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FOF # 2873 – The Big Flower Fight’s Henck & Yan

One of Netflix’s most heartwarming new reality TV shows is the competitive floral design series, The Big Flower Fight, where ten teams of plant enthusiasts are challenged to create larger-than-life plant and flower installations to win top prize- Best in Bloom.

Today Henck Röling and Yan Skates, the wildly creative and costumed contestants from the show join us to spill the herbal tea on their friendships and shady rivalries between contestants on the show.

Posted in: Podcast, Television 30 days ago 0

India Ferrah, Mimi Imfurst & Stacy Lane Matthews: Part 1

Drag- for some girls it’s not just a job, it’s an adventure. A revolution in drag is exploping thanks to the success of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Today we’re talking to three of the fabulous queens from the reality TV competition who all scored high in charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent, and if you take the first letter of that list, these ladies give it in abundance!

India Ferrah, Mimi Imfurst & Stacy Lane Matthews: Part 2

Today is part two of our special with the fabulous queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Can I get an Amen around here?

One of the most controversial moments on the 3rd season of the reality TV show was the factions created by the self-proclaimed “pretty” queens who called themselves “Heathers” and called the other contestants “Booger Queens.” Up till now, RuPaul could pick any booger as winner!

Master Chef’s Tommy Walton Sets the Kitchen on Fire

We’re just crazy about Tommy Walton, who Chef Gordon Ramsay said was one of the most memorable people on his reality TV cooking competition MasterChef.

Today we chat with Chef Tommy Walton about his stint on reality TV, his wild fashion sensibility and how he managed to convince one of the contestants that he was a vampire.

FOF #2859 – Ridiculous Food Trends That Probably Will Perish After the ‘Rona

One good thing about Miss Rona is that she has us all in the kitchen making good food and stress eating the anxiety away. The reason they call it COVID-19 is because of the 19 pounds we’re gonna put on when this is all over.

Food trends come and go and while we are baking bread and living off dolonga coffee for now, some truly awful foods will thankfully be banished to the trash can.

Today we take a look at ridiculous popular food trends that will probably perish during the coronavirus pandemic and how folks are changing the way they eat at home.

Posted in: Food & Drink, Podcast 3 months ago 0

FOF #2833 – Trans Pioneer Kennidi Monroe is Back!

Before Lizzo preached the gospel of body positivity and before folks cashed in on their sex appeal on patronage sites, one of our favorite guests on Feast of Fun was the Voluptuous Diva Kennidi Monroe.

Sadly, we had a falling out with Kennedi in 2008 when she posted a video asking people to cancel Feast Of Fools. Since then we kissed and made up and today musician, drag performer and trans pioneer Kennidi Monroe comes back on Feast of Fun to talk about her extraordinary life and her new single.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 4 months ago 0

FOF #2812 – The Santaland Diaries, and other Strange Christmas Jobs

To make it as an artist today you have to have a side hustle and during the holidays, that sometimes entails slipping into an elf costume to become Santa’s little side ho ho ho.

David Sedaris’ masterpiece, “The Santaland Diaries,” which explores the legendary writer’s gig as an elf at Macy’s Santaland in New York City, is now playing at the Goodman Theater starring Steven Strafford who joins us to look at all the odd holiday jobs we’ve taken over the years including his current job playing “Crumpet the Elf.”

FOF #2811 – Out in the Cold

This holiday season, thousands of LGBTQ youth are out in the cold. To combat this problem, the Chicago charity, Care for Friends, is inviting folks to spend a night in tents out in the cold in the middle of February to raise money to support homeless LGBTQ youth.

Today JD Miller- chairperson of the Care for Friends joins us to talk about the complex nature of what it takes to motivate people to give not just during the holiday season, but to give all year long.

Muffy Fishbasket – S’mores Cocktails and Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev is one of those dishes that used to pop up on the menus at some of the finest restaurants in the world but eventually turned into a convenience food served at school cafeterias or summer camp.

Jade Sotomayor & Monica Beverly Hillz – Beef Empanadas w/ Chimichurri Sauce

Baked or fried, sweet or savory, empanadas can be found not just in Latin America but all over the world. Choose your own filling adventure.

Joining us today are two of the most memorable Puerto Rican queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Jade Sotomayor and Monica Beverly Hillz.