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FOF #2380 - Making Her Story - 08.24.16

FOF #2380 – Making Her Story

It’s official! Jen Richard’s groundbreaking web series Her Story, about two trans women who find love after giving up on that second hand emotion, is nominated for an Emmy.

Today, the lovely Jen Richards returns to Feast of Fun to give us a behind the scenes look at the making of Her Story and the controversies behind Caitlyn Jenner’s reality TV show I Am Cait.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 10 hours ago 0
FOF #2376 - ¡Viva La Revolución! - 08.18.16

FOF #2376 – ¡Viva La Revolución!

Viva is an extraordinary film that captures the struggle of a young hairdresser named Jesus, played by Héctor Medina, who is trying to make it as a drag queen in Havana, Cuba.

Today we chat with Viva’s director, Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach about making a film about a young man who is finding his voice in the drag queen scene in Cuba, a country trapped in time.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 6 days ago 0
FOF #2341 - Taming the Fame Monster - 06.08.16

FOF #2341 – Taming the Fame Monster

Lady Gaga was right- fame is a monster: you lose friends and family over jealousy, you feel drained after too many gigs and are left wondering how you’re going to find the energy for your next project.

Today we’re joined by reality TV producer and filmmaker Kerthy Fix to talk about common mistakes people make when they become famous because of reality television.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 3 months ago 1
FOF #2180 - Hell Yes to Hell Town! - 06.18.15

FOF #2180 – Hell Yes to Hell Town!

What happens when you mash up a soap opera with a horror film? You get Hell Town, a place where all the hot jocks you knew in high school get sliced and diced by the Letter Jacket Killer.

Today the film’s director Steve Balderson joins us to talk about incorporating soap opera themes into a slasher film, what he learned from the late great actor Karen Black.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 1 year ago 2
FOF #2044 - Adventures in Babysitting - 09.11.14

FOF #2044 – Adventures in Babysitting

Two years ago filmmaker Mark Blane was accused of “gay-napping” two boys he babysat at a grocery store in Chicago. His experience as a male caretaker inspired him to develop CUBBY, a new film where a gay nanny develops a relationship with a older gay sex worker.

Today Mark Blane joins us to talk about his adventures in babysitting that led him seek crowd-funding to make his quirky film.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 years ago 8
FOF #1547 - Can Anybody Find Me Somebody To Love - 03.20.12

FOF #1547 – Can Anybody Find Me Somebody To Love

Austin film maker Evan Roberts – whose new short film 33 teeth, follows a 14 year-old boy who develops a fascination with the comb of his hunky next-door neighbor, joins us to talk about crushes, gay teen angst and how to handle the pain of unrequited love.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 11
FOF #1515 - A Tearoom Farce - 01.30.12

FOF #1515 – A Tearoom Farce

Director Kyle Henry whose new film, FOURPLAY is stirring up a lot of controversy in the independent film circuit with its outrageous portrayals of gay men having sex in a public bathroom and a cross dressing sex worker who services a quadriplegic client.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 4
FOF #1418 - All My Favorite Superheroes Wear Tights - 07.25.11

FOF #1418 – All My Favorite Superheroes Wear Tights

This year’s summer movie blockbusters feature what we like- hot, muscular hunks in tight body suits which leave little to the imagination. Why does Hollywood all of sudden have such a hard on for movies based on comic book superheroes?

Today Peaches Christ joins us to take a closer look at these leading men’s packages and all the erotic subtext in the summer films.

FOFA #85 - The Power of Glitter - 04.26.11

FOFA #85 – The Power of Glitter

Way ahead of his time, George Harris Jr., better known as Hibiscus, was in the forefront of the gay liberation movement and a pioneer in theater with the Cockettes.

Today we talk with director and documentary filmmaker David Weissman about his film about the legendary San Francisco Cockettes.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 2
FOF #1343 - Pee Wee Herman is Back! - 03.14.11

FOF #1343 – Pee Wee Herman is Back!

In the late 1970s, Paul Ruebens developed the character of Pee-wee Hermanas a challenge by the LA based improv group, the Groundlings, to create a comic that could never make it in real life.

Joining us is film maker Kerthy Fix- her new documentary “Who Took the Bomp: Le Tigre On Tour,” that focuses on the electroclash band Le Tigre premiers at SXSW.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Filmmakers, Interviews, Movies, Podcast 6 years ago 3