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FOF #2716 – Drag Queens are a Riot

What’s fun about watching drag queens on reality TV shows and on the internet is how we struggle when it comes to comedy. Camp is an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because it’s bad, and when your favorite queen bombs on stage, it’s still funny as hell.

Today, comedian and improv teacher Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the unique demands drag queens have for comedy and how they transform failure into something she-larious.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 months ago 0

FOF #2682 – It’s Hanukkah Hunty!

The delightful Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the Hanukkah comedy spectacular “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she and other Chicago comedy improv stars invite you to participate in the traditions that make Hanukkah a festival of lights.

Listen as Meg chit-chats with us about poking fun at her Jewish family celebrations and how improv actors are coming to terms with consent so that their shows don’t go off the rails by an unwelcome grope.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year 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 2 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 2 years ago 0

FOF #2554 – Christmas By Melania

In a perfect world, we believe that Melania Trump wouldn’t be our nation’s First Lady, and you know what? She’d probably agree with us.

Today comedian Erin Diamond joins us to take a look at the world’s most unlikely first lady who she portrays in her new show “Christmas By Melania,” a holiday TV spectacular that also doubles as an hour long perfume commercial.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2553 – It’s Hanukkah, Not Hanu-Can’t

Hanukkah is just around the corner, where folks from all around the world wonder: why are Jewish people celebrating a blue and white version of Christmas? Don’t worry, comedian Meg Grunewald has got you covered with her holiday special, Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe.

Join us as Meg chats with us about channeling a Jewish grandmother and why families obsess about their kids during the holidays.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2460 – Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk

Jordan Peele’s new satirical comedy horror film Get Out is so good that we had to do another another podcast about it!

The other day, we spoke to Zach Stafford, a black guy who finds himself in awkward situations with some of his white family, and today we’re joined by Meg Grunewald, a white gal who enjoys diversity in her romantic life, and whose parents are into hypnosis and brain surgery.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2427 – Bubbe’s Holiday Spectacular

This year Hanukkah lands on Christmas Eve, so which holiday do you celebrate? It’s free, why not both?

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to squeeze the stress ball of Christmas and Hanukkah. Meg has a new show “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she gets everyone to enjoy an improvised Hanukkah celebration by playing a Jewish grandmother in a ratty wig.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2398 – Becoming Hillary Clinton

People are so freaked out at the possibility of a Trump presidency that the cast of Will & Grace reunited after ten years to make a mini episode imploring Americans to get out the vote.

Today, comedic actor, Vine superstar Meg Grunewald joins us to talk about her new career as a Hillary Clinton impersonator and helps us digest more of the debate.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast, Politics & Activism 3 years ago 0

FOF #2269 – A Modern Christmas Carol

Just in time for Christmas- Martin Shkreli, the bro-CEO, who’s the most hated man on the Internet, has been arrested for engaging in what prosecutors say was a Ponzi-like scheme at hedge fund he ran and at a pharmaceutical company he once headed.

Today, on our next to the last show of the year, we’re talking about forgiveness, peace and joy. with the fabulously Vine superstar Meg Grunewald.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 years ago 0