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FOF #2589 - Divine, America’s First Drag Superstar - 03.07.18

FOF #2589 – Divine, America’s First Drag Superstar

By breaking all the rules, Divine ushered in the era of the modern drag queen built on rebellion. Drag used to focus on female impersonation but Divine took it in a whole new direction that’s still being celebrated.

Today Peaches Christ, joins us to take a look at the life and legacy of America’s first drag superstar- Divine. Why are drag queens who came of age at the time of RuPaul and Lady Bunny were more interested in being rebels than passing as beautiful women?

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 7 months ago 0
FOF #2231 - Happy National Coming Out Day Y’all - 10.12.15

FOF #2231 – Happy National Coming Out Day Y’all

Nothing has driven forward LGBT equality like everyday people simply telling their story, revealing their true selves on daytime talk shows, at dinner tables, or through video blogs and status updates but especially one on one.

Today, we celebrate National Coming Out Day by taking a look at entertainers and media personalities who came out in the past year, and creative ways people have come out over the years.

Posted in: Podcast 3 years ago 3
FOF #1875 - Confessions of a Counter Culture Diva - 10.08.13

FOF #1875 – Confessions of a Counter Culture Diva

In the 1960s, Dolores Deluce was rejected by her family for giving birth to a biracial child, only to be embraced by a different kind of family including Divine, the Cockettes, assorted Venice Beach bad boys, and her many loving gay “husbands.”

Listen as Dolores talks about her friendships and run-ins with Divine, John Water’s colorful cast of characters and watching friends of hers like disco superstar Sylvester die from AIDS.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 5
FOF #1587 - Donna Summer’s Last Dance - 05.18.12

FOF #1587 – Donna Summer’s Last Dance

Today we reflect on the life and music of Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco, whose work was the soundtrack to the lives of many gay men.

What do the lyrics mean in “MacArthur Park,” considered one of one of the strangest songs ever in pop music? Why did Donna seem to have a fascination with sex workers?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, Podcast 6 years ago 4
VIDEO: Divine Was Inspired by Elizabeth Taylor

VIDEO: Divine Was Inspired by Elizabeth Taylor

Divine, one of the greatest drag queens ever, was so inspired by Liz Taylor’s acting you can almost hear Liz delivering Divine’s outrageous lines in John Water’s film “Pink Flamingoes.” Now, imagine Divine delivering Liz’s […]

Posted in: Videos 8 years ago 0
FOFA #1226 - Mink Stole is Hard to Kill - 03.07.11

FOFA #1226 – Mink Stole is Hard to Kill

It’s impossible to talk about the hilarious cult films of John Waters without mentioning one of his greatest actresses, Mink Stole, who appeared in all of his films.

Join us as we talk with Mink about all of here wonderful lines from the films, her friendship with Divine, John Waters and Peaches Christ and why she gets butchered to death in so many movies, including All About Evil.

Posted in: Actors, Classic Podcasts, Interviews, Podcast 8 years ago 1
FOF #1226 - Mink Stole is Hard to Kill - 07.28.10

FOF #1226 – Mink Stole is Hard to Kill

It’s impossible to talk about the hilarious cult films of John Waters without mentioning one of his greatest actresses, Mink Stole, who appeared in all of his films.

Join us as we talk with Mink about all of here wonderful lines from the films, her friendship with Divine, John Waters and Peaches Christ and why she gets butchered to death in so many movies, including All About Evil.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 8 years ago 4
Happy Easter, John Waters Style

Happy Easter, John Waters Style

“Eggs! Eggs! Eggs!”

Posted in: Culture & Style, Videos 9 years ago 1
FOF #997 - Behind the Scenes on All About Evil - 06.03.09

FOF #997 – Behind the Scenes on All About Evil

She’s back! Peaches Christ gives us an exclusive behind the scenes look of the production of her debut horror film, All About Evil, which tells the story of a mad librarian who kills her victims […]

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 9 years ago 3