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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 20 days 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 25 days 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 1 month 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 3 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 5 months ago 0

FOF #2747 – IML is for Everyone

IML, the International Mr. Leather Contest and Conference just wrapped up in Chicago where thousands of kinky folks gathered to build community and choose a new Mr. International Leather.

Today, puppeteer and internal family systems practitioner Mark Saltzman joins us to chat about IML and to continue our look at “Velvet Rage,” Alan Downs’ seminal book for overcoming the pain of growing up gay in a straight man’s world.

Posted in: Actors, Artists, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2742 – Brendan Scannell Gets into Bondage

It’s easy to get swept up in all the pinching, peeing, titty torture, tying down, tickling and penguin suit wrestling on Netflix’s new show Bonding but at the heart of the series is a story of two friends growing up together and sharing some very intimate experiences.

Today we’re chatting with comedian Brendan Scannell about the new Netflix series Bonding where’s he’s cast as the assistant to a dominatrix.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2732 – Daddy Issues, Muppets and Microbiology

Daddies are so hot right now but what if you discover your lover’s secret sugar daddy is also your own biological father? Does that make it even hotter or did things just get too weird?

Today the golden voiced Andrew Pifko joins us to talk about his new film Daddy Issues where he’s caught in a love triangle with his own daughter’s girlfriend, working with the Muppets and Sarah Jessica Parker in a Superbowl ad.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 7 months ago 0