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FOF #2965 - The TV Variety Shows that Inspired Sherry Vine
One of our favorite things that pulled us through the last year was Sherry Vine and Jackie Beat’s parodies of sitcoms as if they had taken place during the covid pandemic. It’s been such a hit, Sherry Vine’s back with her twisted sisters bringing the laughs and cornball musical numbers with The Sherry Vine Variety Show on OutTV.
Inspired by the great TV variety shows of the 1970’s, Sherry Vine and director John Mark update the format with raucous comedy, show-stopping musical numbers, hilarious sketches and more.
Today Sherry Vine joins us to take a look at our favorite prime time TV variety shows from the 70s and how they inspired her to bring The Sherry Vine Variety Show to life.
SHERRY VINE: http://www.sherryvine.com
Who can forget Cher and Tina Turner setting the stage on fire in the Cher Show, Paul Lynde scowling on the Donnie & Marie Christmas Special, or the Brady Bunch kids disco medley with Charo?
WATCH THE SHERRY VINE VARIETY SHOW:
➤ How Sherry helped Lady Gaga launch her career.
➤ How she convinced Jackie Beat to embrace her youthful self.
FOF #2964 - Gay Man Thriving: How We Sabotage Our Own Happiness
Even before the Covid pandemic hit there was a loneliness epidemic among LGBTQ+ folks. After many of us spent a year alone and now that restrictions start to lift, we’re all awkwardly coming together again.
But like Hedwig sang in the Origin of Love “We don’t know who we are anymore.” So how do we get the help need?
Today, Andrew Sartory, co-creator of the self help group Gay Man Thriving dedicated to helping gay men improve their life, relationships, and finding personal growth, joins us to take a look at the seven things you may be doing that are keeping you lonely.
Listen as we chat with Andrew about techniques to improve your life and why some folks think his self help Gay Man Thriving group may be a cult.
Now please enjoy the free kool-aid while we talk about time share condos.
GAY MAN THRIVING: https://gaymanthriving.com
➤ What’s so wrong about being happy in your solitude?
➤ The two questions you don't want to ask on your first date.
FOF #2963 - Stewart Pearce: The Man Who Taught Lady Diana to Speak
Princess Diana made international headlines in 1987 at the opening of the UK’s first HIV/AIDS unit at Middlesex Hospital when she shook hands with a patient who was dying from AIDS.
In an era of AIDS hysteria, this ordinary gesture marked the first time a royal or a prominent politician knowingly made public physical contact with anyone living with HIV. This simple act placed her in stark contrast to the aloof royal family and endeared her to gay men everywhere.
Over time Princess Diana evolved into a fierce advocate for many great causes including HIV & AIDS, as well as leading a campaign against landmines.
When Diana first entered the spotlight, she was shy and demure but after her divorce she became a strong and charismatic champion as “The People’s Princess.”
But how did she do it? How did she go from someone controlled by the monarchy to a powerful advocate for the people?
Today Princess Diana’s voice and presence coach, Stewart Pearce, joins us to look at how he helped Princess Diana tap into the power within to command an international stage.
In his new book “Diana: the Voice of Change,” Pearce dives deep into his work helping guide people like Princess Diana on how to speak and act in public.
BUY THE BOOK: https://amzn.to/3p7rK6Y
Listen Stewart shares some of the techniques he uses on his celebrity clientele to perform their best and why does Lord Voldemort sound like Margaret Thatcher?
STEWART PEARCE: http://stewartpearce.com
➤ What does Stewart think of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leaving the royal family?
➤ The 25th anniversary of Princess Diana's visit to Chicago.
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FOF #2962 - Hattie the Silver Sex Cougar Survives Covid
One of the most inspiring people we chatted with during the COVID pandemic is Hattie Retroage, the supermodel grandma. Hattie became a sensation after she appeared in a bathing suit alongside Claudia Schiffer in a Dolce and Gabbana magazine ad.
This iconic moment in fashion propelled Hattie RetroAgeinto the zeitgeist where
she became an outspoken advocate for cougars. Roar!
Now that the world is opening back up after a year of sheltering, people seem more awkward. We’ve changed a lot this past year from staying at home, stress eating and managing social isolation. So how do we get our groove back on?
Turning 85 today, Hattie knows a thing or two about surviving a pandemic or two and how to get ready to rumble in the sack.
Today Hattie celebrates her 85th birthday with us, from her home in Manhattan.
Listen as we chat with the Boner Queen getting banned from Tinder, why you save an arguement for after you have sex and other juicy relationship advice.
HATTIE RETROAGE: https://www.instagram.com/hattitudes1
FOF #2961 - Karen Lewis’ Big Mouth is Big Trouble
Karen Lewis’ big mouth is getting her into big trouble. Designed like a giant mouth with fangs for the Burning Man festival in 2005, Karen’s giant interactive sculptural bed is just waiting for some lucky owner to sink their teeth into it.
Titled “The Bed in Your Head” this big bed piece of art looks like a set piece from a Rocky Horror Picture show themed Disney park ride. Measuring 11 x 13 feet, and 12 feet tall, this bed is looking for a new home, and lots of folks are demanding she hand over the toothy sleeping sculpture.
Today artist Karen Lewis joins us to talk about “The Bed in Your Head,” her big fluffy mouth shaped bed sculpture that’s got a life of its own, and why people are obsessed with this big giant mouth.
KAREN LEWIS' MOUTH BED: https://www.bedinyourhead.com
Plus-- a salute to big mouths in movies, from Jaws to Rocky Horror and Audrey 2 to the Aliens Xenomorph, why are so many of them queer icons?
FOF #2960 - Henry Cavil and the Curse of Superman
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a curse? Doing something great often comes with a heavy burden, because when you’re seen as divine, people expect miracles all the time. Just like the actors who have played Jesus on TV or film, the people who brought Superman to life have often been plagued with terrible misfortune.
Henry Cavill, the latest to portray the Man of Steel on film, recently tore his left hamstring during a shooting of the Witcher and posted a graphic x-ray of his thighs and booty to the thrill of his fans on social media.
But more bafflingly is his latest cry for help when he shared a photo of his girlfriend Natalie Viscuso, saying that people’s “harmful speculations” about his “private life” just aren’t true. Great Caesar's ghost! What in pink kryptonite is he talking about?
Unlike Ben Affleck, Chris Evans or Hugh Jackman, who seem to enjoy the speculation that they are gay or bi, Henry Cavill is taking a more regressive approach by declaring that the rumors, whatever they may be, are “causing harm” to the people he cares about most: himself.
Today we’re taking a look at the Superman and the Jesus curse: the misfortune that follows actors who bring these “perfect” god-like figures to life for entertainment.
• Bennifer is back! After her separation from Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez surprises fans with her reunion with her ex Ben Affleck.
• MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted mocks Ellen’s “reign of terror” in the in memoriam segment.
• The Broadway musical sensation Dear Evan Hansen releases their first movie trailer.
• Anusthing is possible: researchers are working on breathable buttholes.
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