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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 7 months ago 0

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 10 months ago 0

FOF #2788 – Being Judy Garland

There’s a lot of Oscar buzz surrounding actress Renée Zellweger’s uncanny portrayal of Judy Garland in the new film Judy. Why is Judy Garland still so important all these years after her death?

Today, Peter Mac, one of the best known and longest working Judy Garland impersonators joins us to take a look at the life and legacy of Judy Garland and how it differs from what you see in the film Judy.

FOF #2799 – A Review of Sasha Velour’s Smoke and Mirrors

When Sasha Velour bled a cascade of rose petals from her head during the final performance on season nine of RuPaul’s Drag Race, you knew she was going to sahay away with the crown.

Today we take a look at Sasha Velour’s new show, “Smoke and Mirrors,” where she blends drag, visual art, projection, impossible costumes and magic into an unstoppable tour de force.

Posted in: Cooking with Drag Queens, Filmmakers, Podcast 4 months ago 1

FOF #2792 – The Facts of Life: Satan School for Girls

You take the good, you take the bad, you take an 80s sitcom and Kate Jackson’s made for TV movie Satan’s School for Girls and what do you have? The Facts of Life: Satan’s School for Girls.

The new show stars Chicago cross dressing comedy legend Ed Jones who pays tribute to Charlotte Ray’s quintisenssion role as school marm Edna Garrett in the Facts of Life.

FOF #2798 – Bruce Vilanch on The Paul Lynde Halloween Special

One of the strangest shows ever broadcast on TV is the Paul Lynde Halloween Special. The musical variety show featuring a campy highway pile-up of the top stars of the day with Margaret Hamilton reprising her Wicked Witch from the Izard of Oz aired only once on ABC in 1976.

Today comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, best known for writing for the Oscars and for his appearance on Hollywood Squares joins us to talk about being a head writer for the Paul Lynde Halloween Special.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 4 months ago 1

FOF #2787 – Scott Herman is Still Going Strong

For folks who grew up with the internet, Scott Hermnan’s workout videos inspired a whole generation of people to lift weights and be their best. Scott’s no-nonsense approach to working out has made him one of the top fitness video bloggers of all time.

Today fitness icon Scott Herman joins us to talk about his decade making workout videos and being an LGBTQ ally.

FOF #2779 – Peaches Christ Goes Death Metal on Dragula

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, the reality tv show where 11 doomed contestants battle it out to become the world’s next drag supermonster, is now streaming season 3 on Amazon.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take us behind the scenes of the 3rd season of Dragula and co-hosting with punk performance legend Henry Rollins.

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

FOF #2760 – The Little Mermaid Controver-SEA

Disney fans were thrilled last week to learn 19 year old singer Halle Bailey was cast as Ariel in a live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

Today the merman of the Ethel variety, the hilarious Matt Brown, joins us to dive into the hashtag #NotMyAriel and how Hans Christian Andersen, the Little Mermaid’s original author, wrote it as a personal grisly queer tale of the fish that got away.

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

FOF #2740 – The Accidental Dominatrix

In the golden age of Chicago’s cabaret scene, Jen Porter was legendary for her passionate music. Many folks compared her soulful raspy voice to Janis Joplin.

Today musician Jen Porter joins us with songs from her new album What’s Next and talk about her foray into BDSM and her horrible accident that caused blindness in her right eye.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 10 months ago 0