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FOF #2995 – West Side Story Comes Full Circle for Rita Moreno

Today Larry La Fountain, drag queen Lola Von Miramar and professor of queer and Latinx studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor joins us to take a look at the amazing life of Rita Moreno as seen in the new documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.”

Plus- Cooking with Drag Queen’s first episode with Lola Von Miramar “How to Make Tostones” first popped in the fryer 11 years ago!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 8 months ago 0

FOF #2986 – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The new movie musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” tells the true story of Jamie Campbell, a 16-year-old teenager who overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness and into the spotlight as a fabulous drag queen.

Today Max Harwood and Lauren Patel, stars of the movie musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie join us to look at the making of their first film, Max and his co-star Richard E. Grant first time in drag and meeting the real life Jamie Campbell.

Posted in: Actors, Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 9 months ago 0

FOF #2976 – Marga Gomez and Queen Latifah Love Science

Comedian Robin Williams was so impressed with Marga Gomez that he called her the lesbian Lenny Bruce. It wasn’t long after that Hollywood cast her alongside Queen Latifah as a pair of scientists who dive deep – into the ocean to discover a buried alien spaceship in the film Sphere.

Today comedian, performance artist, lesbian icon and sci fi action movie star Marga Gomez joins us to look at her Sphere co-star Queen Latifah finally coming out 23 years after.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 11 months ago 0

FOF #2966 – Happy Daddy’s Day Bill Cruz

Happy Daddy’s Day! We’re all father figures to somebody! For comedian Bill Cruz, who was one of the first openly Latinx gay comedians on the comedy scene- you can call him papi!

Covid’s been a tough gig for most comedians. Bill says that now that live shows are happening again, it feels almost like starting all over.

Today our dear friend comedian Bill Cruz, joins us to look at getting his groove back this Father’s Day and how folks are reacting to Latinx representation in films like In The Heights and West Side Story.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 year ago 0