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FOF #2973 – Queer Nightlife Around the World

It’s hard to talk about the lives of LGBTQ+ people without talking about the nightlife scene where so many folks find their home. But for all the attention focused on Stonewall, Fire Island or PTown, most of queer experience, especially for trans and people of color, exists in spaces that most don’t even know about.

Today Kareem Khubchandani, author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife joins us to look at queer nightlife and spaces all around the world.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 days ago 0

FOF #2957 – James Fritz Takes On Cryptocurrency and Safe Spaces

Cryptocurrency- anything can be used as cash if you get creative enough: cigarettes in prison, jugs of Tide detergent to pay your dealer, your body and soul at work, or cryptocurrency. When something is highly desired and in limited quantity, it can be used as money, honey.

Today James Fritz, who was called the funniest comedian in Chicago a decade ago, comes back on the podcast to look at the weird world of cryptocurrency and the controversy surrounding Elon Musk hosting SNL.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2941 – A Gay Marine’s Story of Surviving War, Cancer & Journalism

At the young age of 17, James Curry hoped to escape a hostile home by enlisting in the Marines, and ended up right in the middle of the terrible War in Iraq.

Today, Peabody award winning journalist and writer James Curry joins us to talk about his new book Staying Alive: Surviving Abuse, Fighting a War and Beating Cancer- My First Twenty-Five Years.

James survived his tour of duty by hiding being gay under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy, but then after returning to civilian life, lost his first boyfriend and ended up homeless.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 months ago 2

FOF #2914 – Sari, Not Sorry! Kamani Sutra, the South Indian Drag Queen

Way before the British colonized India and brought with them homophobia and transphobia, lots of Indian people practiced the art of the Kama Sutra which celebrates the art of living well and how to get your freak on.

Our guest today is South Asian bearded drag queen Kamani Sutra who was inspired to dress up in drag by her grandfather who used to dress up in women’s clothing to perform at festivals.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 8 months ago 0

FOF #2348A – Eat, Pray, Gay

It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our friend and guest of Feast of Fun, George Saint George. George died November 5, 2016 while in his newly adopted home of India. Our hearts go out to all of George’s friends and family.

Listen as we talked with George this past June about his adventures in India. Originally posted on 06.23.16

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Podcast 5 years ago 6

FOF #2348 – Eat, Pray, Gay

India may be the land of Kama Sutra, but many of the techniques in the book on how to get jiggy with it could land you in jail. Most recently, India’s Supreme Court undid their landmark ruling and recriminalized gay sex once again.

Our guest today is George St George, who for the past two years has been living in India seeking adventure and exploring the country’s gay culture.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 3

FOF #2053 – Incredibly Strange Cookbooks

There’s something magical about cookbooks- the great ones inspire us to make delicious food and take us on a journey into the most intimate parts of other people’s lives. But then there are some other cookbooks, the stuff which nightmares are made of.

Today we take a look at incredibly strange cookbooks, unfortunate gourmet guides that should be sent back to hell where they came from.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 5

FOF #1958 – The Healing Power of Music

There’s something powerful about music. A new study reveals that people suffering from Alzheimers and other forms of dementia can dramatically improve their brain functions simply by singing their favorite show tunes.

Today our little Broadway baby Tommy Holl joins us to take a look at the wonderful ways music heals the brain and what your favorite kind of music says about you.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 14

FOF #1793 – Prince Manvendra Returns

A vibrant gay scene is blossoming in India which for years was held back by the horrible legacy of British colonial rule. Now change is finally happening thanks to people like Prince Manvendra, who has been leading the way for equality.

Today His Royal Highness Prince Manvendra joins us in person to talk about the progress for equality in India and his new organization Ekta Transglobal.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 8 years ago 5

VIDEO: Indian Queens Try to Win Online Contest with Christmas Parody

Three Indian Queens put on a Christmas show in an effort to win a prize from a gay dating website.

Posted in: Videos 10 years ago 1