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FOF #2864 – Hooray for Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood

After Hattie McDaniel won an Academy Award in 1940 for her role in Gone with the Wind, it would be another 50 years before another African American woman, Whoopie Golberg in Ghost, would snatch an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

But what if you could go back in time and rewrite Hollywood’s history to be more black, queer and feminist? Listen as we chat with comic Matt Brown about the magical revisionism of Murphy’s series which showcases vintage Hollywood in all it’s gay glamour and sexy shenanigans.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 7 months ago 0

FOF #1883 – Hollywood or Bust

Writer Brandon Ogborn has a hit show on his hands, but he’s still broke.

The TomKat Project, Brandon’s two-act play that starts off as a snarky look at the arranged marriage of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and the Church of Scientology, has grown into something much bigger.

Today Brandon Ogborn gives us an update on the slow death of the Church of Scientology, and the strange monkey’s paw on Viacom media tycoon Sumner Redstone.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 1