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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 12 months ago 0

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 7 months ago 1

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 9 months ago 1

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 4 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.

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 #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.