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FOF #2926 – A Chorus Line, the Music and the Mirror

With so many talented people losing their jobs this past year, it’s hard not to think about the song “Music and the Mirror” from the musical “A Chorus Line” where Cassie begs to be given just a chance to work. All I ever needed is the music, and the mirror, and the chance to dance for you.

The pioneering musical was created in New York City in the early 70s during an economic downturn when a lot of actors and dancers were out of work.

Today actor, singer, dancer, model John Marshall Jr. joins us to take a look at the songs from A Chorus Line through his own experience in being in the legendary show and his career as a musical theater performer.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2925 – Pam Ann’s Full Blown PAM-demic

Comedian Pam Ann’s demented flight attendant persona harkens back to the groovy days of the airline industry when flight attendants wore sexy outfits and served up lavish meals to well dressed passengers.

Since the pandemic, things have been tough for an entertainer like Pam Ann who gets a lot of energy from interacting with the live audiences who serve as her passengers on her wild plane ride.

Today Pam Ann, our sister of the friendly skies, joins us to take a look at how flying has changed during the pandemic, and the delicious irony of Republican seditionists on the No Fly Lists.

Posted in: Podcast, Politicians/Activists, Writers 1 month ago 0

FOF #2924 – Turning the Georgia Peach Blue

It was the night the lights almost went out in Georgia when on January 5 voters cast their ballots for control of the Senate. Georgia went Democratic thereby rescuing us from certain fascism, thanks to Stacy Abrams and thousands of people who volunteered to get out the vote.

Today therapist and relationship expert Damon L Jacobs joins us to talk about his adventures getting folks to vote in the Georgia election.

Posted in: Podcast, Politicians/Activists, Writers 2 months ago 0

FOF # 2878 – Sick and Twisted Parody Songs from Quarantine

If comedy is born out of tragedy, then parody songwriters have a lot to work with in these trying times.

Today comedian and parody song enthusiast Amanda Cohen joins us to look at some fabulous parody songs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Amanda regularly hosts Flapper’s Comedy Clubs Speakeasy Comedy Showcase and moderates as a judge on I’m With Stupid – A contest between comedy songwriters Carla Ulbrich & Steve Goodie.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 months ago 0

FOF #2834 – Wonder Woman and Super Tuesday

In order to capitalize on the success of the campy TV Batman, ABC television scrambled to put together several pilots of the Wonder Woman comic book, until they struck gold with Mexican American model and dancer Lynda Carter whose on-screen charisma and gorgeous looks cemented the show and helped pave the way for today’s blockbuster films and television shows.

Today we take a look at the campy 1970s TV show Wonder Woman and Super Tuesday.

Posted in: Podcast 1 year ago 5

FOF #2821 – Lady Bunny Celebrates 15 Years of Feast of Fun

Lady Bunny has inspired Feast of Fun with her kooky humor and passion for grassroots culture. Even our web series Cooking with Drag Queens was influenced by Tom Rubnitz’s Pickle Surprise with Lady Bunny and RuPaul girling it up in the kitchen way back in 1989.

Today, Lady Bunny joins us from the slopes of gay ski week to celebrate as we embark on our 16th season of Feast of Fun.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 year ago 0

FOF #2805 – Pissi Myles Goes to Washington

Pundits are calling the impeachment hearings a circus, so there had to be a clown – enter drag queen Pissi Myles who put a little pizzazz into politics by covering the hearings in full drag for the Happs News channel. At over six feet tall with big hair and heels, Pissi caused quite a sensation when she went through security to talk to the nation’s representatives.

Today award winning drag queen Pissi Myles joins us to talk about her experience becoming “The Impeachment Queen.”

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 year ago 3

FOF #2765 – Puerto Rico, My Heart’s Devotion

After a week of protests against corruption, with over half a million people peacefully surrounding the governor’s palace in Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned in the middle of the night.

Today Pavlo Salvá, a longtime listener of the podcast and a bartender in San Juan, joins us to talk about the political revolution taking place in Puerto Rico and what this could mean for mainland Americans.

Posted in: Podcast 2 years ago 2

FOF #2762 – Fearlessly Be Yourself, Or Not

There will be only one of you for all time, so fearlessly be yourself. Unless you’re a cruel, mean, selfish person, then we’d prefer you’d try being somebody new.

Today comedian Rachel Hall joins us to talk about self love and how so many horrors of the modern age can be traced to the unquenchable thirst for social media stardom.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2676 – The City that Werqs, Mawma

The Gerber Hart Library has unveiled a new exhibit, “The City That Werqs,” which takes a look at the history of drag in Chicago, from cross-dressing gals at belle epoque balls to modern day queens of color searching for a safe place to perform.

Joining us to take a look at all the rich drag her and his-story is co-curator for the exhibit- C’est Kevvie, who won people’s hearts with her can-do spirit on the debut season of Camp Wannakiki.

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