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FOF #2790 – Send in the Clowns

Critics are describing Todd Phillips’ psychological thriller Joker as “toxic” and “irresponsible.” Featuring Joaquin Phoenix as Joker, the film avoids the traditional comic book blockbuster but instead draws on classic films like The King of Comedy in order to explore the real inequalities in modern day America.

Today we take a look at Todd Phillips’ new film Joker and how folks like Martin Scorsese and Jennifer Anniston think superhero blockbuster films are destroying Hollywood.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Movies, Podcast 15 hours ago 0

FOF #2789 – Dragula’s Hollow Eve is on the Bleeding Edge

We’ve seen a lot of wild things on Season 3 of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: a cow fetus, ripped out cheek piercings, electroshock torture and furry butts, but contestant Hollow Eve took it so far, even the censors wouldn’t let you see it on TV.

Today, Hollow Eve, our favorite post binary, drag socialist with a penchant for anarchy who revels in the beauty of deviant queer art joins us to take a look at a very intesne Season 3 of Dragula.

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 #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 #2786 – Diary of a Muscle God

Bodybuilder Thomas Terry is well known for his Instagram account Game of Swolls, which he started to show off his biceps and to make new friends. But it came as a shock last week when Thomas announced that he was undergoing chemotherapy– prompting him to say “Everyone loves you when you’re dying.”

Today bodybuilder Thomas Terry joins us to talk about his side hustle as a muscle god in erotic muscle worship videos and overcoming Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia which requires weekly chemotherapy treatments.

FOF #2785 – The Bodybuilding Soul Singer Mekole Wells

One of our more memorable podcast guests is singer Mekole Wells, who was stabbed in the throat ten times by her neighbor and left for dead.

Today singer, PhD candidate, personal trainer and bodybuilder Mekole Well joins us to chat about her new journey as a bodybuilder and why it’s so hard for some people to take the first steps to transform their body, mind and life.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast, Self Improvement 14 days ago 2

FOF #2782 – Much Ado About Side Eye

Billy Porter, who plays the fierce and fabulous ballroom emcee Pray Tell in FX’s “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win an Emmy for lead actor in a drama category.

Today comedian Carma Nibarger joins to jump into the melée over Billy Porter’s side eye and RuPaul’s dismissal of diversity at the Emmy Awards.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast, Television 20 days ago 2

FOF #2780 – The Puerto Rican Bombshell, Barbra Herr

Puerto Rican bombshell Barbra Herr joins us to talk her amazing career as a drag and cabaret performer, from fighting the AIDS crisis in Puerto Rico to working with the legends in New York City.

Barbra shares her amazing stories of being with Holly Woodlawn when she first heard Andy Warhol died, her friendship with Dominique Jackson from Pose, and what really happened to the man in the chest belonging to Paris is Burning’s Dorian Corey.

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 1 month ago 0

FOF #2777 – Trans Prom Queen Superstar

Dakota Yorke was thrust into the national spotlight in 2016 when she came out as trans to her whole school after declaring her run for queen of the prom. Although she didn’t get the crown, Dakota won over many hearts and minds.

Today Dakota Yorke joins us to talk about her adventures in becoming prom court royalty.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 1 month ago 0