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FOF #2604 - You Gonna Love Yuhua Hamasaki - 04.09.18

FOF #2604 – You Gonna Love Yuhua Hamasaki

Yuhua Hamasaki says she’s “witty, sassy and gay but don’t worry she’s also cray cray” and just to prove she is indeed cray cray, she’s on Feast of Fun.

Today Yuhua Hamasaki, a drag queen who has all her teeth, joins us to talk about her wild experience on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, the “Miss Vanjie” phenomenon, and the Rachel Tensions between Chicago’s The Vixen and New York City’s Aquaria.

FOF #2599 - I Have Cancer - 03.28.18

FOF #2599 – I Have Cancer

Art has the power to take pain and suffering and make it transcendent.

I have cancer. When I went to have my basal cell carcinoma removed, I asked the doctor if I could film it and turn it into art like the French performance artist Orlan, she just laughed and said “no.” But I did get to take a medical selfie.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0
FOF #2616 - Bianca Del Rio's New Book Will Kill You - 05.11.18

FOF #2616 – Bianca Del Rio’s New Book Will Kill You

As if she wasn’t busy enough with her comedy career Bianca Del Rio has got a new book: Blame It On Bianca Del Rio: The Expert On Nothing With An Opinion On Everything, the only self help book she says will help raise the rate of suicide.

Today Bianca Del Rio joins us to give us a sneak peek at her new book, what she thinks of the queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, working with Joan Rivers, and that viral moment when an audience member told her to be more respectful.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 0
FOF #2601 - Vivacious on RuPaul’s Drag Race's Most Iconic Moments - 04.03.18

FOF #2601 – Vivacious on RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Most Iconic Moments

Today Vivacious, mother of Ornacia takes a look at the most iconic moments from 10 years of RuPaul’s Drag Race including the recent Miss Vanjie, Miss Vanjie, Miss Vanjie.

Listen as we dive deep into why Miss Vanjie struck a nerve, how to build your chosen family, drag queens who eliminated themselves and what really sent Willam packing from Season 4.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 3
FOF #2603 - Peaches Christ on Movies with Wild Women - 04.06.18

FOF #2603 – Peaches Christ on Movies with Wild Women

A lot of us who love drag, love it because because it channels the spirit of those wild, outrageous women who embrace their rebellious side and point their middle finger at what the world wants them to be.

Today. Peaches Christ, San Francisco’s drag impressario and cult film fanatic joins us to take a look at movies with wild women who don’t give a fuck. Listen as we look at sexploitation and hagsploitation in films.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2598 - Confessions of a Gay Bar Doorman - 03.26.18

FOF #2598 – Confessions of a Gay Bar Doorman

The Dalai Lama says if every child in the world could be taught to meditate, folks wouldn’t be at each other’s throats. Until that day comes, at every bar in the world there are staff who work tirelessly to keep a saloon brawl from breaking out.

Today comedian Tim Warner joins us to talk about his experience working in a slew of gay bars.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0
FOF #2617 - The Makeup of Joseph Harwood - 05.14.18

FOF #2617 – The Makeup of Joseph Harwood

Before YouTube, many folks who love to put on a lot of makeup had to rely on their friends to develop extraordinary looks of their own. Thankfully today most folks can pick up some good tricks online and look like as if Linda Evangelista had a beautiful alien baby.

Today our guest is YouTube makeup star Joseph Harwood, winner of Simon Cowell’s YouGeneration reality contest to find the world’s next video blogging superstar. Unfortunately the show never fully got off the ground due to some controversy over crowning a gender non-conforming artist, but thankfully it all worked out in the end.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 1 month ago 0
FOF #2602 - The Magic of Your Vibrations - 04.04.18

FOF #2602 – The Magic of Your Vibrations

I’m obsessed with the Hallmark channel series Good Witch, where a mysterious woman moves into a small town and starts turning the lives of the townsfolk around with her witchy goodness.

When life gives you a challenge, how you approach it can greatly affect the outcome. But just like medicine, sometimes positive spells can a dark side

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0
FOF #2621 - Scott Thompson Brings Back Buddy Cole to Save the World - 05.21.18

FOF #2621 – Scott Thompson Brings Back Buddy Cole to Save the World

One of the most influential comedians of our time has been Scott Thompson with his work on The Kids in the Hall, the pioneering sketch comedy show where five friends every week crossdressed into outrageous characters; and his creation of Buddy Cole, the acid tongued gay socialite who can get away with saying anything.

Today comedian Scott Thompson joins us to talk about his iconic character, the re-release of Budy Cole’s biography ‘Buddy Babylon’ and his new hit show Après Le Déluge (After the Flood): The Buddy Cole Monologues.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 28 days ago 1
FOF #2600 - If I Could Turn Back Taaaymmmr - 03.29.18

FOF #2600 – If I Could Turn Back Taaaymmmr

One of the great things about living in a city like Chicago is you get to see musicals being born. Before they go to Broadway, a lot of big shows get tested in the Windy City to see if it’s a smash hit or a stinker.

Today we’re taking a look at the promising new musicals being unleashed first in Chicago: The Cher Show, Tootsie, Charlie and Chocolate Factory and now running Pretty Woman:The Musical.

Posted in: Podcast 3 months ago 2