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FOF #2743 – Frank DeCaro Dives Into Drag

Since the early days of show business drag queens have turned the status quo on its head by simply dressing up in women’s clothing.

Today comedian Frank DeCaro joins us to talk about his new book “Drag: Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business” which takes a look at the biggest names in drag, from long gone queens of yore who sold out Broadway theaters to interviews with contemporary cross dressing legends like Lady Bunny and Coco Peru.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 2

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 1 month ago 1

FOF #2741 – Deven Green’s Amazing Decade of Drag Queens, Betty Bowers, Video Parodies and the Ukulele

It’s been an amazing decade for comedian Deven Green, the YouTube sensation best known for her celebrity vanity video parodies and for portraying the satirical Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian.

Today Deven Green joins us to take a look at her creative process as a teacher, performer and musician, her passion for playing the ukulele and working with some of the top drag queens in the world.

Posted in: Comedians, Musicians, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 1 month ago 0

FOF #2739 – America’s Ass

Warning: The following podcast is chock full of spoilers!!! Oh snap! Marvel’s Endgame wraps up 11 years of movie storytelling with a janky time travel plot line and a fumbling farewell to some the biggest comic book superheroes of all time.

Today pop culture crank Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at Endgame, the final wrap up of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what the future holds for superhero blockbuster films.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2738 – A Rose By Any Other Name

New names can be a fresh start for a whole new life. But what happens when you hate your new name?

Comedian Carma Rae Gold joins us to talk about changing her name back to Carma Nibarger because all that glitters is not gold and you have throw a garbage name out.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2737 – Azealia Banks Says F*ck Your Drag

This week hip hop star Azealia Bank got into it with drag queens when she called out a local queen, Bambi Banks-Coolee as stupid for dressing up as the X-Men’s Storm. Azealia went on to say that drag race is “raising a generation of materialistic money spenders.”

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to unpack Azealia Bank’s scalding criticism of drag culture, RuPaul’s Drag Race and LGBTQI+ art. Does Azaelia have a point or is she just looking for a fight for just a little publici-SHE?

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 2

FOF #2736 – Lizz Winstead Takes on the Most Sexist Songs Ever Written

When you find out a popular musician is a truly rotten person it’s easy enough to “cancel” them when you’re not a fan, but when their work is super popular and speaks to so many people, including you, it’s not so easy.

Today the she-larious Lizz Winsted joins us to look at “cancel” culture when entertainers are revealed to be harmful people. How has political comedy changed since she started the Daily Show on Comedy Central?

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2728 – Naughty Boys Need Love Too

Comedians often get asked by people they hook up with, “Are you going to talk about me in your act? For comedian Zach Zimmerman, the answer is yes.

Today, the hilarious Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about his debut comedy album “Clean Comedy” where he covers dating and casting his own dong for his boyfriend.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2727 – When Oprah Dyed the Chicago River The Color Purple

Nowadays it seems all of the popular April Fools Day jokes are just awful Internet memes or brand marketing, leaving us to wonder what happened to all the great pranks of yesteryear?

Today Amanda Cohen joins us to look at April Fool’s Day pranks then and now, from our early days as Feast of Fools where we convinced folks that Oprah was going to dye the Chicago River the Color Purple to when Amanda crushed people’s hearts by announcing she had gotten too famous for this podcast.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 1

FOF #2716 – Drag Queens are a Riot

What’s fun about watching drag queens on reality TV shows and on the internet is how we struggle when it comes to comedy. Camp is an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because it’s bad, and when your favorite queen bombs on stage, it’s still funny as hell.

Today, comedian and improv teacher Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the unique demands drag queens have for comedy and how they transform failure into something she-larious.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0