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Beth Stelling loves her mom, so she decided to start a podcast with her! On 'We Called Your Mom,' Beth and Diane call up the mothers of artists & comedians you love to chat them up about their super talented children. You'll hear from the creators of Maria Bamford, Sam Richardson, Jonathan Van Ness and more!
 
Interviews with amazing people, comedians and LGBTQ+ legends, with pop culture and politics wrapped up in a delicious candy coating of camp. Hosted by Puerto Rican drag queen Fausto Fernós and his husband, Norwegian reality TV star Marc Felion, Feast of Fun began as one of the original 50 podcasts featured on iTunes in 2006, and celebrated by Apple: Feast of Fun "helped bring podcasting from an underground movement to a mainstream phenomenon." Five time winner of the People's Choice Podcast ...
 
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For many women, “joking around” is something we do when we’re uncomfortable. Humor is a way to deflect an unwanted sexual advance, brush off a sexist comment, or cope with anything else that makes us cringe. But when we wield humor intentionally and unapologetically, it can be much more than a defense mechanism—it can be a tool to take back power. …
 
In this episode you get 2 moms and 2 daughters! Beth Stelling and Cameron Esposito met many years ago in Chicago, IL where they started their stand-up comedy careers around the same time. In this episode we get to meet Cameron's mom Brenda, and hear about her life growing up in Gallipolis, Ohio. Diane and Brenda connected on both having three daugh…
 
Did you know that the terminator movies are very popular with Lesbians? On today’s show America’s Lesbian Sweetheart, Cameron Esposito,is here to explain why our lavender sisters are fascinated with killer sexy robots from the future. [Thanks to JasonSmith.com for taking such great photos of us!] Listen as we talk about the hot topics and news that…
 
This week, we take a gosh darn moment to CELEBRATE, and even though this was taped back in September, what a guest we have to celebrate with: Cameron Esposito! You love her stand-up, you love her podcast Queery and you sure as shootin' love her new memoir Save Yourself! And we get INTO it on this episode: everything from Cam's first kiss to her fir…
 
In the mid 80s, a broken healthcare system and a government content with letting people die from AIDS forced artists to make art that challenged, inspired and aroused the public to change their views on LGBT folks, HIV & AIDS. Today, we take a look at the future of LGBT rights by taking a look at the iconic artists collective that inspired a genera…
 
One of our favorite oddball TV Christmas moments is Pee Wee’s Christmas Special, a star studded hour long event that aired in 1988 at the height of Pee Wee Herman’s popularity. In the show, Pee Wee learns the true meaning of Christmas as Santa Claus asks him to share his gifts with all the boys and girls of the world. The series starred the regular…
 
This is the BFFM episode (Best Friend Forever’s Mom)! Mary Hollis and Beth have been friends for over ten years, having met on the Chicago theatre scene. They grew close working at the Chicago coffee shop called Dollop and both made their way to Los Angeles just a couple of years apart. They are each other’s biggest fans (only second to their moms)…
 
Once upon a time there was a little fairy named Sukie who grew up in the town of Bath, in Great Britain. He saw his world change through the impact of Stonewall and the rise of the modern gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, and the rule of the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher. Then St Sukie moved to Chicago to be a journalist for LGBTQ publications an…
 
Once upon a time there was a little fairy named Sukie who grew up to see his world change through the impact of Stonewall and the rise of the modern gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, and the rule of the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher. Today St Sukie de la Croix lifts the veil on his mysterious persona and tells us of his early upbringing in a work…
 
This week's episode kicks off with Rheannon having a plan go slightly sideways, but was not crushed by a car. Tamara had a plan go slightly sideways, but it was only with putting up Christmas lights. Tamara also failed at starting the chainsaw, but really only tried it one, before she had an small accident. Rheannon and Tamara compare notes on Holi…
 
Hanukkah is just around the corner and while you might not celebrate the holiday yourself yet, it’s never too late to get in on some of the festivities. After all, no where in the Torah does it say thou shalt not have a little fun. Today comedian Meg Grunewald has got you covered in the Jewish holiday department- she’s bringing back her holiday spe…
 
Hanukkah is just around the corner and while you might not celebrate the holiday yourself yet, it’s never too late to get in on some of the festivities. After all, no where in the Torah does it say thou shalt not have a little fun. Today comedian Meg Grunewald has got you covered in the Jewish holiday department- she’s bringing back her holiday spe…
 
2020 has been a hell of a year. With the Covid pandemic raging on and Republicans pushing everything to the brink of collapse, it’s beyond ironic that the last show we did in 2019 with comedian Brian Sweeney was called “The Year of Hell” yet this year is definitely worse, or is it? After all there’s nothing so rotten, that some good can’t come from…
 
2020 has been a hell of a year. With the Covid pandemic raging on and Republicans pushing everything to the brink of collapse, it’s beyond ironic that the last show we did in 2019 with comedian Brian Sweeney was called “The Year of Hell” yet this year is definitely worse, or is it? After all there’s nothing so rotten, that some good can’t come from…
 
Happy Thanksomething, I suppose, pals! Here in the middle of a pandemic that is just raging out of control, our Thanksgivings this year are going to be a lil' lackluster, so we thought we'd spruce up your brain's happy centers with a special advice episode of ALL QUARANTINE QUESTIONS featuring two of the best in the biz: Ronna Glickman and Bryan Sa…
 
According to the National Safety Council, over half of all accidents occur in the home and the kitchen is the most dangerous room in the house which makes Thanksgiving the deadliest holiday of them all. So maybe this holiday season with most people staying home alone due to the Covid pandemic, we can all be grateful that the worst thing that can ha…
 
According to the National Safety Council, over half of all accidents occur in the home and the kitchen is the most dangerous room in the house which makes Thanksgiving the deadliest holiday of them all. So maybe this holiday season with most people staying home alone due to the Covid pandemic, we can all be grateful that the worst thing that can ha…
 
This week's episode kicks off with a throw back to Halloween. Since there was no clear "winner" to the trivia contest both Tamara and Rheannon take turns eating Jelly Beans the Bean Boozled box where there are two flavors that look exactly the same, but it might be coconut or spilled milk. Taking turns going first it is only a matter of time before…
 
Some folks get so nervous about going into a job interview or an audition, that their minds can’t stop thinking about those over the top demanding directors from films like A Chorus Line, All that Jazz, The Producers, Flashdance and even Showgirls. How real are they? Today we’re talking to acting teacher, filmmaker and director Anthony Meindl about…
 
Some folks get so nervous about going into a job interview or an audition, that their minds can’t stop thinking about those over the top demanding directors from films like A Chorus Line, All that Jazz, The Producers, Flashdance and even Showgirls. Although those scenes certainly create some horrifying expectations, how real are they? Are dancers s…
 
Has anyone ever said this to you? Heavy, heavy, you got so heavy baby. You better lose some weight. Telling someone to get in shape doesn’t really do anything, and in fact some studies show that it has the opposite effect. But let’s face it, Americans are caught in the middle of an obesity epidemic, where billions of dollars are made by keeping peo…
 
In part two “Fat Shaming“ we continue our discussion with Zach Stafford about ridiculing people to get in shape, how he overcame his personal eating disorder and what you can do to support someone else’s journey. Plus– How transphobic was the X Files episode with Shangela? And a special case for Shitlock Holmes- who crapped on the Tesla?…
 
The TV game show Match Game was at first considered bland, so the writers' spiced things up with cheeky questions designed to make the contestants blush at the celebrity panel’s witty banter and sexual innuendo. It turned into a big hit and its risqué humor changed the tone of all daytime TV game shows forever. Today camp culture historian A. Ashle…
 
The TV game show Match Game was canceled in 1963 for being too bland and not connecting with viewers. Figuring you couldn’t get canceled twice, the show’s writers put in cheeky questions designed to make the contestants blush at the celebrity panel’s witty banter and sexual innuendo. It won audiences back over and it stayed on the air until 1969. T…
 
Binaifer grew up in a very artistic family in India. Her parents invited dancers, singers and actors over to practice for local productions. She fondly remembers there being “a diva in every room.” For more than 20 years she and her husband have been involved in community theatre in Syracuse, NY. Both have won many theatre awards, her for performin…
 
Fitness is a journey not a destination. Unfortunately for some people, the journey is a game of Candy Land where Queen Frostine rules with a sweet iron fist. In the game of Candy Land, healthy food like fruits and nuts are dangerous. When it comes to feeling fabulous and looking great, the deck is stacked against you in this consumer based culture …
 
This episode is an extra special episode with a guest star. Rheannon's brother makes an appearance to share his insights with the male perspective on dating during the days of Covid-19. Since Rheannon is married she moderates a discussion on dating and ghosting to get the opinions from the single people. She tries to get an informal poll to settle …
 
In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality. But this isn’t always the case when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is. Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest…
 
The TV game show Supermarket Sweep is back on the air on Sunday nights on ABC with SNL star and Drag Race judge Leslie Jones as the show’s host. To make the grocery themed quiz show even wilder they got two of the funniest drag queens, Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine, to join in as contestants competing for $100,000. Their episode was absolutely she-la…
 
In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality. But when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is. Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest sissies in culture and ent…
 
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