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FOF #2681 – Tie a Red AIDS Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree

In 1991, a coalition of artists called Visual AIDS created the Red Ribbon public awareness campaign by boldly putting a red ribbon on the seat of all the attendees of the Tony Awards and brought the national conversation about AIDS out of the shadows and into the light.

Today we take a look at the history of the powerful statement that is the Red AIDS Ribbon that helped ignite a change in a world that would rather not talk about homosexuality, sex work or drug use, let alone HIV & AIDS.

Posted in: Podcast 4 years ago 0

FOF #2623 – The Duke of Soul

Some of the most important musical contributions to modern American music have come from African Americans, whose musical roots in African slave spirituals evolved into all our favorite styles: jazz, hip-hop, soul, funk, country, pop and rock.

Today Erthe St. James, the Duke of Soul joins me to take a casual look at modern black musicians that have inspired us from James Brown, Quincy Jones and Nile Rogers, to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Erika Badu.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 years ago 0

FOF #2622 – Own Your Happiness

With all the opportunities to connect on social media and dating apps today, there’s never been a time where more people have also been able to reject each other. It can hurt when someone says “no.”

Today comedian Meg Grunewald joins in to share her online dating adventures and explore why so many people get the blues when romance doesn’t work out as planned.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 years ago 0

FOF #2492 – Getting Into Grindr

It’s the 8 year anniversary of Grindr, and the company behind the ubiquitous app where you get into arguments about how big someone’s dick really is, is now launching a new magazine INTO, a modern kind of LGBT media for the app generation.

Today INTO magazine’s new editor in chief Zach Stafford, who in the past has been one of the most vocal critics of the app joins us to talk about the company’s new launch into LGBT media. Will gay men enjoy consuming news & culture while they are looking for love in the digital age?

Posted in: Podcast, Technology, Writers 6 years ago 0

FOF #2375 – Diary of Fashion Gang Leader

In high school, comedian Peter S Kim couldn’t get into a Korean gang so he formed his own posse of fashion conscious teenagers who stole expensive clothes from the mall to sell to the rich white kids in their school.

Today, Peter S Kim, joins us to talk about why all Korean moms are funny, the best practices for catfishing on hookup apps and why it’s better to get along with people rather than fight with them online for a little publicity.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 years ago 1

FOF #2272A – Where Racists Meet Dot Com

We live in a complex world, full of injustice, racism and prejudice, so it stands to reason that some of that bigotry may be sneaking into our private sex lives without us even knowing it.

Today we’re chatting with writer Zach Stafford about the latest oddball dating site, where white people meet.com, for all those who want to get it on without those pesky racial minorities getting in the way.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 years ago 3

FOF #2272B – Where Racists Meet Dot Com

Which LGBT movies got nominated at the Oscars and why all the black actors get snubbed; Chicago’s ongoing problem with the police and political corruptions and cover-ups. Will Mayor Emanuel ever resign or will he watch the city burn? And a hilarious but shocking re-write of Vanilla Ice for Islamic terrorists. Part 2 of 2.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 years ago 2

FOF #1955 – The Man Who Created Scruff

If you’re gay and have a beard, chances are it’s because of a man named Johnny Scruff. One of the most popular gay hookup apps, SCRUFF began as a way for hairy guys to get together, but it’s growing into something much bigger.

Today we chat with Johnny Skandros better known as Johnny Scruff, about how he started Scruff from his mom’s living room with his buddy Eric Silverberg and the challenges the start-up faces in being one of the top social networking apps.

Posted in: Interviews, People, Podcast, Social Media 9 years ago 17