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FOF #2495 - This Time You’ve Gone Too Far - 06.07.17

FOF #2495 – This Time You’ve Gone Too Far

Comedians go too far all the time- that’s the whole point, to find the lines you shouldn’t cross and then plow right through them. Sometimes they succeed and expand our mind and sometimes they fail and expose their own flaws.

Today writer Derrick Clifton joins us to take a look at Kathy Griffin, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher: the outrage over comedians who say outrageous things.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 2
FOF #2487 - Hold on for One More Day - 05.17.17

FOF #2487 – Hold on for One More Day

It’s been seven years since the “It Gets Better” campaign encouraged folks to tell LGBT youth to hold on tight for one more day, but a new study says that approach isn’t the best way to deal with bullying.

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the landmark LGBT visibility campaign, the power of finding your tribe and why it’s ok to leave a bad situation.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 2
FOF #2486 - The Drag Queens of Comedy is a Must-She! - 05.16.17

FOF #2486 – The Drag Queens of Comedy is a Must-She!

Giant wigs, sequined gowns, too much mascara and lots of laughs, Sasha Soprano’s The Drag Queens of Comedy is the drag comedy showcase we’ve been hungry for.

Today, we take you backstage to The Drag Queens of Comedy in Chicago, where we kiki-ed with the most outrageous drag legends!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2444 - Bootycandy - 01.31.17

FOF #2444 – Bootycandy

From hoo-ha to dingaling, there’s no shortage of words parents use to describe private parts to their kids. For writer director Robert O’Hara, it was “Bootycandy,” and that’s what he titled his play about a young boy who has to learn what it means to grow up gay and black.

Today, Robert O’Hara joins us top chat about his play, “Bootycandy,” the impact of Obama’s presidency, and how it’s Tyler Perry’s world and we are just living in it.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 8 months ago 5
FOF #2443 - Rebels with a Cause - 01.30.17

FOF #2443 – Rebels with a Cause

One of the great challenges we face in bringing about political change is figuring out out how not to get overwhelmed by all the negativity we see in the news and our social media.

Today, comedian Meredith Kachel joins us to take a look at how to best handle the people in your life who are still Trump supporters even after all the demented policy and appointments he’s made in his first week in office.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 8 months ago 6
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 10 months ago 0
FOF #2361 - Making Podcasts Great Again - 07.21.16

FOF #2361 – Making Podcasts Great Again

For a while it seemed like every Chicago comedian that came on our podcast moved to LA. For comedian Bill Cruz the move was a real struggle- before he left, he broke his ankle and then his car broke down which for LA is like breaking an ankle all over again.

Today, one of the funniest people we know- Bill Cruz, joins us to talk about the struggles to make it in LA.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 3
FOF #2222 - How Not to Be an Asshole - 09.24.15

FOF #2222 – How Not to Be an Asshole

Has the whole world has gone mad? Kim Davis gets away with bogus marriage licenses, CEO Martin Shkreli raises meds prices 5000%, joggers & dads with baby strollers duke it out in Brooklyn and then Azaelia Banks punches a passenger on a plane.

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 2 years ago 2
PHOTOS: Peaches Christ and Rena Riffel at the Admiral Theater.

PHOTOS: Peaches Christ and Rena Riffel at the Admiral Theater.

Over the weekend, San Francisco cult film icon Peaches Christ and actress Rena Riffel came together to perform a Showgirls tribute at The Admiral Theater, a strip club here in Chicago- it was like slutty Inception in a g-string and high heels. Here are some wicked photos from Friday’s show.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Images 4 years ago 6
VIDEO: Zach Galifianakis Beats Up Justin Beiber

VIDEO: Zach Galifianakis Beats Up Justin Beiber

It’s about time. Even know we all know Justin Beiber is in on the joke, it is nice to hear Zach Galifianakis grill the “young punk” Justin Beiber about his ridiculous scandals including pot-smoking, peeing […]

Posted in: Videos 4 years ago 0