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 #2467 – My Twink Dating Disaster – 03.26.17  

We’ve all had dates that went horribly wrong, but then later, as we tell our friends about the bad romance over and over again it becomes comedy gold. Today, comedian Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about his new show “The Twink on the Fire Escape,” an interactive performance pub crawl through Chicago’s Boystown where he tells the hair-raising story of a date with a young blond guy that ended with both of them on a fire escape clinging for dear life.

FOF #2466 – Mama Ru and Mother Monster Make Magic – 03.23.17  

Since Lady Gaga tweeted her support for RuPaul’s Drag Race many years ago, fans have been clamoring to get Mother Monster on Mama Ru’s show. Well hold on to your weaves hennies, cause on the season premiere, Lady Gaga walks into the workroom like any other contestant to join the 13 queens. Today, Jackie Huba, author of two books on Lady Gaga and drag queens joins us to talk about how successful drag queens turn their followers into super fans and what you can learn from these gals to make your own business and life a sparkling success.

FOF #2465 – Coming Out – 03.22.17  

For many LGBT folks in the past, hearing other people tell their coming out stories was a great source of inspiration for they themselves to finally take the leap out of the closet. Nowadays, it’s not as hard to be out and proud so it’s easy to dismiss the impact someone’s coming out storiy can have on others. Today, comedian Rachel McCartney joins us to take a look at coming out stories, how LGBT stories were a big part of the early days of the Internet and what coming out will look like in the future.

FOF #2464 – Beauty on the Streets, Beast in the Sheets – 03.21.17  

Audiences had their pitchforks and torches ready to kill the live action Beauty and the Beast over Disney’s inclusion of their first gay character ever. But in the end, the new film was a beast in the box office, roaring into a record breaking opening weekend becoming the biggest ever for the month of March. Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at Disney’s live action remake of Beauty and the Beast, and all the delicious gay subtext from this and the classic 1991 Disney animated film.

FOF #2463 – Gay Sex with Straight Men – 03.20.17  

For many gay men of my generation, we grew up thinking we weren’t just the only gays in the village, but in the whole world. If we had any chance of sleeping with a guy, we thought he would have to be straight, not realizing gay guys come in all kinds of flavors. Today, we take a look at the facts, fantasy and phenomena of gay men having sex with straight identifying men.

FOF #2462 – Somebody’s Watching Me – 03.15.17  

Forget about Trump’s paranoia that Obama was spying on him through a microwave oven, the tech company We-Vibe just settled a $3.75 million class action lawsuit over storing information about users’ sex toy habits without their knowledge. It just so happens our friend comedian Jeffrey Jay uses the smart vibrator to get intimate with his boyfriend over long distances, and now is wondering what to do with the settlement money.

FOF #2461 – Drag Wars: The Shade Awakens – 03.14.17  

You know Drag Race season is gearing up when you see fights breaking out all over social media on what is and what isn’t drag. Good god girl, get a grip: it’s all drag! Today, drag queen Eva Styles joins us to take a look at some legendary and not so legendary fights drag queens have had over the years- from big names in the business to queens who just can’t keep their opinions in their purse.

FOFA #1786 – Perfidia, the Queen of the Big Wig – 03.13.13  

It takes a village to dress a drag queen. Behind every fierce drag queen there’s an even fiercer queen helping her to look her best. For years Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of Broadway’s biggest shows and many of your favorite drag queens and entertainers. Today Perfidia, wig stylist to the stars, joins us to talk about all the glorious big wigs from Lady Bunny to RuPaul, and what it was like in the Wigstock and Club Kid scenes of the 90s.

FOF #2460 – Mixing Fruit Loops and Milk – 03.10.17  

Jordan Peele’s new satirical comedy horror film Get Out is so good that we had to do another another podcast about it! The other day, we spoke to Zach Stafford, a black guy who finds himself in awkward situations with some of his white family, and today we’re joined by Meg Grunewald, a white gal who enjoys diversity in her romantic life, and whose parents are into hypnosis and brain surgery.

FOF #2459 – Get Out Zach – 03.08.17  

Get Out, the exciting new film by comedian Jordan Peele takes a look at racism and the fetishization of black people by drawing on provocative elements from films like The Manchurian Candidate, The Stepford Wives and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Today, Zach Stafford, editor at large for OUT magazine joins us to talk about Get Out’s indictment of racism in America and was the film Moonlight robbed of its Oscar moment.

FOF #2458 – World Clique – 03.07.17  

Despite all the amazing advances we’ve made as LGBT folks, many of us feel lonelier than ever. And even though the internet is tying us all together in unprecedented ways, a lot of these digital friendships are virtual and not brick and mortar relationships that stand the test of time. Our guest today is a Cruise Director drag queen Alex Kay, who likes to pair up lonely folks at the bars so she doesn't have to deal with their bullshit.

FOF #2457 – Up Past Bedtime – 03.06.17  

On the day that SNL writer Katie Rich was suspended for tweeting that the youngest son of the president “will be this country’s first homeschool shooter,” comedian Shannon Noll was just starting to promote a variety show that placed the boy as sympathetic character in the center of a political comedy. Today, Shannon Noll joins us to talk to about the controversy of comedians poking fun at the president’s kids and how to handle the haters online.

FOF #2456 – Foul Language – 02.28.17  

Many of our guests, before we start recording, ask us if they can cuss on the podcast and we say “Hell yeah!” I mean F*ck yeah.” But, we discourage it anyway because as good as it feels to let it all out, cussing sometimes keeps people from speaking their minds. Today, Brian Sweeney, who every other word is BEEEP joins us to take a look at taboo words, why everyone doesn’t agrees on what foul language is, and will newscasters in the future cuss like sailors?

FOF #2455 – I’m Not Mad at the Envelope, I’m Mad at Price Waterhouse Cooper – 02.27.17  

The 89th Academy Awards started with host Jimmy Kimmel asked everyone watching to reach out to one person they disagree with and make America great again. But it all ended with a shocking twist, as presenter Faye Dunaway read the wrong envelope and announced La La Land instead of the real winner for the Best Picture, Moonlight. Today we take a look at all the amazing moments of the 2017 Oscars you may have missed.

FOF #2455 – I’m Not Mad at the Envelope, I’m Mad at Price Waterhouse Cooper – 02.27.17  

The 89th Academy Awards started with host Jimmy Kimmel asked everyone watching to reach out to one person they disagree with and make America great again. But it all ended with a shocking twist, as presenter Faye Dunaway read the wrong envelope and announced La La Land instead of the real winner for the Best Picture, Moonlight. Today we take a look at all the amazing moments of the 2017 Oscars you may have missed.

FOF #2454 – Umlauts Arë Nïpples för Vöwëls – 02.24.17  

Our friend Amanda Cohen feels comedians are having a hard time dealing with the current political situation because this administration is already such a joke it’s hard to find a new twist to the humor. But hey, if we can’t joke about politics, you can always laugh about silly umlauts or their gross sounding doppelgangers diaereses

FOF #2454 – Umlauts Arë Nïpples för Vöwëls – 02.24.17  

Our friend Amanda Cohen feels comedians are having a hard time dealing with the current political situation because this administration is already such a joke it’s hard to find a new twist to the humor. But hey, if we can’t joke about politics, you can always laugh about silly umlauts or their gross sounding doppelgangers diaereses

FOF #2453 – The Beatles, LSD, Bosch, and Strawberries – 02.21.17  

The recently discovered Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” portrays the saint surrounded by strange beasts. St. Anthony was the patron saint of those who suffered from Ergotism, a deadly hallucinogenic disease t Today, comedian Meredith Kachel joins us to take a look at Ergotism and how it eventually led to the discovery of LSD, which changed art, culture and music forever.

FOF #2453 – The Beatles, LSD, Bosch, and Strawberries – 02.21.17  

The recently discovered Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” portrays the saint surrounded by strange beasts. St. Anthony was the patron saint of those who suffered from Ergotism, a deadly hallucinogenic disease t Today, comedian Meredith Kachel joins us to take a look at Ergotism and how it eventually led to the discovery of LSD, which changed art, culture and music forever.

FOF #2452 – Hurts So Good – 02.16.17  

Cosmopolitan has their heart in the right place— for a major publication, they are pretty cheeky when it comes to giving their readers sexual advice, but for some insane reason, much of that advice will land you in the hospital. Today, the hilarious Cody Melcher, who knows a thing or two about dicks, joins us to take a look at the painful and hilarious consequences when bondage goes mainstream.

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