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FOF #2264 - Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special - 12.12.15

FOF #2264 – Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special

One of our favorite oddball TV Christmas moments is Pee Wee’s Christmas Special, a star studded hour long event that aired in 1988 at the height of Pee Wee Herman’s popularity.

Today we take you inside Pee Wee’s Christmas Special with the she-larious Irene Marquette,
who is putting on a holiday extravaganza inspired by Pee Wee Herman’s Holiday Show complete with variety acts and animation in the Curio Show at Chicago’s IO Theater.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2414 - Being Elvira's Elvira - 11.01.16

FOF #2414 – Being Elvira’s Elvira

Today we’re chatting with Elvira’s only official drag queen impersonator, Christian Greenia, who also runs much of the behind the scenes business of the Queen of Halloween.

Listen as we chat with Christian about performers whose characters took over their lives and forever blurred the lines between reality and fantasy. Like pro wrestlers and rock stars, Elvira, Pee Wee Herman and Andy Kaufman made a career by blurring the lines.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 1
FOF #2264 - Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special - 12.11.15

FOF #2264 – Unwrapping Pee Wee’s Christmas Special

One of our favorite oddball TV Christmas moments is Pee Wee’s Christmas Special, a star studded hour long event that aired in 1988 at the height of Pee Wee Herman’s popularity.

Today we take you inside Pee Wee’s Christmas Special with the she-larious Irene Marquette,
who is putting on a holiday extravaganza inspired by Pee Wee Herman’s Holiday Show complete with variety acts and animation in the Curio Show at Chicago’s IO Theater.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 2
FOF #1688 - It Wasn't So Obvious At First - 11.05.12

FOF #1688 – It Wasn’t So Obvious At First

Like looking for your lost keys, getting in shape isn’t always so obvious, but at least you know your body is always at the last place you saw it.

Today’s show is all about those essential things we’ve learned over the years about working out that weren’t so obvious at first.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast, Self Improvement 6 years ago 4
PHOTO: Give Pee Wee Herman an Award for Being Pee Wee Herman

PHOTO: Give Pee Wee Herman an Award for Being Pee Wee Herman

Sadly even though The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway didn’t get nominated for a single Tony Award, they are winners in our hearts. Check out this absolutely hilarious ad promoting the show parodying Melissa Leo’s […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Images, People 8 years ago 1
FOF #1343 - Pee Wee Herman is Back! - 03.14.11

FOF #1343 – Pee Wee Herman is Back!

In the late 1970s, Paul Ruebens developed the character of Pee-wee Hermanas a challenge by the LA based improv group, the Groundlings, to create a comic that could never make it in real life.

Joining us is film maker Kerthy Fix- her new documentary “Who Took the Bomp: Le Tigre On Tour,” that focuses on the electroclash band Le Tigre premiers at SXSW.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 8 years ago 3
VIDEO: Pee-wee Talks About his Comeback at SXSW

VIDEO: Pee-wee Talks About his Comeback at SXSW

At SXSW 2011, Paul Reubens, dressed up as Pee Wee Herman talked about his upcoming HBO special.

Based on the original show that launched Pee-wee Herman into an American pop culture icon, Paul Reubens’ beloved quirky character brought his post-modern Playhouse to life again to delighted audiences.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Video Podcast, Videos 8 years ago 0
VIDEO: Pee Wee Herman in SNL Short with Anderson Cooper

VIDEO: Pee Wee Herman in SNL Short with Anderson Cooper

Pee Wee Herman and Andy Samberg go on a drunken rampage and give Anderson Cooper something to talk about on AC360.

Posted in: Television, Videos 8 years ago 4