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FOF #2754 – Vivacious Strikes a Pose

The TV show Pose stars an unprecedented cast of queer and trans actors of color playing characters challenged by poverty, racism and the AIDS crisis while putting on outrageous balls but just how much does it reflect the life and times of the people who lived through it?

Today, Vivacious, club legend and RuPaul’s Drag Race superstar joins us to take a look at Pose and how Madonna’s Vogue impacted queer performers of color in New York City.

FOF #2752 – Shannon Noll is Ripley, Believe It or Not

Since no one really issues you a gay card, there’s nothing to revoke when your fabulous new life doesn’t conform to other people’s view of who you’re supposed to be.

Today, comedian Shannon Noll joins us to talk about their new web series, Just Call Me Ripley – the story of a directionless bagel shop employee figuring out where they fit in the wild rainbow prism world of gender and sexual expression.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Erika Klash – Caramel Kitty Ice Cream Cones

Today we’re making Caramel Kitty Ice Cream Cones- that’s a homemade donut cone, filled with practically instant ice cream and then through the magic of candy toppings, transformed into a cute little kitty cat ice cream cone you can lick.

Joining us is Erika Klash, an outlandish drag queen who looks like she jumped out of a Japanese anime film. On Season 2 of Dragula, Erika was stabbed, shot and worst of all, forced to tell the truth. But can she handle Cooking with Drag Queens?

FOF #2746 – In the Kitchen with Erika Klash

On Cooking with Drag Queens, the fresh and fruity Erika Klash dressed up as a strawberry to pay tribute to Strawberry Shortcut, the short film by Tom Rubnitz starring Lady Bunny who experiences severe dessert distress.

Today Erika Klash, the outlandish drag queen who looks like she jumped out of a Japanese anime film, joins us to chat about the latest episode of Cooking with Drag Queens.

FOF #2744 – Jaymes Mansfield Camps It Up

With all the controversy surrounding this year’s “Notes on Camp” themed Met Gala, there’s a lot of confusion as to why a drag queen like RuPaul didn’t show up in drag and why pop star Katy Perry dressed up as a sparkly hamburger wasn’t camp at all.

Today we take a look at what camp is and isn’t with beauty blogger Jaymes Mansfield from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 0

TS Madison – Fried Spaghetti Balls

Loud live and in color, TS Madison joins us to transform leftover spaghetti into cheesy fried spaghetti balls that will satisfy even the most righteous pastafarian. TS Madison is a comedian, advocate and entrepreneur who harnessed the power of her social media notoriety to create an empire.

FOF #2719 – Photoshop Your Way in to College

As if getting into the college wasn’t hard enough, folks are reeling from the recent arrest and indictment of dozens of wealthy elites including actress Lori Loughlin, Aunt Becky from Full House, for what could become the biggest bribery scandal in college history. As baby Michelle would say, bad move dude.

Today we’re taking at the college bribery scandal and other celebrity scandals including Mr. Rogers’ sexuality.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism, Writers 5 months ago 0

FOF #2718 – Velvet Rage: Flaws in 3-D

One of the gay liberation book Velvet Rage, despite all the great ideas presented, is that it misses out on the intersection of gender and sexual identity, and presents traditional, monogamous relationships as the ideal.

Today therapist and relationship expert Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at why some gay men get angry when they are challenged and why it’s so hard to draw strength from understanding our weaknesses.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism, Writers 5 months ago 2

FOF #2710 – The Great Psychic Drag Queen Hunter

We never thought we’d hear from scamvestite Lady Vera Parker again, then almost a decade later, she popped up and she was still scamming people but now as psychic Thomas John.

Today, skeptic and psychic buster Susan Gerbic joins us to talk about how she and a group of colleagues created Operation Pizza Roll to prove that Thomas John lacks any supernatural powers, and his readings were based on information he gleaned from social media.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast, Writers 6 months ago 2

FOFA #2227 – More Than Just a Gigolo

I love that Lady Gaga is singing “Just a Gigolo” in Vegas, a tune that will forever be associated with Sin City. Louis Prima made that song what it is today and it was his anthem in Vegas for years. ❤️

Listen as we take a look at the incredibly resilient song “Just a Gigolo” as it evolved from an Austrian tango to the megahit by David Lee Roth and beyond.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Music, Podcast 6 months ago 0