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FOF #2769 – Can’t Keep a Good Drag Queen Down in the Grave

Which queen among us doesn’t dream of being thrust into the realm of legend where our name will be remembered long after we are gone?

Today, playwright and star of “At the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen” Terry Guest and his co-star Paul Michael Thomson join us to talk about bringing back Terry’s deceased drag queen uncle Courtney Berringers and her gal pal Vickie Versailles back to life in this innovative play at the The Story Theater.

Posted in: Artists, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 7 days ago 0

FOF #2763 – Strike a Pose

Today queer pioneer Jack Ryan joins us to chat about his adventures way back in 1986 when he stayed in New York City as a guest of someone working on the documentary “Paris is Burning” which highlights the legendary ball scene.

Listen as we talk with Jack Ryan about Pose, living through those legendary times, and walking the category of executive butch queen realness.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast, Writers 1 month ago 0

FOF #2751 – Rebooting the Rainbow Flag

Gilbert Baker, the designer of the rainbow pride flag, considered the flag an unfinished work of political art and encouraged others to design their own versions, like the Leather or Trans Pride Flags, so he never copyrighted the design.

Today designer Daniel Quasar joins us to talk about creating the Progress Pride Flag- how it went viral overnight and why it resonated with people all around the world.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 2 months ago 1

FOF #2748 – Art After Stonewall

A massive two venue exhibition and book, “Art after Stonewall,” takes a look at the art, artists and activists that engaged with LGBTQ+ politics to unapologetically portray same-sex and trans desire while shattering the gender binary.

Today the show’s curator, art historian Jonathan Weinberg joins us to marvel at the amazing artists who changed the world in the two decades after Stonewall.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 0

FOF #2747 – IML is for Everyone

IML, the International Mr. Leather Contest and Conference just wrapped up in Chicago where thousands of kinky folks gathered to build community and choose a new Mr. International Leather.

Today, puppeteer and internal family systems practitioner Mark Saltzman joins us to chat about IML and to continue our look at “Velvet Rage,” Alan Downs’ seminal book for overcoming the pain of growing up gay in a straight man’s world.

Posted in: Actors, Artists, Podcast 3 months ago 1

FOF #2679 – From There to Here

Performance artist Hereaclitus Here Vernon wowed us back in 2004 at last live Feast of Fools show by performing in a fragile gingerbread house dress covered in frosting and gumdrops.

Today Hereaclitus Here Vernon talks about Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey as seen in Greek mythology and films like Star Wars and ties it into the process of gender self discovery.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 9 months ago 2

FOF #2646 – Doing it Norway Style

It’s Lillehammer time! Alt For Norge, Norway’s award winning reality TV adventure show is in full swing and while last week’s episode was a high paced adrenal rush, this week was unbridled emotion.

Today Marc’s Alt for Norge gal pals, Kirstin Franklin and Kelsey Jaffer join us to take a look at the unexpected surprises they found in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Posted in: Actors, Artists, Podcast 12 months ago 0

FOF CLIP #2646 – Doing it Norway Style

A clip from podcast #2646 – “Doing it Norway Style.” To listen to the full show, become a Plus subscriber: https://feastoffun.com/plus

Posted in: Actors, Artists, Podcast 12 months ago 0

FOF #2583 – A Drag Queen in Paris

Drag queens all around the world love using French words & names as part of their act. But what about drag queens in France? Surprisingly many of them use American sounding names and English expressions from their favorite TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today Parisian drag queen Sasha Kills joins us to talk about the drag scene en France.

Posted in: Artists, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 2

FOF #2581 – Bedrooms and Lattes

One day on a whim, musical theater performer J Tyler posted photos of himself drinking his morning coffee in his well lit bedroom and it captured the imagination of folks on Instagram.

Listen as photographer, performer and #instagay JTyler Whitmer joins us to talk about his unlikely career as a sex symbol with a passion for design. Plus: What about that photo of him with It Gets Better Dan Savage’s husband Terry Miller?