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FOF #2628 - Cuckoo for Coco Sho-Nell - 06.19.18

FOF #2628 – Cuckoo for Coco Sho-Nell

Some folks seem to know everyone! Like Coco Sho-Nell, whose grandmother was besties with gospel legend Mahalia Jackson and in high school Coco was gal pals with Nelsan Ellis, the late actor best known for playing Lafayette Reynolds in the HBO series True Blood.

Today Coco Sho-Nell joins us to talk about her life as a Chicago drag queen, her roots in musical theater, to physically building the stage at The Call bar and celebrating the life of her close friend Nelsan Ellis.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 days ago 0
FOF #2626 - House of Travesties - 06.12.18

FOF #2626 – House of Travesties

Drag is often built on the ashes of failure, and some folks are ready to set the world on fire.

Today C’est Kevvie and Shalita Cake join us to talk about their unconventional paths as drag queens, from creating a controversial drag video in high school to embracing the booger beauty inside all of us.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans, Podcast 11 days ago 0
Perfidia - Hedwig & the Delicious Schnitzel Sandwich

Perfidia – Hedwig & the Delicious Schnitzel Sandwich

Watch as one of Broadway’s hottest wig stylists talks about about Wigstock, HEDWIG on Broadway, Pee-wee’s Playhouse and styling wigs for Bob The Drag Queen and Miss Peppermint all while making a delicious Turkey Schnitzel Sandwich.

FOF #2542 - In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig - 10.17.17

FOF #2542 – In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig

Since the late 80s Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of your favorite entertainers: Bob the Drag Queen, Jerri Blank and Miss Yvonne from Pee Wee’s Playhouse all have enjoyed the fluffy fruits of Perfidia’s labor.

Today, Perfidia joins us to kiki about all the marvelous wigs she fluffed up night after night for Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway and what didn’t make it on her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 8 months ago 0
FOF #2541 - Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen? - 10.16.17

FOF #2541 – Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen?

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the concept of drag is why they hell do we call them drag queens in the first place? RuPaul said drag was an acronym from Elizabethan theater for DRessed as A Girl, but how would she know? She’s old, but not that old.

Today we introduce you to what may be the real meaning of the term drag queen, and believe it or not, it has nothing to do with Shakespeare.

Posted in: Podcast 8 months ago 0
Sneak Peek: Alaska Thunderfun Backstage at the Drag Queens of Comedy

Sneak Peek: Alaska Thunderfun Backstage at the Drag Queens of Comedy

One of our all-time favorite drag queens is Alaska Thunderfun, who we had the pleasure meeting way back when she was living in Pittsburgh dreaming of getting on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Featured, Videos 10 months ago 2
Cynthia Lee Fontaine - Pastelón: Puerto Rican Lasagna

Cynthia Lee Fontaine – Pastelón: Puerto Rican Lasagna

Wepa! One of my all time favorite Puerto Rican dishes to make is pastelón, a casserole version of the Puerto Rican pastel that we love to eat during holidays.

Joining us is the adorably kooky girl who loves to shake her cucu, Miss Congeniality from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8, Cynthia Lee Fontaine. Bienvenida!

Jaymes Mansfield - Beauty & the Beast Princess Doll Cake

Jaymes Mansfield – Beauty & the Beast Princess Doll Cake

Today, we’re taking the controversial looking Belle doll – based on the lovely Emma Watson in the new live action film, Beauty and the Beast and sticking her right in the middle of a golden dulce de leche caramel frosted cake!

Joining us is Jaymes Mansfield, a sweet drag queen from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, best known for her YouTube series Drag HerStory Series and for her appearance on RuPaul’s’ Drag Race Season 9.

FOFA #1786 - Perfidia, the Queen of the Big Wig - 03.13.13

FOFA #1786 – Perfidia, the Queen of the Big Wig

It takes a village to dress a drag queen. Behind every fierce drag queen there’s an even fiercer queen helping her to look her best. For years Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of Broadway’s biggest shows and many of your favorite drag queens and entertainers.

Today Perfidia, wig stylist to the stars, joins us to talk about all the glorious big wigs from Lady Bunny to RuPaul, and what it was like in the Wigstock and Club Kid scenes of the 90s.

FOF #2440 - Drugs and Hugs - 01.25.17

FOF #2440 – Drugs and Hugs

The last time we had cosplay drag queen Fox E. Kim on the podcast we had such a fun time talking about drugs, we had to have her back on to talk more on the subject – from flakka to crocodile to carfentanil. What are they, why would you take them and how can they kill you?

The Oscars nominations are in and while they aren’t as white as last year, they are still pretty white overall, but at least one gay themed movie made it into the best picture category.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 year ago 0