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FOF #2726 – Being Mr. Rogers’ Gay Black Neighbor

One of the unexpected surprises from “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the documentary film on Mr. Rogers, was just how fierce and unapologetically gay in real life is Francois Clemmons, the actor who played Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Today we’re delighted to talk to Officer Clemmons, Francois Diva Man Scarborough Clemmons from his home in Vermont about coming out as gay to Mr. Rogers, his love of turquoise jewelry and is there any truth to the recently revealed rumor that Mr. Rogers was bisexual?

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 months ago 1

FOF #2771 – Vivacious Wraps Up Season 2 of Pose

FX’s hit series Pose is the queer family show we’ve longed for- it is a chosen family that displays incredible courage, humor and love while struggling to survive and make art in NYC in the early 90s.

Today mother returns: Vivacious, New York club kid legend and RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite joins us to take a look at the very touching season finale of Pose.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 2

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 6 months ago 2

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 8 months ago 0

FOF #2680 – Everyone Can Be Everything

Since RuPaul’s Drag Race came on the air a decade ago, the world of drag has changed- the lines between gender, identity and sexuality have all blurred and most drag shows these days welcome anyone. Is TV going to catch up?

Today trans guy, drag queen Sweet Gwendolyn, (aka Debbie Penetration) joins us to take a look at the roller coaster ride drag has gone though in the past decade, and how a lot of ideas from performance art like therapy got folded into the drag soufflé.

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

FOF #2655 – Peaches Christ’s Terror Vault

It’s Halloween time and all across the country folks are lining up to get scared at their local haunted house.

Today Peaches Christ gives us a sneak peak at her new attraction Terror Vault, a fully theatrical, immersive haunted show where guests participate in a twisted tale of horror located in the historic San Francisco Mint. The haunted house is full of creepy zombies, weirdos, ghosts and of course, the scariest devils of them all: drag queens!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 year ago 1

FOF #2686 – A Lady Bunny Christmas

Christmas isn’t quite the same without the raunchy outrageous humor of our beloved drag mom Lady Bunny. For over a decade Bun-Bun’s twisted holiday parodies have been a favorite of our end of the year Incredibly Strange Christmas Music special.

But what kind of Christmas music does she enjoy listening to? Today Lady Bunny joins us to look at some outrageous Christmas music we all love.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 months ago 4

FOF #2679 – From There to Here

Performance artist Hereaclitus Here Vernon wowed us back in 2004 at last live Feast of Fools show by performing in a fragile gingerbread house dress covered in frosting and gumdrops.

Today Hereaclitus Here Vernon talks about Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey as seen in Greek mythology and films like Star Wars and ties it into the process of gender self discovery.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 10 months ago 2

FOF #2656 – Bettr, Fastr, Strongr, Kindr?

Comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at ways gay men use and abuse or please and tease each other on dating apps, from catfishing and buyers remorse to gay incels whose male privilege gets them into tizzy when someone says “no.”

After all, man’s rejection is God’s protection!

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 2

FOFA #2321 – Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake

We love the wild women and outrageous plots of films like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Rocky Horror, Myra Breckinridge and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, but despite their success as camp classics, after their release, the hunks who starred in them all but disappeared from Hollywood.

Today we’re joined by Peaches Christ, who has been parodying many of these campy films for decades, to discuss why these hunks ran screaming from Hollywood after making only one film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 11 months ago 0