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FOF #1807 – Tomboy Ahoy!

As a little tomboy, comedian Brianna Baker felt pressure to use the boy’s bathroom in order to avoid people’s outrage. Her over the top grandmother Phyllis even offered her $200 to dress up like a lady. Ironically, this little girl that passed for boy grew up to be a tall gorgeous woman.

Today we’re chatting with Brianna Baker, one of Chicago’s rising comics. Her one woman show “Bede” that recounts her life as a biracial tombow growing up in a small town has gotten a lot of critical acclaim.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 10 years ago 1

Ellen Takes Over Chicago’s NBC5 News

Ellen is in town for “Ellen’s Somewhat Special Special” as part of TBS’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. So, to promote it she walked onto the NBC5 Michigan Avenue streetside news set un-announced.  A weather […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, People, Topics 13 years ago 4

FOF #1201 – Just for Laughs

Chicago is about to be invaded by an army of very funny people for the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. To kick off the event, they’ve picked Cameron Esposito, who gonna get this party started, quickly.

Join us we talk about our adventures at IML (International Mister Leather Contest and Conference) and all the hot news including: Rue McClanahan’s death, the oil spill in the gulf, and strange ice cream flavors.

Posted in: Podcast 13 years ago 8