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FOF #2883 – Ben Widdicombe: How I Helped the Rich become Famous and Ruin the World

For much of history, the rich and powerful avoided the limelight because they knew once everyone knows your name and how rotten you are, the guillotine comes next.

But then, something changed- “Keep my name out of your mouth” became “fake it til you make it” and fame and power became the ultimate goal. The rich hired publicists to capitalize on their image and now celebrity culture is another tool to keep terrible people in power.

How did we get here?

Today, gossip reporter Ben Widdicombe, joins us to talk about how celebrity culture is destroying everything, which he details in his new book: “Gatecrasher: How I Helped the Rich Become Famous and Ruin the World.”

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 10 days ago 0

FOF #2079 – The Wigs Behind Hedwig

Neil Patrick Harris won a Tony Award for starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, but we all know the real star is the spectacular wig design of Mike Potter.

The task of styling these magnificent wigs for the show goes to legendary NY drag queen Perfidia. Listen as Perfidia gives us a behind the scenes tour of what it’s like styling wigs for the show, working with the all the Hedwigs, and did she ever solve Broadway’s biggest mystery- the case of the stolen Hedwig wig.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 6 years ago 4

Watch Katy Perry’s Live Web Concert From NYC

While my heart will always be with Mother Monster, Katy Perry still knows how to create a catchy tune. From her first homo-centric hit songs like “You’re So Gay” and “I Kissed a Girl,” to […]

Posted in: Music, People, Topics, Travel 10 years ago 0

VIDEO: Epic Star Wars Showdown in the NYC Subway

Do you ever have those awkward run-ins with people you don’t want to run into?  So does Princess Leia. Thanks, Improv Everywhere! While you’re at it, check out Marc & Fausto’s interview with Alex Scordelis […]

Posted in: Social Media, Trends 10 years ago 1

Gross: Abercrombie Closes Store Over Bed Bugs

Abercrombie & Fitch closed their retail store, Hollister, in SoHo in NYC to get rid of an infestation of bed bugs. Gross! Think about this next time you go to someone twink’s house for a […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, News & Rumors 10 years ago 1