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FOF #2706 - The Horrific Origins of Valentine’s Day - 02.14.19

FOF #2706 – The Horrific Origins of Valentine’s Day

While it may seem like just another cash grab by candy manufacturers, Valentine’s Day began in Greco-Roman times as a sadomasochistic fertility ritual and nowadays it is responsible for a lot of horrific clickbait relationship advice articles on the Internet.

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the dark and gruesome origins of Valentine’s Day and all the outrageous romantic advice blogs post to coincide with the holiday.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 days ago 0
FOF #2705 - Katy Perry’s Ugly, Ugly Shoes - 02.13.19

FOF #2705 – Katy Perry’s Ugly, Ugly Shoes

Right after the news that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam awkwardly denied ever doing blackface, racist caricatures continued popping up in the news as designers and entertainers, including Katy Perry were accused of trying to profit off racist imagery. Some folks were even more shocked that Katy Perry even has a fashion line.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at why in 2019 we are still wrestling with folks showing up in blackface.

Posted in: Podcast 4 days ago 1
FOF #2704 - The Sex Appeal of a Banana Split - 02.12.19

FOF #2704 – The Sex Appeal of a Banana Split

One of most outrageous sex scenes in Hollywood is in the film 9½ Weeks where Mickey Rourke slathers Kim Basinger with all kinds of sticky food in front of the open refrigerator door.

Some folks find it sexy and others proclaim ”what a mess!”

Today we take a look at aphrodisiacs in food and sex. What’s in your kitchen that will make your bedroom hot as an oven?

Posted in: Podcast 5 days ago 0
FOF #2703 - Muffy Fishbasket Gets Real - 02.10.19

FOF #2703 – Muffy Fishbasket Gets Real

With the rise of the internet, web videos and reality TV shows, queer artists have access to an unprecedented amount of visibility and while it seems like the possibilities of having a real career as a drag queen are endless, is it really so easy?

Today Muffy Fishbasket, the campy queen from Camp Wannakiki joins us to talk about how to make it work when the work seems daunting.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 days ago 0
FOF #2702 - The Legend of the Bearded Lady - 02.08.19

FOF #2702 – The Legend of the Bearded Lady

One of the most talked about names in Chicago gay nightclub history is The Bearded Lady, who is now a bit of a legend because many who remembered her are either dead or were too drunk to remember anything.

Today historian Owen Keehnen joins us to chat about his new book ”Dugan’s Bistro and the Legend of the Bearded Lady” which looks at the life of the Bearded Lady, who ruled the roost at Dugan’s Bistro, a Chicago disco that pioneered the use of spectacle in nightclubs, later adopted by clubs like the famous Studio 54.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 9 days ago 2
FOF #2701 - Jade Sotomayor, Ten Years a RuGirl - 02.07.19

FOF #2701 – Jade Sotomayor, Ten Years a RuGirl

It’s the 10 year anniversary of RuPaul’s Drag Race, a show, which along with the Internet, has introduced drag queens to audiences that would have never ventured into a bar to see a drag show.

Today Jade Sotomayor, RuPaul’s Drag Race #originalfish joins us to take a look at how the show has changed society.

Listen as Jade talks about her struggles overcoming depression, her friendships with other Rugirls and her upcoming appearance on Cooking with Drag Queens.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 days ago 1
FOF #2700 - Stacy Layne Matthews is the Queen of Henny - 02.05.19

FOF #2700 – Stacy Layne Matthews is the Queen of Henny

The word “henny” will forever be associated with Stacy Layne Matthews from RuPaul’s Drag Race because she’s so sweet. One of the perennial meme queens, folks still can’t get enough of the image of Stacy Layne sneaking a photo with her cell phone at the taping of the Drag Race finale.

Today the queen of Henny herself, Stacy Layne Matthews joins us to kiki about All Stars 4 and why the toxic fans who attack people on social media may be ruining the show for everyone.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 11 days ago 0
FOF #2699 - All Hail the Gay Rodeo Queen and King  - 02.04.19

FOF #2699 – All Hail the Gay Rodeo Queen and King

Life doesn’t always go in a straight line, sometimes it goes loop de loop, like a rodeo cowboy’s lasso until it catches onto something good.

Today Ms International Gay Rodeo Association 2019 Alina Whorez Cole joins us with her fellow title holder MsTer IGRA 2019 Jorge Sanchez to talk about her their close friendship and the challenges navigating their new responsibility of being this year’s gay rodeo king and queen.

Posted in: Podcast 12 days ago 1
FOF #2698 - Stripping for Jesus - 01.31.19

FOF #2698 – Stripping for Jesus

For years Cooking with Drag Queens star Teri Yaki talked about how fabulous her sister Stacy is and when we met her for the first time, Stacy more than lived up to all the outrageous stories.

Today Stacy Yaki, daughter of a preacher man and sister to a queen, joins us to talk about her adventures dancing in an elite nightclub in Manhattan and sneaking off to get her first boob job without her parent’s consent when she was just 17.

Posted in: Podcast 17 days ago 5
FOF #2697 - Eye Candy Elliott vs Sonny Kiss - 01.30.19

FOF #2697 – Eye Candy Elliott vs Sonny Kiss

When we first saw Eye Candy Elliott working at our local coffeeshop, we never guessed he also moonlighted as a professional wrestler. This Friday, he’s wrestling Sonny Kiss who pummels his opponent’s face with his plump booty. While we are rooting for both guys to win, we sure hope Sonny makes Elliott toss that salad before the match is called.

Today Indie Wrestling star Eye Candy Elliott calls his opponent Sonny Kiss and taunts him just days before the match. Things are tense up in here.

Posted in: Podcast 17 days ago 1