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FOF #2736 – Lizz Winstead Takes on the Most Sexist Songs Ever Written

When you find out a popular musician is a truly rotten person it’s easy enough to “cancel” them when you’re not a fan, but when their work is super popular and speaks to so many people, including you, it’s not so easy.

Today the she-larious Lizz Winsted joins us to look at “cancel” culture when entertainers are revealed to be harmful people. How has political comedy changed since she started the Daily Show on Comedy Central?

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF #2728 – Naughty Boys Need Love Too

Comedians often get asked by people they hook up with, “Are you going to talk about me in your act? For comedian Zach Zimmerman, the answer is yes.

Today, the hilarious Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about his debut comedy album “Clean Comedy” where he covers dating and casting his own dong for his boyfriend.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF #2727 – When Oprah Dyed the Chicago River The Color Purple

Nowadays it seems all of the popular April Fools Day jokes are just awful Internet memes or brand marketing, leaving us to wonder what happened to all the great pranks of yesteryear?

Today Amanda Cohen joins us to look at April Fool’s Day pranks then and now, from our early days as Feast of Fools where we convinced folks that Oprah was going to dye the Chicago River the Color Purple to when Amanda crushed people’s hearts by announcing she had gotten too famous for this podcast.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 months ago 1

FOF #2716 – Drag Queens are a Riot

What’s fun about watching drag queens on reality TV shows and on the internet is how we struggle when it comes to comedy. Camp is an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because it’s bad, and when your favorite queen bombs on stage, it’s still funny as hell.

Today, comedian and improv teacher Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the unique demands drag queens have for comedy and how they transform failure into something she-larious.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 months ago 0

FOF #2715 – Trailer Park Magic

Comedian Carma Rae Gold just spent some vacation time visiting her family at their trailer parks in Florida and Alabama and boy was she surprised when they started quoting all the talking points from Fox news.

Today the she-larious Carma joins us to take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of living in a trailer park.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 months ago 0

FOF #2712 – Amanda Cohen is Nobody’s Mom

Long time listeners of Feast of Fun will remember Amanda Cohen as the squeaky voiced Amanda Steinstein who commented on all of the strange news. She is also hailed as the 3rd most challenging transformation on the reality TV show What Not to Wear.

Today Amanda Cohen joins us to talk about the history of women in stand up comedy.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2711 – The Complicated Case of Jussie Smollett

Like an episode of the prime time melodrama Empire, the case of Jussie Smollett has everyone hanging on the edge of their seat wondering was he or wasn’t he a victim of a hate crime?

Today, comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at the complicated case of Jussie Smollett and how race, sexual identity, celebrity and fascism intertwine to make for one hell of a case.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2707 – Peaches Christ Takes on Mean Girls

For queer folks, Tina Fey’s film Mean Girls became an instant cult classic for the way it captures the complex dynamic between bullies and their victims.

Today San Francisco based drag queen Peaches Christ joins us to take a look at bullying in the film Mean Girls and how it carries on the great tradition of teen movies like Heathers and Jawbreaker.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2706 – The Horrific Origins of Valentine’s Day

While it may seem like just another cash grab by candy manufacturers, Valentine’s Day began in Greco-Roman times as a sadomasochistic fertility ritual and nowadays it is responsible for a lot of horrific clickbait relationship advice articles on the Internet.

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the dark and gruesome origins of Valentine’s Day and all the outrageous romantic advice blogs post to coincide with the holiday.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 months ago 0

FOF #2696 – I’ve Got A New Attitude

We all hope for a better future, especially when the year we’re leaving behind was as rough as the singing on Rent Live!

Today comedian Carma Rae Gold joins us to take a look at some of our goals from years past like getting in shape or learning a new musical instrument and how to get on with this year’s goals while having a little sexy fun along the way.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 months ago 1