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The Great Linkbait Wars of 2021

For the past 16 years we’ve been doing Feast of Fun, our end of the year show is sometimes called “The Year of Hell,” and while this year has been especially challenging, it hasn’t been all bad.

Joining us to look back on the year are two of our favorite comedians we’ve had on the show, Matt Brown who now interviews Black divas on his Youtube channel and Dan Cass whose parody of Steve from Blues Clues really stroked our funny bone.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 29 days ago 0

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 1 month ago 0

FOF #2997 – Hot News: Remembering Stephen Sondheim

More intense than a fight between white and Puerto Rican street gangs who just happen to have 5 years of ballet, jazz and modern under their dance belts, it’s Feast of Fun!

Today- we remember the legendary Broadway titan Stephen Sondheim, best known for musicals like: West Side Story, Company, Sweeney Todd and Madonna’s Dick Tracy movie. Sondheim passed away this weekend, at the age of 91.

Posted in: Podcast 2 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 2 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 7 months ago 0

FOF #2966 – Happy Daddy’s Day Bill Cruz

Happy Daddy’s Day! We’re all father figures to somebody! For comedian Bill Cruz, who was one of the first openly Latinx gay comedians on the comedy scene- you can call him papi!

Covid’s been a tough gig for most comedians. Bill says that now that live shows are happening again, it feels almost like starting all over.

Today our dear friend comedian Bill Cruz, joins us to look at getting his groove back this Father’s Day and how folks are reacting to Latinx representation in films like In The Heights and West Side Story.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 months ago 0