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FOF #2495 - This Time You’ve Gone Too Far - 06.07.17

FOF #2495 – This Time You’ve Gone Too Far

Comedians go too far all the time- that’s the whole point, to find the lines you shouldn’t cross and then plow right through them. Sometimes they succeed and expand our mind and sometimes they fail and expose their own flaws.

Today writer Derrick Clifton joins us to take a look at Kathy Griffin, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher: the outrage over comedians who say outrageous things.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 2
FOF #2492 - Getting Into Grindr - 05.26.17

FOF #2492 – Getting Into Grindr

It’s the 8 year anniversary of Grindr, and the company behind the ubiquitous app where you get into arguments about how big someone’s dick really is, is now launching a new magazine INTO, a modern kind of LGBT media for the app generation.

Today INTO magazine’s new editor in chief Zach Stafford, who in the past has been one of the most vocal critics of the app joins us to talk about the company’s new launch into LGBT media. Will gay men enjoy consuming news & culture while they are looking for love in the digital age?

Posted in: Podcast, Technology, Writers 3 months ago 0
FOF #2466 - Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic - 03.23.17

FOF #2466 – Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic

Since Lady Gaga tweeted her support for RuPaul’s Drag Race many years ago, fans have been clamoring to get Mother Monster on Mama Ru’s show. Well hold on to your weaves hennies, cause on the season premiere, Lady Gaga walks into the workroom like any other contestant to join the 13 queens.

Today, Jackie Huba, author of two books on Lady Gaga and drag queens joins us to talk about how successful drag queens turn their followers into super fans and what you can learn from these gals to make your own business and life a sparkling success.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 0
FOF #2459 - Get Out Zach - 03.08.17

FOF #2459 – Get Out Zach

Get Out, the exciting new film by comedian Jordan Peele takes a look at racism and the fetishization of black people by drawing on provocative elements from films like The Manchurian Candidate, The Stepford Wives and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Today, Zach Stafford, editor at large for OUT magazine joins us to talk about Get Out’s indictment of racism in America and was the film Moonlight robbed of its Oscar moment.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 1
FOF #2444 - Bootycandy - 01.31.17

FOF #2444 – Bootycandy

From hoo-ha to dingaling, there’s no shortage of words parents use to describe private parts to their kids. For writer director Robert O’Hara, it was “Bootycandy,” and that’s what he titled his play about a young boy who has to learn what it means to grow up gay and black.

Today, Robert O’Hara joins us top chat about his play, “Bootycandy,” the impact of Obama’s presidency, and how it’s Tyler Perry’s world and we are just living in it.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 7 months ago 5
FOF #2441 - The Wall - 01.26.17

FOF #2441 – The Wall

Like Pink Floyd’s The Wall, the Berlin Wall and the Great Wall of China, large walls often become symbols of authoritarian oppression.

Trump is pushing through his campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S./Mexico border and guess who’s paying for it? You are!

Today, writer Robyn Pennacchia joins us to take a look at walls throughout history and popular culture.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 months ago 2
FOF #2429 - As the Bathhouse Turns - 12.12.16

FOF #2429 – As the Bathhouse Turns

All types of men go to bathhouses for all types of reasons but mainly they go for sex.

Today, writer Terrill Aaron Closs puts everyone on blast as he takes us into the belly of the beast and shares with us his stories of working in a gay bathhouse in Atlanta.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 8 months ago 2
FOF #2424 - Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them - 11.30.16

FOF #2424 – Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them

We thought it’d be a picnic under a Clinton presidency and that Trump’s basket of deplorables would scamper away to lick their wounds, but after Trump’s win, they have become emboldened to unleash their tantrums upon the world.

Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to talk about all the fanatical beasts crawling out of the woodwork and clogging up our social media feeds with their racist rants.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 9 months ago 2
FOF #2423 - Saved by Saved by the Bell - 11.29.16

FOF #2423 – Saved by Saved by the Bell

Even though Saved by the Bell went off the air in 1993, it still has a firm grip on popular culture, so much so that sometimes it really does feel like it’s Zach’s world and we are just living in it.

Today, Saved By the Bell’s Executive Producer Peter Engel, joins us to talk about his new memoir “I Was Saved by the Bell: Stories of Life, Love and Dreams that Do Come True”

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 9 months ago 1
FOFA #1774 - Men Who Fly the Friendly Skies - 11.18.13

FOFA #1774 – Men Who Fly the Friendly Skies

Of all the jobs gay men love to do, being a flight attendant is probably one of the hardest. Everyone thinks they’re just passing out snacks but the reality is that flight attendants are exposed to crazy passengers, terrorist threats, cosmic radiation and many infectious diseases.

Today we’re joined by historian Phil Tiemeyer whose new book Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants chronicles the fabulous history of men who fly the friendly skies.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 9 months ago 4