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FOF #2826 – A Lesbian Nun’s Adventures on the Isle of Lesbos

Ex-nun, genderqueer, nurse, author, nerd and comedian Kelli Dunham joins us to talk about her life as a nun: what drew her to become a bride of Christ and what happened when the marriage was annulled?

Kelli’s new comedy album “I Am Not the Gym Teacher” pokes fun at how people perceive her non-binary gender expression where she is often mistaken for the gym teacher.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 8 months ago 0

FOF #2667 – The Shirtless Violinist Bares it All

Musician Matthew Olshefski became a viral video sensation when he performed the violin shirtless, and now, he will forever be known as The Shirtless Violinist.

Today Matthew chats with us about growing up in a religious cult and how he is dealing with his boyfriend’s eventual complete loss of sight.

Posted in: Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 2 years ago 0

FOF #2661 – Norwegians Love to Cuss

The 1982 the hit film Tootsie captivated audiences with its story of an actor so desperate to get a job that he crossed dress as a woman and became America’s sweetheart feminist icon.

Today we’re taking a look at the new Broadway musical Tootsie, that aims to update the classic love story of boy meets girl, boy dresses up as girl, and then girls fall in love.

Posted in: Podcast, Television 2 years ago 1

FOF #2576 – Jesus is a Helluva Drug

Whenever religious fundamentalists speak in tongues or pass out because they are overcome with the holy spirit, we wonder are they for real? Is it just peer pressure from other religious folks that makes them get into it or is Jesus really one helluva drug?

Our guest today is musician Kyra Leigh— whose new album Transfigure captures her life growing up in an evangelical Christian family in the deep South.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2233 – The Greatest, Most Ridiculous Story Ever Told

When you take a closer look at it, most religious books are full of ridiculous inconsistencies that require a whole lot more than just a leap of faith.

Today, writer Chris Matheson, best known as the Co-Creator of Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure joins us to discuss his new book “The Story of God, a Biblical Comedy about Love & Hate.”

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 3

FOF #1948 – Giving Up Your Cherry for Lent

I’m not sure why anyone gives up anything for any religious reason, but if your religious is that precious, why give up the butt for Lent?

Today the hilarious Brian Sweeney joins us to talk about how he’s giving up skydiving and using condoms for Lent.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 6

FOF #1933 – Songs About Jesus that Don’t Suck

While surfing the radio, most people scream “change the channel” when they land on a Christian station. Let’s face it, all fundamentalism aside, most religious music is terrible.

But all Western music, even your favorite death metal band can trace much of their origins back to medieval European church music.

Today historian, gospel singer and kickboxing enthusiast Michael McBride joins us to take a look at some really groovy Christian music that doesn’t suck.

Posted in: Music, Musicians, Podcast 7 years ago 3

VIDEO: Lady Bunny Roasts the New Pope

Just in time for Easter, Lady Bunny serves up her twisted humor, Vatican style as she roasts the new Pope Francis I. Can I get an amen up in here?

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Politics & Activism, Videos 8 years ago 0

FOF #1756 – Love is Blind

We were inspired by the the blog entry “How to Date a Fat Girl” by the Adipose Activist to look at what it’s like to date someone who is different from yourself.

Today, Brian Sweeney joins us to tackle the delicate topic of dating big guys and gals, people of different races, incomes, and backgrounds. Or how to even romance a conjoined twin.

Posted in: Podcast 8 years ago 9

FOF #1708 – Can I Get an Amen Up in Here

She may look like a crazy big haired church lady, but the Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes, or RoYo for short, is a cross-dressing minister of God who brings her sassy brand of gospel music to New York City.

Join us as as we talk to the Rev. Yolanda about gays reclaiming their religion and spirituality, the impact of marriage equality on churches and the dark side of the positive thinking movement.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 8 years ago 1