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FOF # 2875 – Black at Second City

In the comedy world, not everything is a laughing matter, especially when it comes to allegations of racism and sexual misconduct at one of the world’s most prestigious comedy institutions- Chicago’s Second City.

Today comedian Rachel Hall who’s worked with Second City joins us to take a look at Chicago’s comedy scene and how Vogue Magazine’s Anna Wintour says perhaps she’s been too hurtful and intolerant and pledges to hire more black creatives and journalists.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #1975 – Phi Beta Kai Kai

OMG! Another hilarious sorority letter is making the rounds on the internet, this one implores young women to have lots of sex, swallow loads, get drunk and then judge others for being sluts.

Today the fabulous Tommy Holl joins us to take a look at this outrageous letter and the controversy over Alaska’s comedy video getting yanked off the Huffington Post for depicting violence towards a transgender character.

Posted in: Podcast 10 years ago 7

FOF #1696 – Diddle Me Elmo

Elmo is innocent! Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who plays Elmo is on a leave of absence from on Sesame Street to deal with accusations of a sexual affair with a 16 year old guy. Will Kevin Clash suffer the same fate as Pee Wee Herman?

Joining us is comedian and pop culture junkie Brian Sweeney, that’s Sween Dog to you, to examine what’s behind Elmo-gate, and what similarities his case shares with the downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus.

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 11

VIDEO: Banned Katy Perry Skit From Sesame Street

Parents deemed Katy Perry’s dress too racy, so Sesame Street pulled her skit. What do you think? Did Katy’s dress belong only on the corner of Sesame Street? Elmo didn’t seem to mind.

Posted in: News & Rumors, People, Television, Topics 13 years ago 20