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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 7 days 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 2 months ago 0
FOF #2467 - My Twink Dating Disaster - 03.26.17

FOF #2467 – My Twink Dating Disaster

We’ve all had dates that went horribly wrong, but then later, as we tell our friends about the bad romance over and over again it becomes comedy gold.

Today, comedian Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about his new show “The Twink on the Fire Escape,” an interactive performance pub crawl through Chicago’s Boystown where he tells the hair-raising story of a date with a young blond guy that ended with both of them on a fire escape clinging for dear life.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 7 months ago 6
FOF #2466 - Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic - 03.23.17

FOF #2466 – Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic

Since Lady Gaga tweeted her support for RuPaul’s Drag Race many years ago, fans have been clamoring to get Mother Monster on Mama Ru’s show. Well hold on to your weaves hennies, cause on the season premiere, Lady Gaga walks into the workroom like any other contestant to join the 13 queens.

Today, Jackie Huba, author of two books on Lady Gaga and drag queens joins us to talk about how successful drag queens turn their followers into super fans and what you can learn from these gals to make your own business and life a sparkling success.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 months ago 0
FOF #2465 - Coming Out - 03.22.17

FOF #2465 – Coming Out

For many LGBT folks in the past, hearing other people tell their coming out stories was a great source of inspiration for they themselves to finally take the leap out of the closet.

Nowadays, it’s not as hard to be out and proud so it’s easy to dismiss the impact someone’s coming out storiy can have on others.

Today, comedian Rachel McCartney joins us to take a look at coming out stories, how LGBT stories were a big part of the early days of the Internet and what coming out will look like in the future.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 2
FOF #2463 - Gay Sex with Straight Men - 03.20.17

FOF #2463 – Gay Sex with Straight Men

For many gay men of my generation, we grew up thinking we weren’t just the only gays in the village, but in the whole world.

If we had any chance of sleeping with a guy, we thought he would have to be straight, not realizing gay guys come in all kinds of flavors.

Today, we take a look at the facts, fantasy and phenomena of gay men having sex with straight identifying men.

Posted in: Podcast 7 months ago 2
FOF #2462 - Somebody's Watching Me - 03.15.17

FOF #2462 – Somebody’s Watching Me

Forget about Trump’s paranoia that Obama was spying on him through a microwave oven, the tech company We-Vibe just settled a $3.75 million class action lawsuit over storing information about users’ sex toy habits without their knowledge.

It just so happens our friend comedian Jeffrey Jay uses the smart vibrator to get intimate with his boyfriend over long distances, and now is wondering what to do with the settlement money.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 0
FOF #2446 - Gagabowl - 02.06.17

FOF #2446 – Gagabowl

Conservatives get nervous about art, because great art inspires people to see the world in new ways, and challenges the status quo. So it’s no wonder Trump supporters and the National Rifle Association were up in arms when they heard one of the most progressive pop stars ever, Lady Gaga, was going to perform during the the Super Bowl Halftime show.

Today, we take a closer look at Lady Gaga’s spectacular Super Bowl Halftime show

Posted in: Podcast 9 months ago 1
FOF #2388 - The Very Special World of DeAundra Peek - 09.07.16

FOF #2388 – The Very Special World of DeAundra Peek

A contemporary of RuPaul and Lady Bunny in Atlanta, DeAundra Peek’s cable access show ran for years and although she was loved by many, DeAundra mysteriously disappeared, never to be heard from again, until now.

Today, we’re talking to the fabulous DeAundra Peek about her early days in drag and her friendships with all these glorious drag queens.

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