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FOF #2675 - Alt For Norge Crowns A New Winner - 11.14.18

FOF #2675 – Alt For Norge Crowns A New Winner

It’s been a thrilling season on Alt For Norge, where my gorgeous husband Marc Felion and 11 other Norwegian-Americans competed in challenges based on language, culture and history.

Joining us today is Marc’s castmate and the winner of Alt for Norge season nine, Kelsey Jaffer. Listen as actor, writer and singer Kelsey Jaffer chats with us about what it took to snatch the crown give Everything for Norway.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast, Television 27 days ago 1
FOF #2661 - Norwegians Love to Cuss - 10.10.18

FOF #2661 – Norwegians Love to Cuss

The 1982 the hit film Tootsie captivated audiences with its story of an actor so desperate to get a job that he crossed dress as a woman and became America’s sweetheart feminist icon.

Today we’re taking a look at the new Broadway musical Tootsie, that aims to update the classic love story of boy meets girl, boy dresses up as girl, and then girls fall in love.

Posted in: Podcast, Television 2 months ago 1
FOF #2632 - The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride - 07.12.18

FOF #2632 – The Cher Show is a Fun Pop Culture Ride

In the 70s, Cher launched her own musical variety show, the Cher Show. Decades later, The Cher Show is back as a new musical that looks at the pop diva’s amazing career.

Today, Cher enthusiast, Damon L Jacobs joins us to take a look at The Cher Show that’s playing in Chicago before hitting Broadway this fall.

Posted in: Musical Theatre, Podcast 5 months ago 0
FOF #2627 - The Greatest Sissies of All Time - 06.15.18

FOF #2627 – The Greatest Sissies of All Time

In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality. But when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is.

Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest sissies in culture and entertainment. Listen as we sissy that walk down memory lane as we look at Frank Nelson, the yeeeeeess man from the Lucy Show to Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 6 months ago 0
FOF #2626 - House of Travesties - 06.12.18

FOF #2626 – House of Travesties

Drag is often built on the ashes of failure, and some folks are ready to set the world on fire.

Today C’est Kevvie and Shalita Cake join us to talk about their unconventional paths as drag queens, from creating a controversial drag video in high school to embracing the booger beauty inside all of us.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Podcast 6 months ago 0
FOF #2625 - Hot for the Monster - 06.07.18

FOF #2625 – Hot for the Monster

While some people would typically scream in horror at the sight of a ghoulish monster, others get horny at the thought getting their freak on with a sexy Sasquatch, assimilating with a Borg Queen or getting the d from the Creature of the Black Lagoon.

Today it’s a special gal pal power hour with Wonkette’s Robyn Pennachia and The Onion’s A.V. Club Katie Rife. Listen as we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of sexy monsters and alien erotica.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 6 months ago 0
FOF #2624 - Wild, Juicy, Messy and Miss Understood - 06.05.18

FOF #2624 – Wild, Juicy, Messy and Miss Understood

The early 90s were wild, messy and outrageous times. Performance artists were challenging their audiences with scandalous work that often was misunderstood.

Today New York City drag legend Miss Understood joins us to take a look at the outrageous acts of performance artists and drag queens of the early 90s and how a prom dress caused such a confused controversy over cultural appropriation on the Internet.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 6 months ago 0
FOF #2605 - Say My Name - 04.10.18

FOF #2605 – Say My Name

Names are a lot like prayers. Every time it’s invoked, a name calls upon its true meaning.

Today we take a look at the power of names– from drag queens like Katya or RuPaul, celebrity children like Kim & Kanye’s North or Gwyneth Paltrow’s Apple, and to comic book villains like the infamous Mister Mxyzptlk.

FOF #2604 - You Gonna Love Yuhua Hamasaki - 04.09.18

FOF #2604 – You Gonna Love Yuhua Hamasaki

Yuhua Hamasaki says she’s “witty, sassy and gay but don’t worry she’s also cray cray” and just to prove she is indeed cray cray, she’s on Feast of Fun.

Today Yuhua Hamasaki, a drag queen who has all her teeth, joins us to talk about her wild experience on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, the “Miss Vanjie” phenomenon, and the Rachel Tensions between Chicago’s The Vixen and New York City’s Aquaria.

FOF #2591 - Who is Ornacia? - 03.12.18

FOF #2591 – Who is Ornacia?

With just one more episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 to go before they crown a winner and, with BenDeLaCreme out of the way, it’s now the Trixie and Shangela show.

Today, mother of Ornacia and mother to us all, Vivacious, joins us to take a look at the latest episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars and New York Times’ big question this week: “Who is Ornacia?”

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Television 9 months ago 0