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FOF #2847 – Uncle Jack’s Gay Glory Days

For most folks it’s been a little over a week of self isolation to ward off the coronavirus pandemic. Marooned in our own places like the Swiss Family Robinson, we have to make the best of what we got, and it sometimes feels like things may never get back to that dirty word “normal.”

Today queer media pioneer Jack Ryan joins us to chat about his adventures in Chicago’s club scene in the 70s and 80s before the AIDS crisis hit hard.

Listen as Jack talks about the wild nights of drugs and disco that transformed over the years into more nights of even drugs and House music.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 3

FOF #2763 – Strike a Pose

Today queer pioneer Jack Ryan joins us to chat about his adventures way back in 1986 when he stayed in New York City as a guest of someone working on the documentary “Paris is Burning” which highlights the legendary ball scene.

Listen as we talk with Jack Ryan about Pose, living through those legendary times, and walking the category of executive butch queen realness.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast, Writers 12 months ago 0

FOF #2130 – Star Wars Goes Gay

The Star Wars universe is getting its first official LGBT character with the release of the new novel Lords of the Sith. Although everyone always thought R2-D2 and C3-PO were gay, the new character is in fact a lesbian named Moff Mors, and not More Muffs.

Today writer Jack Ryan joins us to take a look at characters and actors in popular culture people have always thought were gay, but may be were just good friends.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 3

FOF #2034 – Hook Up History

Gay men have always been very resourceful when it comes to finding sexy fun in a sometimes hostile world. Before guys found each other on apps and websites, they figured out creative ways to come together.

Today Jack Ryan, TV host and creator of “The 10% Show,” Chicago’s very first cable access tv show for the LGBT folks joins us to talk about the evolution of men meeting up for sex, from cruising the street back in the day to the latest hook up apps.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 6 years ago 7