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FOF #2609- Down to Erthe - 04.26.18

FOF #2609- Down to Erthe

The process of writing music is tricky, sometimes songs come out almost instantly but other times, songs can take a long time to develop.

Today rhythm & blues musician Erthe St James joins us to talk about his musical journey- from his early inspiration from the Spice Girls to the trickiness of writing songs about people you’re currently in a relationship with.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2598 - Confessions of a Gay Bar Doorman - 03.26.18

FOF #2598 – Confessions of a Gay Bar Doorman

The Dalai Lama says if every child in the world could be taught to meditate, folks wouldn’t be at each other’s throats. Until that day comes, at every bar in the world there are staff who work tirelessly to keep a saloon brawl from breaking out.

Today comedian Tim Warner joins us to talk about his experience working in a slew of gay bars.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0
FOF #2597 - Fearlessly Love Yourself - 03.21.18

FOF #2597 – Fearlessly Love Yourself

RuPaul loves to say “If you can’t love yourself, how you gonna love somebody else?” meaning self-acceptance is key to having a life full of happiness & love. Easy to say when you’re Supermodel of the World but for us mere mortals it’s hard to tell you inner saboteur to sashay away.

Today were taking a look at the juicy complexities of self-acceptance. Joining us is writer Derrick Clifton who writes about culture and politics for NBC news & Vox dot com.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 2
FOF #2591 - Who is Ornacia? - 03.12.18

FOF #2591 – Who is Ornacia?

With just one more episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 to go before they crown a winner and, with BenDeLaCreme out of the way, it’s now the Trixie and Shangela show.

Today, mother of Ornacia and mother to us all, Vivacious, joins us to take a look at the latest episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars and New York Times’ big question this week: “Who is Ornacia?”

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Television 3 months ago 0
FOF #2589 - Divine, America’s First Drag Superstar - 03.07.18

FOF #2589 – Divine, America’s First Drag Superstar

By breaking all the rules, Divine ushered in the era of the modern drag queen built on rebellion. Drag used to focus on female impersonation but Divine took it in a whole new direction that’s still being celebrated.

Today Peaches Christ, joins us to take a look at the life and legacy of America’s first drag superstar- Divine. Why are drag queens who came of age at the time of RuPaul and Lady Bunny were more interested in being rebels than passing as beautiful women?

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 months ago 0
FOF #2588 - It’s Never Too Late to RuPaulogize - 03.06.18

FOF #2588 – It’s Never Too Late to RuPaulogize

Rupaul recently came under fire for saying that they weren’t interested in casting trans women on Rupaul’s Drag Race, and boy did the internet let her have it!

Today, the newly crowned Miss Gay Illinois of US of A 2018 Vivienne Dejour joins us to look at pageants, the queens that enter them and how to keep them all one big happy family.

FOF #2568 - You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Party - 01.24.18

FOF #2568 – You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Party

When it feels like nobody wants to come see your show in the club, it’s natural to want to set the world on fire. In a perfect world, everybody Wang Chungs Tonight. But for some folks it’s their party and they will cry if they want to.

Our guest today is writer Roman Harrington who’s been rabbeling and rousing on social media by challenging some of the party people on who and who shouldn’t be welcomed to the party.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 0
FOF #2557 - The Rise of the Modern Drag Queen - 12.11.17

FOF #2557 – The Rise of the Modern Drag Queen

Even though folks have been crossdressing for entertainment since the dawn of time, the rise of the modern drag queen can be traced back to a some relatively recent events and a few key artists.

Today, queer educator, doctor of drag Lady J Martinez O’Neal Davenport joins us to take a look at the rise of the modern drag queen, from Holly Woodlawn to David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust persona to RuPaul who made her-story by being the first drag queen to get signed by a major record label.

FOF #2541 - Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen? - 10.16.17

FOF #2541 – Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen?

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the concept of drag is why they hell do we call them drag queens in the first place? RuPaul said drag was an acronym from Elizabethan theater for DRessed as A Girl, but how would she know? She’s old, but not that old.

Today we introduce you to what may be the real meaning of the term drag queen, and believe it or not, it has nothing to do with Shakespeare.

Posted in: Podcast 8 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 10 months ago 0