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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 #2685 - The Most Famous Reindeer of All - 12.11.18

FOF #2685 – The Most Famous Reindeer of All

Every Christmas, link bait pops up all over Internet hating on poor Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer for portraying Santa Claus and Ru’s family as a bunch of hateful bigots.

Today we take a look at the most famous reindeer of all, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, a story written by a poor Jewish copywriter that became a Christmas song classic and a Rankin/Bass animated TV special that’s now linkbait for lazy bloggers.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2016 - Jurassic Snark - 07.19.14

FOF #2016 – Jurassic Snark

A whole new generation of fierce drag queens is spawning here in Chicago. Thanks to the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race, people have developed a huge appetite for drag, and the people are hungry for more.

Joining us today is the she-larious Trannika Rex, a drag queen whose name is 65 million years in the making. T-Rex is the drag ringleader at Berlin nightclub where she encourages queens to develop exciting new material, and not lip sync to top 40 hits.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 4
Cockroaches Have Their Own Yelp

Cockroaches Have Their Own Yelp

Scientist have discovered that cockroaches “recommend” food to each by communicating with chemicals. Humans do the the same thing but they use Yelp, the social network that reviews restaurants and other services.

I’m having visions of Kafka now.

Posted in: Animals 9 years ago 3