD Miller joins us to look at why the ban on gay blood donation persists even with its devastating impact on everyone’s health.

Posted in: Artists/Designers, Podcast 3 days ago 0

FOF # 2869 – Lady Bunny is C#ntagious

With all the gloom and doom surrounding the Rona, Lady Bunny’s twisted humor makes her an essential worker. But some wonder, haven’t we suffered enough?

Today, the deranged and demented Lady Bunny gives us a sneak peek into CUNTAGIOUS, her half hour comedy special. In what may be your last good laugh before the apocalypse, Bunny parodies songs by Lizzo, Justin Bieber, Madonna and even Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito.

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

Master Chef’s Tommy Walton Sets the Kitchen on Fire

We’re just crazy about Tommy Walton, who Chef Gordon Ramsay said was one of the most memorable people on his reality TV cooking competition MasterChef.

Today we chat with Chef Tommy Walton about his stint on reality TV, his wild fashion sensibility and how he managed to convince one of the contestants that he was a vampire.

Matt Alber’s Velvet Goldmine

Matt Alber’s music career exploded in 2009 after the video for his song “End of the World.” Since then, he’s gone the independent route, touring the country as a solo artist.

Today Grammy Award winner Matt Alber joins us for a live music podcast, playing music from his latest album Constant Crows. Listen as Matt talks about growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, his unique singing style and falling in love.

Posted in: Interviews, Live Music Sessions, Musicians, Podcast 6 days ago 0

FOF # 2868 – Mike Ruiz on Directing Starrbooty and Being a Gay Supermodel

Mike Ruiz is a world renowned celebrity and fashion photographer who’s worked with the world’s top brands and entertainers, but we’ll always know him best as the director of one of our favorite cult films, Starrbooty.

Today Mike Ruiz joins us to take a look back at directing RuPaul’s outrageous cult film Starrbooty which gave us the notorious filter for season one of Drag Race and being the April/May cover stud for Out Magazine.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 9 days ago 1

Bonus: Alaska Thunderfuck Battles the Sharknado

In the latest and quite possibly final installment of the series, The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time, one of our favorite drag queens, Alaska Thunderfuck, death drops for her life.

Today Alaska Thunderfuck joins us to take a bite out of The Last Sharknado film and to talk about playing the daughter of Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis in the movie.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 days ago 0

FOF # 2867 – Brian Sweeney, Fred Willard and a Million Dollar Pencil

One of our favorite tv shows from the late 70s was NBC’s Real People, a celebration of everyday people doing extraordinary things like a guy who ate soil, a one-legged man who ran across Canada and a couple who owned a roadside store that offered a million dollar pencil for sale.

Real People was by an ensemble that included the recently departed comedian Fred Willard, the show put a spotlight on people’s triumphs and helped introduce eccentric goofballs like Richard Simmons.

Today Brian Sweeney breaks his silence to take a look at the life of comedy legend Fred Willard.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 11 days ago 0

FOF #2866 – Jackie Beat Invents the Video Conferencing Sitcom

Comedy has an amazing power to heal, and Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine’s brilliant video series is getting us through the worst of the quarantine by bringing back to life some of our favorite sitcoms and campy film stars.

From Joan Crawford chastising Christina via video Facetime, to Stephen King’s Carrie getting berated by her twisted Trump loving mother, Jackie Beat along with her pals Sherry Vine, Mario Diaz, and Alaska Thunderfuck put the sickoning into sitcom.

Today Jackie Beat joins us from her home in LA to talk about her quarantine parodies of Three’s Company, Carrie, Mommie Dearest and The Golden Girls presented into a whole new genre: video conferencing sitcom.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 15 days ago 1

Coco Peru Has a Strong Backbone

Coco Peru’s new one drag queen show touches on some intense issues-  living with regret, isolation, social media and aging. Amazingly, she always finds the humor in some pretty tough topics.

Today Coco Peru joins us from to talk about surviving these tough times we are living in.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 17 days ago 1