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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 #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 #2785 – The Bodybuilding Soul Singer Mekole Wells

One of our more memorable podcast guests is singer Mekole Wells, who was stabbed in the throat ten times by her neighbor and left for dead.

Today singer, PhD candidate, personal trainer and bodybuilder Mekole Well joins us to chat about her new journey as a bodybuilder and why it’s so hard for some people to take the first steps to transform their body, mind and life.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast, Self Improvement 5 months ago 2

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.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast, Television 5 months ago 2

FOF #2780 – The Puerto Rican Bombshell, Barbra Herr

Puerto Rican bombshell Barbra Herr joins us to talk her amazing career as a drag and cabaret performer, from fighting the AIDS crisis in Puerto Rico to working with the legends in New York City.

Barbra shares her amazing stories of being with Holly Woodlawn when she first heard Andy Warhol died, her friendship with Dominique Jackson from Pose, and what really happened to the man in the chest belonging to Paris is Burning’s Dorian Corey.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 months ago 1

FOF #2779 – Peaches Christ Goes Death Metal on Dragula

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, the reality tv show where 11 doomed contestants battle it out to become the world’s next drag supermonster, is now streaming season 3 on Amazon.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take us behind the scenes of the 3rd season of Dragula and co-hosting with punk performance legend Henry Rollins.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2777 – Trans Prom Queen Superstar

Dakota Yorke was thrust into the national spotlight in 2016 when she came out as trans to her whole school after declaring her run for queen of the prom. Although she didn’t get the crown, Dakota won over many hearts and minds.

Today Dakota Yorke joins us to talk about her adventures in becoming prom court royalty.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 6 months ago 0

FOF #2776 – The Queen and How Crystal LaBeija Changed the World

Newly restored to glorious 4K, the 1968 documentary “The Queen” depicts the scandalous crowning of a drag queen pageant winner, much to the dismay of fellow contestant Crystal LaBeija who went on to create the ballroom culture we’ve come to know.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at the pre- Stonewall documentary film ‘The Queen” and how sometimes the worst decisions can spark a revolution.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2775 – Lady Bunny Flips Her Wig

It’s been a couple of months since the HBO premier of Wig, the highly anticipated documentary follow up to Wigstock: The Movie which captured performances by some now long gone drag legends.

Today, Wigstock founder and drag legend, Lady Bunny, weighs in on the changing face of drag and LGBTQ community and why the most powerful weapon against regressives is ourselves.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 6 months ago 2

FOF #2774 – Adventures in Forced Feminization

Gender is so ingrained in us that whenever we see those lines blurred or broken it can be quite thrilling. As much as people love drag it’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to playing with gender.

Today, transvestite dominatrix Amy Vodkahaus, joins us to talk about her adventures in force feminizing people for fun and profit.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 3