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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 12 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 13 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 20 days ago 0

FOF #2798 – Bruce Vilanch on The Paul Lynde Halloween Special

One of the strangest shows ever broadcast on TV is the Paul Lynde Halloween Special. The musical variety show featuring a campy highway pile-up of the top stars of the day with Margaret Hamilton reprising her Wicked Witch from the Izard of Oz aired only once on ABC in 1976.

Today comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, best known for writing for the Oscars and for his appearance on Hollywood Squares joins us to talk about being a head writer for the Paul Lynde Halloween Special.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 1

FOF #2796 – Madonna’s Disco Bloodbath

Since the beginning of her career when she said she wanted to “rule the world,” Madonna has sought to be provocative- usually in sexy or ridiculous ways, like hanging herself on a cross during or pumping gas in the nude.

Today comedian Nadya Ginsburg, well known for her hilarious and insightful Madonnalogues performance and video series joins us to take a look at Madonna’s latest hi-jinks.

Posted in: Actors, Podcast, Writers, YouTube Celebrities 5 months ago 0

FOF #2793 – Making Sweet Tea

A lot has happened since author Dr. E Patrick Johhnson first came on the podcast a decade ago to talk about his groundbreaking book “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South” – a collection of more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised and continue to live in the South.

Posted in: Actors, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 0

FOF #2789 – Dragula’s Hollow Eve is on the Bleeding Edge

We’ve seen a lot of wild things on Season 3 of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: a cow fetus, ripped out cheek piercings, electroshock torture and furry butts, but contestant Hollow Eve took it so far, even the censors wouldn’t let you see it on TV.

Today, Hollow Eve, our favorite post binary, drag socialist with a penchant for anarchy who revels in the beauty of deviant queer art joins us to take a look at a very intesne Season 3 of Dragula.

FOF #2788 – Being Judy Garland

There’s a lot of Oscar buzz surrounding actress Renée Zellweger’s uncanny portrayal of Judy Garland in the new film Judy. Why is Judy Garland still so important all these years after her death?

Today, Peter Mac, one of the best known and longest working Judy Garland impersonators joins us to take a look at the life and legacy of Judy Garland and how it differs from what you see in the film Judy.

FOF #2772 – Shannon Noll is Hot

Comedian Shannon Noll’s new web series “Just Call Me Ripley” is a hit at film festivals. Despite the success, Shannon is getting pushback at auditions for looking masculine but sounding feminine. What’s a non-binary butch comedian to do?

Today the hilarious Shannon Noll joins us to talk about working as a trans actor when casting directors want you to cross-cross dress as the gender you were assigned at birth.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 7 months ago 0

FOF #2756 – The Unsinkable Molly Brennan

We fell in love with queer punk actor Molly Brennan for the many different roles she plays in Ms Blakk for President– the true story of drag queen Joan Jett Blakk’s bid to become the President of the United States. Lick Bush in ‘92! Honey!

Today the unsinkable Molly Brennan joins us to talk about the many roles she plays in Ms Blakk for President and some of her other career highlights.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 9 months ago 0