In the early 80s, designer Calvin Klein used gorgeously muscular men to promote his underwear brand which turned an everyday undergarment into a sexualized fashion accessory that not only changed the way people think about underwear, but also how men look at their own bodies.
Joining us is comedian Carma Nibarger to talk about underpants and how women have managed over the centuries to corral their boobies - from corsets, to bullet bras, to letting it all hang out.
With the success of Hamilton, theater companies are embracing diversity in stories, plays and casting, but some reviewers aren’t liking it – Chicago Sun Times theater critic Hedy Weiss reportedly said at a panel in 2011 “there are so many plays about race and gender that it’s sickening.”
Today actor Jerome Beck joins us to take a look at the conservative backlash on diversity in theater and the role of theater critics in the age of social media and the internet.
In drag and club kid culture, the freakier you look, the more beautiful you are. So, for many folks, embracing being a weirdo in the nightlife scene is a wonderful way of unlocking the beauty that lies within.
Today, bearded beauty JerFay, joins us to tell his story of growing up Baptist in Texas, falling in love with a boy in 7th grade and being forced into state mandated torture to force him to hide his sexuality.
One of our favorite people we’ve ever met doing this podcast is trans musician Tracy Tyler, whose fun loving personality and big voice has entertained us for years.
Listen as we chat with Tracy about how her music has evolved over the years, why she’s so inspired by Air Supply and what are her thoughts about the new trans celebrities in entertainment.
Hey there true believers! Spider-Man is amazing again! Owing a lot to John Hughes’ hilarious teen-angst films of the 80s, Spider-Man Homecoming ditches the dreary origin story because we’ve already Uncle Ben there, done that and gives us what Spiderman is all about, a mythical coming-of-age story of a misfit teen.
Today we’re taking a look at the new film Spider-Man Homecoming with the very funny and insightful Brian Sweeney, whose favorite superhero of all time is Spiderman.
Do you ever think “I’m going to fail so hard that I’m actually going to win big?” Our guest today comedian Chris Condren totally believes that this is his destiny.
You may remember Chris from the early days of the podcast singing "Pagan Christmas" and now he has a new fitness workout record Total Garbage EP: four tracks of truly amazing music, that have nothing to do with fitness.