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FOF #2323 - The Unsinkable Joan Waters - 04.18.16

FOF #2323 – The Unsinkable Joan Waters

We’re mad about Joan Waters, a carefree drag queen who happily embraces her goofy side to the delight of audiences.

Today Joan Waters joins us to talk about beating off 20 drag queens to snatch the crown in Trannika Rex’s drag contest, Crash Landing, which was a surprise win for this perennial drag underdog. Plus– Happy Birthday Fausto Fernós!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2322 - A Brief Herstory of Drag Queen Music - 04.13.16

FOF #2322 – A Brief Herstory of Drag Queen Music

Long before drag queens became drag superstars, many gender non conforming artists worked the Chitlin Circuit, a nickname given to venues where black and often queer artists could freely and safely perform in a racially segregated America.

Today we’re going back, back, back to the roots of drag queen musical acts from the Chitlin Circuit all the way to RuPaul and beyond with DJ Marc Moose Moder.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 1 month ago 3
FOF #2321 - Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake, Part One - 04.11.16

FOF #2321 – Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake, Part One

We love the wild women and outrageous plots of films like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Rocky Horror, Myra Breckinridge and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, but despite their success as camp classics, after their release, the hunks who starred in them all but disappeared from Hollywood.

Today we’re joined by Peaches Christ, who has been parodying many of these campy films for decades, to discuss why these hunks ran screaming from Hollywood after making only one film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 1 month ago 1
FOF #2320 - The Incredible Life of Male Actress Charles Pierce - 04.08.16

FOF #2320 – The Incredible Life of Male Actress Charles Pierce

Long before people lined up to meet the reality TV stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, comedian Charles Pierce packed the clubs from the 1960s to the 90s with his outrageous send ups of Hollywood’s Golden Age divas.

Today we’re joined by actor Kirk Fredrick, whose new book “Write That Down! The Comedy of Male Actress Charles Pierce,” details his work as a producer, stage manager, and dresser to Pierce for over 20 years.

Posted in: Actors, Drag & Trans, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 6
FOF #2319 - The Faux Queen is for Real - 04.07.16

FOF #2319 – The Faux Queen is for Real

While cisgender women can certainly tear it up onstage, the don’t always get embraced by LGBT folks who may see them like a white rapper trying to gain acceptance from black folks.

Our guest today is one of Chicago’s rising stars in the drag queen scene, Chelsea Devantez who as Dicksie Pictoria won highly competitive Crash Landing contest, but unlike many of the trans and gay male contestants, Chelsea is a cisgender woman.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 months ago 5
FOF #2318 - How to Get Rich off Bigotry and Discrimination - 04.06.16

FOF #2318 – How to Get Rich off Bigotry and Discrimination

In Kansas, students will be awarded a whopping $2,500 bucks if they report a transgender person using the bathroom, which got our friend Jeffrey Jay thinking that he could “accidentally” get caught using the “wrong bathroom” and then split the reward money as soon as he gets out of prison.

Today we’re joined by the he-larious Jeffrey Jay to take a look at the outrageous nature of the new anti-trans bathroom bills.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 2 months ago 7
VIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 Interviews

VIDEO: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 Interviews

The wait is over, all the Feast of Fun Season 8 Red Carpet Interviews are now up! Check it out as we talk to the Season 8 queens on the red carpet at the Chicago premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race in Chicago.

Posted in: Featured, Videos 2 months ago 0
FOF #2317 - Color My Love - 04.01.16

FOF #2317 – Color My Love

Anyone who has ever had a bad break up knows that there are many different ways to cope with a broken heart- some sing, some dance, some fuck the pain away, but for others, they get crafty.

Our guest today is artist Nathan Rapport, who created an adult coloring book as a way to deal with his own broken heart. His book “Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me,” features an erotic collection of gay men getting it on.

Posted in: Artists, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 0
Natasha Douglas Wins  Miss Continental Plus 2016

Natasha Douglas Wins Miss Continental Plus 2016

Congratulations to the large and in charge Natasha Douglas for snatching the crown at the Miss Continental Plus Pageant 2016. We absolutely adore Natasha’s charm and style. The highly coveted title of Miss Continental Plus 2016 couldn’t have gone to a nicer queen. May you reign supreme girl!

Posted in: Drag & Trans 2 months ago 0