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FOF #2741 – Deven Green’s Amazing Decade of Drag Queens, Betty Bowers, Video Parodies and the Ukulele

It’s been an amazing decade for comedian Deven Green, the YouTube sensation best known for her celebrity vanity video parodies and for portraying the satirical Mrs. Betty Bowers, America’s Best Christian.

Today Deven Green joins us to take a look at her creative process as a teacher, performer and musician, her passion for playing the ukulele and working with some of the top drag queens in the world.

Posted in: Comedians, Musicians, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 6 months ago 0

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 #2653 – Zach vs The Heckler

As bad as heckling is, sometimes a great comedian can work it out and make the experience transcendent.

Today comedian Zach Zimmerman joins us to talk about moments when hecklers ruined the show and other times when the comedian turned it out and became a superstar.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 0

FOF #2495 – This Time You’ve Gone Too Far

Comedians go too far all the time- that’s the whole point, to find the lines you shouldn’t cross and then plow right through them. Sometimes they succeed and expand our mind and sometimes they fail and expose their own flaws.

Today writer Derrick Clifton joins us to take a look at Kathy Griffin, Stephen Colbert and Bill Maher: the outrage over comedians who say outrageous things.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 2 years ago 2

FOF #2487 – Hold on for One More Day

It’s been seven years since the “It Gets Better” campaign encouraged folks to tell LGBT youth to hold on tight for one more day, but a new study says that approach isn’t the best way to deal with bullying.

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the landmark LGBT visibility campaign, the power of finding your tribe and why it’s ok to leave a bad situation.

Posted in: Podcast 3 years ago 2

FOF #2486 – The Drag Queens of Comedy is a Must-She!

Giant wigs, sequined gowns, too much mascara and lots of laughs, Sasha Soprano’s The Drag Queens of Comedy is the drag comedy showcase we’ve been hungry for.

Today, we take you backstage to The Drag Queens of Comedy in Chicago, where we kiki-ed with the most outrageous drag legends!

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2444 – Bootycandy

From hoo-ha to dingaling, there’s no shortage of words parents use to describe private parts to their kids. For writer director Robert O’Hara, it was “Bootycandy,” and that’s what he titled his play about a young boy who has to learn what it means to grow up gay and black.

Today, Robert O’Hara joins us top chat about his play, “Bootycandy,” the impact of Obama’s presidency, and how it’s Tyler Perry’s world and we are just living in it.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 3 years ago 5

FOF #2443 – Rebels with a Cause

One of the great challenges we face in bringing about political change is figuring out out how not to get overwhelmed by all the negativity we see in the news and our social media.

Today, comedian Meredith Kachel joins us to take a look at how to best handle the people in your life who are still Trump supporters even after all the demented policy and appointments he’s made in his first week in office.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 6

FOFA #2222 – How Not to Be an Asshole

With the election over, we are all going to have to have to deal with some unlikeable characters- wether they are family members, co-workers, politicians or pundits on TV, so how do you do it without becoming an asshole?

Today, comedian Cody Melcher joins us to take a look at how to be anything other than an asshole, dealing with everyday rotten people and what to do when you realize you’re one of the bad guys.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2361 – Making Podcasts Great Again

For a while it seemed like every Chicago comedian that came on our podcast moved to LA. For comedian Bill Cruz the move was a real struggle- before he left, he broke his ankle and then his car broke down which for LA is like breaking an ankle all over again.

Today, one of the funniest people we know- Bill Cruz, joins us to talk about the struggles to make it in LA.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 3