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FOF #2847 – Uncle Jack’s Gay Glory Days

For most folks it’s been a little over a week of self isolation to ward off the coronavirus pandemic. Marooned in our own places like the Swiss Family Robinson, we have to make the best of what we got, and it sometimes feels like things may never get back to that dirty word “normal.”

Today queer media pioneer Jack Ryan joins us to chat about his adventures in Chicago’s club scene in the 70s and 80s before the AIDS crisis hit hard.

Listen as Jack talks about the wild nights of drugs and disco that transformed over the years into more nights of even drugs and House music.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 3

FOF #2772 – Shannon Noll is Hot

Comedian Shannon Noll’s new web series “Just Call Me Ripley” is a hit at film festivals. Despite the success, Shannon is getting pushback at auditions for looking masculine but sounding feminine. What’s a non-binary butch comedian to do?

Today the hilarious Shannon Noll joins us to talk about working as a trans actor when casting directors want you to cross-cross dress as the gender you were assigned at birth.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 11 months ago 0

FOF #2586 – Fearlessly Be Yourself

RuPaul said one of the biggest challenges for casting a reality tv show is wading through the mountains of auditions where people “behave in a way that they think [the producers] want them to behave.”

But how does that work for a competition that’s built on folks dressing up in costumes and lip syncing to other people’s songs? Today comedian Carma Nibarger joins us to wade through the mountain of questions from past audition forms for RuPaul’s’ Drag Race on what it takes to make your star shine bright on TV.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2532 – Fortune’s Favorite Daughter

Denise Chanterelle DuBois life seems right out of Narcos or Orange is the New Black- she was a cocaine dealer until she got caught with a kilo and went to prison for a surprisngly short time.

Listen as Denise joins us to talk about her life as a cocaine dealer and why she handed out donut holes to the public to celebrate a major trans victory.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 3 years ago 1

FOF #2484 – Lady Bunny Finds the Joy in Everyday Life

She looks like Dusty Springfield, sounds like Carol Channing and speaks like Bernie Sanders- it’s Lady Bunny– the queen who comes with no trigger warning because if you’re not already shooketh, you’re not paying attention.

Today, the wildly righteous Lady Bunny joins us to talk about the RuPaul’s Drag Race Snatch Game question about her, the changing nature of gay neighborhoods and how to pick up a hot man while in drag.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 years ago 1

FOF #2357A – Drug Problems

You’ve probably been out and about and started talking to a cute stranger when things began to get weird and you thought to yourself- what kind of drugs are they on?

Today, cosplay queen Fox E. Kim joins us to talk about myths and legends of our current drug culture and weird drugs from 60s everyone’s forgotten about.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 years ago 5

FOF #2357B – Drug Problems

In part two of our podcast – “Drug Problems” we continue chatting with Fox E. Kim about recreational drug use.

Listen as we tell some of our favorite stories about people on drugs and how we handled awkward drug induced moments.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 years ago 1

FOF #2252 – Where No Woman Has Gone Before

One of our favorite Chicago comedy gems is Improvised Star Trek, the new hilarious adventures of the starship Sisyphus, that lampoons not just the popular sci-fi series, but our modern day frustrations with technology and smart phones.

Today we’re joined by the she-larious Irene Marquette, who stars as Lt. Cola on Improvised Star Trek at iO theater and hosts her own comedy showcase The Curio Show.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 1

FOF #2157 – In the Kitchen with Kim Chi

One of the most anticipated queens of the series so far is Kim Chi, whose Bi Bim Bop episode got over four thousand views on the first day. At our screening at the Austin International Drag Festival, people clamored for more of this high fashion Korean gal.

Today Kim Chi joins us to talk about whose green dress is it really, and what stuff from her wardrobe made it onto Trixie Mattel’s looks on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

FOF #1882 – When Halloween Costumes Go Horribly Wrong

Your Halloween costume says a lot about you, and if you’re dressing up as something sexy, chances are you’re a slut, and that’s ok.

Today slut-expert Meredith Kachel joins us to navigate the choppy waters when Halloween costumes go horribly wrong. Listen as we take a look at what costumes to avoid, easy ones to pull off and on, and why looking good as Wolverine is all in the attitude.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 2