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FOF #2945 – Gay Cruising at the World Trade Center

Even in places as populated as NYC, there was always a place you could go where nobody knows your name, but they’re always glad you came.

In the new short film “Trade Center,” filmmaker Adam Baran returns to the site of the World Trade Center to examine the stories of men who cruised the iconic building for sex before the twin towers fell.

Listen as we chat with Adam Baran about what made the Twin Towers a powerful center for trade, the impact of the surveillance state on cruising and can digital hookups replace what’s been lost?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 months ago 0

FOF #2913 – St Sukie de la Croix’s Very British Fairy Tale

Once upon a time there was a little fairy named Sukie who grew up to see his world change through the impact of Stonewall and the rise of the modern gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, and the rule of the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher.

Today St Sukie de la Croix lifts the veil on his mysterious persona and tells us of his early upbringing in a working class family in post WWII England and partying with Princess Margaret.

Listen as we chat with Sukie about his new book “The Memoir of a Groucho Marxist: A Very British Fairy Tale” which takes us on a magical realist journey throughout his childhood.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 1 year ago 0

Bonus: Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks

Although we like to think of our LGBT spots as permanent places that will always be there, the reality is that they come and go.

Today writer and historian Owen Keehnan joins us to talk about the Belmont Rocks, a very public space where LGBT folks hung out in the sun to find community and a little bit of love in the early days of the queer rights movement.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 1 year ago 0

FOF #2540 – Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks

Although we like to think of our LGBT spots as permanent places that will always be there, the reality is that they come and go.

Today writer and historian Owen Keehnan joins us to talk about the Belmont Rocks, a very public space where LGBT folks hung out in the sun to find community and a little bit of love in the early days of the queer rights movement.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 4 years ago 0

FOF #2400 – Lemme See What’s On Your Phone

When we last chatted with photographer Derrick Woods Morrow, he was getting ready for a summer artist residency at the gay vacation destination of Fire Island, New York.

Today, Derrick Woods-Morrow returns to share with us his exciting stories about having sex for art and why Fire Island’s Meat Hanger cruising spot ain’t what it used to be.

Posted in: Artists/Designers, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 0

FOF #2356 – Into the Woods

Photographer Derrick Woods-Morrow likes to play a game while creating his art: he uses a stopwatch to figure out how long it takes him to approach an unknown man in public and get them to pose nude for his camera.

Today, Derrick Woods-Morrow, whose photography and sculpture draws upon his experiences as a queer black man, joins us to tell us what happened after he convinced complete strangers to get photographed naked.

Posted in: Artists, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 7

FOF #2109 – Katy Perry Sets the Superbowl on Fire

Yeaaas girl! Katy Perry set the Superbowl on fire in a performance she described as “spiritual” Some thought the flaming dress was a nod to the Hunger Games, but think she’s serving up Heat Miser realness. She’s too much!

Today Chicago’s fierce drag queen Shea Couleé joins us to take a look at Katy Perry’s sizzling Super Bowl halftime show and all the expensive TV ads.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 years ago 4

FOF #1643 – It Seemed Like a Good Idea When I Was Drunk

A lot of crazy ideas get tossed around when people drink.

Today we take a look at some common misconceptions people believe are true surrounding the booze: beer guts, hallucinogenic absinthe, nightcaps, hangovers and how some whiskey makers are trying to fool mother nature.

Posted in: Food & Drink, Podcast, Science Facts & Fiction 9 years ago 11

IMAGE: Freaky Rainbow Plane

This freaky rainbow plane looks like it’s entered the Twilight Zone above Jackson Park- maybe due to all the gay cruising going on in park. View it on Google Earth —Via

Posted in: Topics 11 years ago 0

Unusual Craigslist Ad

Thanks Marsian for sending this rather unusual online Craigslist ad.

Posted in: Technology 12 years ago 6