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FOF #2950 – Alexandra Gray on Sister Act and Black Divas

Sister Act, the 1992 musical comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg, is a favorite classic for many LGBTQ+ folks, after-all, who can’t relate to a larger than life figure who has to find their own special world to protect themselves from dangerous forces?

Today Alexandra Gray, drag entertainer from the Hall Dynasty, joins us to take a look working in Chicago’s drag scene and then getting cast in the Sister Act Musical, in the lead role of Delores Van Cartier.

Listen as we chat with Alexandra about how drag gave her a path to expressing her womanhood and the similarities of her life to the movie Sister Act.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Musicians, Podcast 23 days ago 0

FOF #2937 – Brittany Kay Taylor’s Second Chance in Beauty and the Beast

One of the great diamonds in the rough on Disney’s streaming service is the reality TV show Encore, which reunites the cast members from musicals they originally performed in high school and then has them recreate the big show, sometimes decades later, in front of a live audience.

Today Brittany Kay Taylor, who played Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast in the reality TV series Encore serves up some piping hot tea on getting her high school theater gang back together a decade later and going viral as a voice over talent on Tik Tok.

Posted in: Actors, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF #2930 – The Unsinkable Harma Hartouni

When life knocks you down, it’s hard to get back up, especially when you live in an oppressive place, your family rejects you for being gay and you’ve broken both your legs.

For real estate entrepreneur Harma Hartouni, things weren’t always in the pink. Although he was born in the US, Harma was taken to live in Iran at a young age, and as a ethnic Armenian and a gay kid he felt he was at odds with the world around him.

Today, Harma Hartouni joins us to talk about his new memoir, Getting Back Up: A Story of Resilience, Self-Acceptance and Success, which details his life growing up as a gay Armenian in Iran, moving back to LA to come out as gay and marrying his Disney Prince.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 0

FOF #2893 – Howard Ashman: the Man Who Gave a Mermaid a Voice and a Beast a Soul

After several box office bombs in the 80s, Disney considered never making animated musicals again.

Thankfully, after playwright and lyricist Howard Ashman’s successful musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, Disney asked him to work with them and launched the Disney Renaissance.

Today musical theater enthusiast Jake Bellisimo from the YouTube channel Dreamsounds joins us to take a look at the amazing musical legacy of Howard Ashman, queer coding in Disney films and Beauty and the Beast as an allegory for society’s betrayal of people with AIDS.

Posted in: Podcast, Video Bloggers, YouTube Celebrities 8 months ago 1

FOF #2819 – Lizzo: Welcome to the Grammys Bitch!

A Tron, cyber drag queen bodysuit, sparkling tennis shoes and a rock and roll flute: there’s so much to toot about Lizzo’s opening number at the 2020 Grammys.

Today we take a look at Lizzo’s Grammy performance, the openly gay men’s fashion red carpet statements, Lil Nas X’s big win and all the bedazzling sparkling news to blind the shadiest queens.

Posted in: Podcast 1 year ago 0

FOF #2667 – The Shirtless Violinist Bares it All

Musician Matthew Olshefski became a viral video sensation when he performed the violin shirtless, and now, he will forever be known as The Shirtless Violinist.

Today Matthew chats with us about growing up in a religious cult and how he is dealing with his boyfriend’s eventual complete loss of sight.

Posted in: Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 3 years ago 0

FOF #2562 – Star Wars: The Last Judy

SPOILERS!! In the new Star Wars, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, Rey finds Luke isolated on a far off planet where he’s been hiding out for years. Rey is thirsty to learn the ways of the Force, but Luke thinks it’s time to end the Jedi order.

Today Star Wars superfan and comedian Brian Sweeney joins us to figure out just how hot a shirtless Kylo Ren is and if the force is a medical condition, are there any pills you can take for it?

Posted in: Comedians, Culture & Style, Movies, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2392 – Balloon Animal Circus

It’s hard to make a living in the creative arts- you always find yourself twisting like a balloon animal any skill you got just to survive.

Joining us is Jaquée-of-all-trades, Amanda Cohen, who professionally is a comic, but who also does face painting, balloon animal making and PowerPoint presentation creation.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 4

FOF #2169 – Lucky Charms

Times are changing- more than 1.2 million people in Ireland voted for Marriage Equality, in what was once a very staunch Catholic country. The Vatican called the unprecedented vote a “defeat for humanity. Meanwhile, Irish American Vice President Joe Biden, said the U.S. and the world “needs to follow Ireland’s lead.”

Joining us today is Vine comedy superstar Meg Grunewald, who impressive range of characters have made her one of the top video bloggers on the micro-video sharing app.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 6 years ago 4

FOF #2163 – Vivacious Zhooshes It Up

Mother has arrived- again! We simply adore Vivacious, the fierce New York City drag queen whose entrance wearing a second head made of a foam wig stand left an indelible mark on the viewers of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today Vivacious zhooshes her pussy, steps it up, turns it out and works it out, serving up all tea, all tea. Listen as she weighs in on the season 7 girls of RuPaul’s Drag Race,

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 years ago 2