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FOF #2832 – Diary of a Gal Pal to the Gays

For gay men, our best friends are often the wonderful women who stood by us in our youth when we felt all alone in the world. This emotional bond can feel like an intensely passionate love affair but in reality you’re really just friends without benefits.

Today comedians Lindsey Shaw and Matt Brown join us to take a look at gay men and their intense romantic friendships with women, from legendary stars like Judy Garland and Liza Minelli’ to Lindsay’s own deep relationship with a man who later came out as gay.

Posted in: Artists/Designers, Interviews, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2706 – The Horrific Origins of Valentine’s Day

While it may seem like just another cash grab by candy manufacturers, Valentine’s Day began in Greco-Roman times as a sadomasochistic fertility ritual and nowadays it is responsible for a lot of horrific clickbait relationship advice articles on the Internet.

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the dark and gruesome origins of Valentine’s Day and all the outrageous romantic advice blogs post to coincide with the holiday.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 0

FOF #2333 – Kitty Powers, International Drag Queen of Romance

Not every drag queen follows the same path- many are born on Halloween and lip sync in bars but others use drag as just one of the tools to make their dreams come true.

Our guest today is video game developer Richard Franke, who created Kitty Powers – Matchmaker, a video game where players take on the role of a matchmaker to pair up partners for romance.

FOF #2289 – The Three Most Terrifying Words

For many people, saying “I love you” is terrifying because those three words carry so much of our desires, hope and dreams that we fear won’t be reciprocated by the ones we love.

But, new research reveals that not only is it vital for people to freely express their love, it can lead to much more satisfying sex and can even save lives.

Today, we’re tackling the horrifying fear people have sharing and expressing love, and how to overcome those feelings to invite passion and kinship into your life.

Posted in: Podcast 4 years ago 1

FOF #1742 – Sex is Really Good for You

Valentine’s day is annoying. It’s just a fake holiday made up by greeting card companies to get you to spend money you don’t have on shit nobody wants.

It turns out, despite the risks of broken hearts, STDs and unwanted pregnancy, having sex alone, with a partner or even a group, is actually good for you.

Today, we are chatting with the very funny comedian Jessica Halem about why being a whore is actually a healthy thing, and we’ve got science to back it up.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast 7 years ago 4

Keep It Simple – a Fresh Look at Meeting Guys

Slightly more than a year ago I wrote about the challenges I encountered with the “on-line” dating scene.  In one form or another over the course of nine years, I’d been a registered user of […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Health & Wellness, Technology 10 years ago 0

FOF #1170 – Sexual Revolution 2.0

Stop the sexual revolution, I want to get off!

While many are celebrating the way social media is opening up ways to connect and have a sexy time, others feel isolated by all the new technology.

Today we are talking with etiquette expert Steven Petrow on navigating the new frontiers of possibility. Listen as Steven takes your questions, and we read your sexy stories and share your freak with the rest of us, ’cause it’s a beautiful thang.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 years ago 2

FOF #1141 – Surviving Valentine’s Day

For some, Valentine’s Day is a wonderful holiday. For others, it’s a tell-tale heart of anxiety beating away under the floor boards of emotion.

Etiquette expert Steven Petrow answers all your questions on relationships for Valentine’s Day. Steven’s book “The Essential Book of Gay Manners and Etiquette” teaches you how to handle any sticky situation. Plus, Steven answers questions from the audience about love and romance.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 years ago 0