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FOF #2466 - Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic - 03.23.17

FOF #2466 – Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic

Since Lady Gaga tweeted her support for RuPaul’s Drag Race many years ago, fans have been clamoring to get Mother Monster on Mama Ru’s show. Well hold on to your weaves hennies, cause on the season premiere, Lady Gaga walks into the workroom like any other contestant to join the 13 queens.

Today, Jackie Huba, author of two books on Lady Gaga and drag queens joins us to talk about how successful drag queens turn their followers into super fans and what you can learn from these gals to make your own business and life a sparkling success.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 days ago 0
FOF #2465 - Coming Out - 03.22.17

FOF #2465 – Coming Out

For many LGBT folks in the past, hearing other people tell their coming out stories was a great source of inspiration for they themselves to finally take the leap out of the closet.

Nowadays, it’s not as hard to be out and proud so it’s easy to dismiss the impact someone’s coming out storiy can have on others.

Today, comedian Rachel McCartney joins us to take a look at coming out stories, how LGBT stories were a big part of the early days of the Internet and what coming out will look like in the future.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 days ago 2
FOF #2464 - Beauty on the Streets, Beast in the Sheets - 03.21.17

FOF #2464 – Beauty on the Streets, Beast in the Sheets

Audiences had their pitchforks and torches ready to kill the live action Beauty and the Beast over Disney’s inclusion of their first gay character ever. But in the end, the new film was a beast in the box office, roaring into a record breaking opening weekend becoming the biggest ever for the month of March.

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, and all the delicious gay subtext from this and the classic 1991 Disney animated film.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 days ago 4
FOF #2463 - Gay Sex with Straight Men - 03.20.17

FOF #2463 – Gay Sex with Straight Men

For many gay men of my generation, we grew up thinking we weren’t just the only gays in the village, but in the whole world.

If we had any chance of sleeping with a guy, we thought he would have to be straight, not realizing gay guys come in all kinds of flavors.

Today, we take a look at the facts, fantasy and phenomena of gay men having sex with straight identifying men.

Posted in: Podcast 6 days ago 2
FOF #2462 - Somebody's Watching Me - 03.15.17

FOF #2462 – Somebody’s Watching Me

Forget about Trump’s paranoia that Obama was spying on him through a microwave oven, the tech company We-Vibe just settled a $3.75 million class action lawsuit over storing information about users’ sex toy habits without their knowledge.

It just so happens our friend comedian Jeffrey Jay uses the smart vibrator to get intimate with his boyfriend over long distances, and now is wondering what to do with the settlement money.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 10 days ago 0
FOF #2461 - Drag Wars: The Shade Awakens - 03.14.17

FOF #2461 – Drag Wars: The Shade Awakens

You know Drag Race season is gearing up when you see fights breaking out all over social media on what is and what isn’t drag. Good god girl, get a grip: it’s all drag!

Today, drag queen Eva Styles joins us to take a look at some legendary and not so legendary fights drag queens have had over the years- from big names in the business to queens who just can’t keep their opinions in their purse.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 11 days ago 1
FOFA #1786 - Perfidia, the Queen of the Big Wig - 03.13.13

FOFA #1786 – Perfidia, the Queen of the Big Wig

It takes a village to dress a drag queen. Behind every fierce drag queen there’s an even fiercer queen helping her to look her best. For years Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of Broadway’s biggest shows and many of your favorite drag queens and entertainers.

Today Perfidia, wig stylist to the stars, joins us to talk about all the glorious big wigs from Lady Bunny to RuPaul, and what it was like in the Wigstock and Club Kid scenes of the 90s.

FOF #2460 - Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk - 03.10.17

FOF #2460 – Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk

Jordan Peele’s new satirical comedy horror film Get Out is so good that we had to do another another podcast about it!

The other day, we spoke to Zach Stafford, a black guy who finds himself in awkward situations with some of his white family, and today we’re joined by Meg Grunewald, a white gal who enjoys diversity in her romantic life, and whose parents are into hypnosis and brain surgery.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 16 days ago 2
FOF #2459 - Get Out Zach - 03.08.17

FOF #2459 – Get Out Zach

Get Out, the exciting new film by comedian Jordan Peele takes a look at racism and the fetishization of black people by drawing on provocative elements from films like The Manchurian Candidate, The Stepford Wives and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Today, Zach Stafford, editor at large for OUT magazine joins us to talk about Get Out’s indictment of racism in America and was the film Moonlight robbed of its Oscar moment.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 18 days ago 1
FOF #2458 - World Clique - 03.07.17

FOF #2458 – World Clique

Despite all the amazing advances we’ve made as LGBT folks, many of us feel lonelier than ever. And even though the internet is tying us all together in unprecedented ways, a lot of these digital friendships are virtual and not brick and mortar relationships that stand the test of time.

Our guest today is a Cruise Director drag queen Alex Kay, who likes to pair up lonely folks at the bars so she doesn’t have to deal with their bullshit.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 19 days ago 0