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FOF #2848 – Tiger King: Gay Rednecks, Caged Animals, Guns & Meth

Folks cooped up during the coronavirus pandemic are wild for Netflix’s Tiger King, a true crime docu-series about an eccentric group of private zoo owners battling it out over who is king of the caged jungle. Who knew all it took for the country to forget their troubles is a gay redneck seducing straight men with tigers, guns and meth?

Today comedian Carly Balerini joins us to take a look at the hit documentary series Tiger King and the outrageous stuff they left on the cutting room floor.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 days ago 1

FOF #2846 – Fighting Coronavirus by Looking at the History of AIDS

For folks who lived through the early AIDS pandemic, there’s a real sense of dread over coronavirus. Republicans failed to take early action on AIDS and we are still living with the repercussions of that. And just like HIV and AIDS, LGBTQ+ people are especially vulnerable to coronavirus, so we must ask – are we prepared to suffer the same fate as we did with the AIDS crisis?

Today, Dr. Steven Thrasher, professor of journalism and LGBTQ Health at Northwestern University joins us to look at coronavirus and AIDS: how both of these epidemics impact LGBTQ+ people, incarcerated folks and rural Americans.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 days ago 0

FOF #2843 – Peaches Christ Battles the Apocalypse

During difficult times, we usually turn to movies and entertainment to escape our problems, but the most popular films on streaming websites right now are ironically films about pandemics and apocalypses.

Today film fanatic Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at some of our favorite post-apocalyptic films and stars: Tina Turner in Mad Max: Beyond the Thunderdome, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Milla Jovovich in the Fifth Element and Resident Evil franchise, Tank Girl reboot and now on Netflix: Train to Busan.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 days ago 1

FOF #2842 – Pissi Myles Takes on Sherri Pie’s Catfishing and RuPaul’s Fracking Money

2020 is a rough year for RuPaul- AJ and the Queen, DragCon, and RuPaul’s Drag Race Live in Vegas are cancelled, and contestant Sherry Pie threatens to derail this season of Drag Race. And if that wig of misfortune is stacked high enough already, in a recent interview, RuPaul seemingly admitted to fracking on her ranch in Wyoming.

Today drag queen Pissi Myles, who used to perform with Sherry and considered her a good friend joins us to talk about her predatory behavior and why fracking is so bad for the environment.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 12 days ago 0

FOF #2841 – Sam Pancake Takes on Ageism and the Coronavirus Pandemic

A few months ago, comedian Sam Pancake appeared on a talk show where he talked about how some young people have such a fear of getting older that they’d rather be dead than get old. His conversation went viral and it really struck a chord with they way gay men view aging.

Today comedian and actor Sam Pancake, who has been in just about everything from Friends to Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3, joins us to look at gaygism, gay men’s fears of growing older.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast 13 days ago 1

FOF #2840 – Hygge: Self-Isolate and Chill

During the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, folks are encouraged to stay home and self isolate to keep the virus from spreading and hurting the most vulnerable. So now you’re stuck at home- now what?

Today Marc Felion’s cast-mate from Alt for Norge and co-artistic director of Akvavit Theater, Kirstin Franklin, joins us to look at creative ways to make the most out of staying at home during difficult times by examining the Scandinavian concept of Hygge (HUGGAH) – coziness and conviviality that creates a sense of well being.

Posted in: Actors, Podcast, Writers 14 days ago 0

FOF #2839 – Jake Noll on Surviving the Corona Apocalypse

With annoying music festivals canceled, colleges suspending classes and once crowded airports are nearly empty with flights at rock bottom prices, is coronavirus such a bad thing?

Yes, yes it is.

The World Health Organization just classified the coronavirus virus outbreak as a pandemic.

Today non-binary survivalist Jake Noll joins us to take a look at the fear and axiety over the coronavirus pandemic, and how it taps into people’s latenet fear over their own bodies

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 18 days ago 0

FOF #2838 – Siobhan Tuck’s Last Meal on Earth

Imagine this: you’re guilty of the crime and the sentence is death. But before you go, one last wish, what do you order for your last meal on earth? In the United States, some prisons serve a “special request” last meal, a ritual intended not to comfort the condemned but to soften the harsh fact for society that a human being is about to be killed.

Today comedian Siobhan Tuck joins us to take a look at death row inmates last meals, which usually consists of steak, fried chicken, large amounts of unpopular flavors of ice cream, and large bowls of fruit.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 20 days ago 0

Interview with Eartha Kitt’s daughter Kitt Shapiro

Since Valentina portrayed Eartha Kitt on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 we’ve been thinking about this lovely interview we did with Eartha Kitt’s daughter Kitt Shapiro.

Please enjoy this classic podcast where we talk with Kitt about growing up the daughter of the amazing artist Eartha Kitt.

Posted in: Actors, Classic Podcasts, Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 21 days ago 0

FOF #2836 – Aaron Schock and Elizabeth Warren Are Out

Shocking news! After years of posting shirtless photos of himself online with other men at circuit parties the former disgraced congressman Aaron Schock came out as gay saying “I am gay, which should come as no surprise.”

You might remember Aaron from back in the day when the internet went gaga over his pool party ensemble- a cute gingham shirt, white shorts and turquoise belt that bent straightness so far it curved back into itself.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at Aaaron Schock coming out and Elizabeth Warren dropping out of the U.S. Presidential election.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 24 days ago 1