Feast of Fun : Gay Talk Show

Feast of Fun : Gay Talk Show

United States

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 #2427 – Bubbe’s Holiday Spectacular  – 12.06.16  

This year Hanukkah lands on Christmas Eve, so which holiday do you celebrate? It’s free, why not both? Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to squeeze the stress ball of Christmas and Hanukkah. Meg has a new show “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she gets everyone to enjoy an improvised Hanukkah celebration by playing a Jewish grandmother in a ratty wig.

FOF #2426 – The Horrors of the Holidays – 12.05.16  

For many people, the holiday season is filled with stress and anxiety as we try to fulfill everyone’s expectations of being fucking merry. And with this year’s election it’s been harder than ever to bring peace on earth and goodwill to everyone fucking one. Joining us is the very funny Nadya Ginsburg to weigh in on this and the recent furor over a Holocaust themed ice skating routine on reality TV.

FOF #2425 – The Creation of Dragula – 12.01.16  

October may be long gone, but the spirit of Halloween is still going strong in the Boulet Brothers’ new reality web series Dragula. Today, drag terrorists, queer provocateurs, the Boulet Brothers, join us to talk about the making of Dragula: the Search for the World’s First Drag Supermonster.

FOF #2424 – Fanatical Beasts and Where to Find Them – 11.30.16  

We thought it'd be a picnic under a Clinton presidency and that Trump’s basket of deplorables would scamper away to lick their wounds, but after Trump’s win, they have become emboldened to unleash their tantrums upon the world. Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to talk about all the fanatical beasts crawling out of the woodwork and clogging up our social media feeds with their racist rants.

FOF #2423 – Saved by Saved by the Bell – 11.29.16  

Even though Saved by the Bell went off the air in 1993, it still has a firm grip on popular culture, so much so that sometimes it really does feel like it’s Zach’s world and we are just living in it. Today, Saved By the Bell’s Executive Producer Peter Engel, joins us to talk about his new memoir “I Was Saved by the Bell: Stories of Life, Love and Dreams that Do Come True”

FOF #2422 – Celebrities Who Ruined their Careers in an Instant – 11.28.16  

They sacrificed everything, working on their craft, reaching success, only to destroy it in an instant with one wrong move. From car crashes to getting caught with their pants down, some celebrities' terrible misdeeds cost them everything. Today, Brian Sweeney joins us to look at famous people that had life by balls only to get strung up and left out to dry because of disastrous choice

FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special – 11.25.16  

George Lucas commissioned The Star Wars Holiday Special with hopes of keeping the movie fresh in people’s minds while he filmed the Empire Strikes Back. It aired on November 17, 1978 to dismal reviews and is considered by many as one of the most awful and hilarious TV specials of all time. Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, The Cher Show, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

FOF #2421 – Thanksgiving Food Hacks – 11.24.16  

Turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie- as ubiquitous as these Thanksgiving dishes are, not everyone agrees on the best way to make these holiday treats. Today we’re sharing our favorite Thanksgiving tips and tricks to make your holiday meal effortlessly delicious!

FOF #2420 – Make Thanksgiving Great Again – 11.23.16  

After a very long election year that has divided the country, a lot of us are dreading spending the holiday season with family members who don’t share their same values, but it’s a great opportunity to bridge the divide and give thanks for what you do have in your life. Today, we’re talking turkey with the very funny Carma Nibarger, a nurse who heals people with the power of comedy and psychotropic drugs.

FOF #2419 – Get in the Ring with Wrestler Eye Candy Elliott – 11.21.16  

We thought the guy behind the counter at our local coffee shop was cute so we did what all good thirsty folks do: we searched online his name plus where he worked and we discovered he was a professional wrestler by the name of Eye Candy Elliott. Today, Elliot Paul joins us to talk about why it's more fun to be the "bad guy" in wrestling by taunting the audience and the fans with booty shakes and other provocative moves.

FOFA #1774 – Men Who Fly the Friendly Skies – 11.18.13  

Of all the jobs gay men love to do, being a flight attendant is probably one of the hardest. Everyone thinks they’re just passing out snacks but the reality is that flight attendants are exposed to crazy passengers, terrorist threats, cosmic radiation and many infectious diseases. Today we’re joined by historian Phil Tiemeyer whose new book Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants chronicles the fabulous history of men who fly the friendly skies.

FOFA #1956 – Cockocracy – 11.17.15  

The author of the study about how cock size influences group morale told us that our podcast was the best breakdown of the subject he had heard. Today, Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at why having a big cock, but not too big, matters to other men.

FOFA #2222 – How Not to Be an Asshole – 11.15.15  

With the election over, we are all going to have to have to deal with some unlikeable characters- wether they are family members, co-workers, politicians or pundits on TV, so how do you do it without becoming an asshole? Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at how to be anything other than an asshole, dealing with everyday rotten people and what to do when you realize you’re one of the bad guys.

FOF #2074A – Till Death Do Us Part – 11.15.14  

Trump says our marriage is a done deal and Deven Green says its her favorite appearance on the podcast, so here it is- our wedding ceremony, officiated by Deven Green with special musical appearances by Tracy Tyler and Manny Capozzi. Listen as we take you on a journey of our relationship, our ups and downs and we truly get legally married forever and ever.

FOFA #1696 – Peaches Christ, You Smell Terrific! – 11.14.16  

Of all our senses, smell may well be the most emotionally powerful. The sweet scented Peaches Christ joins us to talk about smell, and why so many drag queens are so stinky! What causes us to smell so bad, and how to freshen up your costumes, wigs, and your very own body to smell your very best. Originally posted on 11.14.12

FOF #2418 – C’mon Get Happy – 11.12.16  

The past is the past and you can’t predict the future. Who knows what’s going to happen tomorrow or even on today’s podcast. Join us as we try to forget about the miserable past few days and look on the brighter side of life with the always sunny and cheerful Brian Sweeney.

FOF #2348A – Eat, Pray, Gay – 11.11.16  

It's with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our friend and guest of Feast of Fun, George Saint George. George died November 5, 2016 while in his newly adopted home of India. Our hearts go out to all of George's friends and family. Listen as we talked with George this past June about his adventures in India. Originally posted on 06.23.16

FOF #2417 – Take the Mannequin Challenge – 11.08.16  

Things get heated every presidential election but this current one has lots of folks losing their minds because an Internet Troll named Donald Trump just might become president. Today, our lovable optimist and mental health expert Carma Nibarger joins us to take a look at why people turn to fringe politics and religion when shit hits the fan.

FOF #2416 – A Salute to Buttocks – 11.07.16  

Your derriere is great for sitting, but it’s also awesome for a lot of other things that we were going to talk about but we got a distracted by the Presidential Election that’s happening tomorrow because despite every terrible thing that Donald Trump has done, it's still going to be a close race and a lot of folks are losing their shit.

FOF #2415 – The Worst Dating Advice Ever – 11.03.16  

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!).

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