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FOF #2654 – Genetically Engineered Fun

When you’ve done a podcast for 14 seasons, a lot of listeners come and go, but some of them stick around for the long haul. When we meet them, it’s electrifying. It’s like running into an old friend.

Our guest today is genetic scientist Dr. Fabian Braun who grew up listening to Feast of Fun. Surprisingly he turned out all right: a handsome, kind, smart man and fabulously proud of being bisexual.

FOF #2445 – The Biology of Homosexuality

You only have to look at ancient art and writings to know that among human beings, same-sex attraction has existed across time and cultures. But in our culture, studying homosexuality comes with a lot of baggage so it’s difficult making sense of why so many of us are gay.

oday, scientist Vince Gabrielle joins us to take a look at the sexy science of homosexuality

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Science Facts & Fiction 3 years ago 1

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.

FOF #2166 – Sexy Science

We love to talk about scientific studies that examine gay men, but we seldom if ever get a chance to actually talk the people who do the research.

Well, today that’s changing with our guest, Teddy Semon, a human sexuality researcher at Northwestern University, who tries to figure out what turns men on by hooking their dicks up to a machine which records how aroused they are by erotic stimulus, like porn.

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Morning Self Induced Panic Attacks Will Burn Calories!!!

Posted in: Science Facts & Fiction, Videos 8 years ago 0

FOF #1643 – It Seemed Like a Good Idea When I Was Drunk

A lot of crazy ideas get tossed around when people drink.

Today we take a look at some common misconceptions people believe are true surrounding the booze: beer guts, hallucinogenic absinthe, nightcaps, hangovers and how some whiskey makers are trying to fool mother nature.

Posted in: Food & Drink, Podcast, Science Facts & Fiction 8 years ago 11

FOF #1642 – The Sixth Sense

In reality, people posses all sorts of incredible abilities. Today we’re talking about the real sixth sense– incredible ways our bodies can understand the world around it based on subtle cues, scents and smells.

Although technically it isn’t mind reading, ovulating women have the world’s best gaydar, some people can see colors that others can’t and and everyone can really smell your fear.

Posted in: Podcast, Science Facts & Fiction 8 years ago 7

The NASA Mohawk Guy is Interviewed on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.

Listen as Bobak Ferdowsi and Adam Steltzner are interviewed about their jobs at NASA, their hair styles, and then play “Not My Job.”  

Posted in: Science Facts & Fiction 8 years ago 0

FOF #1634 – If You Were Any Prettier, You’d Be Dead

Did you know that people who have more symmetrical faces get looked over for jobs, taller folks die sooner, people and attractive folks, in general, are less fertile?

Today we take a look at some physical obstacles that you may think are holding you back, could actually be saving your life.

RIP: Sally Ride, USA’s First Female Astronaut

Doctor Sally Ride passed away peacefully today at the age of 61. What’s more, her obituary lists her as being survived by “her partner of 27 years”, Tam O’Shaughnessy, a long-time associate who as recently […]

Posted in: People, Science Facts & Fiction 8 years ago 0