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FOF #2628 – Cuckoo for Coco Sho-Nell

Some folks seem to know everyone! Like Coco Sho-Nell, whose grandmother was besties with gospel legend Mahalia Jackson and in high school Coco was gal pals with Nelsan Ellis, the late actor best known for playing Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood.

Today Coco Sho-Nell joins us to talk about her life as a Chicago drag queen, her roots in musical theater, to physically building the stage at The Call bar and celebrating the life of her close friend Nelsan Ellis.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 11 months ago 0

FOF #2637 – Will Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” Change Comedy for Good?

Hannah Gadsby’s solo show “Nanette” is unlike no other comedy special you’ve seen before and may be the most important performance of the decade.

Today comedian Colette Gregory joins us to reflect Hannah Gadsby’s landmark performance “Nanette.” Colette is a trained mental health counselor who works on a wide variety of fields including LGBT folks and sexual assault prevention, and has a lot of insight into this powerful performance.

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

FOF #2634 – Blair St. Clair is America’s Sweetheart

Things are going well for Blair St. Clair, the ingenue drag queen from season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race- she’s moved in with her hunky boyfriend and her album Call My Life is topping the charts.

Today Blair St. Clair joins us to talk about her roller coaster ride through musical theater and drag, Butterfly gate on the Drag Race finale and what all young people can do to bridge the divide with their family.

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

FOF #2635 – Vivacious on Whitney, Pose and Nanette

In Kevin Macdonald’s new documentary “Whitney” we get a glimpse at the life of the greatest vocalists of the 20th century- her complex sexuality, her underlying trauma and the struggles that may have led to her untimely death.

Today Vivacious, from RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to take a look at the new “Whitney” film and all its shocking new revelations.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 months ago 1

FOF #2640 – A Sneaky Peeky at Camp Wannakiki

Attention all campers! Pack your bags. We’re headed to the wilds of Camp Wannakiki with Ashley and Brandon Wright’s drag alter she-go’s: Apple Brown Betty and Cherry Pi Sugarbaker.

Today the twins who run Hamburger Mary’s share their story on how they went from burger brothers to campy sisters with their new reality series Camp Wannakiki.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 10 months ago 2

FOF #2638 – Alaska Battles the Sharknado

In the latest and quite possibly final installment of the series, The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time, one of our favorite drag queens, Alaska Thunderfuck, death drops for her life.

Today Alaska Thunderfuck joins us to take a bite out of The Last Sharknado film and to talk about playing the daughter of Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis in the movie.

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

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 4 months ago 0

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 9 months ago 1

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 6 months ago 0

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 9 months ago 0