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FOF#2952 – HRH Princess Diandra Reads Diana Ross to Filth

Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra has had an amazing drag career impersonating her first love Diana Ross. But she also relishes channelling the other two great entertainers in her Holy Trinity: Tina Turner and Patti Labelle.

As much as Princess Diandra loves her divas, she cuts them no slack. She’d just as soon come for those ladies that the “HRH” in her title might as well stand for “Honey, Read Her!”

Today Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra joins us to tell the tales of all her adventures performing as a drag entertainer and all celebrities she loves to read to filth.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 5 months ago 2
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FOF #2950 – Alexandra Gray on Sister Act and Black Divas

Sister Act, the 1992 musical comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg, is a favorite classic for many LGBTQ+ folks, after-all, who can’t relate to a larger than life figure who has to find their own special world to protect themselves from dangerous forces?

Today Alexandra Gray, drag entertainer from the Hall Dynasty, joins us to take a look working in Chicago’s drag scene and then getting cast in the Sister Act Musical, in the lead role of Delores Van Cartier.

Listen as we chat with Alexandra about how drag gave her a path to expressing her womanhood and the similarities of her life to the movie Sister Act.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2563 – Incredibly Strange Christmas Music, Vol. 9 – Don’t Be Stingy Santa

Ever since Santa Claus became the mascot for Christmas, folks have been giving him a hard time for what is or isn’t in his sack when he comes down their chimneys.

But, the true spirit of Christmas may not be about what you get, it’s about what you give so today we are giving it to you good with our Incredibly Strange Christmas Music Vol. 9 featuring artists inspired by Eartha Kitt’s Santa Baby and Clarence Carter’s Back Door Santa.

FOF #2258 – When Dogs Heal

The best medicine may not always be found at a pharmacy or in a doctor’s office; sometimes it comes in the form of a four-legged friend.

When Dogs Heal is a photo essay project that tells the stories of HIV positive people and how their dogs got them through some of life’s darkest moments and helped them discover peace and joy in life.

Joining us is writer Zach Stafford, who when he’s not busy exposing injustices he’s finding HIV positive people to interview about their unique relationships to their dogs.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 5

FOF #2256 – Patti’s Pies

Soul singer James Wright Chanel’s enthusiastic endorsement video is making Patti Labelle’s pies into this year’s Thanksgiving must have item.

But some folks think Miss Labelle hit a sour note for saying she made the pies successful “on my own” and she needs to get a “new attitude” and pay James Wright Chanel more than just a phone call.

Today we’re taking a close look at #blackpiesmatter

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 2

FOF #2032 – Diary of a Dandy Punk

For a group of people who love rainbows as a symbol of personal empowerment (not talking about teenage girls) LGBT folks aren’t always the most welcoming.

Comedian Cody Melcher often feels rejected or humiliated by strangers while walking through Chicago’s gay neighborhood of Boystown just for the way he looks.

Today, the eccentric gentleman Cody Melcher talks about the burden of being a dandy punk, Mickey Mouse as a meth addict, his birthday curse and his collection of glittery fans.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 8

VIDEO: Lady Gaga and Patti LaBelle’s Impromptu ”Over the Rainbow” Performance

After the CDFA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards ceremony, Patti LaBelle gave a performance at an after party, and she called Lady Gaga up to join in.  Other than seeing Gaga hold her […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Images 10 years ago 1

PHOTO: Patti Labelle with Marc Felion, Fausto Fernós, Samwell and Friend

Here’s the photo! In case you have no idea who these fabulous folks are, that’s “Lady Marmalade” Patti Labelle and Samwell “What What in the Butt.” Magic happens, believe it.

Posted in: Images, Music, People 11 years ago 0