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FOF #2703 – Muffy Fishbasket Gets Real

With the rise of the internet, web videos and reality TV shows, queer artists have access to an unprecedented amount of visibility and while it seems like the possibilities of having a real career as a drag queen are endless, is it really so easy?

Today Muffy Fishbasket, the campy queen from Camp Wannakiki joins us to talk about how to make it work when the work seems daunting.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #1939 – Cashing in on Coming Out

You usually hear the words “brave” and “courageous” when people come out of the closet as LGBT. For some it still means putting a lot at risk- their jobs, friends and family. We say the same things when celebrities come out of the closet, but is it so brave to come out when you’re able to significantly cash in on the newfound attention?

Today writter Zach Stafford joins us to take a look at how sometimes celebrities get a tremendous boost to their careers and their pocketbooks when they fearlessly are themselves.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 1

FOF #1938 – How Teletubbies and Soloflex Made Us Even More Gay

A lot of the things we love on the Internet was mostly developed by people who came of age in the early 90s. It’s a big reason why the corporate logos for such titans as Google and EBay look like they were designed by three year olds.

Today we’re taking a look at awesome stuff that inspired us in our formative years to be fabulously gay, and how it influenced the internet to be the way it is today.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 9