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 #2435 – The Experimental Sounds of Sxip Shirey – 01.18.17  

One of the most inventive musicians I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing is Sxip Shirey who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and went on to became one of the world’s most beloved performers of unusual musical instruments. Today, my soul brother Sxip Shirey joins us to talk about his new album A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees.

FOF #2434 – The Greatest Show on Earth – 01.17.17  

We are back! Drag Race All Stars 2 winner Alaska Thunderfun recently invited us onstage to be her sexy muscle daddy backup dancers for her song Chicken, which featured the clucking sounds of Miss Fame. Today, we give you a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to perform in wrestling singlets and chicken masks for one of the world’s top drag queens.

FOFA #1033 – Shine on Debbie Reynolds – 12.27.16  

While we never had a chance to talk to Carrie Fisher on the podcast, we did get the opportunity to talk to her mother, Debbie Reynolds. Listen as we talk with Hollywood's Golden age diva Debbie Reynolds on her career, love, dating gay men in Hollywood and what it's like living next door to her daughter Carrie Fisher. Originally posted in 2009.

FOF #2433 – Christmas with Brian and Meredith – 12.20.16  

The winter holidays are here. After a brutal year and election it’s now more important than ever to celebrate the wonderful people in your life. Today, comedians Brian Sweeney and Meredith Kachel join us to look at the popular and sometimes ridiculous gifts everyone is buying this holiday season.

FOF #2432  – A Joan Waters Christmas – 12.19.16  

2016 can’t come to an end soon enough - with the the election of a fascist Russian puppet as president, the Zika virus, Brexit, police shootings, Syria and the losses of beloved entertainers: this year has been a never ending barrage of horrible news. But, we have a Christmas miracle, we have a piping hot Cooking with Drag Queens Pizza Party with Joan Waters!

FOFA #2090 – Peaches Christ’s Accidental Christmas Movies – 12.15.16  

One of the great things about the holiday season are the movies! They provide us the opportunity to celebrate with our friends and family with out actually having to interact with them. But closer to our hearts are films use Christmas as a backdrop to stories about fighting, fear, wild sex and murder. Originally posted on 12.10.14

FOF #2431 – Scott Heierman is a Pretty Bearded Lady – 12.14.16  

Not all drag queens are clowns in ball gowns, some are just goofy. Our guest today got her start as a theme park mascot while working at Disneyland as Goofy then went on to become the queen of the judges’ hearts on America’s Got Talent. Today, Scott Heierman, a very pretty bearded lady, who Howard Stern described as a hot she-wolf, joins us to talk about her roller coaster ride through America’s Got Talent and how she plans to make her big comeback.

FOF #2430 – WOW! Feast of Fun Wins Best Podcast Award – 12.13.16  

A lot of truly awful shit has happened in 2016, but one good thing to come our way is that Feast of Fun won a Wowie! WOW! Joining us to celebrate is comedian Rachel McCartney who has a thing to say about the loud, obnoxious haters who feel like they can take over a comedy show with their hate speech now that Russia has put Trump in charge.

FOF #2429 – As the Bathhouse Turns – 12.12.16  

All types of men go to bathhouses for all types of reasons but mainly they go for sex. Today, writer Terrill Aaron Closs puts everyone on blast as he takes us into the belly of the beast and shares with us his stories of working in a gay bathhouse in Atlanta.

FOF #2428 – 12 Days of Fierceness – 12.07.16  

You’re probably sick of that awful, repetitive song “The 12 Days of Christmas.” But what if I told you you could use that Christmas carol to turn your chilly holidays into a hot season of wild passion. Today we’re turning up the heat by twisting the “12 Days of Christmas” into a helpful guide to getting naughty in the bedroom.

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.

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