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FOF #2676 - The City that Werqs, Mawma - 11.15.18

FOF #2676 – The City that Werqs, Mawma

The Gerber Hart Library has unveiled a new exhibit, “The City That Werqs,” which takes a look at the history of drag in Chicago, from cross-dressing gals at belle epoque balls to modern day queens of color searching for a safe place to perform.

Joining us to take a look at all the rich drag her and his-story is co-curator for the exhibit- C’est Kevvie, who won people’s hearts with her can-do spirit on the debut season of Camp Wannakiki.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 days ago 0
FOF #2671 - A Queen for the Creeple - 11.07.18

FOF #2671 – A Queen for the Creeple

Like many gals in her scene, Dis Charge cherishes her grassroots scene and feels at odds with the mainstreaming of drag as a result of the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today U.K. queen Dis Charge and her gal pal Ophelia Wilde join us in the home studio to talk about their counterculture roots as burlesque artists.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 11 days ago 0
FOF #2670 - Jaymes Mansfield Gets into Wrestling - 11.06.18

FOF #2670 – Jaymes Mansfield Gets into Wrestling

Today Jaymes Mansfield, who became viral for tumbling on the mat on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to take a look at the wild world of wrestling.

She’s starting a new video project covering wrestling from a drag perspective. Listen as we chat with Jaymes about what televised wrestling and drag have in common.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 12 days ago 0
FOFA #2321 - Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake - 04.11.16

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 13 days ago 0
FOF #2662 - The Queen of Nice is Now the Queen of Camp - 10.10.18

FOF #2662 – The Queen of Nice is Now the Queen of Camp

Kindness is in short supplies these days, so it’s great to see Chicago’s Queen of Nice, Alexis, snatch the coveted crown on Camp Wannakiki. Today Alexis P Bevels, the winner of Camp Wannakiki joins us to take a look at her time at the drag internment camp and what it takes to go all way!

FOF #2658 - Varla Jean Merman, Beauty & the Beast - 10.02.18

FOF #2658 – Varla Jean Merman, Beauty & the Beast

Folks fell in love with the she-larious Varla Jean Merman in the iconic camp film Girls will Be Girls but she stunned everyone when she recently took off her top and showed the world that the beauty is also a beast- a stunning, muscular hairy beast, with a fish tail! Today, Varla joins us to talk about how folks react to her rocking bod and how she alters her drag to make room for bodybuilding.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 1
FOF #2657 - Dear Ruthie, Camp Counselor - 10.01.18

FOF #2657 – Dear Ruthie, Camp Counselor

Things are heating up on the season finale of Camp Wannakiki, where eight drag queens compete for the title of “Queen of Camp” at an actual summer camp, deep in the woods of Northern Illinois.

Today Camp Wannakiki’s delightful Camp Counselor Aunt Ruthie joins us to give some good advice on how to amp up your camp so you can stay on the silly side of life.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2655 - Peaches Christ’s Terror Vault - 09.26.18

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 2 months ago 1
FOF #2648 - Wigstock Reborn - 09.06.18

FOF #2648 – Wigstock Reborn

Bouncing back up from a death drop it took 15 years ago, Wigstock came back from the dead at Pier 17 in New York City, rebooted as Wigstock 2.HO.

Today Miss Understood, proprietress of Screaming Queens Entertainment joins us to take a look at Wigstock, then and now. Plus, Neil Patrick Harris touring as Hedwig in a brand new musical show.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2643- Delovely Dominique DeGrant - 08.27.18

FOF #2643- Delovely Dominique DeGrant

She smells like cotton candy and she looks like a million bucks, but Wisconsin queen Dominique DeGrant also known as “the Pinkening” because she’s what? – sickoning and she’s always in pink, joins us to talk about how she balances her silly campy side of drag with her more sophisticated pageant side.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 1