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FOF #2394 - What Would a Drag Queen Do? - 09.19.16

FOF #2394 – What Would a Drag Queen Do?

When you think like a drag queen, you can overcome just about anything and become a whole new you. You can turn trash into treasure.

Today, drag queen expert Jackie Huba joins us to talk about her new book FIERCELY YOU: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen.

FOF #2395 - Diary of a Punk Princess - 09.20.16

FOF #2395 – Diary of a Punk Princess

The punk rock scene of Los Angeles in 1970’s was a complete rejection of the commodification of music and youth culture, but after awhile, it experienced a massive fall out.

Today, punk rock royalty Pleasant Gehman, who recently wrote a chapter for the book “Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L.A. Punk” joins us to recall some of her magical times cavorting in the punk rock scene.

Posted in: Interviews, Music, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 1
FOF #2383 - Mommie Smearest - 08.30.16

FOF #2383 – Mommie Smearest

Most people credit Faye Dunaway for turning Joan into a high camp icon that’s still on everyone’s mind, even though Miss Crawford died in 1977.

Today, writer John Hamilton joins us to talk about his new book Mommie Smearest, which brings the Hollywood legend back from the grave to comment on the superficial nature of celebrity.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 2
FOF #2390 - Queer Science - 09.13.16

FOF #2390 – Queer Science

It’s no secret that LGBT folks have had a profound influence on the arts but they’ve also had a tremendous effect on scientific discovery even though they often had to hide who they were.

Today, we are joined by science journalist Vincent Gabrielle to explore the lives of extraordinary LGBT scientists who changed the world.

FOF #2408 - Boricua to the Max - 10.24.16

FOF #2408 – Boricua to the Max

Dr. Larry LaFontaine is best known to fans of Feast of Fun as the incredible Lola Von Miramar whose first time in drag was in our very first episode of Cooking with Drag Queens where we fried up tostones and smashed them with cha cha heels.

Today, Larry La Fountain joins us to talk about his new coloring book on Queer History and his sexy new short story, SJU-ATL-DTW, about sex, airports and life as gay Puerto Rican in Detroit.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 4 days ago 2
FOF #2409 - How do You Pronounce Latinx? - 10.25.16

FOF #2409 – How do You Pronounce Latinx?

ow we think about gender identity and sexuality is evolving and some people are having a hard time keeping up with all the new language surrounding these new concepts.

Our friend, Professor Larry La Fountain travels all over the world talking about LGBT people and Latin American culture and one of the most common questions he gets asked is: what is Latinx and how do you translate the word “queer” into Spanish?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 2 days ago 2