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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 4 months ago 0

FOFA #1805 – The Purrrfect Legacy of Eartha Kitt

Since Valentina portrayed Eartha Kitt on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 we’ve been thinking about this lovely interview we did with Eartha Kitt’s daughter Kitt Shapiro.

Please enjoy this classic podcast where we talk with Kitt about growing up the daughter of the amazing artist Eartha Kitt.

Posted in: Actors, Classic Podcasts, Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2763 – Strike a Pose

Today queer pioneer Jack Ryan joins us to chat about his adventures way back in 1986 when he stayed in New York City as a guest of someone working on the documentary “Paris is Burning” which highlights the legendary ball scene.

Listen as we talk with Jack Ryan about Pose, living through those legendary times, and walking the category of executive butch queen realness.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 0

FOF #2749 – Selling the Rainbow: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Queer Bomb

A lot has happened in the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots when it seemed the only people who courted the gay dollar were mafia controlled bars. Since then, the public has grown to embrace queer rights and now big business is looking to cash in like never before.

Today we’re taking a look at how LGBT folks have been the target of marketing campaigns, the corporatization of Pride and pink washing to hide a business’ evil deeds.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 0

FOF #2750 – We Are Everywhere

With the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Stonewall Riots underway, it’s tempting to romanticize the watershed moment as a time when folks all over the world suddenly came out of the closet to let their freak flag fly freely.

Today Matthew Riemer joins us to take a look at a photographic history of queer liberation as seen in his new book “We Are Everywhere” about the enduring struggle for queer rights and the need to come together as a community to celebrate.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 2

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 4 months 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 4 months ago 0

FOF #2731 – Peaches Christ on When Actors Kill

When it comes to murder, entertainers are usually at the recieving end of the violence. But celebrities are just like us, and some of them have commited stone cold homicide.

Today, drag queen Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at actors accused of murder- some did it, some didn’t and some may have gotten away with it.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 2

FOF #2703 – Muffy Fishbasket Gets Real

With the rise of the internet, web videos and reality TV shows, queer artists have access to an unprecedented amount of visibility and while it seems like the possibilities of having a real career as a drag queen are endless, is it really so easy?

Today Muffy Fishbasket, the campy queen from Camp Wannakiki joins us to talk about how to make it work when the work seems daunting.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2692 – The Humanity of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr

When reflecting on the life of such a sign of the civil rights pioneer, it’s important not mythologize them but remember their humanity and the power one person can have to change the world.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the great civil rights pioneer.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 0