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FOF #2997 – Hot News: Remembering Stephen Sondheim

More intense than a fight between white and Puerto Rican street gangs who just happen to have 5 years of ballet, jazz and modern under their dance belts, it’s Feast of Fun!

Today- we remember the legendary Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim, best known for musicals like: West Side Story, Company, Sweeney Todd and Madonna’s Dick Tracy movie. Sondheim passed away this weekend, at the age of 91.

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FOF #2996 – All the Hot News: Adele, Britney, Sesame Street Banned and the RENT is Too Damn High

It’s the podcast that always has a fire in its heart, but thankfully you can see a doctor about it, it’s Feast of Fun! Now celebrating 3000 shows and 16 years.

Today- it’s all sizzling, all hot news: Hot and fresh, just like you like it henny.

Posted in: Podcast 7 days ago 0

FOF #2995 – West Side Story Comes Full Circle for Rita Moreno

Today Larry La Fountain, drag queen Lola Von Miramar and professor of queer and Latinx studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor joins us to take a look at the amazing life of Rita Moreno as seen in the new documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.”

Plus- Cooking with Drag Queen’s first episode with Lola Von Miramar “How to Make Tostones” first popped in the fryer 11 years ago!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 13 days ago 0

FOF #2994 – Britney is Free At Last

Now that Britney is free, what’s next for the Princess of Pop – will she seek damages against her parents? Will she have a big comeback or will she retire from the public eye that’s hounded here for most of her life?

Today writer Aron Solomon joins us to took at Britney Spears’ legal battle, the #freeBritney movement, and how her case has broader legal ramifications.

Posted in: Podcast 14 days ago 0

FOF #2993 – Keep it Gay! Becoming the Producer’s Gay Hitler

For as gay as the musicals on the Great White Way are, Broadway characters and their relationships are disturbingly straight. So when we get a character that openly queer, we celebrate it, even if it’s Hitler.

Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tony Tony Tony award-winning “Mel Brooks’ The Producers” on Broadway with actor John B Boss, who has played the fierce drag queen gay Hitler in over 230 shows including the official touring production.

Posted in: Actors, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 20 days ago 2

FOF #2992 – Eric Clements Lifts the Veil on Forgotten Punk Music

Our story today begins with our neighbor and dear friend, Eric Clements, who discovered a giant box of cassette tapes at a thrift store.

Among the massive collection of pop music was a few cassettes of a band he never heard of called the Veil, whose rock music and strong lead vocals by Lorna Donley could easily have been played in rotation on MTV or featured in a soundtrack of a John Huges film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 27 days ago 0

FOF #2991 – 16 Years of Lady Bunny on Feast of Fun

Sixteen years ago on Feast of Fun, Bunny was one of our first guests on the podcast and it’s been a thrill over the years as she returns time and time again to crack us up with stories of being a baby drag queen with RuPaul, founding Wigstock and her love of the peen.

Today Lady Bunny joins us to take a look back at 16 years of being a guest on Feast of Fun and her own roller coaster ride of fame, fortune and fanatics.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 28 days ago 0

FOF #2990 – Becoming Steve from Blue’s Clues

When Steve Burns unexpectedly left the children’s TV show Blue’s Clues it opened up some wild speculation among fans. Was it drugs? An illicit affair? Was he gay? How could he just leave us like this?

So when Steve Burns came back in a video which touched on the struggles of growing up and having jobs, family and student debt, the public was deeply moved. At the same time, it was almost like a deadbeat dad coming in for an awkward hug.

Our guest today is comedian Dan Cass, who’s hilarious video parodying Steve Burns instagram return makes us roar with laughter. Listen as we take a look at Blue’s Clues affected Dan’s generation and his hilarious parody video we think everyone should check out.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2989 – Matt Brown Takes on the Dave Chappelle Controversy

You’ve probably already heard about the controversy or even weighed in on Dave Chappelle’s final comedy special for Netflix, The Closer, where the comedy legend spends most of the hour taking an irreverent and critical look at the collective struggle of LGBTQ folks.

Today comedian Matt Brown, Ms Brown if you’re nasty, joins us to take a look at Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer” and the surrounding controversy around his comments on LGBTQ plus folks and trans bodies.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2988 – Q-Force: From West Hollywood with Love

As LGBTQ people, we’re connected now more than ever before. We live together, we fight together and we ride together- that’s what inspired comedy writer Gabe Liedman to create Q-Force, Netflix’s new animated comedy series that takes us on an adventure with a team of queer super spies and their allies as they team up to fight evil, save the world in West Hollywood, all before Brunch.

Today Q-Force’s animators and directors Jeanette Moreno King and Alex Sayler join us to talk about the new animated series, their shared history animating The Simpsons and the new Beavis and Butthead film.

Posted in: Artists, Filmmakers, Podcast 2 months ago 0