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FOF #2771 – Vivacious Wraps Up Season 2 of Pose

FX’s hit series Pose is the queer family show we’ve longed for- it is a chosen family that displays incredible courage, humor and love while struggling to survive and make art in NYC in the early 90s.

Today mother returns: Vivacious, New York club kid legend and RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite joins us to take a look at the very touching season finale of Pose.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 2

FOF #2700 – Stacy Layne Matthews is the Queen of Henny

The word “henny” will forever be associated with Stacy Layne Matthews from RuPaul’s Drag Race because she’s so sweet. One of the perennial meme queens, folks still can’t get enough of the image of Stacy Layne sneaking a photo with her cell phone at the taping of the Drag Race finale.

Today the queen of Henny herself, Stacy Layne Matthews joins us to kiki about All Stars 4 and why the toxic fans who attack people on social media may be ruining the show for everyone.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 8 months ago 0

FOF #2680 – Everyone Can Be Everything

Since RuPaul’s Drag Race came on the air a decade ago, the world of drag has changed- the lines between gender, identity and sexuality have all blurred and most drag shows these days welcome anyone. Is TV going to catch up?

Today trans guy, drag queen Sweet Gwendolyn, (aka Debbie Penetration) joins us to take a look at the roller coaster ride drag has gone though in the past decade, and how a lot of ideas from performance art like therapy got folded into the drag soufflé.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 months ago 0

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 1 year ago 1

FOF #2686 – A Lady Bunny Christmas

Christmas isn’t quite the same without the raunchy outrageous humor of our beloved drag mom Lady Bunny. For over a decade Bun-Bun’s twisted holiday parodies have been a favorite of our end of the year Incredibly Strange Christmas Music special.

But what kind of Christmas music does she enjoy listening to? Today Lady Bunny joins us to look at some outrageous Christmas music we all love.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 months ago 4

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 11 months ago 0

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 12 months ago 1

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 10 months ago 0

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 11 months ago 0

FOF #2764 – Sherry Vine is Coming to Your Corner

When you’re buried under a TV show that doesn’t even recognize your existence and you’re just a blip in the latest big documentary on drag, you gotta keep on hustling to maintain that legendary status that few queens like Sherry Vine can claim.

Today, Sherry Vine joins us to talk about her amazing 28 year career in drag and her secret meeting with other legendary drag queens where they had to figure out what to do with RuPaul‘s Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0