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FOF #2944 – Linda Simpson’s Drag Explosion

In the mid 80s, at the height of the AIDS crisis, New York City experienced a drag revolution. In the center of the action was drag queen Linda Simpson, who took pictures of all the kooky kids in the club scene with her portable camera.

Today, Linda Simpson gives us a look into her new book The Drag Explosion, her queer underground magazine My Comrade and why we still feel all these years later the shockwaves of the Drag Explosion.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 27 days ago 1

Bonus: Screamin’ Rachael, the Queen of House

Since the origins of house music in Chicago in the early 80s, Screaming Rachael Cain has been its most vocal champion. And throughout the 90s, Rachael was a big part of the famed Club Kid scene in New York City, where many gay icons got their start.

Today Screamin’ Rachael joins us along with her protogé Jorge Cruz to take a look at the legacy of house music and her remarkable life.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 8 months ago 0

FOF #1984 – Tattoo You

Although 45 million people in the U.S. have at least one tattoo, many face discrimination even when those modifications are not visible and the job doesn’t require any interaction with the public.

Our guest today is Vine celebrity Michael Phoenix, whose six second erotic videos got shut down. Michael is also an avid body modifier, with 25 tattoos and having had over 100 piercings throughout his life.

Listen as Michael Phoenix talks with us about the late tattooed celebrity Stalking Cat, mutilation, modification and social media discrimination.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Video Bloggers 7 years ago 0

FOF #1852 – Screamin’ Rachel Returns

For years, the outrageous Screamin’ Rachel Cain has been starring in what she calls her own “B-Movie.” Rachel started out as one of New York City’s better known nightlife personalities to becoming a House music mogul with her label Trax Records.

Currently Rachel is developing a film about her wild life. Today Screamin’ Rachel Cain, along with her entourage of gay men and Brian Sweeney join us to talk about her life as the Joan of Arc of House music.

Posted in: Podcast 8 years ago 0

FOF #1769 – Screamin’ Rachael, Queen of House

Since the origins of house music in Chicago in the early 80s, Screaming Rachael Cain has been its most vocal champion. And throughout the 90s, Rachael was a big part of the famed Club Kid scene in New York City, where many gay icons got their start.

Today Screamin’ Rachael joins us along with her protogé Jorge Cruz to take a look at the legacy of house music and her remarkable life.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 8 years ago 3

George Saint George – Photo Horror Stories

Chicago nightlife photographer George St. George shares his thoughts on the highs and lows of his job, Michael Alig and Screaming Rachel. For a high-quality version of the video, subscribe with : RSS | iTunes […]

Posted in: Videos 12 years ago 7