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I'm Fausto Fernós, internet maniac. I have an unusual name, it' means "lucky." Together with my partner Marc Felion (who has an amazing sexy voice) we do a daily talk show called Feast of Fun we started way back in 2005. We do this because we love talking about funny news, politics and strange stuf…

Fausto Fernós & Marc Felion

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Pride Marches On

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 86:46

Ever since the Stonewall Riots ignited the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement in 1969, most major cities have had Pride Parades until the Covid Pandemic of 2020 where it was all put on pause.This year will be the first Pride Parade we've had in two years, and while we are still concerned over Covid, there's now also the worry over violence, like recently in Idaho where a van full of Fascist militia were ready to harm people celebrating Pride.Joining us today is our pal Jack Ryan, the host of The 10% Percent Show that ran on Chicago Cable Access in the late 80s and early 90s, to take a look at the changing face of Pride and the new challenges we face this year as millions of people gather once again to celebrate sexual and gender diversity.Plus➤ Texas Republicans' Platform Calls LGBTQ Life an “Abnormal Lifestyle Choice”➤ Sir Elton says ‘I'll never forget you.'Episode #3037

Drag Queens vs Fascists

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 71:04

Like St. Patrick's Day or Mardi Gras, Pride month used to mean drunk, rowdy folks celebrating out in the streets, and now, for some, it means dragging your screaming kids to the local library to see drag queens struggling to read a children's book.Fascists are now more critical of drag queens than Aubrey O'Day reading Alyssa Edwards for her perfume ad in Season 5 of Drag Race (look it up). But is all this commotion just a distraction from the January 6 hearings on the Republicans' sloppy attempt at a political coup to end democracy?Can't these furry horned right wing fascists sashay away?Today comedian Dan Cass, who sees the January 6th hearings as some of the best theater, joins us to make sense of the storm cloud of madness brewing.FOLLOW DAN CASS: https://www.dan-cass.comPlus--➤ A two year old baby boy in England shows signs of puberty after exposure to his dad's testosterone gel.➤ Kim Kardashian says she'd eat poop to stay young and beautiful.➤ Ellen's former hunky gardener Billy Reilich has a new gig.➤ Maybelle Blair, the women's baseball pioneer who helped inspire the film 'A League Of Their Own,' comes out at the young age of 95.Episode #3036

Hattie RetroAge Uses Orgasms to Bring World Peace

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 89:20

We live in very challenging times- increasing gun violence, inequality and a pandemic which makes it hard to connect with others.But one light in the darkness is Hattie RetroAge, the sex positve grandma who made a splash several years ago as a model for Dolce & Gabbana and for being a mature woman who loves to date younger men.You've probably heard the idea that orgasms can bring about world peace, but isn't that a bit wishful thinking? Or is there more to this idea that your sexual energy can be a force for good?Today the very sex positive and aging positive Hattie RetroAge shares with us her secrets for good sex and how the power of an orgasm can heal not just your body, but the world.Listen as we chat with the delightful Hattie about what every man wants and how to give it to him good!FOLLOW HATTIE RETROAGE: https://www.instagram.com/hattitudes1Episode #3035

Burlesque for Bodybuilders - Chaka Corn

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 90:03

Most strip tease shows have a narrow idea on what makes a body beautiful, but newer burlesque shows invite everyone to fearlessly be themselves, no matter how thick or juicy you may be. Even the fellas are getting in on the fun. The new film Baloney, (now streaming everywhere) tells the surprising story of San Francisco's beloved Gay All-Male Revue which delights audiences with live performances that lovingly investigate the experience of gay and queer men.Let's Grow Big Together! The podcast that makes its own gravy. In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle- how to build it, keep it going, muscle gods and muscle worship. Today bodybuilder, burlesque performer, drag queen and former college cheerleader Andrew Slade, best known in San Francisco as Chaka Corn, joins us to look at his performance tribe Baloney and how it's featured in the new documentary film by the same name.WATCH BALONEY THE FILM: https://www.baloney.filmCHAKA CORN: https://www.instagram.com/chakacornPlus--• Why building muscle in your chest helps to increase sensitivity in your nips.• Connecting for sexy fun with your muscle admirers.Episode #3034

The Changing Face of Pride

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 87:22

This year marks the first Pride celebration for many folks since the Covid shutdown. As we prepare to brave the crowds and celebrate sexual and gender diversity, we've noticed that the flags, words and even the people who show up for Pride celebrations have changed.Today the reliably hilarious Matt Brown, who has the spirit of Betty Davis trapped in the body of a young black comedian, joins us to look back on the changing face of Pride and the intergenerational challenges LGBTQ+ folks face.MATT BROWN:http://www.msbrowncomedy.comPlus--➤ Former Feast of Fun regular guest Zach Stafford wins a Tony Award for producing A Strange Loop with RuPaul and Billy Porter.➤ Lizzo gets in hot water for using a pejorative term that last appeared in the film Back to the Future.➤ Republican Lauren Boebert wants kids out of drag bars but is ok with her husband exposing himself in public.➤ Why are people blaming the woman who was killed by an elephant that returned to her funeral to trample her corpse again?Episode #3033

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rainbow Capitalism

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 66:08

"Now with Bonus Trans Fats and Closet Free Eggs." Gayo Mayo concept parody art by Doctor Photograph.June is Pride Month, where folks all around the world celebrate the Stonewall riots and the birth of the modern gay rights movement with parades, parties, dollar well drinks, and lots and lots of plastic rainbow striped merchandise.Call it a sign of the times, but corporations who never would have dreamed of being affiliated with anything LGBTQ 50 years ago have since hopped on the parade float and are now releasing all kinds of rainbow products with hilarious results.Today we're take a look at how we learned to stop worrying and love rainbow capitalism- the insatiable need to sell us LGBTQ themed merchandise even when it comes from businesses who typically fights against LGBTQ Equality.PLUS--➤ U.S Post office unveils a Nancy Reagan stamp just in time for Pride.➤ The new gay film Fire Island written by Chicago comedian Joel Kim Booster sets Hulu on fire.➤ Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)" which came out in 1985 peaked in the top 10 thanks to Stranger Things.➤ Farewell Catherine Dominique, Cyndi Lauper's mom in real life and in her music videos, best known for being in the music video “girls just wanna have fun” passed away. She was 91. She Bop!Episode #3032

Building a Secret Agent's Body - Agent Dave Oleksa

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 73:51

There's something irresistible about James Bond, a secret service agent who stops supervillains from destroying the world with diamond powered lasers.But despite endless martinis and bullet wounds these super spies seem to effortlessly maintain rock hard bodies.Let's Grow Big Together!The podcast that hits it harder in the gym than Shirley Basey belting out Goldfinger.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, keep it going, muscle gods and muscle worship.Today former Secret Service Agent and bodybuilder Dave Oleksa shares his top secrets at staying in incredible shape while raising a family and holding a full time job where people's lives are on the line.Also as an openly gay dad, Agent Oleksa was tasked with protecting Vice President Mike Pence during the Trump Administration, but thankfully moved on to other jobs before the January 6 terrorist attack on the United States Capitol.AGENT DAVE OLEKSA:https://www.instagram.com/doubleoleksaPlus--➤ How do secret service agents maintain the bodies they need to protect world leaders from harm?➤ Striking the right tempo in your music and workouts.➤ Astaxanthin, the powerful antioxidant flamingoes and bodybuilders love.Episode #3030

Muscle Worship Bill is Back

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 85:55

We were shocked on the first episode of Let's Grow Big Together when our guest, Muscle Worship Bill, delighted us with the story of hooking up with one of his favorite bodybuilders who used his face as a footstool as he scarfed down on his breakfast of toast, bacon and eggs.The food at IHOP is terrible, but the customer service is excellent. Dom Muscle God having his breakfast with his sponsor making sure his feet are comfortable. Source: DomMuscleGod1/TwitterLet's Grow Big Together! The podcast that goes wild for two kinds of men: the kind with muscles and the kind with even more muscle.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today Muscle Worship Bill returns with more adventures of marveling before his favorite muscle gods. Bill is well known among bodybuilders for his anonymous Instagram account Slave to the Muscle which says “I pay to worship muscle.”MUSCLE WORSHIP BILL: https://www.instagram.com/slavetothemusclePlus--➤ The one steroid everyone should be taking, regardless if you're a bodybuilder or not.➤ Spotlight focuses on exercises and apps that will get you huge and freaky.➤ Google celebrates The Great Gama and his unusual bodybuilding regimen.

Max Sage Makes the Judges Eat it on Chopped

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 83:59

“Love is my secret ingredient!” One of the most outrageous and charming drag performers I've had a pleasure of sharing a stage with is Austin, Texas' very own Max Sage . better known as Ms. Anne Thrope. Max is an accomplished chef and recently wowed Food Network judges on Chopped Sweets, a cooking competition where 4 confectionery artists are tasked with making delicious desserts from some pretty weird ingredients.As a pastry chef, Max certainly has an incredibly tasteful palette, but onstage as a drag queen she lets her wicked witchery loose and causes a scandal wherever she goes. FOLLOW MAX SAGE / MS. ANNE THROPE: https://www.instagram.com/themaxsageToday pastry chef, drag queen and wild child Max Sage joins us to reflect back on his reality TV contest appearance on Food Network's Chopped Sweets and her rebellious nature as a drag queen in Austin, Texas. Plus--• How to dodge the TV censors with double entendres.• Neil Patrick Harris apologizes for his Amy Winehose corpse charcuterie plate ten years later.

Jeffrey Jay on the Reality Podcast Being Trans

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 100:23

It's been ten years since comedian Jeffrey Jay first came on Feast of Fun to talk about being one of just a few openly trans men working in stand up comedy.Identifying more as a comedian than to any gender, Jeffrey Jay has experienced the highs and lows of show business, from struggling as an entertainer in LA, hosting and starring in a kids streaming television show, and going through rehab and coming out stronger than ever.In the new reality podcast series Being Trans, Jeffrey Jay shocked audiences on the premiere episode when he said he often blew off his hormone therapy because he didn't like how it made him feel: horny and aggressive.Today our deal friend Jeffrey Jay, joins us to look back on 10 years on Feast of Fun and his new project Being Trans, an unscripted doc-reality podcast series that follows four transgender individuals living in Los Angeles.➤ JEFFERY JAY: https://jeffreyjaycomedy.com➤ BEING TRANS PODCAST: https://lemonadamedia.com/show/being/Plus,➤ Madonna creates an NFT for charity featuring a tree growing out of her hoo ha! Ooh la la.Episode #3028

Janey Jacké Rises Above the Crowd

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 54:48

Right now there are 184 drag queens who have competed to be the next drag superstar on RuPaul's Drag Race TV shows all over the world.And that number of queens is quickly growing as dozens of new contestants wait for their turn in the spotlight as their seasons start to air.So how does Janey Jacké, a little Dutch girl from the Brewster-Häagen-Dazs projects of Amnsterman lip sync for her life in wooden clogs stand out from the rest to win over the hearts of drag fans around the world?Today Janey Jacké, runner up from Drag Race Holland Season One and Semi-Finalist on Drag Race UK vs The World Season One joins us to talk about her adventures as an international drag superstar and rising above the ocean of talented performers with her Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent.Listen as we chat with Janey about the upcoming RuPaul's Drag Race British Invasion Tour, growing up in a Amesteram's liberal pro-recreational drug environment and the secret to a good stroopwafel.JANEY JACKÉ: https://www.instagram.com/janeyjackeRuPaul's Drag Race British Invasion: https://vossevents.comPlus,➤ Andy Warhol's ‘Marilyn' painting sells for $195 million at auction- the most for any US artist.Episode #3026

Bodybuilding After 50 - Chris Lavoie

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 90:52

Whether you're a spring chicken or a crowing rooster, the sun rises and eventually sets on your body's ability to build muscle. But just because you're headed into your golden years doesn't mean you can't develop a jacked up muscular body that would make Zeus jealous!Let's Grow Big Together, the podcast that makes you walk funny, but that's because yesterday was leg day.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle- how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today bodybuilder and progressive talk radio star Chris Lavoie, best known as the Co-Host on the Stephanie Miller Show, joins us to talk about how he got huge and freaky in order to win 3rd place in the Masters 40+ Division of The NPC San Francisco Championships in 2016.CHRIS LAVOIE: https://twitter.com/RadioGuyChrisRECOMMENDED SUPPLEMENT:Methylene Blue: https://amzn.to/3963TRc➤ What considerations do folks over the age of 50 need to know about building muscle?➤ A look at muscle daddy icons Frank Zane, Gregg Avedon and Brian Buzzini.➤ Why are bodybuilders taking the brain boosting supplement Methylene blue?Episode #3025

Caleb De Casper, Our Favorite Xenomorph Femme Boy

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 73:41

When queer rebel musician Caleb De Casper got an honorary day celebrating his musical contribution to Austin Texas, the Live Music Captial of the World, all hell broke loose on Twitter. After all, it's Elon Musk's dumpster fire now.Right wingers went berserk seeing Caleb De Casper decked out in a golden bustier with long hair and makeup. They are accusing him of being a witch, calling him anti-semetic slurs and even worse: they say his lip stick color didn't match his dress!CALEB DE CASPER:https://www.calebdecasper.comFEATURED ALBUM:

Getting a Go Go Boy Body - Danny Wilcoxx

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 67:04

When it comes to building your best body, it helps to have a passion for performance and getting an audience all riled up.Let's Grow Big Together! The only podcast that thrusts it, does a pique turn and pops out of a paper mache volcano looking flawless and jacked.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle- how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today we're chatting with nightclub entertainer Danny Wilcoxx who dances at the Lucky Horseshoe and runs a lucrative content based site for his admirers.Danny needs to be jacked but keep as much of his flexibility so he can tumble for his fans onstage and look like a demigod when he's starring in boudoir films of a pleasurable nature.DANNY WILCOXX: https://www.instagram.com/danny_wilcoxx/Plus--➤ Finding someone to do muscle worship with you.➤ How not to be intimidated by bigger muscular guys at the gym.Episode #3023

Sleeping with the Guests

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 84:33

Over the years we've had thousands of attractive, charming folks on the podcast, people we've had great chemistry with, and others who when we met, it was murder.So naturally since we get so intimate with the guests on the show, one of the most common questions we get asked is: “did you sleep with them?”Today, licensed marriage and family therapist Damon L Jacobs is back once again to answer our hard questions on relationships and creating content in this complex Instagram age we live in.Damon is best known for his work with PrEP and HIV prevention, and has a lot of great insights into the ethics behind doing a talk show where we, as Carol Channing once said, ask “very penetrating questions.”DAMON L JACOBS: https://damonljacobs.comListen as we take a look at hating on men when you are sexually attracted to them, and right wing media's “War on Men” where they talk about low testosterone levels, but avoid discussing environmental polllution, healthcare and mental health as a source of these problems.Plus-- Just as we were about to board a flight, a Federal judge strikes down the CDC mask mandate for travelers.Episode #3022

Fausto Turns 50!

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 59:19

My name is Fausto Fernós and It's my birthday! I'm proud to say that I'm 50 years old. I'm not one of those gays who's afriad to tell their real age and I like to kick, stretch, and kick. I'm 50. 50 years old.Well you're 50 everywhere except on YouTube-land, Podcast-land, Instagram, Facebook-land, Grindr, Scruff, Growlr, Adam4Adam,Boy Ahoy, Tinder, BeeGeeCee, Christian Mingle, and last but not least, all the other lands across the land.Ok, I'll switch back after a couple of weeks to my original age, 33.Today we're celebrating Fausto Fernós' birthday, my handsome co-host and husband, who along with me created one of the first podcasts in history 17 years ago. We're taking a look at Fausto's life as a Puerto Rican drag queen, stilt-walker, elementary school teacher, fire-eater, musician, line cook, graphic designer, podcast pioneer, lesbian flag designer and bodybuilder, and what it's like to be 50!Plus--➤ US life expectancy suffers a historic decline➤ Hey ya'll, Britney Spears says she's preggers!➤ Weird Easter traditions from around the world.Episode #3021

Irene Tu: We're Done Now

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 49:08

It's always a delight to talk to comedians about their new albums, because there's always so much good, hilarious stuff to talk about with them based on their work. So we were shocked when comedian Irene Tu told us her new comedy album is a pack of lies.Today Irene Tu, who describes themselves as as a Lesbian Larry David, joins us to talk about her new comedy album, “We're Done Now.”IRENE TU: https://www.irenetu.comListen as we chat with Irene about why she describes her fashion style as inherently gay,why so many LGBTQ people are vegan and learning how to juggle, or not. We don't know, she said comedy is all lies.FEATURED ALBUM: Irene Tu - We're done Herehttps://amzn.to/377bG0GEpisode #3020

Spencer Day Celebrates Broadway Musicals

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 53:42

Musician Spencer Day didn't know what to expect when he found himself in Mexico at the onset of the Covid pandemic. With nowhere to perform live, Spencer suddenly had the time to explore music he loves- Broadway Showtunes. In his new album “Broadway by Day” Spencer Day offers a fresh jazzy take on some of the most beloved Broadway song classics featuring his caramel rich vocals and instrumentation. Today Spencer Day, the out #1 Billboard jazz/pop singer and songwriter, seen everywhere from Lincoln Center to the Hollywood Bowl joins us to look back at the good times and bad times of the pandemic, as seen through the sounds of musicals like Annie, Chorus Line and Jesus Christ Superstar. FEATURED ALBUM:

Muscle Nerds - Kevin Giezy, That Singing Bodybuilder

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 58:50

Competitive sports and physical education have traditionally been difficult spaces for most gay men to be in, but now more than ever, the gym is a place where everyone is welcome.At the gym, we all come together to build muscle, get in touch with our bodies and be our best selves. Gay or straight, bi or bi-curious, for those who are into bodybuilding, it's a thrill to see a jacked-up beast flex their muscles, even if it's our own selves in the mirror.Let's Grow Big Together! The only podcast that comes with the Charles Atlas seal of approval.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today actor, singer, model, cosplayer, dork, bi bodybuilder Kevin Giezy, best known on social media as That Naked Nerd joins us to talk about how he leveraged his love for musical theater into a passion for bodybuilding and cosplay.FOLLOW KEVIN GIEZY ON INSTAGRAM:https://www.instagram.com/kjeezy87/Plus,➤ Babs, babs, when's the egg man coming? I need those eggs for my protein shake.➤ Why foam rolling will save your life.Episode #3018

Building Superhero Muscle - Joe Miksan

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 60:09

For many folks who are passionate about building muscle, they found their first inspirations in comic book superheroes. Superman, Captain America,The Hulk, She-Hulk, He-Man, She-Ra and so many more jacked icons captured our imagination with the dream of being big and strong while making the world a better place for everyone.Let's Grow Big Together! The only podcast that's impervious to pink Kryptonite, because, you know, we're already that way.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today bodybuilder, powerlifter and cosplayer Joe Miksan joins us to celebrate a decade of competition and dressing up as legendary comic book superheroes. Joe's well known on the comic book and bodybuilding expo scene for dressing up as all kinds of muscular heroes like Spider-Man, Robin, and Superman, of course.Listen as we take a look at the original superhero Milo of Croton, who carried a baby bull on his back every day as a kid until he and the bull grew up to be big and strong.FOLLOW JOE MIKSAN ON INSTAGRAM:https://instagram.com/musclesuitnotneeded➤ Why eating eggs is so important for building muscle.➤ How to get in touch with the sexual side of being a fitness influencer.Episode #3017

Winning an Oscar Will Make You Slap Someone

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 54:10

The 94th Academy Awards were a pretty, oh so pretty event for West Side Story's star Arianna DeBose.Six decades after Rita Moreno won an Oscar for her portrayal of Anita in the first big-screen adaptation of the beloved musical, DeBose followed in her 90-year-old costar's footsteps to win for playing Anita in Steven Spielberg's 2021 version of West Side Story.Then things got really wild when Will Smith slapped Chris Rock onstage after the comedian delivered a joke about his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith.Today we're talking about the highs, the lows and the blows of this year's Oscars ceremonies with comedian Matt Brown, who claims Jessica Chastain has his Oscar because the role of Tammy Faye will always be his.MATT BROWN:https://www.msbrowncomedy.comPlus--➤ Low budget James Bond supervillain Madison Cawthorne says he's regularly invited to drug sex parties in Washington.➤ The Power of the Doggy Style.➤ Confirmation is expected on April 4 for our first black woman Supreme Court judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.Episode #3016

From Ukraine with Love

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 78:21

We got some 80s Cold War vibes when Russia invaded Ukraine on February 21, 2022. This horrible war is bringing back memories of pop culture moments like MTV videos of Nena's 99 Red Balloons that caused a nuclear holocaust or Elton John wooing a Russian border guard named Nikita.Even pop star Sting has us wondering again if the Russians love their children too.Today comedian Dan Cass, who studied experimental theater in Moscow, joins us to look at how Russian propaganda infiltrates the internet and why people are sexualizing Ukraine's hunky political leaders.LISTEN TO UNCLE DAN'S DAYCAREhttps://beams.fm/Dankass/KCF7jVMvQTug40RmP3zKSwPlus➤ How to spot misinformation on the internet when you agree with what it's saying.➤ Was Ian Fleming's James Bond based on Ukrainian super spy Sigmund Rosenblum?Episode #3015

BenDeLaCreme is Looking For Love

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 33:20

As mask mandates get lifted once again, folks have spring fever instead of Covid fever.Although comedian BenDeLaCreme is happy in a long term relationship, her onstage persona is horny and ready to lay out the incense, wine and candles for a very freaky scene. Yeow.Today, the White Out bandit BenDeLaCreme joins us to look at dating and commitment as we near the end of the Covid pandemic.Dela's new show “BenDeLaCreme is...READY TO BE COMMITTED” is coming to a town near you, and if it's anything like her critically acclaimed holiday special on Hulu, you know it's going to be a wild ride.This one-queen extravaganza is a hilarious and heartfelt spectacular that blends burlesque, comedy, and original music with her signature Terminally Delightful charm, and that's not just her press release saying it, we really mean it!BUY TICKETS TO BENDELACREME'S NEW SHOW:https://www.bendelacreme.comPlus-- BenDeLaCreme reflects on her controversial decision to walk away from of one of the biggest drag competitions on television- RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 3.Episode #3014

Eartha & Kitt: A Daughter's Love Story in Black and White

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 86:18

One of the artists who has had a profound influence on me is Eartha Kitt, the enchanting singer best known for her Christmas classic Santa Baby and for her portrayal of Catwoman in the purrfectly campy TV show: Batman.Onstage, Eartha was as Orson Wells called her, “The Most Exciting Woman in the World.” Eartha sang in multiple languages and flirted mercilessly with her audience. But as outrageous as Eartha was on stage, the one thing she really wanted in life, after suffering an abusive upbringing in the South, was to be a mother.That wish came true with the birth of her only daughter Kitt who grew up to be Eartha's greatest life companion. Kitt toured the world with her mom and eventually went on to manage Eartha's career and was with her when she died on Christmas Day in 2008.Kitt Shapiro tells the story of their close relationship in her new book "Eartha & Kitt: A Daughter's Love Story in Black and White.” The book feels more relevant now than ever as it illustrates Eartha's groundbreaking positions on race, diversity, the anti-war movement and embracing LGBTQ people.Today Kitt Shapiro joins us to look back on her mom Eartha Kitt's amazing life and adventures, singing songs in Tagalog and Japanese, and her love for gardening and eating all her vegetables.FEATURED BOOK:

The Wiz & Fabulous Black Movies We Love with Rachel Hall

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 73:00

Ease on Down the Road. The Wiz photo courtesy of Motown Productions.As Black History Month wraps up, we're celebrating our favorite films featuring Black actors, writers and directors we can't get enough of. Some of the films are mainstream Hollywood but it's also the B movies and blacksploitation films that hold a special place in our hearts.Today comedian Rachel Hall, creator and host of the Hood Novel Book Club Podcast, joins us to celebrate the Black films we love.Listen as we chat about films like the Wiz, the movie adaptation of Charlie Small's Broadway musical that features a grown up Diana Ross playing a little girl.RACHEL HALL: https://www.instagram.com/rachelhallisfunnyHOOD NOVEL BOOK CLUB PODCAST: https://apple.co/3H08vU9➤ Blackula's first meal dining on a gay couple.➤ Rudy Ray Moore's movies as Dolemite.➤ Eartha Kitt's most hilarious film role in Eddie Murphy's Boomerang.➤ How the Color Purple became a camp classic.➤ The Fat Boys in Disorderlies, All of Tyler Perry's films➤ How movies Breakin and Flashdance captured the spirit from the 80s that great art could break down any barrier.Episode #3012

Feeding the Military Muscle

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 106:25

When it comes to putting on muscle, if you want to get big, you have to eat big.But what kind of nutrition you need to get there isn't always clear, especially when you're pushing your body to get huge and freaky. It's especially hard when there's so much misinformation about food and supplements that don't do anything at all, or even worse, hold you back.Let's Grow Big Together! the podcast that always has room for J-Lo. The podcast that always fits your macros.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks connect with bodybuilding.Today boot camp fitness instructor and nutritionist Jeff Kurtz from Ann Arbor, Michigan joins us to look at food, glorious food, bodybuilding nutrition and why inflammatory foods may be holding back your gains.JEFF KURTZ ON INSTAGRAM:https://www.instagram.com/fitgaymerPlus--➤ Is it best to oil up with grape-seed oil when you're a big hairy muscle beast?➤ The Himbo esthetic.➤ Why are baked potatoes great for building muscle, but French fries terrible?Episode #3011

Mr Welshy Makes the Muscle Haters His Motivators

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 66:05

Your body is an battleground. Whenever you post pictures online, there's always someone ready to tear you down because they think you took some magic pill to look the way you do.Our friend Welshy in the UK is living his dream of being a jacked muscle god that makes the haters come out as being secret admirers, whether they admit it or not.Let's Grow Big Together! The only podcast that comes with the Charles Atlas seal of approval.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-Today bodybuilder Welshy joins us from his home gym in Cardiff, Wales to talk about getting huge, his swolle inspirations and making the haters eat it.FOLLOW WELSHY ON INSTAGRAM:https://www.instagram.com/mrwelshy• What's it like when two competitive gay bodybuilders date.• The benefits of letting angry people rant against you online.Feast of Fun, Episode #3010

When a Drag Queen Becomes a Bodybuilder

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 70:10

Although he's new to the bodybuilding scene, Joey Kiening is a pro when it comes to competitions. Joey is better known to fans of drag as Natasha Douglas, winner of the 2016 Miss Continental Plus pageant for queens who weigh 225 pounds or more.Now after snatching the crown, Joey is dropping the wig and picking up the iron, setting his sights on winning bodybuilding contests like the NPC Illinois championship.Let's Grow Big Together! A podcast that slays it at the gym and sashays it on the runway sweetie.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it and keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-Today Natasha Douglass joins us out of drag as Joey Kiening to look at his new passion for bodybuilding.Are there any huge differences between bodybuilding competitions and drag queen pageants?Plus-- The world's most famous drag queens who are also bodybuilders.And spotlight focus: smith machine hip thrusts. Thrust it!Episode #3009

Karinda Dobbins is Black & Blue, and Hilarious All Over

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 92:31

Comedian Karinda Dobbins isn't afraid to speak truth to power. Having moved to California from Detroit to pursue a career in Biotech, Karinda is a now standup comedian performing for straight audiences who dont necesssarily want her to talk about being gay, does gay shows where they dont neccesarily want her to talk about being Black, and Black shows where they might not appreciate her talking about being gay.But everyone wants to hear her talk about mini homes, pampered pets and getting ready for Valentine's Day.Today the she-liarious Karinda Dobbins joins us to look at growing up in Detroit, auditioning for lesbian roles in Hollywood and her new comedy album Black & Blue.FEATURED COMEDY ALBUM:KARINDA DOBBINS: BLACK & BLUE: https://amzn.to/3uwwYhwListen as we chat with Karinda about Biotech fraudster Elizabeth Holmes, how to celebrate Black History Month and why Africa is calling her home.Episode #3008

Joshua Garver: From a Broken Back to Bulging Biceps

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 77:12

At the age of 17, Joshua Garver suffered a terrible fall down the stairs that left him with bulging discs that required five surgeries and a spinal fusion.Amazingly, during his recovery, Joshua started bodybuilding and despite having limited mobility, he's now huge and ready for his first physique competition this spring.Let's Grow Big Together! A podcast that was born in the darkness and came out looking all jacked like Bane from Batman.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle-how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.I'm Fausto Fernos, and I'm Marc Felion-Today bodybuilder Joshua Garver from Hayden, Colorado joins us to look at his passion for muscle, how bodybuilding helped him to move past his broken back and how he plans to win big in the NPC Supplement Giant Northern Colorado Championships and swap meet.FOLLOW JOSHUA GARVER: https://www.instagram.com/joshuaclarkbtwPlus--➤ Planning your tiny meals to look big for a competition➤ How much does bodybuilding cost in the pursuit of glory?Episode #3007

Janet Jackson Breaks Her Silence on the Super Bowl

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 67:59

As the youngest child in the famous Jackson family, Janet Jackson has been in the unique position of being near or at the center of some of the biggest moments in pop culture.Janet followed a path layed out for her by her father to become an actor and then later a pop star. Her career trajectory seemed unstoppable but then she faced repercussions for the problems her brother Michael experienced. And then she payed a high price for the Superbowl Halftime show controversy which drove millions of Americans away from broadcast television and onto the internet.Today comedian and music historian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at the incredible life of Janet Damita Jo Jackson, (Ms. Jackson if ya nasty) and her new documentary Janet Jackson, that takes us on an unprecedented look at the pop superstar's incredible life and her career achievements and challenges.MATT BROWN: https://www.msbrowncomedy.comPlus—➤ What did Janet Jackson really want to happen during the Superbowl Halftime show?➤ A new study of over nine million people confirms that men with older brothers are more likely to be gay.Episode #3006

Betty White, Meatloaf, Theirry Mugler and the Great Celebrity Deaths of 2022

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 60:38

Happy New Year everyone! As the Covid pandemic rages on, it feels like too many of our beloved entertainers are gone too soon. Betty White, Meatloaf, designers Theirry Mugler and Andre Leon Talley and comedians Bob Saget and Louie Anderson have all gone to that great Love Boat Special in the sky, where the buffet is always open, and cokehead Julie greets you with a warm smile and a suitcase full of drugs.Today we're taking a look at all the celebrity deaths that's happened --- all of a sudden. Even though we're in the middle of a pandemic, January is still the month you're most likely to die.Plus--➤ Taylor Swift says don't come after me after to Gorillaz' who Damon Albarn accuses her of not writing any of her music.➤ The unstoppable Jeopardy Trans Contestant Amy Schneder is still winning months later.➤ Ellen gets canceled againEpisode #3005

The Great Linkbait Wars of 2021

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 75:09

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.There's been a boatload of amazing documentaries, films and TV shows with representation everywhere- even the Hallmark channel has movies with LGBTQ folks, Puerto Ricans or both!And along with all the entertainment are thousands of linkbait articles pointing out how they all fail miserably. Is this just cultural criticism or divisive propaganda?Thankfully, we have each other. We are your Covid safe entertainment.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.MATT BROWN: https://www.msbrowncomedy.comDAN CASS: https://www.dan-cass.comEpisode #3004

Incredibly Strange Christmas Music 2021 Live!

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 74:55

There's something irresistible about the Christmas season's corny music that, just like a snowball thrown at a rich guy's top hat, deserves a little jingle jangle.Today we continue our holiday tradition of presenting strange and twisted Christmas music we think you ought to hear.Joining us is our pal Manny Petty for a live incredibly strange Christmas music session where Manny helps us parody some rotten Christmas songs. Fausto joins in on the act with a campy cover of our personal favorite Mae West holiday classic: Put the Loot in the Boot Santa.MANNY PETTY: https://www.instagram.com/mannypettymusicPlus-➤ A Catholic bishop makes children scream with his shocking statement on Santa.➤ Have no fear! La Befana, the Italian Christmas witch, who torments all children is usually a dude in drag.➤ RuPaul's Drag Race Italia has lots of drama.➤ More folks are dressing up as sexy santas than ever.Episode #3002

The Battle Over West Side Story

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 64:03

When West Side Story hit theaters in 1961, it was a commercial and critical success, with Rita Moreno becoming the first Puerto Rican actor to win an Oscar for her role as Anita.This urban take on Romeo and Juliet created by four Jewish gay artists as a cautionary tale about the hate destroying forbidden love resonated with audiences worldwide. The musical is nowadays considered a classic, but it's also been criticised for its portrayal of Puerto Ricans and for casting white actors in brown-face makeup instead of actual Latinx performers.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!Plus,➤ The new Sex and the City series' first episode has a Big ending.➤ Interview a Vampire novelist Anne Rice dies at the age of 80.Episode #3002

Back to Our Roots

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 98:07

Feast of Fun first began in 2005, when there were only about 50 podcasts in the world and most of them were people doing Sex and the City epsiode recaps.16 years and 3001 shows later, there are millions of podcasts participating in the great conversation of life, love and viral memes.To celebrate this milestone, we're flipping the tables and we are the guests on our podcast!Today our good friend Kerthy Fix is interviewing the best guests in the world: us! Kerthy is best known as the on-camera producer Kerthy from the MTV series Teen Mom and for creating documentary films that examine the creative lives of LGBTQ musicians.Our roots with Kerthy go way back to the 90s performance art scene is Austin Texas, where drag queens wore dresses and wigs made out of aluminum foil and smearing your naked body with stuff was all the rage.Listen as Kerthy grills us about our life before the podcast, our break up, reconciliation and eventual marriage.Plus lots of fun and emotional stories from our past and new pathways for happiness and fulfillment.Episode #3001

FOF #3000 - And the Feast Goes On

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 98:38

It's the 3000th episode of Feast of Fun, the Gay Talk Show that (accoring to Apple) “helped pave the way to bring podcasting from an underground movement to a mainstream phenomenon.”Today we celebrate like a bridesmaid at a destination wedding who's had way too much to drink. We are spilling all the delicious tea, iced of course and looking at how everyone's lives have changed as a result of podcasting, the Internet and Feast of Fun.A lot for you and me has changed:Transgender and queer people of color visibility is at an all time high, PrEP is a pill that effectively blocks all new HIV infections, LGBTQ folks can now serve openly in the military, and most important, cake sitting activists finally brought marriage equality into reality.But it's not all been good news, the Internet and podcasting ushered in a new rise of facism, social media is used as a tool for disinformation and a global pandemic is in full swing as right wingers deny it even exists.Over the years, we've had the honor and pleasure of chatting with legends like Debbie Reynolds, George Takei, RuPaul, Carol Channing, Elvira and everyday artists who rose to become some of the most celebrated entertainers in the world.But this time, we're putting ourselves in the hot seat, as we unlock some of the dark, dirty secrets hiding in our vault of horrors.

FOF #2999 - Muscle Worship Adventures

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 87:41

When people hear about muscle worship, where jacked up guys get oiled up, kissed and caressed by their admirers, the reaction usually is either titillation or distaste.But for those turned on by a muscular physique, whether it's bodybuilders, bears, otters, or jocks in speedos, muscle worship is an exhilarating celebration of the body.Let's Grow Big Together! A podcast that makes your legs weak, but that's because yesterday was leg day.In this series, we're taking a look at the passion for muscle: how to build it, how to keep it, muscle gods and muscle worship, and how LGBT folks are connected to bodybuilding.Today we're talking to a man we call Muscle Worship Bill, whose anonymous Instagram account Slave to the Muscle states “I pay to worship muscle.” While Bill's identity is kept a secret, he's happy to share his stories about what it's like to kneel before a muscle god's beefy brawn.

FOF #2998 - Dyke It Yourself: Make the Yultide Gay

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 68:26

When it comes to making the Yultide gay, lesbians with arts and crafts are where it's at. There's no better way to celebrate than by grabbing a glue gun, some tinsel and some glitter and decorating your home to look like the church Christmas bazaar had a little too much eggnog.But if you faint at the thought of pulling out the drill press when need to make a hole in the wall, there's the delightfully butch lesbian Hillary Klint with her new webseries “Dyke it Yourself” to show you how to do-it-yourself.Today Maggie Faris, the creator of “Dyke it Yourself” hosted by her alter ego Hilary Klint, joins us to look at the wild and wonderful world of how-to tv shows, from Martha Stewart to Amy Sedaris, from Cooking with Drag Queens to Dyke it Yourself!WATCH DYKE IT YOURSELF: http://dykeityourself.comhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkju8gglCdtJ73F0Nv6OC_QPlus--➤ ABC's new TV show Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life casts Kathryn Hahn as 80s lesbian icon Jo Polniaczek.➤ Twitter says no to doxxing and revenge pron.➤ Princess Butterheads at the Minnesota State Fair

Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 7:26

It was supposed to be a reality show with a twist. In a sun-drenched villa in Ibiza, six hot guys compete for a cash prize and for the love of the beautiful and mysterious Miriam. It's meant to be her big break: the moment she becomes the superstar she was born to be. But this is the era of “cruel reality TV” and the show producers have a different goal: they want to surprise the men with the fact that Miriam is trans. A new six-episode investigative series from Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and The Apology Line, and from Novel, HARSH REALITY is the story about love, lies, reality TV and a woman before her time: Miriam Rivera. Written by Agnes Borinsky and hosted by Trace Lysette.Listen to Harsh Reality: http://wondery.fm/HR_Feast_of_Fun

FOF #2997 - Hot News: Remembering Stephen Sondheim

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 56:45

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.Join us for this and all the sizzling hot news:➤ Tom Ford says Lady Gaga's House of Gucci is tragic.➤ How the Sex and the City reboot gets by without Samantha.➤ Dave Chappelle tortures an entire high school during a mandatory special assembly.➤ A Drag Race queen is sick of cancel culture.➤ New Zealand Legalizes Drug Checking

FOF #2996 - Hot News: Adele, Britney, Sesame Street Banned and the RENT is Too Damn High

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 65:01

It's the podcast that always has a fire in its heart, but thankfully you can see a doctor about it, it's Feast of Fun! Now celebrating 3000 shows and 16 years.Today- it's all sizzling, all hot news. ➤ An Australian TV host flies halfway across the world for an exclusive interview with Adele, only to have it canceled after he said he hadn't listened to her new album. The catch: the publicist never gave him the album to preview, so there was no way he could have heard it!➤ Right wingers ban Sesame Street again, saying the legendary muppets like Elmo, Big Bird, Bert and Ernie are never welcome at their events or conferences.➤ Britney is free to start trouble this time with Christina Aguilera. After thanking Lady Gaga for tweeting about her ending her conservatorship, Britney Spears posts negative comments about her Madonna kissing gal pal Christina Aguilera.➤ The Rent is too damn high: Lin Manuel Miranda's directed film Tick Tock Boom, the semi-autobiographical musical by playwright Jonathan Larson shocks people who thought Larson was gay and died from AIDS.➤ California condors don't need a man. They are making babies all by themselves.➤ 91% of LGBT Folks are vaccinated against Covid and Gay American men have the highest rate of college education in the world.➤ JK Rowling is not invited to Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, the recently announced 20th-anniversary retrospective that will air on HBO Max.

Auntie Fee, Patti's Pies and Shirley Caesar: Great Moments in Black Viral Food Videos

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 68:26

Beans, greens, tomatoes, potatoes, you name it!Many African American people cherish family gatherings where food and love is abundant, so naturally many of the great viral videos made by black folks are also some of the yummiest.We can't get enough of these amazing artists who celebrate the food we all love.But, as awesome as these videos and artists are, the fact that millions of people have watched and adored these videos underscore a need for African Americans to have more ownership in creating content.Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at some amazing African American viral food videos. Listen as we savor James Wright Channel's glorious tribute to Patti Labelle's Sweet Potato Pies that made them sell out at Walmart.MATT BROWN: https://www.msbrowncomedy.comPlus–➤ TS Madison cooks up a storm twice on Cooking with Drag Queens and on Facebook live.➤ How the late Auntie Fee turned $3 into a meal for seven people.➤ Paula Deen steals credit for the Luther Burger.➤ Spirit Payton, the ASMR artist.➤ Shirley Caesar, the Queen of Gospel Music who became synonymous with Thanksgiving for her gospel tribute to beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, lamb, rams, hogs, chicken, turkeys, rabbits– you name it!Best of Feast of Fun, originally posted as "FOF #2677 - Great Moments in African American Viral Food Videos - 11.19.18"

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

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 69:14

Rita Moreno has had an incredible career, from her early appearance in Singing in the Rain, to winning the Oscar for West Side Story, to playing a campy entertainer mistaken for a drag queen in Terrence McNally's The Ritz, to coming full circle as an executive producer and star in the remake of West Side Story.In many ways, Rita Moreno's life has mirrored how entertainment and Puerto Rican visibility has evolved through the years.This Christmas, Steven Speilberg's new adaptation of West Side Story is coming to theaters and folks are worried that this important film is doomed like the love between Tony and Maria.WATCH THE NEW WEST SIDE STORY TRAILER: https://youtu.be/A5GJLwWiYSgToday 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.”WATCH "RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT:"https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/stream-rita-moreno-documentary/11654LARRY LA FOUNTAIN: https://www.facebook.com/larrylafountainLOLA VON MIRAMAR ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/lolavonmiramarListen as we take a look at 3,000 episodes of Feast of Fun with Larry, how practically everyone is a little bit Puerto Rican these days and the complexities of Puerto Rican representation in the media.➤ Plus- Cooking with Drag Queen's first episode with Lola Von Miramar “How to Make Tostones” first popped in the fryer 11 years ago! WATCH THE FIRST COOKING WITH DRAG QUEENS: https://youtu.be/TA05Vl3FoV0

FOF #2994 - Britney is Free At Last

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 72:52

Over the course of the almost 3,000 shows we've done at Feast of Fun, one of the entertainers whose life and career we've talked about a lot is someone who has struggled to free themselves from their oppressive family. Who is that? It's Britney bitch!Now that Britney is free, what's next for the Princess of Pop - will she seek damages against her parents? Will she have a big comeback or will she retire from the public eye that's hounded here for most of her life?Today writer Aron Solomon joins us to took at Britney Spears' legal battle, the #freeBritney movement, and how her case has broader legal ramifications.READ MORE ABOUT BRITNEY SPEARSARTICLES BY ARON SOLOMON: https://www.todaysesquire.com/aron-solomon/Plus--➤ The trial begins on Elizabeth Holmes, once named the youngest and wealthiest self-made woman billionaire in America, who lost it all when it was revealed that her biotech company Theranos was a huge scam. ➤ Closing arguments begin in the trial of 17 year old Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, will the jury rule not guilty?

FOF #2993 - Keep it Gay! Becoming the Producer's Gay Hitler

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 59:59

For as gay as the musicals on the Great White Way are, Broadway characters and their relationships are disturbingly straight.So when we get a character that openly queer, we celebrate it, even if it's Hitler.Of course we are talking about Roger Elizabeth DeBris, the over the top musical theater director who winds up performing the gay Hitler in the musical within the musical “Springtime for Hitler” in “Mel Brooks' The Producers.”Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tony Tony Tony award-winning “Mel Brooks' The Producers” on Broadway with actor John B Boss, who has played the fierce drag queen gay Hitler in over 230 shows including the official touring production.Listen as John B Boss chats with us about the iconic role and John's upcoming Christmas gig as a virtual Santa Claus to all the good little children of the world.➤ JOHN B BOSS: https://www.facebook.com/john.b.bossPlus,➤ There's a petition to keep James Cordon out of the new Wicked movie.➤ Is it possible in real life for crooked theater producers to create a flop in order to rob investors?FOLLOW FEAST OF FUN:❤️ youtube.com/feastoffun?sub_confirmation=1

FOF #2992 - Eric Clements Lifts the Veil on Forgotten Punk Music

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 77:03

In the 80s, music was vital in bringing young people together in a spirit of rebellion and counterculture. Punk and post-punk was huge and Chicago had its fair share of awesome rockers, some of whom have been forgotten until now.Our story today begins with our neighbor and dear friend, Eric Clements, who discovered a giant box of cassette tapes at a thrift store. Among the massive collection of pop music was a few cassettes of a band he never heard of called the Veil, whose rock music and strong lead vocals by Lorna Donley could easily have been played in rotation on MTV or featured in a soundtrack of a John Huges film.Eric fell in love with the music and while he couldn't find much information about the band at first, his detective work led him on a path of discovery.Today writer Eric Clements joins us to talk about bringing the band Lorna Donley and The Veil back from the cultural abyss with a new release of music nobody ever heard until now.LORNA DONLEY AND THE VEIL: https://lornadonleyandtheveil.bandcamp.com/ERIC CLEMENTS: http://ericclements.workPlus--• Madonna pays tribute to Marilyn Monroe in her latest photoshoot for V Magazine.• The Baltimore Museum of Art dedicates a new set of all-gender restrooms to filmmaker John Waters.• Mariah Carey says it's now time to play All I Want For Christmas is You.• Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the preserve, Tiger King 2, the sequel to the outrageous documentary on private zoos, big cats and meth, is coming to Netflix this month.

FOF #2991 - 16 Years of Lady Bunny on Feast of Fun

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 118:45

Even though Lady Bunny is legendary for her outrageous song parodies and DJ music sets, those who follow her on social media have certainly gotten a taste of her passion for talking about politics and social movements.In fact, once you get Bunny started, just like eating, it's hard to get her to stop.Bun-Bun can't help herself when talking about:• Bernie Sanders,• Democrats,• Republicans,• Bisexual Senators Who Might As Well be Republicans,• The Peace Movement,• The Military Industrial Complex,• The Ru Girl Industrial Complex,• Universal Healthcare,• The Economy,• Loose Fitting Gowns,• Student Loans,And how the divas of today don't hold a candle to the great singers of yesteryear, except for Jennifer Hudson, who people just don't appreciate enough.Sixteen years ago on Feast of Fun, Bunny was one of our first guests on the podcast and it's been a thrill over the years as she returns time and time again to crack us up with stories of being a baby drag queen with RuPaul, founding Wigstock and her love of the peen.But just like everyone else, Bunny is now holding her breath over her concerns over the Coronavirus.LADY BUNNY: http://www.ladybunny.netToday Lady Bunny joins us to take a look back at 16 years of being a guest on Feast of Fun and her own roller coaster ride of fame, fortune and fanatics.

FOF #2990 - Becoming Steve from Blue's Clues

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 65:36

When Steve Burns unexpectedly left the children's TV show Blue's Clues it opened up some wild speculation among fans. Was it drugs? An illicit affair? Was he gay? How could he just leave us like this?For millennials, the show was a big part of their childhood, and like the passing of Fred Rogers from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood or the death of Will Lee who played Mister Hooper on Sesame Street, Steve's sudden departure left an indelible mark.So when Steve Burns came back all these years later in a video explaining he just wanted to go to college and he touched on the struggles of growing up and having jobs, family and student debt, the public was deeply moved.At the same time, it was almost like a deadbeat dad coming in for an awkward hug.Our guest today is comedian Dan Cass, who's hilarious video parodying Steve Burns instagram return makes us roar with laughter. Listen as we take a look at Blue's Clues affected Dan's generation and his hilarious parody video we think everyone should check out.FOLLOW DAN CASS: https://www.instagram.com/dankkass/Plus,➤ Manspreading for incels➤ Where is everyone at with the David Chappelle controversy.

FOF #2989 - Matt Brown Takes on the Dave Chappelle Controversy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 66:32

You've probably already heard about the controversy or even weighed in on Dave Chappelle's final comedy special for Netflix, The Closer, where the comedy legend spends most of the hour taking an irreverent and critical look at the collective struggle of LGBTQ folks.Despite being a comedy special everyone loves to hate, Chappelle does bring up some wonderful sex positive material like wondering what MLK Jr would have to say about glory holes. Unfortunately, Chapelle proclaims himself team TERF while perpetuating some harmful ideas about trans bodies and compares trans women's genitals to vegan burgers.The Closer is probably the longest set any comedian has ever spent talking on LGBTQ+ issues and is way more complicated than clickbait articles would have you believe.All controversy aside, we are puzzled that Dave Chappelle would align himself with the same regressive people he claimed were the reason why he abruptly walked away from a 50 million dollar paycheck when he quit his successful show on Comedy Central over 15 years ago.MATT BROWN: https://www.msbrowncomedy.com/GET YOUR FREE ONE YEAR DOT GAY DOMAIN: www.feastoffun.gayACCESS THOUSANDS OF LEGENDARY FEAST OF FUN SHOWS 
with NO ADS:https://feastoffun.com/plusToday comedian Matt Brown, Ms Brown if you're nasty, joins us to take a look at Dave Chappelle's comedy special “The Closer” and the surrounding controversy around his comments on LGBTQ plus folks and trans bodies.Plus-- Star Trek's William Shatner responds to his co-star's George Takei comments on him being unfit for spaceflight due to his age and weight. Oh my!

FOF #2988 - Q-Force: From West Hollywood with Love

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 70:37

As LGBTQ people, we're connected now more than ever before. We live together, we fight together and we ride together- that's what inspired comedy writer Gabe Liedman to create Q-Force, Netflix's new animated comedy series that takes us on an adventure with a team of queer super spies and their allies as they team up to fight evil, save the world in West Hollywood, all before Brunch.Starring queer comedy icons Sean Hayes and Wanda Sykes, the new series is a delicious parody of spy shows, and isn't afraid to take on the Mission Impossible of creating a comedy series that pushes the button on the ticking time bomb of LGBTQ sensibilitiues.Did we mention a few of the characters look like Tom of Finland cartoons come to life?WATCH Q-FORCE ON NETFLIX: https://www.netflix.com/title/81039557Today Q-Force's animators and directors Jeanette Moreno King and Alex Sayler join us to talk about the new animated series, their shared history animating The Simpsons and the new Beavis and Butthead film.Listen as we chat with Alex and Jeanette, who is the newly elected President of The Animation Guild about Q-Force and whether Hollywood will go on strike or not.

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