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 #2519 – Dancing with the Tsars – 08.20.17  

The hit TV program “Dancing with the Stars” ” shows the world what ballroom dancers have known for years- dancing isn’t just an art form, sometimes it’s a matter of life and death in fabulous sequined outfits. Today, six time National Ukrainian Ballroom Champion Artem Lazarev joins us to talk about guys going shirtless to support Putin.

FOF #2518 –  Solar Eclipse of the Heart – 08.17.17  

We are excited for all the spooky things expected from a full solar eclipse- pets, birds and spiders will start acting strangely and shadows will look like snakes. Today we’re taking a look at what to expect from the Solar Eclipse and eclipses in popular culture. Listen as we dive in deep into Bonnie Tyler’s hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

FOF #2517 –  Jewel, the Grand Dame of Disco – 08.15.17  

The new documentary “Jewel’s Catch One” explores the life of the club’s extraordinary owner, Jewel Thais Williams, who fought through homophobia and racism in the 70s to build her club into a legendary institution. Today Jewel Thais-Williams, the grand dame of L.A.’s gay disco scene joins us to talk about her amazing life as a disco pioneer.

FOF #2516 – Right In Front of My Salad? – 08.10.17  

Ever since folks started posting content on the Internet, there have been people pretending to be someone they are not- con artists, catfishers and even digital blackface has made the Internet a terrible place. Don’t worry, no one is coming for your NeNe Leakes GIFs quite yet but on today’s show comedian Colette Gregory joins us to take a look at racism and comedy on the Internet.

FOF #2515 – Witches, Trolls & Pricks – 08.09.17  

These are truly magical times. Our witchy gal pal Alexis Hex has been conjuring up a combination of two of her favorite things: Pokémon and dongs. Today the spooky Alexis Hex joins us to talk about her kooky coloring book, why cursing Donald Trump is going to backfire and why the Good Witch has us caught in its spell.

FOF #2514 – Reclaiming My Time – 08.07.17  

California Representative Maxine Waters became an Internet sensation when she proclaimed “I am reclaiming my time” to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. And now, drag queen Cherry Chan has hit in her lip sync video to Adam Joseph’s club remix of “Reclaiming My Time.” Today Aunty Cherry joins us to talk about her amazing video, growing up the child of Cambodian refugees and how her improv training inspired her drag.

FOF #2513 – Pumping Iron & Silicone – 08.04.17  

One of the most memorable people we've had the pleasure of interviewing on the show is bodybuilder Chris Tina Bruce, who, after transitioning, went from competing in men's bodybuilding to women’s bodybuilding. Today, Chris Tina Bruce joins us int home studio to talk about bodybuilding, her appearance on the National Geographic TV show Taboo and the most overlooked/overrated muscle building trends.

FOF #2512 – Happy Girlfriend Day – 08.02.17  

Today is National Girlfriend Day y'all, so grab your gal pal of any gender identity and have some fun. To kick it off right, comedian Vickie Eisenstein joins us to pay tribute to the women who have befriended us and made a big difference. Listen as Vickie teaches us to talk like Jane Austen and we gasp in horror at how much booze the Queen of England ingurgitates every day.

FOF #2511 – Arrivederci Scaramucci – 08.01.17  

In just ten days Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci got hired by the White House, swore like a drunken sailor in an interview, got served divorce papers from his pregnant wife and then got fired. Today we take a look at all the kookiness surrounding the Mooch-iness- shade thrown by actress Kate Hudson and an EXCLUSIVE– Alaska Thunderfuck responds to the news that Scaramucci is following her on Twitter.

FOF #2510 – Drugs Not Hugs – 07.27.17  

This week on social media, Tennessee queen Aurora Sexton called out some Drag Race girls for their unprofessional behavior for showing up late, forcing clubs to rearrange the show order to suit their taste and the worst crime off all, demanding red M&Ms and champagne be put in their dressing room. Today Fox E. Kim, our drag sister from another mister joins us to speak in defense of the ingenue queens who simply don’t want sweaty greasy fans grabbing their wigs when they aggressively hug them.

FOF #2509 –  Pokémon No GO – 07.26.17  

It was supposed to be a first year anniversary celebration for players of the record breaking mobile game Pokémon GO, but instead the attendees found themselves unlocking the ninth level of hell. Today comedian Cody Melcher, one of the admins for the Chicago Pokémon GO Facebook group joins us to find out how the gaming festival turned into a disaster and how people had to wait 20 minutes in line just to escape the mess.

FOF #2508 – The Wildest Moments in Bodybuilding – 07.25.17  

People have an unabashed love for those burly jocks who chase balls or ripped comic book superheroes who fight crime but many folks don’t quite know what to make of those athletes whose goal is to be that biggest baddest muther f*ckers on the stage: bodybuilders. Today we look at the impact of muscle building on culture, from circus strongmen, to gay erotica and all the way up to modern day superhero blockbuster films.

FOF #2507 – Underwear that’s Fun to Wear – 07.19.17  

In the early 80s, designer Calvin Klein used gorgeously muscular men to promote his underwear brand which turned an everyday undergarment into a sexualized fashion accessory that not only changed the way people think about underwear, but also how men look at their own bodies. Joining us is comedian Carma Nibarger to talk about underpants and how women have managed over the centuries to corral their boobies - from corsets, to bullet bras, to letting it all hang out.

FOF #2506 – When the Reviewer Gets Reviewed – 07.18.17  

With the success of Hamilton, theater companies are embracing diversity in stories, plays and casting, but some reviewers aren’t liking it – Chicago Sun Times theater critic Hedy Weiss reportedly said at a panel in 2011 “there are so many plays about race and gender that it’s sickening.” Today actor Jerome Beck joins us to take a look at the conservative backlash on diversity in theater and the role of theater critics in the age of social media and the internet.

FOF #2505 – Let Your Freaky, Hairy, Sexy Flag Fly Freely – 07.13.17  

In drag and club kid culture, the freakier you look, the more beautiful you are. So, for many folks, embracing being a weirdo in the nightlife scene is a wonderful way of unlocking the beauty that lies within. Today, bearded beauty JerFay, joins us to tell his story of growing up Baptist in Texas, falling in love with a boy in 7th grade and being forced into state mandated torture to force him to hide his sexuality.

FOF #2504 – Tracy Tyler Shines On – 07.11.17  

One of our favorite people we’ve ever met doing this podcast is trans musician Tracy Tyler, whose fun loving personality and big voice has entertained us for years. Listen as we chat with Tracy about how her music has evolved over the years, why she’s so inspired by Air Supply and what are her thoughts about the new trans celebrities in entertainment.

FOF #2503 – Spider-Man is Amazing Again – 07.10.17  

Hey there true believers! Spider-Man is amazing again! Owing a lot to John Hughes’ hilarious teen-angst films of the 80s, Spider-Man Homecoming ditches the dreary origin story because we’ve already Uncle Ben there, done that and gives us what Spiderman is all about, a mythical coming-of-age story of a misfit teen. Today we’re taking a look at the new film Spider-Man Homecoming with the very funny and insightful Brian Sweeney, whose favorite superhero of all time is Spiderman.

FOF #2502 – Total Garbage – 06.29.17  

Do you ever think “I’m going to fail so hard that I’m actually going to win big?” Our guest today comedian Chris Condren totally believes that this is his destiny. You may remember Chris from the early days of the podcast singing "Pagan Christmas" and now he has a new fitness workout record Total Garbage EP: four tracks of truly amazing music, that have nothing to do with fitness.

FOF #2501 – Vivacious Kiki on Drag Race Season 9 – 06.28.17  

Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiered with a guest appearance by Lady Gaga so we should have guessed early on that the queen who drew a lot of inspiration from mother monster was destined to prance away with the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar. Today, Vivacious, the queen who rests beneath the goddess head Ornacia, joins us to kiki about the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

FOF #2500 – X Marks the Spot – 06.23.17  

In Oregon, a judge decreed that the DMV must issue driver’s licenses for non-binary people and mark them with an X for unspecified or as we call it, X-ceptional! This is a momentous occasion that’s been a long time coming as people who don’t identify as either male or female will finally gain the freedom and recognition they deserve. Today we are chatting with Lake Perriguey esq., the attorney who brought the case before the court on behalf of his client Sgt. First Class Jamie Shupe who identifies as non-binary.

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