Here's the latest in the tag dolly parton

FOF #2682 - It’s Hanukkah Hunty! - 12.05.18

FOF #2682 – It’s Hanukkah Hunty!

The delightful Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the Hanukkah comedy spectacular “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she and other Chicago comedy improv stars invite you to participate in the traditions that make Hanukkah a festival of lights.

Listen as Meg chit-chats with us about poking fun at her Jewish family celebrations and how improv actors are coming to terms with consent so that their shows don’t go off the rails by an unwelcome grope.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOFA #1979 - BenDeLaCreme Rises to the Top - 03.03.18

FOFA #1979 – BenDeLaCreme Rises to the Top

We are feeling the magic that is Ben DeLaCreme after the gag of the season on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3. Take a listen to this classic podcast from 05.02.14.

Today we put a little Ben DeLaCreme into our coffee as he joins us to talk about his burlesque roots in Chicago, being gal pals with season five winner Jinkx Monsoon and how he used drag to overcome shyness.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 1 year ago 0
FOF #2424 - Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them - 11.30.16

FOF #2424 – Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them

We thought it’d be a picnic under a Clinton presidency and that Trump’s basket of deplorables would scamper away to lick their wounds, but after Trump’s win, they have become emboldened to unleash their tantrums upon the world.

Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to talk about all the fanatical beasts crawling out of the woodwork and clogging up our social media feeds with their racist rants.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 years ago 2
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 3 years ago 0
FOF #2073 - I Married a Monster - 10.29.14

FOF #2073 – I Married a Monster

There’s so much you can learn from horror and sci-fi movie monster couples, like Frankenstein and his Bride, Brad and Janet from Rocky Horror and Chucky and his wife Tiffany: these unconventional couples either made their relationship work or gloriously ended the whole affair.

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at what we can learn from our favorite monster couples relationships and how to put it to use in your own life.

Listen as Peaches talks about being charged with lewdness and blasphemy after appearing on BBC radio.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 years ago 5
FOF #1979 - BenDeLaCreme Rises to the Top - 05.02.14

FOF #1979 – BenDeLaCreme Rises to the Top

Audiences around the nation booed as RuPaul sent BenDeLaCreme home after failing to lip sync for his life on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Even though Bendela won the show’s opening challenge, the judges said his looks on the runway were way off mark.

Today we put a little Ben DeLaCreme into our coffee as he joins us to talk about his burlesque roots in Chicago, being gal pals with season five winner Jinkx Monsoon and how he used drag to overcome shyness.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 5
FOF #1527 - Dancing with the Devil - Part 1 - 02.16.12

FOF #1527 – Dancing with the Devil – Part 1

Nicky Minaj’s outrageous performance at the Grammys has left many wondering if she was trying to “out freak” Lady Gaga while evangelicals are accusing her of being in league with the Devil.

Comedian Brian Sweeney, who works at the lay away counter at a retail store on Chicago’s south side, joins us to look at music’s weird relationship with Christianity’s ultimate bad guy- Satan.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 years ago 5
VIDEO: Dolly Parton Wants to Duet With Lady Gaga!

VIDEO: Dolly Parton Wants to Duet With Lady Gaga!

Gaga was rumored to be working on a country album, and when questioned about it, Dolly said she’d love to sing with her if asked! Please say yes, Gaga, this would be EPIC! Can you […]

Posted in: Embed, Music, People 8 years ago 2
Chicago Sings Happy Birthday to Dolly Parton

Chicago Sings Happy Birthday to Dolly Parton

After last nights Chicago Premiere of ‘9 to 5’ at the Bank of America Theater (18 W Monroe) the cast invited Dolly Parton back onto the stage so they could surprise her with a rendition […]

Posted in: Divas, Musical Theatre, video 8 years ago 0
VIDEO:  Happy Birthday, Dr. Dolly Parton!

VIDEO: Happy Birthday, Dr. Dolly Parton!

Happy 65th, Dolly!   The video is the song she wrote and performed for TransAmerica.  She is a steadfast supporter of our entire tbgl (lgbt, btgl, glbt, tblg) community.  Even those members who are not […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Image 8 years ago 4