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FOF #2865 – A Look at Drag Queens in Movies & the Life of Little Richard

Since the beginning of Hollywood, crossdressers have had their place in film as either a comedic foil or as a threatening monster.

In mainstream movies like Mrs. Doubtfire and Tootsie, the straight men dress up in drag to win hearts or get a fabulous job but rarely do they show the boys dressing as girls just for the fun of it.

Today, Miss Understood, one of the drag queens from the film Too Wong Foo, joins us to look at ways drag queens are portrayed in Hollywood films, what they got right and what they got wrong.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 months ago 0

FOF #2648 – Wigstock Reborn

Bouncing back up from a death drop it took 15 years ago, Wigstock came back from the dead at Pier 17 in New York City, rebooted as Wigstock 2.HO.

Today Miss Understood, proprietress of Screaming Queens Entertainment joins us to take a look at Wigstock, then and now. Plus, Neil Patrick Harris touring as Hedwig in a brand new musical show.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF CLIP #2648 – Wigstock Reborn

A clip from podcast #2648 – “Wigstock Reborn” with Miss Understood, proprietress of Screaming Queens Entertainment joins us to take a look at Wigstock, then and now. To listen to the full show, become a Plus subscriber: https://feastoffun.com/plus

Posted in: Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2624 – Wild, Juicy, Messy and Miss Understood

The early 90s were wild, messy and outrageous times. Performance artists were challenging their audiences with scandalous work that often was misunderstood.

Today New York City drag legend Miss Understood joins us to take a look at the outrageous acts of performance artists and drag queens of the early 90s and how a prom dress caused such a confused controversy over cultural appropriation on the Internet.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2191 – To Miss Understood, Thanks for Everything

It’s the 20 year anniversary of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, the unusual film that featured pretty much every famous drag queen at the time including RuPaul, Lady Bunny, Coco Peru and Miss Understood.

Joining us today is Miss Understood to look at the movie and how through her company, Screaming Queens, she’s gotten to work with so many well loved drag performers.

FOF #833 – Project Drag Queen

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SHOW If you love drag queens and Project Runway, today is the show for you! We’ve got New York City’s very own Miss Understood of Screaming Queens talking about the […]

Posted in: Podcast 12 years ago 16

“The Shrink,” by the Penny Magic Show

Also known as “Why Do You Think You Are Nuts?” After this mind-rending show-stopper went around the Web awhile back, determined fans tracked down and unearthed lead singer Penny Pearce, who is said to have […]

Posted in: Topics 13 years ago 5