Today’s show begins with an annoying song that Fausto wrote when he was 12 years old to annoy his younger sister.“Wake Up” is based on Robert Schumann’s the “Happy Farmer” -it’s one of those songs […]
For gay men, our best friends are often the wonderful women who stood by us in our youth when we felt all alone in the world. This emotional bond can feel like an intensely passionate love affair but in reality you’re really just friends without benefits.
Today comedians Lindsey Shaw and Matt Brown join us to take a look at gay men and their intense romantic friendships with women, from legendary stars like Judy Garland and Liza Minelli’ to Lindsay’s own deep relationship with a man who later came out as gay.Listen Now
Iko iko! It’s Mardi-Gras so catch some beads, gobble up some King Cake and get a load of Mango - Mango Braggadochio who describes herself as a party exploding in the produce aisle of a bodega that’s next to a sex shop.
Mango is the creation of comedian Mari DeOleo, who was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in rural Pennsylvania where she partied with Amish kids, until got into Christian clowning which lead her to the wild side. Today Mari DeOleo joins us to talk about her life as an artist and some unusual Mardi Gras celebrations throughout the world.Listen Now
Screen writer Mart Crowley responded to the lack of gay representation in mainstream media by writing “The Boys in the Band” a dark comedy featuring mostly gay actors in ay roles brutally laying it all on the line, from their self loathing and racism to their love and resilience.
Today, Windy City Playhouse’s The Boys in the Band director Carl Menninger joins us take a look at the play and the film, and its influence on popular culture and queer liberation.Listen Now
No matter how cute and cuddly animals look, most of them wouldn’t think twice about murdering you if given half the chance. You’d think we’d learn our lesson and keep our distance from them, but it seems some folks just have to jump into a giant aquarium with a killer whale.
Today comedian Andie Main joins us to take a look at terrifying and hilarious animal attacks that she’s talked about on her podcast People Enjoying Terrible Accidents.Listen Now
The U.S. National Anthem is a tough song to sing, and when a famous entertainer butchers it up, the results are hilarious.
Today comedian Carma Nibarger joins us to look at celebrities bombing hard at the National Anthem, from Fergie to Roseanne and why Whitney Houston’s version still is amazing all these years later.Listen Now
To celebrate Black History Month, Brooklyn drag queen Merrie Cherry is paying tribute to legendary black women of history by dressing up as them and posting her portraits side by side on Instagram. Don’t worry, she’s black so it’s all good.
Today Marrie Cherrie joins us from London to look at the wonderful women in Black History and share her tales of surviving a stroke and recently losing her wallet and stuff in Europe.Listen Now