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FOF #2546 - Help! The Devil Wants Me Fat - 10.26.17

FOF #2546 – Help! The Devil Wants Me Fat

Struggling artists sometimes ask themselves: what would my career be like if I was in killer shape?

Our guest today is comedian Cody Melcher who hosts the brilliant podcast Thome Foolery, a great show about bad books. Cody just taped a podcast looking at the Christian diet book “Help Me Lord, Devil Wants Me Fat” by the Reverend Doctor CS Lovett. Join us as we chat about this crazy book and the unrealistic expectations we have about our bodies.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 22 days ago 0
FOF #2539 - Eddie Izzard Saved My Life - 10.11.17

FOF #2539 – Eddie Izzard Saved My Life

Art matters because it helps us to connect with culture to better understand who we are. As LGBT folks, we often draw inspiration to come out of the closet and tell others our stories of who we are because of the artists we admire.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins to talk about the artists and entertainers who have motivated us to fiercely be ourselves and how folks can to do the same for others through their art.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2509 -  Pokémon No GO - 07.26.17

FOF #2509 – Pokémon No GO

It was supposed to be a first year anniversary celebration for players of the record breaking mobile game Pokémon GO, but instead the attendees found themselves unlocking the ninth level of hell.

Today comedian Cody Melcher, one of the admins for the Chicago Pokémon GO Facebook group joins us to find out how the gaming festival turned into a disaster and how people had to wait 20 minutes in line just to escape the mess.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2491 - Your Instagram Is Terrible - 05.24.17

FOF #2491 – Your Instagram Is Terrible

We all have those friends we love in real life, but their online personality sucks- whether it’s thousands of the same old selfie, tin foil hat fear fantasies or endless promotions to shows you have no way of attending, their social media feed is chock full of not so tasty nuts.

Are we the monsters that we fear in others?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a deeper look at why we’re all sharing such embarrassing stuff about ourselves on the Internet.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 months ago 1
FOF #2475 - Don’t Do What Daphne Dumount Does - 04.19.17

FOF #2475 – Don’t Do What Daphne Dumount Does

Daphne Dumount done fucked up drag, but as we’ve said repeatedly, it’s all right, because drag is all about shaking things up or down.

This Saturday, here in Chicago at The Call, Marc’s pulling Daphne Dumount out of storage and putting her to work. But is she really ready for it?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to to look at common mistakes drag queens make and what are some easy tricks to dazzle the audience into forgetting you’re just a dude in a wig.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 2
FOF #2464 - Beauty on the Streets, Beast in the Sheets - 03.21.17

FOF #2464 – Beauty on the Streets, Beast in the Sheets

Audiences had their pitchforks and torches ready to kill the live action Beauty and the Beast over Disney’s inclusion of their first gay character ever. But in the end, the new film was a beast in the box office, roaring into a record breaking opening weekend becoming the biggest ever for the month of March.

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, and all the delicious gay subtext from this and the classic 1991 Disney animated film.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 8 months ago 5
FOF #2452 - Hurts So Good - 02.16.17

FOF #2452 – Hurts So Good

Cosmopolitan has their heart in the right place— for a major publication, they are pretty cheeky when it comes to giving their readers sexual advice, but for some insane reason, much of that advice will land you in the hospital.

Today, the hilarious Cody Melcher, who knows a thing or two about dicks, joins us to take a look at the painful and hilarious consequences when bondage goes mainstream.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 months ago 2
FOFA #2222 - How Not to Be an Asshole - 11.15.15

FOFA #2222 – How Not to Be an Asshole

With the election over, we are all going to have to have to deal with some unlikeable characters- wether they are family members, co-workers, politicians or pundits on TV, so how do you do it without becoming an asshole?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at how to be anything other than an asshole, dealing with everyday rotten people and what to do when you realize you’re one of the bad guys.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 0
FOF #2407 - The Ashes of Truman Capote - 10.20.16

FOF #2407 – The Ashes of Truman Capote

Our friend, comedian Cody Melcher, is so obsessed with Truman Capote, the late writer best known for his books Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, that he bid at auction to procure Capote’s remains.

Today, Cody Melcher joins us to talk about his job as a ghost tour guide and how we wanted to develop a reality TV show where he’d scatter Truman Capote’s ashes at historical literary sites.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 1
FOF #2369 - Thank You For Being a Friend - 08.08.16

FOF #2369 – Thank You For Being a Friend

A devastating new study reveals that half of the nearest and dearest people in your life couldn’t care less if you lived or died, but that’s okay.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins us to weigh in ways we sabotage our friendships and sort through how categorize our buddies, frenemies, BFFs or baes.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 0