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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 4 days ago 0

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 #2587 – School of Rock’s Brian Falduto is Fabulous and We Love Him

“You’re tacky and I hate you!” Everyone remembers Billy, the flamboyant little kid nicknamed Fancy Pants in the hit film School of Rock starring Jack Black.

Today child star Brian Falduto from the film School of Rock all grown up joins us to talk about his roller coaster ride being labeled “the gay kid” long before he was able to come out on his own terms.

Posted in: Movies, Musicians, Podcast 2 years ago 0

We Boldly Went There – What the Trek? #15

The first season of of Star Trek: Discovery is all wrapped up: the Klingon war is over, Michael Burnham is back on top and we even treated to an encounter with the original starship Enterprise.

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

Posted in: Movies, Podcast, Television, What the Trek, What the Trek? 2 years ago 0

FOF #2562 – Star Wars: The Last Judy

SPOILERS!! In the new Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, Rey finds Luke isolated on a far off planet where he’s been hiding out for years. Rey is thirsty to learn the ways of the Force, but Luke thinks it’s time to end the Jedi order.

Today Star Wars superfan and comedian Brian Sweeney joins us to figure out just how hot a shirtless Kylo Ren is and if the force is a medical condition, are there any pills you can take for it?

Posted in: Comedians, Culture & Style, Movies, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2376 – ¡Viva La Revolución!

Viva is an extraordinary film that captures the struggle of a young hairdresser named Jesus, played by Héctor Medina, who is trying to make it as a drag queen in Havana, Cuba.

Today we chat with Viva’s director, Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach about making a film about a young man who is finding his voice in the drag queen scene in Cuba, a country trapped in time.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2337 – The Revenge of Peaches Christ

It’s a lot of fun to watch campy movies where the main character gets their revenge in the most over the top ways against those who truly wronged them. But revenge is a fire that consumes everything, and leaves the person empty inside.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at vengeful women filled with venomous poison in some of our favorite campy movies- Carrie, Kill Bill, Friday the 13th, Mommie Dearest and She-Devil: which she is parodying at the Castro Theater this summer.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Movies, Podcast 3 years ago 1

FOF #2217 – Peaches Christ True Horror

This summer, Peaches Christ is having the time of her life performing her critically acclaimed show “Return to Grey Gardens” in the gay entertainment mecca of Provincetown.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to tell us some true tales of horror- from barking with Jinkx Monsoon to Hollywood actresses who were murdered.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Movies, Podcast 4 years ago 2

FOF #2191 – To Miss Understood, Thanks for Everything

It’s the 20 year anniversary of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, the unusual film that featured pretty much every famous drag queen at the time including RuPaul, Lady Bunny, Coco Peru and Miss Understood.

Joining us today is Miss Understood to look at the movie and how through her company, Screaming Queens, she’s gotten to work with so many well loved drag performers.

FOF #1896 – Thor: The Gay World

This weekend, theater goers in Shanghai got a different movie poster for Thor: The Dark World- a fan-made photoshop picture of the movie’s hero Thor in a romantic embrace with his nemesis and brother Loki.

We’re not sure what they were expecting to happen in the film, but they were probably disappointed unlike our guest today, Brian Sweeney, who joins us to take a look at the new Thor movie and upcoming films we’re excited or not so excited about.

Posted in: Movies, Podcast 6 years ago 2