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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 #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 #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 #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.

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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 #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 7 days ago 0

FOF #2791 – Best and Worst Halloween Costume Ideas for 2019

You probably came up with your Halloween costume right after Pride but if you didn’t we’ve got you covered. Today Muffy Fishbasket, our favorite loser from Camp Wannakiki joins us to take a look at some of the best and worst Halloween costume ideas for this year.

Muffy’s been making her own drag costumes for ages and knows quite a bit about what will make your friends scream with delight.

FOF #2792 – The Facts of Life: Satan School for Girls

You take the good, you take the bad, you take an 80s sitcom and Kate Jackson’s made for TV movie Satan’s School for Girls and what do you have? The Facts of Life: Satan’s School for Girls.

The new show stars Chicago cross dressing comedy legend Ed Jones who pays tribute to Charlotte Ray’s quintisenssion role as school marm Edna Garrett in the Facts of Life.