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FOF #2537 - An Open Letter to Madonna - 10.09.17

FOF #2537 – An Open Letter to Madonna

For the past decade comedian Nadya Ginsburg and the pop star Madonna have been playing a little game of cat and mouse. Nadya makes a video spoofing the Material Girl and Madonna responds.

Today Nadya Ginsburg joins us to take a look at the upcoming season 2 of The Madonnalogues! Listen as we talk about appropriation, remixing and the wild way culture builds upon itself.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2518 -  Solar Eclipse of the Heart - 08.17.17

FOF #2518 – Solar Eclipse of the Heart

We are excited for all the spooky things expected from a full solar eclipse- pets, birds and spiders will start acting strangely and shadows will look like snakes.

Today we’re taking a look at what to expect from the Solar Eclipse and eclipses in popular culture. Listen as we dive in deep into Bonnie Tyler’s hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2460 - Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk - 03.10.17

FOF #2460 – Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk

Jordan Peele’s new satirical comedy horror film Get Out is so good that we had to do another another podcast about it!

The other day, we spoke to Zach Stafford, a black guy who finds himself in awkward situations with some of his white family, and today we’re joined by Meg Grunewald, a white gal who enjoys diversity in her romantic life, and whose parents are into hypnosis and brain surgery.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 months ago 2
FOF #2459 - Get Out Zach - 03.08.17

FOF #2459 – Get Out Zach

Get Out, the exciting new film by comedian Jordan Peele takes a look at racism and the fetishization of black people by drawing on provocative elements from films like The Manchurian Candidate, The Stepford Wives and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Today, Zach Stafford, editor at large for OUT magazine joins us to talk about Get Out’s indictment of racism in America and was the film Moonlight robbed of its Oscar moment.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 9 months ago 1
FOF #2454 - Umlauts Arë Nïpples för Vöwëls - 02.24.17

FOF #2454 – Umlauts Arë Nïpples för Vöwëls

Our friend Amanda Cohen feels comedians are having a hard time dealing with the current political situation because this administration is already such a joke it’s hard to find a new twist to the humor.

But hey, if we can’t joke about politics, you can always laugh about silly umlauts or their gross sounding doppelgangers diaereses

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 10 months ago 9
FOF #2424 - Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them - 11.30.16

FOF #2424 – Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them

We thought it’d be a picnic under a Clinton presidency and that Trump’s basket of deplorables would scamper away to lick their wounds, but after Trump’s win, they have become emboldened to unleash their tantrums upon the world.

Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to talk about all the fanatical beasts crawling out of the woodwork and clogging up our social media feeds with their racist rants.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 1 year ago 2
FOF #2375 - Diary of Fashion Gang Leader - 08.17.16

FOF #2375 – Diary of Fashion Gang Leader

In high school, comedian Peter S Kim couldn’t get into a Korean gang so he formed his own posse of fashion conscious teenagers who stole expensive clothes from the mall to sell to the rich white kids in their school.

Today, Peter S Kim, joins us to talk about why all Korean moms are funny, the best practices for catfishing on hookup apps and why it’s better to get along with people rather than fight with them online for a little publicity.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 1
FOF #2356 - Into the Woods - 07.12.16

FOF #2356 – Into the Woods

Photographer Derrick Woods-Morrow likes to play a game while creating his art: he uses a stopwatch to figure out how long it takes him to approach an unknown man in public and get them to pose nude for his camera.

Today, Derrick Woods-Morrow, whose photography and sculpture draws upon his experiences as a queer black man, joins us to tell us what happened after he convinced complete strangers to get photographed naked.

Posted in: Artists, Interviews, Podcast 1 year ago 7
FOF #2354 - Stop the Madness - 07.07.16

FOF #2354 – Stop the Madness

People say “If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention” but we are more than angry, we are also heartbroken over the intolerable level of violence committed against people of color in the United States.

Joining us today to help us make sense of all this madness is Fawzia Mirza, Pakistani-Canadian Muslim comedian, actress and international sex symbol.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 5
FOF #2272A - Where Racists Meet Dot Com - 01.15.16

FOF #2272A – Where Racists Meet Dot Com

We live in a complex world, full of injustice, racism and prejudice, so it stands to reason that some of that bigotry may be sneaking into our private sex lives without us even knowing it.

Today we’re chatting with writer Zach Stafford about the latest oddball dating site, where white people meet.com, for all those who want to get it on without those pesky racial minorities getting in the way.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 years ago 3