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FOF #2745 – Tell Me About It, Mary

Throughout history, the experiences of LGBT people have usually been erased or glossed over- Abraham Lincoln slept in the same bed with Joshua Speed but they were just “good friends.” But now the love that once dared not speak its name is crowing like a rooster.

Today historians Owen Keehnen and Sukie de la Croix chat with us about their new book, “Tell Me About It: LGBTQ Secrets, Confessions and Life Stories” where everyday LGBTQ folks talk about their painful, touching and sometimes hilarious experiences coming into their own.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 hours ago 0

FOF #2744 – Jaymes Mansfield Camps It Up

With all the controversy surrounding this year’s “Notes on Camp” themed Met Gala, there’s a lot of confusion as to why a drag queen like RuPaul didn’t show up in drag and why pop star Katy Perry dressed up as a sparkly hamburger wasn’t camp at all.

Today we take a look at what camp is and isn’t with beauty blogger Jaymes Mansfield from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 days ago 0

FOF #2743 – Frank DeCaro Dives Into Drag

Since the early days of show business drag queens have turned the status quo on its head by simply dressing up in women’s clothing.

Today comedian Frank DeCaro joins us to talk about his new book “Drag: Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business” which takes a look at the biggest names in drag, from long gone queens of yore who sold out Broadway theaters to interviews with contemporary cross dressing legends like Lady Bunny and Coco Peru.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 7 days ago 0

FOF #2742 – Brendan Scannell Gets into Bondage

It’s easy to get swept up in all the pinching, peeing, titty torture, tying down, tickling and penguin suit wrestling on Netflix’s new show Bonding but at the heart of the series is a story of two friends growing up together and sharing some very intimate experiences.

Today we’re chatting with comedian Brendan Scannell about the new Netflix series Bonding where’s he’s cast as the assistant to a dominatrix.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 8 days ago 0

FOF #2741 – Deven Green’s Amazing Decade of Drag Queens, Betty Bowers, Video Parodies and the Ukulele

It’s been an amazing decade for comedian Deven Green, the YouTube sensation best known for her celebrity vanity video parodies and for portraying the satirical Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian.

Today Deven Green joins us to take a look at her creative process as a teacher, performer and musician, her passion for playing the ukulele and working with some of the top drag queens in the world.

Posted in: Comedians, Musicians, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 9 days ago 0

FOF #2740 – The Accidental Dominatrix

In the golden age of Chicago’s cabaret scene, Jen Porter was legendary for her passionate music. Many folks compared her soulful raspy voice to Janis Joplin.

Today musician Jen Porter joins us with songs from her new album What’s Next and talk about her foray into BDSM and her horrible accident that caused blindness in her right eye.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 13 days ago 0

FOF #2739 – America’s Ass

Warning: The following podcast is chock full of spoilers!!! Oh snap! Marvel’s Endgame wraps up 11 years of movie storytelling with a janky time travel plot line and a fumbling farewell to some the biggest comic book superheroes of all time.

Today pop culture crank Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at Endgame, the final wrap up of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what the future holds for superhero blockbuster films.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 14 days ago 0

FOF #2739 BONUS – Supernatual Part 2: Winchesters Go Wild

The long awaited Winchester Slash Fiction sequel from 50 Shades of Halloween. Happy Birthday Brian Sweeney!

Posted in: Podcast 14 days ago 0

FOF #2738 – A Rose By Any Other Name

New names can be a fresh start for a whole new life. But what happens when you hate your new name?

Comedian Carma Rae Gold joins us to talk about changing her name back to Carma Nibarger because all that glitters is not gold and you have throw a garbage name out.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 15 days ago 0

Recipe: Chicken in Creamy White Wine Sauce with Mushrooms

Everyone loves French cuisine, and why not? The key ingredients are usually butter, cream and wine mixed along with mushrooms or fresh herbs for a quick and decadent sauce that would make Julia Child proud.

Posted in: Recipes 16 days ago 0