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The Battle Over West Side Story

60 years later, West Side Story is back, this time directed by Stephen Speilberg with new lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a new book by Tony Kushner and Executive Produced by and starring Rita Moreno in a new role as the motherly Valentina.

The remake is being celebrated for its more positive portrayal of minorities, but some folks are still stung by the racist legacy of the original work and would rather see new films created for and by Puerto Rican people.

Today we take a look at Stephen Speilberg’s remake of West Side Story, what changes they made, why the box office numbers are low and why you will love it!

Posted in: Podcast 7 months ago 0

FOF #2995 – West Side Story Comes Full Circle for Rita Moreno

Today Larry La Fountain, drag queen Lola Von Miramar and professor of queer and Latinx studies at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor joins us to take a look at the amazing life of Rita Moreno as seen in the new documentary “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.”

Plus- Cooking with Drag Queen’s first episode with Lola Von Miramar “How to Make Tostones” first popped in the fryer 11 years ago!

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

FOF #2967 – Matt Brown Returns to Give You Gay Pride

As America starts to nervously open up and hopefully overcome the Covid pandemic, it’s good to know that some things never change: Feast of Fun is still going strong and the outrageous comedian Matt Brown is back in person to give you a full dose of Gay Pride you didn’t think you could handle.

Today, we are back in the home studio, in-person, face to face with comedian Ms Brown, Matt Brown if you’re nasty, and let’s face it, who isn’t?

Listen as we take a look at Matt’s captivating Joan Crawford inspired eyebrows and all the sizzling hot news

Today, we open up the home studio back to in-person guests with comedian Ms Brown, Matt Brown if you’re nasty, and let’s face it, who isn’t?

Listen as we take a look at Matt’s captivating Joan Crawford inspired eyebrows and all the sizzling hot news.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 1 year ago 0