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FOF #2583 – A Drag Queen in Paris

Drag queens all around the world love using French words & names as part of their act. But what about drag queens in France? Surprisingly many of them use American sounding names and English expressions from their favorite TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today Parisian drag queen Sasha Kills joins us to talk about the drag scene en France.

Posted in: Artists, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 2

FOF #2186 – The Woman with 1000 Jobs

Dolores Deluce spent several lifetimes living and working with the sassiest of queens, from San Francisco’s Cockettes to the legendary drag queen Divine. And just like her unique friendships, the jobs she’s taken to support herself as an artist have been just as wild and colorful.

Listen as Dolores shares with us her very moving and hilarious true life stories of all the truly wacky jobs she’s had on her roller coaster ride in Hollywood.

FOF #1715 – How to Talk Like a Drag Queen

Hey hunties! With the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the fabulous language that drag queens, black and gay folks have been using for years is now suddenly coming into the mainstream.

Today Mimi Imfurst join us to examine the words that drag queens love to use and where they came from: 19th century Italian sex workers, the secret language of Polari, drag balls and French hip-hop.

Posted in: Podcast 10 years ago 3

Polari: A Dying Language?

“Researchers at the University of Cambridge said that Polari, a code language spoken by the gay community in the U.K. until the 1970s, and used in the title of the 1990 Morrissey album Bona Drag, […]

Posted in: Culture & Style 12 years ago 2