FOF #2641 – Guy Branum is Goddess

Aug 7, 2018 · 2449 views

Guy Branum takes on Hollywood, gay culture, class, body acceptance, identity and Canada in his memoir “My Life as a Goddess.” Photos courtesy of Atria Books.

At a young age, out gay comedian Guy Branum realized that channeling his inner goddess was a great way to assert power in a world dominated by straight men. As a gay boy you might not have the ability to wield lightning bolts but you sure can turn a bitch into stone with a cold stare and a sassy quip delivered with impeccable timing.

Today, Guy Branum joins us to talk about his hilarious and touching new memoir “My Life as a Goddess” that details his journey from his repressive upbringing in the farmlands of California to becoming one of the most sought after out gay comedians in Hollywood.

Listen as Guy gives us the skinny on being large and in charge, why Hairspray’s Tracy Turnblad is the greatest plus sized movie character ever and how Guy’s comedy career started with the Secret Service knocking on his door.

Plus,

Serving popcorn to the Crown Prince of Norway.

How footnotes can be the ultimate form of shade.

How the gay voice betrays us but also give us life.

How to win big prizes on his game show: Talk Show The Game Show.

Featured Book: Guy Branum – My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir through (Un)Popular Culture: Amazon

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