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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 23 days ago 0

FOF #2979 – The Joy of Gay Aging

For the first time in modern history we have huge numbers of out and proud folks who are looking forward to getting the most out of life.

As the old saying goes, you’re not getting any younger. And that my friends is a marvelous thing.

Today family therapist and PrEP enthusiast Damon L Jacobs joins us to celebrate as Feast of Fun approaches its 3000th episode and talk about what it’s like to get older. Like a fine wine or a stinky cheese, this podcast is ripe for your enjoyment.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 23 days ago 0

FOF #2974 – David Wojnarowicz’s Art Against AIDS

At the height of the AIDS crisis of the late 80s, LGBTQ folks turned to creating art, performance and music to act-up, fight back and fight AIDS.

One of the most powerful voices during the AIDS crisis was David Wojnarowicz, an artist and activist who combined punk music, graffiti, performance, painting and photography into a body of work that celebrated the outsider while speaking out against a hateful government that allowed thousands of Americans to die from AIDS.

Today we’re talking to filmmaker Chris McKim about his new film Wojnarowicz: F**k You F*ggot F**ker which takes us on a thrilling journey through the AIDS epidemic as David Wojnarowicz weaponized his work to wage war on the establishment.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2963 – Stewart Pearce: The Man Who Taught Lady Diana to Speak

When Diana first entered the spotlight, she was shy and demure but after her divorce she became a strong and charismatic champion as “The People’s Princess.”

But how did she do it? How did she go from someone controlled by the monarchy to a powerful advocate for the people?

Today Princess Diana’s voice and presence coach, Stewart Pearce, joins us to look at how he helped Princess Diana tap into the power within to command an international stage.

In his new book “Diana: the Voice of Change,” Pearce dives deep into his work helping guide people like Princess Diana on how to speak and act in public.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 4 months ago 0

FOF #2959 – I’m 50 and I Like to Kick!

When it comes to aging, nothing makes us laugh like Molly Shannon’s endearing Sally O’Malley character from SNL triumphantly stating “I’m proud to say I’m 50 years old, I’m not one of those gals who’s afraid to state her real age, and I like to kick, stretch and kick!”

Today therapist and relationship expert Damon L Jacobs joins us to look at turning 50 with power, purpose, and pleasure. Damon just hit the 50 year mark himself and wrote a fabulous collection of blogs on growing older with style inspired by the movie The Breakfast Club.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 4 months ago 0

FOF #2949 – Making Out with Strangers

While there are a lot of similarities between the AIDS crisis of the late 80s and today’s Covid pandemic, one thing that’s been hard for a lot of people is not being able to meet up for a little hanky panky, not even get a little kiss.

Well, pucker up lovers, cause that’s all about to change.

Today we’re taking a look at new health guidelines that are saying if you’ve had your covid shots, it’s probably ok to kiss and hook up with strangers.

Posted in: Podcast 6 months ago 2

FOF #2946 – The Tea on Tina Turner

In the new documentary film, Tina, the Queen of Rock and Roll has the final word on her growing poor, her relationship with Ike Turner, and how she became one of the world’s most celebrated artists.

The new documentary is gonna get you hooked on Tina all over again.

But despite its in-depth look at the pop icon’s life, many amazing things were briefly touched on or left on the cutting room floor, so today is Tina Turner day, where we look at the life and legacy of this one of a kind diva.

Posted in: Musicians, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2945 – Gay Cruising at the World Trade Center

Even in places as populated as NYC, there was always a place you could go where nobody knows your name, but they’re always glad you came.

In the new short film “Trade Center,” filmmaker Adam Baran returns to the site of the World Trade Center to examine the stories of men who cruised the iconic building for sex before the twin towers fell.

Listen as we chat with Adam Baran about what made the Twin Towers a powerful center for trade, the impact of the surveillance state on cruising and can digital hookups replace what’s been lost?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2944 – Linda Simpson’s Drag Explosion

In the mid 80s, at the height of the AIDS crisis, New York City experienced a drag revolution. In the center of the action was drag queen Linda Simpson, who took pictures of all the kooky kids in the club scene with her portable camera.

Today, Linda Simpson gives us a look into her new book The Drag Explosion, her queer underground magazine My Comrade and why we still feel all these years later the shockwaves of the Drag Explosion.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2943 – Steven Thrasher: The Viral Underclass

During the early months of the Coronavirus Pandemic, folks were comparing it to the Spanish Flu of 1918, saying that at the end of the pandemic, it would be just like the Roaring 20s all over again- we’d roll our stockings down, rouge up our knees and all that jazz.

So why don’t we feel like dancing the Charleston just yet?

Today, Dr. Steven Thrasher, professor of journalism and LGBTQ Health at Northwestern University joins us to look at the Coronavirus pandemic and the changes we’ve experienced since he last visited with us a year ago.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 months ago 0