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FOF #2693 - Lady Bunny Remembers Carol Channing - 01.23.18

FOF #2693 – Lady Bunny Remembers Carol Channing

People fell in love with Carol Channing for her iconic roles in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello Dolly and now the world is at a loss as the Broadway legend passed away last week at the age of 97.

Today Lady Bunny joins us to talk about her appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race as the show’s first non Ru-Girl drag queen to be featured on the competition series, her recent trip to Puerto Rico and Carol Channing’s amazing life.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 day ago 0
FOF #2692 - The Humanity of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr - 01.22.18

FOF #2692 – The Humanity of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr

When reflecting on the life of such a sign of the civil rights pioneer, it’s important not mythologize them but remember their humanity and the power one person can have to change the world.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the great civil rights pioneer.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 days ago 0
FOF #2691 - New Madonna, Who Dis? - 01.21.18

FOF #2691 – New Madonna, Who Dis?

Madonna rang in the New Year with a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn where a teary eyed audience sang along with Madonna as she performed an acoustic cover of “Like a Prayer.”

Today comedian Nadya Ginsburg, best known for her hilarious TV series “The Madonnalogues” joins us to take a look at the wild and ridiculous life of Madonna.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 3 days ago 0
FOF #1228 - Hello Carol Channing [Classic Episode]

FOF #1228 – Hello Carol Channing [Classic Episode]

Raspberries! Broadway icon Carol Channing died today, she was 97. One of our most popular episodes ever, Carol Channing spoke to us from her home in Palm Springs about the value of arts education in public schools, and her amazing life and career. Please enjoy this encore presentation.

FOF #2690 - Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 10 - Christmas Goes Off the Rails - 12.21.18

FOF #2690 – Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 10 – Christmas Goes Off the Rails

Christmas is the drag queen of holidays: it’s drunk on eggnog, it’s overly decorated with loud colors and glitter and it takes itself way too seriously. So when Christmas goes off the rails, it’s hilarious.

Today, we wrap up the year with our annual holiday special “Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 10”- weird but wonderful holiday songs we think deserve a second listen.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2689 - Not So Secret Santa - 12.20.18

FOF #2689 – Not So Secret Santa

If you’re a guy who wants to get attention during the holidays, consider wearing the color red. A recent study suggest that men look their best during the winter months when they wear bold warm colors like red.

Today we wrap up the year by looking at big moments of 2018, joining us are some of your favorite comedy guests: Carma Rae Gold, Matt Brown and Brian Sweeney. Listen as we chat about what rocked our world this year and what we are looking forward to in the New Year.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2688 - Jingle Bells, Batman Smells - 12.19.18

FOF #2688 – Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

There’s something hilarious about turning those precious christmas carols into rotten songs all kids will love. Today our pal Manny Petty joins us for a live music session where we harmonize some hilariously rotten christmas song parodies.

Listen as we take a look at the classic Batman Smells parody of Jingle Bells that traces its origins to the 1960s, Spanish pooping nativity statues and Manny’s teenage obsession with mayonnaise.

Posted in: Comedians, Musicians, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2687 - E.G. Daily’s Big Adventure - 12.18.18

FOF #2687 – E.G. Daily’s Big Adventure

Musician E.G. Daily is best known for bringing to life some of the most lovable rebels in film and television: Pee Wee Herman’s girlfriend, Dottie in Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Buttercup in the Powerpuff Girls and Tommy Pickles in Nickelodeon’s Rugrats.

Today E.G. joins us from her home to talk about her amazing journey as a voice over star, her music from hit films of the 80s and working in her home studio with her family of musicians and filmmakers.

Posted in: Actors, Musicians, Podcast 1 month ago 2
FOF #2686 - A Lady Bunny Christmas - 12.17.18

FOF #2686 – A Lady Bunny Christmas

Christmas isn’t quite the same without the raunchy outrageous humor of our beloved drag mom Lady Bunny. For over a decade Bun-Bun’s twisted holiday parodies have been a favorite of our end of the year Incredibly Strange Christmas Music special.

But what kind of Christmas music does she enjoy listening to? Today Lady Bunny joins us to look at some outrageous Christmas music we all love.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 4
FOF #2264 - Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special - 12.12.15

FOF #2264 – Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special

One of our favorite oddball TV Christmas moments is Pee Wee’s Christmas Special, a star studded hour long event that aired in 1988 at the height of Pee Wee Herman’s popularity.

Today we take you inside Pee Wee’s Christmas Special with the she-larious Irene Marquette,
who is putting on a holiday extravaganza inspired by Pee Wee Herman’s Holiday Show complete with variety acts and animation in the Curio Show at Chicago’s IO Theater.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0