Feast of Fun : Gay Talk Show

Feast of Fun : Gay Talk Show

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Gay Fun Show: Feast of Fools podcast makes your iPod fabulous! Fresh, funny talk on odd news, social trends and celebrity interviews peppered with a dazzling assortment of cocktail recipes and how-to projects. Serving up sass with five new shows every week, listen to real-life gay couple Fausto Fernos and Marc Felion along with their hilarious regulars: Amanda Steinstein, Sal-E and Gregg Shapiro. Subscribe now and take a fresh new look at the media. Winner of the Peoples Choice Podcast Award for ~Best GLBT Podcast~ 2006 and 2007.

Episodes

FOF #2490 – Vivacious Tears it Up with Katy Perry on SNL – 05.23.17  

One of the most underrated drag queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race is Vivacious, mother of Ornacia, whose fan slapping, club couture and sassy sayings have become part of the language of drag. Recently, Vivacious tore it up with Katy Perry on Saturday Night Live. Today Vivacious joins us from her sewing room in New York City to kiki about her appearance with Katy Perry on SNL.

FOF #2489 – Alien: Whores of Lost Atlantis – 05.22.17  

We love H.R. Giger’s Alien monsters: the intergalactic gothic superbeasts that look like a combination of male and female genitalia who will ruin your day if they don’t impregnate you first. Today, we take a look at the new Alien: Covenant film, our favorite things from past Alien movies, why we’re all secretly rooting for the monster and why the movie and book titles sound like gay Broadway plays.

FOF #2488 – A Love Letter to Haters – 05.18.17  

We do a talk show, you know the podcast you’re listening to right now and from time to time we, and by “we” I mean mostly “me” put our foot in our mouths because we’re passionate about things and when we see something go wrong, we speak out. Today, we take a look at how we’ve handled online trolls, astroturfers, or regular bullies who don’t like what we have to say and who make it their #1 agenda to put a stop to our creative efforts.

FOF #2487 – Hold on for One More Day – 05.17.17  

It’s been seven years since the “It Gets Better” campaign encouraged folks to tell LGBT youth to hold on tight for one more day, but a new study says that approach isn’t the best way to deal with bullying. Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the landmark LGBT visibility campaign, the power of finding your tribe and why it’s ok to leave a bad situation.

FOF #2486 – The Drag Queens of Comedy is a Must-She! – 05.16.17  

Giant wigs, sequined gowns, too much mascara and lots of laughs, Sasha Soprano’s The Drag Queens of Comedy is the drag comedy showcase we’ve been hungry for. Today, we take you backstage to The Drag Queens of Comedy in Chicago, where we kiki-ed with the most outrageous drag legends!

FOF #2485 – Reading that Rainbow Girl – 05.12.17  

Thanks to Marriage Equality and changes in adoption laws, the number of same sex families with kids is exploding. As a result, there’s a huge need for LGBT friendly programming for children so bring on the drag queens. Circus acrobat and drag queen Muffy Fishbasket is filling that void by literally reading to the children, in good way, at her Storytime with Drag Queens which is quickly becoming a hit at Chicago’s LGBT Center on Halsted.

FOF #2483 – Deven Green, Love Doctor – 05.09.17  

Deven Green has knocked it out of the park yet again. In her new video “Welcome to My White House” Deven imagines how First Lady Melania Trump would redecorate the President’s home in accordance with Trump’s tacky love for all things gold. Today, award winning comedian Deven Green, joins us to talk about relationship questions she gets in her advice column, why it’s okay not to worry about that guy not returning your calls and what’s the best way to pick up a hot guy at the grocery store.

FOF #2482 – A Six Pack of Beer – 05.04.17  

Folks say the difference between a straight man and a gay man is a six pack – of beer. Until recently that’s been the premise of your favorite gay adult film but now it’s a real thing because science. Today, comedian Carma Nibarger, who spends a lot of time in bars watching folks get all lovey dovey after kicking back a few shots, joins us to weigh in on booze, boys and bromosexuality.

FOF #2481 – Chick with a Schtick – 05.03.17  

Like a real life Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City, Dina Nina Martinez writes about her romantic life, but instead of being Jewish New Yorker with a passion for Manolo Blahnik shoes, Dina’s a sexy texy-mexi-trans-terminatrix who likes to tell jokes. Listen as Dina Nina Martinez chats with us about her love life, transitioning from showgirl to funny girl and her fascination with Jesus being an alien.

FOF #2480 – The Best Worst Star Trek TV Episodes Ever – 05.02.17  

The new Star Trek series, Discovery, is late- either it’s having a hard time initializing the show’s warp core or the inertial dampeners are offline but will it ever get off the ground and launch into space? Today, comedian Brian Sweeney joins us to take at what we know so far about the series and to also take a look at our favorite worst Star Trek TV episodes.

FOF #2479 – Angry, Drunk, Lonely and in Drag – 05.01.17  

Our gal pal Alex Kay got pissed off at us for putting her on blast- after a rough night out at the bars, Alex vented her frustrations on social media and then deleted her post shortly thereafter but not before we got a hold of it and did a whole podcast about it. Uh oh! Today, Alex Kay joins us to talk about feeling isolated even when you’re in the middle of of a happening scene and the everyday struggle drag queens face balancing the masculine and feminine in the world.

FOF #2478 – Aladdin is Hotter than Hot – 04.27.17  

Disney’s Aladdin the musical is now on it’s North American tour, and thanks to the hunky hairy chested men in the show, the musical is hotter than hot in a lot of good ways. The Middle East meets Hollywood styled show is chock full of gorgeous Busby Berkeley like moments, and many of the eclectic characters draw on drag queen culture. Today, we take you into Aladdin’s Cave of Wonders and give you a sneak preview into the award winning touring Broadway musical.

FOF #2477 – Bebe Zahara Benet Wants You to Get Fierce – 04.25.17  

It’s been almost a decade since Bebe Zahara Benet, the drag queen from Cameroon became the first America’s Next Drag Superstar on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Since then, she’s been traveling the world and rocking the house boots down with her brand new single “Get Fierce." Listen as Bebe Zahara Benet talks about her amazing decade as the first winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race winner, her friendship with all the Ru Girls and how drag has changed over the years.

FOF #2476 – Inside the Drag Queens of Comedy – 04.20.17  

Drag queen Sasha Soprano has a hit show on her well manicured man hands - The Drag Queens of Comedy, an original showcase that puts together the biggest drag gals in comedy with the up and coming has everyone howling their bird seed filled little titties off. Today, Sasha Soprano joins us from her boudoir in LA to kiki about all the funny queens on tour: Alaska, Willam, Bob, Lady Bunny, Coco Peru, Lady Red Couture, Jackie Beat, Peaches Christ and Heklina.

FOF #2475 – Don’t Do What Daphne Dumount Does – 04.19.17  

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.

FOF #2474 – RuMixing Drag Race – 04.18.17  

One of the best things happen when crazy TV shows become popular is the fans grab a hold of past episodes and remix them into hilarious, brilliant works of art. Today, video editor and insta-stud Lee Dawson joins us to talk about his she-larious RuPaul’s Drag Race remixes that f*ck up the show’s narrative, and his intimate meet-up with Ginger Minj and Katya Zamolodchikova.

FOF #2473 – Vivacious Pops Out of Fausto’s Birthday Cake – 04.17.17  

You say it’s your birthday, well, it’s my birthday too. For real! And I’m celebrating it with you. Today, I turn 45 years old and I can still kiki! Joining us to celebrate is my gal pal Vivacious from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6- listen as we chat about Charlie Hides’ lip sync challenge, Nina Bonina Brown’s amazing transformations and Valentina’s unsinkable positive attitude.

FOF #2472 – Lola Von Miramar Gets Her Cucu Back – 04.10.17  

Of all the queens on Cooking with Drag Queens, nobody’s worked her appearance on the web series to get gigs talking about drag, food and culture like Lola Von Miramar, the creation of Dr. Larry La Fountain who teaches queer latinx studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Today, Lola joins us to kiki about Pepsi’s disastrous Kendall Jenner advertisement, teaching a university course on the art of drag in America and all the té on the latinx hijas from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9: Valentina, Cynthia Lee Fontaine and Jaymes Mansfield.

FOFA #1386 – Divas, Drag Queens and Tornadoes – 04.06.17  

Drag superstar Adore Delano from Rupaul's Drag Race is currently suing her management company but who exactly is behind Producer Entertainment Group? Listen and find out as we release this podcast from our archive with the founder of PEG- David Charpentier. This podcast is in the top 100 favorite podcasts in our 13 years of producing over 2,400 some podcasts. Originally posted on 05.25.11

FOF #2471 – Jaymes Mansfield’s Blond Bombshell Explosion – 04.05.17  

Spoiler alert! It broke our hearts to see blond bombshell Jaymes Mansfield be the first contestant to go home on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9. But things aren’t over yet for this gal from Wisconsin- she’s still putting out great work in her LGBT pop culture web series Drag Herstory and she makes her Cooking with Drag Queens debut where we make a Beauty and the Beast Princess Doll Cake. Today, Jaymes Mansfield joins us to share her experience on RuPaul’s Drag Race and meeting so many of her idols including Lady Gaga.

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