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FOF #2539 - Eddie Izzard Saved My Life - 10.11.17

FOF #2539 – Eddie Izzard Saved My Life

Art matters because it helps us to connect with culture to better understand who we are. As LGBT folks, we often draw inspiration to come out of the closet and tell others our stories of who we are because of the artists we admire.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins to talk about the artists and entertainers who have motivated us to fiercely be ourselves and how folks can to do the same for others through their art.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 days ago 0
FOF #2537 - An Open Letter to Madonna - 10.09.17

FOF #2537 – An Open Letter to Madonna

For the past decade comedian Nadya Ginsburg and the pop star Madonna have been playing a little game of cat and mouse. Nadya makes a video spoofing the Material Girl and Madonna responds.

Today Nadya Ginsburg joins us to take a look at the upcoming season 2 of The Madonnalogues! Listen as we talk about appropriation, remixing and the wild way culture builds upon itself.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 days ago 0
FOF #2535 - Coco Peru Has a Strong Backbone - 10.05.17

FOF #2535 – 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 13 days ago 0
FOF #2535 - No Dumb Bunnies Here - 10.03.17

FOF #2535 – No Dumb Bunnies Here

The death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has sparked a heated discussion on whether the Playboy lifestyle ushered in the sexual revolution, or, did it simply commodify women’s bodies.

Today the she-larious Carma Nibarger joins us to take a look at naked pics, why Hugh Hefner liked only one color of nipples and why duckface selfies on the internet are the worst.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 15 days ago 0
FOF #2522 - I Was Born in a Small Town - 08.25.17

FOF #2522 – I Was Born in a Small Town

Young people struggling for acceptance in small towns often move to the big city to find a more welcoming community, but for some, moving out is not best way to be out.

Today, comedian Whitney Chitwood shares her story of finding queer people in out of the way places like the closeted Aaron Schock at her sister’s barn house wedding.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2521 - The Power of Sexual Prayer - 08.24.17

FOF #2521 – The Power of Sexual Prayer

Comedian Matt LeGrande was raised by Christian missionaries in Indonesia who expected him to follow in their work but now he’s “gay af” and making people laugh.

Today Matt LeGrande joins us to talk about his amazing journey from Indonesia to attending Christian college in the suburbs of Chicago and then off to Los Angeles to work as a stand up comedian.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2516 - Right In Front of My Salad? - 08.10.17

FOF #2516 – Right In Front of My Salad?

Ever since folks started posting content on the Internet, there have been people pretending to be someone they are not- con artists, catfishers and even digital blackface has made the Internet a terrible place.

Don’t worry, no one is coming for your NeNe Leakes GIFs quite yet but on today’s show comedian Colette Gregory joins us to take a look at racism and comedy on the Internet.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 4
FOF #2514 - Reclaiming My Time - 08.07.17

FOF #2514 – Reclaiming My Time

California Representative Maxine Waters became an Internet sensation when she proclaimed “I am reclaiming my time” to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. And now, drag queen Cherry Chan has hit in her lip sync video to Adam Joseph’s club remix of “Reclaiming My Time.”

Today Aunty Cherry joins us to talk about her amazing video, growing up the child of Cambodian refugees and how her improv training inspired her drag.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2512 - Happy Girlfriend Day - 08.02.17

FOF #2512 – Happy Girlfriend Day

Today is National Girlfriend Day y’all, so grab your gal pal of any gender identity and have some fun. To kick it off right, comedian Vickie Eisenstein joins us to pay tribute to the women who have befriended us and made a big difference.

Listen as Vickie teaches us to talk like Jane Austen and we gasp in horror at how much booze the Queen of England ingurgitates every day.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0
FOF #2509 -  Pokémon No GO - 07.26.17

FOF #2509 – Pokémon No GO

It was supposed to be a first year anniversary celebration for players of the record breaking mobile game Pokémon GO, but instead the attendees found themselves unlocking the ninth level of hell.

Today comedian Cody Melcher, one of the admins for the Chicago Pokémon GO Facebook group joins us to find out how the gaming festival turned into a disaster and how people had to wait 20 minutes in line just to escape the mess.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0