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FOF #2898 – The King of Drag Cakes, Josué Luciano

Although drag queens are known for working the runway sweetie, who is to say the art of drag can’t make a twirl in your bakery display case? Okay. Yes girl, spin Miss Swiss Buttercream, frosted for the gods!

Wait- you think drag and pastries don’t mix? They do if it’s DragCakes on Instagram. Created by pastry artist Josué Luciano, drag cakes are edible delights that pay homage to some of the greatest moments in drag.

Today Josué Luciano, the king of drag cakes joins us to take a look at his elaborate confectionery creations inspired by legendary drag queens and great moments in pop music.

Posted in: Artists/Designers, Food & Drink, Podcast 17 days ago 0

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 2 months ago 0

After the Show: DeAundra Peek Spills the Tea

After our podcast with DeAundra Peek, remained on the line to continue talking about how she got her start on the cable access program “The American Music Show,” which also featured a very young RuPaul.

Listen as we chat at about the incredible drag scene of Atlanta in the 80s that gave birth to such legends as RuPaul and Lady Bunny, and lots of juicy behind the scenes tea.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2889 – The Mandela Effect: Did Madonna Ever Meet Elvis?

It’s Madonna’s birthday and it’s also the anniversary of the day Elvis Presley died. But does their connection go deeper than that?

Today we take a look at the mysterious photo of a young woman trying to meet Elvis. Is this an example of the Mandela effect: the phenomena where large groups of people can recall something that did not happen or remember it very differently from the way it actually occurred.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2888 – The Queens Battle for Miss Continental

In the world of female impersonation pageants there is no title more coveted than being crowned Miss Continental. The new documentary film, The Queens, looks at the allure of the decades old Miss Continental contest and what it takes to win the one crown that rules them all.

Today, The Queens’ filmmaker, Mark Saxenmeyer, joins us to talk about how the documentary showcases the Continental Pageant system with a behind the scenes look at the run up to the competition and interviews with the legends who run the prestigious contest.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2887 – Kamala Harris Makes Herstory!

Kalloo kalay, Kamala Harris has been selected by Joe Biden as his running mate for the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Harris makes history as the first Black woman and the first Asian American woman to run as a vice presidential candidate on a major US party ticket.

Today comedian Lindsay Shaw joins us to take a look at the announcement of Kamala Harrris as Vice President and how Republicans are already sharpening their knives.

Posted in: Podcast 2 months ago 0

Interview: Varla Jean Merman is the Beauty & the Beast

Folks fell in love with the she-larious Varla Jean Merman in the iconic camp film Girls will Be Girls but she stunned everyone when she recently took off her top and showed the world that the beauty is also a beast- a stunning, muscular hairy beast, with a fish tail! Today, Varla joins us to talk about how folks react to her rocking bod and how she alters her drag to make room for bodybuilding.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF # 2881 – Yvie Oddly, the Last Drag Superstar Before the Apocalypse

The year 2020 has turned the world of drag upside down and round and round. With the drag world going through contortions it’s oddly fitting that super elastic Yvie Oddly would be the last drag queen before the ‘Rona Pandemic hit to be crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar.

Today the wonderfully weird Yvie Oddly from RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to talk about doing drag during the times of Rona, the surprising criticism she got from fans and fellow contestants after being crowned and early days of drag.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Television 3 months ago 0

FOF # 2871 – Nina West is the Queen of Nice

After auditioning for nine seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Nina West was ready to throw in the make up smeared towel when she finally got that life changing phone call.

We all could see it in her eyes on every episode of Drag Race “I can’t believe I’m finally here.” Nina went on to win people’s hearts and became Miss Congeniality.

Today Nina West, from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 joins us to talk about her adventures after becoming Miss Congeniality. This Friday Nina passes on the torch to this season’s winner. Will this season’s winner be ready for the crown?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF # 2868 – Mike Ruiz on Directing Starrbooty and Being a Gay Supermodel

Mike Ruiz is a world renowned celebrity and fashion photographer who’s worked with the world’s top brands and entertainers, but we’ll always know him best as the director of one of our favorite cult films, Starrbooty.

Today Mike Ruiz joins us to take a look back at directing RuPaul’s outrageous cult film Starrbooty which gave us the notorious filter for season one of Drag Race and being the April/May cover stud for Out Magazine.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 5 months ago 2