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Bonus: Screamin’ Rachael, the Queen of House

Since the origins of house music in Chicago in the early 80s, Screaming Rachael Cain has been its most vocal champion. And throughout the 90s, Rachael was a big part of the famed Club Kid scene in New York City, where many gay icons got their start.

Today Screamin’ Rachael joins us along with her protogé Jorge Cruz to take a look at the legacy of house music and her remarkable life.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2855 – Vivacious’ Drag Queen Quarantina Dancerina

Always a pioneer, Vivacious made her most recent guest appearance on Drag Race from the safety of her home in New York City by doing a voice over for Ornacia who was guest judging on an improvised skit called “The World’s Worst Drag Queen.”

Today Vivacious joins us from her home discotheque studio Quarantina Dancerina to talk about Season 12 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, how drag queens are surviving the coronavirus pandemic and why she’s doing a DJ set live every day.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2576 – Jesus is a Helluva Drug

Whenever religious fundamentalists speak in tongues or pass out because they are overcome with the holy spirit, we wonder are they for real? Is it just peer pressure from other religious folks that makes them get into it or is Jesus really one helluva drug?

Our guest today is musician Kyra Leigh— whose new album Transfigure captures her life growing up in an evangelical Christian family in the deep South.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2536 – The Story of Oh Oh Oh Ornacia

Vivacious is back with her first fully produced single “Ornacia” – a song about the mysterious glowing noggin from outer space.

Today Vivacious joins us to kiki about the best and worst RuGirls songs ever, and the tightrope queens walk when airing their grievances on social media.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2502 – Total Garbage

Do you ever think “I’m going to fail so hard that I’m actually going to win big?” Our guest today comedian Chris Condren totally believes that this is his destiny.

You may remember Chris from the early days of the podcast singing “Pagan Christmas” and now he has a new fitness workout record Total Garbage EP: four tracks of truly amazing music, that have nothing to do with fitness.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2435 – The Experimental Sounds of Sxip Shirey

One of the most inventive musicians I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing is Sxip Shirey who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and went on to became one of the world’s most beloved performers of unusual musical instruments.

Today, my soul brother Sxip Shirey joins us to talk about his new album A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees.

Posted in: Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 4 years ago 1

FOF #2401 – Ginger Minj Serves up Some Sweet T

One of the things we adore about RuPaul’s Drag Race is how the show turns a group of drag queens fighting for the crown into an epic battle royale.

Today, Ginger Minj, our favorite Broadway baby turned pageant queen and cross dresser for Christ joins us to give us a sneak peek at her new album “Sweet T” which features a collaboration with Carnie Wilson and music icon Nile Rodgers.

FOF #2349 – The Gayest Album Ever

In what may be the gayest album ever, DJ Ralphi Rosario presents “2 Sides to the Story” a collection of House music and bitch tracks inspired by shady queens, stripper DJs and other gay hi-jinks Ralphi has witnessed over the years as one of the founding fathers of House music.

Listen as Ralphi shares the backstory on some of these songs, working with the top divas and remembering DJ Frankie Knuckles.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 4 years ago 0

FOF #2313 – Latrice Royale Infuses Jazz with Pizazz

One of the sweetest drag queens to ever come out of RuPaul’s Drag Race is Latrice Royale, who like Dr. Dre is straight out of Compton, or gay out of Compton.

Today, Latrice Royale joins us to talk about her new album “Here’s to Life,” a collection of jazz classics that pays tribute to strong black women in show business like Broadway’s Ruth Brown and jazz icon Shirley Horn.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Musicians, Podcast 5 years ago 3

FOF #2202 – Twinkle Twinkle Lila Star

Lila Star’s ambition is to become the first Latina trans rapper to break into the world of hip hop, and with recent appearances on Jerry Springer, she’s well on her way.

Listen as we kiki with Lila about how to make shade work for you in the ball scene, her recent appearance on the Jerry Springer Show and why her boyfriend came out as gay even though he’s into trans women.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 5 years ago 1