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FOF #2542 - In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig - 10.17.17

FOF #2542 – In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig

Since the late 80s Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of your favorite entertainers: Bob the Drag Queen, Jerri Blank and Miss Yvonne from Pee Wee’s Playhouse all have enjoyed the fluffy fruits of Perfidia’s labor.

Today, Perfidia joins us to kiki about all the marvelous wigs she fluffed up night after night for Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway and what didn’t make it on her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 22 hours ago 0
FOF #2541 - Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen? - 10.16.17

FOF #2541 – Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen?

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the concept of drag is why they hell do we call them drag queens in the first place? RuPaul said drag was an acronym from Elizabethan theater for DRessed as A Girl, but how would she know? She’s old, but not that old.

Today we introduce you to what may be the real meaning of the term drag queen, and believe it or not, it has nothing to do with Shakespeare.

Posted in: Podcast 2 days ago 0
FOF #2540 - Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks - 10.12.17

FOF #2540 – Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks

Although we like to think of our LGBT spots as permanent places that will always be there, the reality is that they come and go.

Today writer and historian Owen Keehnan joins us to talk about the Belmont Rocks, a very public space where LGBT folks hung out in the sun to find community and a little bit of love in the early days of the queer rights movement.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 days ago 0
FOF #2539 - Eddie Izzard Saved My Life - 10.11.17

FOF #2539 – Eddie Izzard Saved My Life

Art matters because it helps us to connect with culture to better understand who we are. As LGBT folks, we often draw inspiration to come out of the closet and tell others our stories of who we are because of the artists we admire.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins to talk about the artists and entertainers who have motivated us to fiercely be ourselves and how folks can to do the same for others through their art.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 days ago 0
Pigs in Space - What the Trek? #4

Pigs in Space – What the Trek? #4

The pig monster that Michael Burnam, Cadet Tilly, red shirt and Anthony Rapp from Rent found on the ship has some magical space traveling properties. How the hell did a tardigrade get to be so big, and how is the crew of the Discovery starship able to communicate with it?

What the Trek? Welcome to the podcast where we fabulously explore the strange new episodes from the TV series Star Trek: Discovery.

Posted in: Podcast, Television, What the Trek 7 days ago 0
FOF #2538 - Do Drag Queens Dream of Electronic Meet and Greets? - 10.10.17

FOF #2538 – Do Drag Queens Dream of Electronic Meet and Greets?

In Blade Runner 2049, a Los Angeles Police officer unearths a long-buried secret that could plunge society into chaos so he sets off in search of answers from the original Blade Runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Today cyber-sexy Drag queen Fox E Kim joins us to take a look at the New Blade Runner 2049 film. Will everyone in the future be able to program themselves the perfect lover?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 8 days ago 0
Perfidia's Wig Room, Backstage at Hedwig on Broadway!

Perfidia’s Wig Room, Backstage at Hedwig on Broadway!

I put on some makeup… ever wonder what a professional wig room is like? Check out Steven Perfidia Kirkham’s wig room backstage at HEDWIG on Broadway!

FOF #2537 - An Open Letter to Madonna - 10.09.17

FOF #2537 – An Open Letter to Madonna

For the past decade comedian Nadya Ginsburg and the pop star Madonna have been playing a little game of cat and mouse. Nadya makes a video spoofing the Material Girl and Madonna responds.

Today Nadya Ginsburg joins us to take a look at the upcoming season 2 of The Madonnalogues! Listen as we talk about appropriation, remixing and the wild way culture builds upon itself.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 days ago 0
FOF #2536 - The Story of Oh Oh Oh Ornacia - 10.06.17

FOF #2536 – The Story of Oh Oh Oh Ornacia

Vivacious is back with her first fully produced single “Ornacia” – a song about the mysterious glowing noggin from outer space.

Today Vivacious joins us to kiki about the best and worst RuGirls songs ever, and the tightrope queens walk when airing their grievances on social media.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 12 days ago 2
FOF #2535 - Coco Peru Has a Strong Backbone - 10.05.17

FOF #2535 – Coco Peru Has a Strong Backbone

Coco Peru’s new one drag queen show touches on some intense issues-  living with regret, isolation, social media and aging. Amazingly, she always finds the humor in some pretty tough topics.

Today Coco Peru joins us from to talk about surviving these tough times we are living in.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 13 days ago 0