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FOF #2956 – Translocas: Puerto Rican Art Gender Warriors

With the high visibility of drag queens on TV and social media and (even this podcast) there’s an idea that drag is just another form of show business, but it’s so much more. For Puerto […]

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

FOF #2955 – Kate Willett: Dirtbag Anthropologist

When comedian Kate Willet suddenly found herself wanting to date men again after getting divorced from a woman she wondered about what kind of place she can hold in life for men and not let it get too weird.

Today Kate Willet joins us to take a look at men, men, men! In her new audiobook Dirtbag Anthropology, Kate Willet takes us on an intense roller coaster ride into the world of men. The series features hilarious and insightful conversations with comedians and experts and even Kate’s own father.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 days ago 0

FOF #2954 – Zac Efron’s Face Shocker

What’s going on with Zac Efron’s face? In a video promoting Bill Nye’s new environmental awareness project “Earth Day the Musical” fans were left gasping when el Zac appeared in the video looking like he had botched plastic surgery.

I’m going to need more lip gloss to gloss these lips.

Today we dig in deep to find out what happened to Zac Efron’s face, and so much delicious pop culture goodies.

Posted in: Podcast 8 days ago 0

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street, a revist to a Best of Feast of Fun episode.

Listen as we talk to author Michael Davis about his book Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street. In his book Michael takes an in-depth look at the groundbreaking program from it’s inception to the present day, covering some interesting behind-the-scenes conflicts which were a part of the creative energy of the show.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 days ago 1

FOF#2953 – Hedwig Queen Becomes the Tiger King

Tiger King- the true crime story reigned supreme as the 2020 pandemic documentary series on Netflix. It was so wildly popular that it is now getting a dramatic series produced by everyone’s favorite lesbian Kate McKinnon and starring none other than Hedwig himself, John Cameron Mitchel.

Will the Hedwig queen be able to transform herself into the Tiger King?

Today we take a look at the new web series Joe Exotic, now in production, that digs even deeper into the mayem, meth and madness of the Tiger King world.

Posted in: Podcast 15 days ago 0

FOF#2952 – HRH Princess Diandra Reads Diana Ross to Filth

Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra has had an amazing drag career impersonating her first love Diana Ross. But she also relishes channelling the other two great entertainers in her Holy Trinity: Tina Turner and Patti Labelle.

As much as Princess Diandra loves her divas, she cuts them no slack. She’d just as soon come for those ladies that the “HRH” in her title might as well stand for “Honey, Read Her!”

Today Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra joins us to tell the tales of all her adventures performing as a drag entertainer and all celebrities she loves to read to filth.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 16 days ago 2
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FOF #2950 – Alexandra Gray on Sister Act and Black Divas

Sister Act, the 1992 musical comedy starring Whoopi Goldberg, is a favorite classic for many LGBTQ+ folks, after-all, who can’t relate to a larger than life figure who has to find their own special world to protect themselves from dangerous forces?

Today Alexandra Gray, drag entertainer from the Hall Dynasty, joins us to take a look working in Chicago’s drag scene and then getting cast in the Sister Act Musical, in the lead role of Delores Van Cartier.

Listen as we chat with Alexandra about how drag gave her a path to expressing her womanhood and the similarities of her life to the movie Sister Act.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Musicians, Podcast 23 days ago 0

FOF #2949 – Making Out with Strangers

While there are a lot of similarities between the AIDS crisis of the late 80s and today’s Covid pandemic, one thing that’s been hard for a lot of people is not being able to meet up for a little hanky panky, not even get a little kiss.

Well, pucker up lovers, cause that’s all about to change.

Today we’re taking a look at new health guidelines that are saying if you’ve had your covid shots, it’s probably ok to kiss and hook up with strangers.

Posted in: Podcast 28 days ago 2

FOF #2948 – Loving: A Collection of Photos of Men in Love Transcends Time

“Love is love” became the rally cry of the modern LGBTQ+ movement, declaring that love is universal among all people. But in the past, the love that dared not speak its name found other ways to express itself in photography.

Thankfully, photograph collectors and real life married couple Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell have uncovered thousands of intimate photos of same male sex couples, many of which are featured in their new book: Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s.

Today Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell join us to take a look at these marvelous photographs from their book Loving and untangle the secret codes men had for expressing love and intimacy.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 29 days ago 0