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FOF #2989 – Matt Brown Takes on the Dave Chappelle Controversy

You’ve probably already heard about the controversy or even weighed in on Dave Chappelle’s final comedy special for Netflix, The Closer, where the comedy legend spends most of the hour taking an irreverent and critical look at the collective struggle of LGBTQ folks.

Today comedian Matt Brown, Ms Brown if you’re nasty, joins us to take a look at Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer” and the surrounding controversy around his comments on LGBTQ plus folks and trans bodies.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 4 days ago 0

FOF #2988 – Q-Force: From West Hollywood with Love

As LGBTQ people, we’re connected now more than ever before. We live together, we fight together and we ride together- that’s what inspired comedy writer Gabe Liedman to create Q-Force, Netflix’s new animated comedy series that takes us on an adventure with a team of queer super spies and their allies as they team up to fight evil, save the world in West Hollywood, all before Brunch.

Today Q-Force’s animators and directors Jeanette Moreno King and Alex Sayler join us to talk about the new animated series, their shared history animating The Simpsons and the new Beavis and Butthead film.

Posted in: Artists, Filmmakers, Podcast 15 days ago 0

FOF #2987 – Tom Goss is Living His Best Life

As we lead up to the milestone of our 3000th show, some of our favorite guests, who have been there for the long haul, like musician Tom Goss, are back to tell you just how awesome Feast of Fun is, and yes, they are correct.

Tom was a college wrestler who went ot the seminary in hopes of becoming a Catholic priest but then he came out, became a singer songwriter and eventually grew to be the loveable queer music icon he is today.

Today musician Tom Goss joins us to to look back on being a queer music pioneer, why he’s now creating music for the thrill of it, and how you just need 1000 dedicated fans to make it in this world.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 18 days ago 0

FOF #2986 – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

The new movie musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” tells the true story of Jamie Campbell, a 16-year-old teenager who overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness and into the spotlight as a fabulous drag queen.

Today Max Harwood and Lauren Patel, stars of the movie musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie join us to look at the making of their first film, Max and his co-star Richard E. Grant first time in drag and meeting the real life Jamie Campbell.

Posted in: Actors, Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 20 days ago 0

FOF #2985 – Erthe St. James on the Summer of Soul

The summer of 1969 was an extraordinary time- the Stonewall riots ignited the modern LGBTQ rights movement, astronauts landed on the moon, Woodstock shaped the anti-war movement and for Black folks in Harlem, it was the Summer of Soul.

Today musician Erthe St. James, who is highly influenced by Nina Simone and the music of this era joins us to look at the impact these artists from Summer of Soul have had on music and Civil Rights.

Listen as we chat with Erthe St. James about the wonderful music featured in the documentary and what the world would be like if the footage of the festival was widely seen at the time?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, Musicians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2984 – Tammy Faye: the Eyes of Matt Brown

Praise the lord and pass the ammunition.

The new biopic “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” is coming out this week. Based on the documentary of the same name, the new film revisits the rise and fall of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker and her reinvention as a gay icon.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at the legacy of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker and her redemption in the eyes of LGBTQ people after her fall from grace with religious conservatives.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2983 – Amanda Cohen on To Tell the Truth

One of the most brilliant comedians we’ve had the pleasure of working with in the past 16 years of doing Feast of Fun is Amanda Cohen. We met Amanda through a Craigslist Ad we placed for our live musical variety shows looking for a woman with a big personality and bosom to match.

Today comedian Amanda Cohen, best known to long time listeners as Amanda Steinstein, joins us to look back at all the people she’s been mistaken for: someone’s mom, a truck driving lesbian, a bug baker and an aquanaut.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 1

FOF #2982 – Mama Mia ABBA, Here We Go Again

After 40 years, ABBA, the Swedish pop group that dominated the charts in the 70s is back with a new album “Voyage” that’s already broken pre-sale records in the UK. The group also announced a tour featuring digital avatars of the band members that kicks off next year.

Today comedian Rachel Hall helps us to reflect on ABBA’s strange 40 year comeback and how that Super Trouper beam is gonna find you feeling like a number one.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2981 – Martha Chaves’ Lesbian Disneyland

Comedian Martha Chaves once thought she’d become a nun so she could be around women and not have to deal with a family that expected her to like men. But when she became a refugee in Canada, after her native Nicaragua had a revolution, she was able to live her full lesbian fantasy in the nightclubs of Montreal.

Ooh la la labia!

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 month ago 0

FOF #2980 – OnlyFans Pumpkin Spice Underwear

That didn’t take too long! After announcing last week that Only Fans.com would delete all the adult content on their site in order to comply with pressure from Mastercard and investors, the crowdsourcing platform reversed course and announced they will be allowing adult content after all and please don’t go to other websites like y’all did with Tumblr, ok?

Today we’re taking a look at the world’s second oldest profession, how the digital world is helping millions of folks survive the pandemic, and how Internet companies are still struggling with puritanical ideals of what people want.

Posted in: Podcast 2 months ago 0