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FOFA #2468 - Uncovering Gay Anthems - 06.02.17

FOFA #2468 – Uncovering Gay Anthems

With the exception of songs like Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” or Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out,” very few pop songs written as a tribute to LGBT folks have ever reached the top of the charts.

But that doesn’t mean the songs that weren’t so gay to begin with couldn’t end up being the soundtrack at our favorite bars, drag shows or pride celebrations.

Today, we take a look at songs that didn’t start out as gay anthems, but somehow the cover versions ultimately became LGBT legendary tracks.

Posted in: Music, Podcast 20 days ago 0
Jaymes Mansfield - Beauty & the Beast Princess Doll Cake

Jaymes Mansfield – Beauty & the Beast Princess Doll Cake

Today, we’re taking the controversial looking Belle doll – based on the lovely Emma Watson in the new live action film, Beauty and the Beast and sticking her right in the middle of a golden dulce de leche caramel frosted cake!

Joining us is Jaymes Mansfield, a sweet drag queen from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, best known for her YouTube series Drag HerStory Series and for her appearance on RuPaul’s’ Drag Race Season 9.

Sample FOF #2468 - Uncovering Gay Anthems - 03.29.17

Sample FOF #2468 – Uncovering Gay Anthems

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With the exception of songs like Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” or Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out,” very few pop songs written as a tribute to LGBT folks have ever reached the top of the charts. But that doesn’t mean the songs that weren’t so gay to begin with couldn’t end up being a huge part of LBGT history.

Today, we take a look at songs that didn’t start out as gay anthems, but somehow the cover versions ultimately became LGBT legendary tracks. To listen to whole episode visit www.feastoffun.com/plus and become a member.

Posted in: Music, Podcast 3 months ago 1
FOF #2468 - Uncovering Gay Anthems - 03.29.17

FOF #2468 – Uncovering Gay Anthems

With the exception of songs like Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” or Diana Ross’ “I’m Coming Out,” very few pop songs written as a tribute to LGBT folks have ever reached the top of the charts.

But that doesn’t mean the songs that weren’t so gay to begin with couldn’t end up being the soundtrack at our favorite bars, drag shows or pride celebrations.

Today, we take a look at songs that didn’t start out as gay anthems, but somehow the cover versions ultimately became LGBT legendary tracks.

Posted in: Music, Podcast 3 months ago 0
Bad Romance- Valentines of Horror

Bad Romance- Valentines of Horror

My friend, Solitaire Miles, has been collecting images of rotten or weird Valentine’s Day cards for years. Which on is your favorite? And which one will you give you nightmares?

Posted in: Culture & Style 4 months ago 0
FOF #2435 - The Experimental Sounds of Sxip Shirey - 01.18.17

FOF #2435 – The Experimental Sounds of Sxip Shirey

One of the most inventive musicians I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing is Sxip Shirey who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and went on to became one of the world’s most beloved performers of unusual musical instruments.

Today, my soul brother Sxip Shirey joins us to talk about his new album A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees.

Posted in: Interviews, Music, Musicians, Podcast 5 months ago 1
Joan Waters - Mac & Cheese Pizza Party

Joan Waters – Mac & Cheese Pizza Party

Ain’t no party like a pizza party, cause a pizza party don’t stop! Pizza is one of those foods that makes everybody happy. Maybe it’s because it’s so versatile, you can put any topping on your pie and it comes out great!

Joining us to make this synergistic pie is the lovably goofy Joan Waters, the winner of the second season of Reddit’s Lip Sync for your Life contest.

Kitty Powers - The Rocky Horror Trifle

Kitty Powers – The Rocky Horror Trifle

A lot of fans of the Rocky Horror Picture Show may remember that during the Time Warp, the unconventional conventionalists danced next to a great big dessert table. Tonight we salute the Rocky Horror Picture show by doing a spooky mini trifle made with a matcha green tea and almond cake.

Joining us is British drag queen Kitty Powers who like Dr Frank N Furter is a sweet transvestite always looking for love, if not for herself, then for others with her video game Kitty Powers Matchmaker.

FOF #2395 - Diary of a Punk Princess - 09.20.16

FOF #2395 – Diary of a Punk Princess

The punk rock scene of Los Angeles in 1970’s was a complete rejection of the commodification of music and youth culture, but after awhile, it experienced a massive fall out.

Today, punk rock royalty Pleasant Gehman, who recently wrote a chapter for the book “Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L.A. Punk” joins us to recall some of her magical times cavorting in the punk rock scene.

Posted in: Interviews, Music, Podcast, Writers 9 months ago 1
FOF #2390 - Queer Science - 09.13.16

FOF #2390 – Queer Science

It’s no secret that LGBT folks have had a profound influence on the arts but they’ve also had a tremendous effect on scientific discovery even though they often had to hide who they were.

Today, we are joined by science journalist Vincent Gabrielle to explore the lives of extraordinary LGBT scientists who changed the world.