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FOF #2708 – Louisianna Purchase is Fully Loaded

For over 30 years of her life, Louisianna Purchase had never seen a live drag show, then she fell in love with drag queen Bulimianne Rhapsody and the rest is her-story. Weezie caught the sickening drag bug for which there is no known cure.

Today Louisianna Purchase joins us from her cozy kitchen in Texas to talk about her journey from punk rock to drag.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 0

FOF #2531 – A Degree in Drag

Drag U may be off the air, but queens are turning what their college majors into a degree in fabulousness. With classes in makeup, dance and sewing, you can get your parents to think you’re just a regular straight “A” student even when you get plenty of “D”- but in this case, “D” stands for drag.

Today, Aunty Cherry Chan, a Texas queen that no hurricane can keep down is using her last semester at college to launch her drag career.

Posted in: Podcast 2 years ago 0

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 2 years ago 1

FOF #2505 – Let Your Freaky, Hairy, Sexy Flag Fly Freely

In drag and club kid culture, the freakier you look, the more beautiful you are. So, for many folks, embracing being a weirdo in the nightlife scene is a wonderful way of unlocking the beauty that lies within.

Today, bearded beauty JerFay, joins us to tell his story of growing up Baptist in Texas, falling in love with a boy in 7th grade and being forced into state mandated torture to force him to hide his sexuality.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 3

FOF #2475 – Don’t Do What Daphne Dumount Does

Daphne Dumount done fucked up drag, but as we’ve said repeatedly, it’s all right, because drag is all about shaking things up or down.

This Saturday, here in Chicago at The Call, Marc’s pulling Daphne Dumount out of storage and putting her to work. But is she really ready for it?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to to look at common mistakes drag queens make and what are some easy tricks to dazzle the audience into forgetting you’re just a dude in a wig.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 2

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 2 years ago 1

FOF #2431 – Scott Heierman is a Pretty Bearded Lady

Not all drag queens are clowns in ball gowns, some are just goofy. Our guest today got her start as a theme park mascot while working at Disneyland as Goofy then went on to become the queen of the judges’ hearts on America’s Got Talent.

Today, Scott Heierman, a very pretty bearded lady, who Howard Stern described as a hot she-wolf, joins us to talk about her roller coaster ride through America’s Got Talent and how she plans to make her big comeback.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2415 – The Worst Dating Advice Ever

The Internet is a minefield when it comes to advice on dating. With so many bizarre articles created by content farms on tight deadlines, a lot of it sounds like advice someone wrote hastily on a bathroom wall.

Today, relationship advice columnist Anna Pulley joins us to tackle all the insane advice on dating on sites like Wiki How who are just looking to get link bait traffic. Anna also has a new book out- The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!).

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 years ago 1

FOF #2246 – America’s Next Transgender Heartthrob

The last time Jeffrey Jay was on the podcast he was excited to celebrate Halloween by going as Wonder Woman, but his cross dressing aspirations were thwarted by his boyfriend who doesn’t enjoy dressing up in costumes.

Today, Jeffrey joins us to talk about how his Halloween dreams were crushed and how he pranked his boyfriend with spiders and party streamers.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 4 years ago 5

FOF #2138 – Phi Phi O’Hara Goes to Jail

Phi Phi O’Hara is now free as a bird, after spending 30 days in the gay section of a Texas jailhouse. Interestingly enough, the gay inmates were subdivided into two- the butch section and the femme section. You’ll never guess which section this controversial drag queen was put into.

Today Phi Phi O’Hara joins us to talk about her stint in the big house!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 3