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FOF #2507 – Underwear that’s Fun to Wear

In the early 80s, designer Calvin Klein used gorgeously muscular men to promote his underwear brand which turned an everyday undergarment into a sexualized fashion accessory that not only changed the way people think about underwear, but also how men look at their own bodies.

Joining us is comedian Carma Nibarger to talk about underpants and how women have managed over the centuries to corral their boobies – from corsets, to bullet bras, to letting it all hang out.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2506 – When the Reviewer Gets Reviewed

With the success of Hamilton, theater companies are embracing diversity in stories, plays and casting, but some reviewers aren’t liking it – Chicago Sun Times theater critic Hedy Weiss reportedly said at a panel in 2011 “there are so many plays about race and gender that it’s sickening.”

Today actor Jerome Beck joins us to take a look at the conservative backlash on diversity in theater and the role of theater critics in the age of social media and the internet.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 3 years ago 1

FOF #2377 – Stranger Than Things

Netflix’s newest hit, the spooky sci-fi series, Stranger Things, started off as an experiment where the filmmakers tried to see how many scenes from classic 80’s films they could fit into a trailer.

Today, the fabulous Carma Nibarger, joins us to take a look at some strange but true facts you probably didn’t know about Stranger Things and the 80s films and TV shows by people like Steven Spielberg, Stephen King, and John Carpenter that inspired the spooky series.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 years ago 4

FOF #2364 – The Hot Dog Princess Breaks the Glass Ceiling

The adorable Hot Dog Princess got upgraded to the Hot Dog Queen of Chicago by the Hot Dog King of Chicago. Does this mean she’s now the Hot Dog King’s child bride?

Joining us today is the very funny Carma Nibarger, star of the comedy showcase Mom Genes to talk about how women are handled in the media, why there’s more than corn in Indiana, and why she’s in love with the Netflix original series Stranger Things.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 years ago 3