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FOF #2606 - A Soul Full of Funhouse Mirrors - 04.12.18

FOF #2606 – A Soul Full of Funhouse Mirrors

If eyes are the windows to the soul, then the soul of Esteban Andres Cruz is a funhouse full of mirrors.

Today Esteban Andres Cruz joins us to talk about his new project where he’s off to explore his queer latinx heritage by rebuilding the homes in Puerto Rico that were damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Posted in: Actors, Podcast 8 months ago 1
FOF #2549 - A Serpent in Paradise - 11.20.17

FOF #2549 – A Serpent in Paradise

The Austin International Drag Festival is a magical place where gender non-conforming artists and their friends gather to celebrate drag, but this year an undercover hack in a shake ‘n go wig filmed a drag show that catered to kids for a segment for Alex Jones’ right wing propaganda channel Infowars and they made it seem like drag queens are destroying America’s youth.

Today we give you all the delicious hot tea on the Austin International Drag Festival.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 1 year ago 0
FOF #2380 - Making Her Story - 08.24.16

FOF #2380 – Making Her Story

It’s official! Jen Richard’s groundbreaking web series Her Story, about two trans women who find love after giving up on that second hand emotion, is nominated for an Emmy.

Today, the lovely Jen Richards returns to Feast of Fun to give us a behind the scenes look at the making of Her Story and the controversies behind Caitlyn Jenner’s reality TV show I Am Cait.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 0
FOF #2214 - I Survived Up with People - 09.10.15

FOF #2214 – I Survived Up with People

As crazy as it sounds, in the mid 1960s, the right wing group Moral Re-Armament created Up with People,

The Madonna Bar Mitzvah voguing boy, Shaun Sperling, returns to tell us about his life in a musical cult- Up with People, which aimed to bridge cultures through song and dance. But in reality, it was a conservative effort to thwart liberal youth movements in the 60s.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 3 years ago 5
FOF #2122 - I Danced with Madonna - 02.25.15

FOF #2122 – I Danced with Madonna

In 2012, Chicago Lawyer Shaun Sperling uploaded a twenty year old video of himself dancing to Madonna’s song Vogue at his Bar Mitzvah. The video went viral, with over 1.3 million views on YouTube.

Listen as we talk with Shaun about how Madonna and her music ultimately helped him find himself, life after the media spectacle and squeezing the juice out of his 15 minutes of fame.

Posted in: Podcast 4 years ago 4
FOF #2098 - Your TV is on Fire! - 01.13.15

FOF #2098 – Your TV is on Fire!

It’s a whirlwind TV watching season- with Celebrity Big Brother UK, HBO’s Looking, TLC’s My Husband’s Not Gay, Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Cooking with Drag Queens, there’s a whole lot of gay going on!

Joining us is writer Zach Stafford for the Guardian UK to navigate through the choppy waters of the TV landscape.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 4 years ago 5
FOF #2081 - Alexandra Billings is the Friend Everyone Deserves - 11.12.14

FOF #2081 – Alexandra Billings is the Friend Everyone Deserves

Hollywood isn’t stellar when it comes to casting out of the closet LGBT actors in roles that portray the LGBT experience.

But thankfully that’s changing. Leading the way is trans actress Alexandra Billings, who holds the distinction of being the first trans woman to play a transgender character on television.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 2