James Franco has been known to pretend to be gay, and he’s not the only one. We take a look at how deep this fauxmo phenomenon goes:

We don’t mean to ruin your childhood, but did you know that The Lion King is a rip-off of a Japanese series from the ’60s?

We also roll our eyes as hard as we can at Justin Timberlake…

…celebrate Lil Uzi’s love of Pop Tarts…

…and get an update from Toto (the band, not the cute pup).

Listen to hear all about it:


Until next week! Subscribe and rate us in iTunes! And find us on Facebook and Twitter!

Fauxmosexuals, LILFs, and Justin Timberlake’s Wack Halftime Show 7 February,2018Emmanuel Hapsis


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis is the creator and editor of KQED Pop and also the host of The Cooler. He studied creative writing at University of Maryland and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. In his free time, he sings his heart out at karaoke.

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor