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Gay Fun Show: Feast of Fools podcast makes your iPod fabulous! Fresh, funny talk on odd news, social trends and celebrity interviews peppered with a dazzling assortment of cocktail recipes and how-to projects. Serving up sass with five new shows every week, listen to real-life gay couple Fausto Fernos and Marc Felion along with their hilarious regulars: Amanda Steinstein, Sal-E and Gregg Shapiro. Subscribe now and take a fresh new look at the media. Winner of the Peoples Choice Podcast Award ...
 
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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Remember those tin cans you’d play with your friends as kids? Here’s a new podcasting experiment, where we tape a podcast live on location with queer Latinx studies professor Larry LaFountain, who’s best known to Feast of Fun listeners as Lola Von Miramar, the first drag queen to in our Cooking with Drag Queens video series. This fall marks the 10 …
 
One of the the most talked about and parodied costumes any pop star has ever sported is the meat dress worn by Lady Gaga at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. Mother Monster wore it to draw attention to the U.S. military ban on lesbian and gay service members. Time Magazine named it the top fashion statement of the year. Today we’re serving up butche…
 
One of our favorite movies is The Witches of Eastwick, which pits three icons: Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfieffer against the devil himself as they turn to witchcraft to manage their mid-life crisis.Today, San Francisco drag empresario Peaches Christ chats with us about opening up her vault of drag parodies for an internet viewing party of …
 
When you're a drag queen, you’re timeless, well at least until your wig starts to break down and your makeup starts to crack at the end of the night. But time comes for us all, even the most legendary drag queens, and that doesn't always have to be a scary thing. When you get older, you’re hopefully able to see things in a bigger perspective and co…
 
Although some PSA’s are wildly ridiculous like trying to get people to eat healthy or to avoid using drugs, the reason these campaigns persist is because to some extent they are successful. So where are all the public service announcements for COVID?Today, Summer Nettles, TV news producer and former communications specialist for the City of Denver,…
 
And now a public service announcement for public service announcements. Since World War II, the US government has been harnessing the power of the media to raise awareness about certain topics and to shape people’s behavior. Although some PSA’s are wildly ridiculous like trying to get people to eat healthy or to avoid using drugs, the reason these …
 
Thankfully in the digital age it’s easy to self publish but who exactly is going to read a book titled “This Hoe Got Roaches Up in Her Crib?”In the new podcast “The Hood Novel Book Club” comedian Rachel Hall looks at wonderfully weird books about the modern black experience that were written by self published authors with hilarious results. Today, …
 
Sometimes the urge to write is so strong that you can’t wait for a publisher to show the world the masterpiece in your mind. Thankfully in the digital age it’s easy to self publish but who exactly is going to read a book titled “This Hoe Got Roaches Up in Her Crib?” In the new podcast “The Hood Novel Book Club” comedian Rachel Hall looks at wonderf…
 
Neil Patrick Harris won a Tony Award for starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, but we all know the real star is the spectacular wig design of Mike Potter.The task of styling these magnificent wigs for the show goes to legendary NY drag queen Perfidia. Listen as Perfidia gives us a behind the scenes tour of what it’s like styling wigs f…
 
Neil Patrick Harris won a Tony Award for starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, but we all know the real star is the spectacular wig design of Mike Potter. The task of styling these magnificent wigs for the show goes to legendary NY drag queen Perfidia, or as Facebook likes to call her, Steven Perfidia Kirkham, who you may know from the…
 
It’s hard to imagine Disney without it’s iconic animated musicals, but in the 80s after several box office bombs, Disney considered never making animated musicals again. Thankfully, after playwright and lyricist Howard Ashman’s breakthrough success with his oddball musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, Disney asked Ashman to work with them and The…
 
After several box office bombs in the 80s, Disney considered never making animated musicals again. Thankfully, after playwright and lyricist Howard Ashman’s successful musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, Disney asked him to work with them and launched the Disney Renaissance.Today musical theater enthusiast Jake Bellisimo from the YouTube channel…
 
Knock Knock! Who’s there? Phyllis. Phyillis who? Phyllis your Census form! Have you signed up for the 2020 Census? If you didn't, the Golden Girls reboot has a message for you- fill out the census and get counted for the government services your community deserves. Today, comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at the recast of Golden Girls wit…
 
Knock Knock! Who’s there? Phyllis. Phyillis who? Phyillis your Census form! Have you signed up for the 2020 Census? If you didn't, the Golden Girls reboot has a message for you- fill out the census and get counted for the government services your community deserves. In a Zoom Where it Happens virtual watch party, with openly queer Hollywood writer …
 
I think I know what love is, it's DeAundra Peek! Yaaaaaaay. Before YouTube and the Internet, people used to record their favorite cable access shows onto VHS cassette tapes in order to pass them along to their friends in other cities. One show that thrived outside of its home market of Atlanta, GA was “DeAundra Peek’s Teenage Music Club” where a ve…
 
A contemporary of RuPaul and Lady Bunny in Atlanta, DeAundra Peek's cable access show ran for years and although she was loved by many, DeAundra mysteriously disappeared, never to be heard from again, until now.Today, we’re talking to the fabulous DeAundra Peek about her early days in drag and her friendships with all these glorious drag queens.…
 
After our podcast with DeAundra Peek, remained on the line to continue talking about how she got her start on the cable access program “The American Music Show,” which also featured a very young RuPaul.Listen as we chat at about the incredible drag scene of Atlanta in the 80s that gave birth to such legends as RuPaul and Lady Bunny, and lots of jui…
 
RuPaul and DeAundra Peek back in the mid 80s in Atlanta Georgia. Photo: Rosser Shymanski After our podcast with DeAundra Peek, remained on the line to continue talking about how she got her start on the Atlanta based cable access program “The American Music Show,” which also featured a very young RuPaul. Listen as we chat at about the incredible dr…
 
Since the origins of house music in Chicago in the early 80s, Screaming Rachael Cain has been its most vocal champion. And throughout the 90s, Rachael was a big part of the famed Club Kid scene in New York City, where many gay icons got their start.Today Screamin’ Rachael joins us along with her protogé Jorge Cruz to take a look at the legacy of ho…
 
The club scene in New York City in the 80s was an incredible time for live music: Punk, Pop, the second British Invasion, and Heavy Metal bands dominated a scene where people had plenty of free time and lots of great drugs to take it all in. At the center of this incredible world was Michael Alago, a music superfan who became one of the biggest nam…
 
The club scene in New York City in the 80s was an incredible time for live music: Punk, Pop, the second British Invasion, and Heavy Metal bands dominated a scene where people had plenty of free time and lots of great drugs to take it all in. At the center of this incredible world was Michael Alago, a music superfan who became one of the biggest nam…
 
When people think of hypnotism, they often conjure up the idea of a malevolent force like Dracula trying to get them to do their bidding.But in reality people turn to hypnotism to live better lives, from quitting smoking to forced feminization: the art of transforming yourself into a beautiful creation of your dominatrix’s imagination. It seems lik…
 
Listen to the sound of my voice. You are getting very, very excited. We are in total control of the horizontal, the vertical, but especially the horizontal. We can make things boring, or fabulously exciting. When people think of hypnotism, a lot of them conjure up the idea of a malevolent force like Dracula trying to get them to do their bidding. B…
 
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…
 
It’s Madonna’s birthday and it’s also the anniversary of the day Elvis Presley died. But does their connection go deeper than that? Making the rounds again on the internet is an old archive image of a young woman bearing an uncanny resemblance to the queen of pop, trying to get close to Elvis, the King of Rock and Roll. The black and white photo ta…
 
It’s Madonna’s birthday and it’s also the anniversary of the day Elvis Presley died. But does their connection go deeper than that?Today we take a look at the mysterious photo of a young woman trying to meet Elvis. Is this an example of the Mandela effect: the phenomena where large groups of people can recall something that did not happen or rememb…
 
James St. James next to photos of his club kid days in NYC. Photos courtesy of James St. James. Youth gay culture is exploding online and in high schools everywhere. Just take a look at our community forums here at Feast of Fools. Youth gay culture, GLBT teens, or whatever words you want to use to use to describe it: teenagers all over the United S…
 
It’s been a huge year for drag queens and their fans, not just with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s move to a major cable channel, but also with the many web series and reality TV shows featuring drag artists- Dragula, Celebrity Big Brother, Trixie and Katya Show and of course Cooking with Drag Queens are all serving up piping hot drag goodness. So why are pe…
 
It’s been a huge year for drag queens and their fans, not just with RuPaul’s Drag Race’s move to a major cable channel, but also with the many web series and reality TV shows featuring drag artists.So why are people saying drag is not the shiny happy party it promised to be? As Morgan McMichael says “why you mad girl?”Today, one of New York’s hotte…
 
In the world of female impersonation pageants there is no title more coveted than being crowned Miss Continental. Founded in 1980, The Miss Continental Pageant attracts contestants from all around the world and even some of the most beloved Ru Girls had their eye on the crown first before they went on to Drag Race. But with so many other pageants i…
 
In the world of female impersonation pageants there is no title more coveted than being crowned Miss Continental. The new documentary film, The Queens, looks at the allure of the decades old Miss Continental contest and what it takes to win the one crown that rules them all.Today, The Queens’ filmmaker, Mark Saxenmeyer, joins us to talk about how t…
 
Kalloo kalay, Kamala Harris has been selected by Joe Biden as his running mate for the 2020 U.S. presidential election.Harris makes history as the first Black woman and the first Asian American woman to run as a vice presidential candidate on a major US party ticket.Today comedian Lindsay Shaw joins us to take a look at the announcement of Kamala H…
 
Callooh! Callay! Kamala Harris has been selected by Joe Biden as his running mate for the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Harris makes history as the first Black woman and the first Asian American woman to run as a vice presidential candidate on a major US party ticket. Although she wasn’t most progressives' first choice as VP, Harris strikes a de…
 
One of the hardest gigs on reality television is to be the first queen sent home on RuPaul’s Drag Race. For many drag queens, getting on the program is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to show an international audience what they got. [Originally posted as FOF #2307 – Naysha Lopez Won Our Hearts – 03.16.16] Unfortunately, for the gals who go home early, …
 
One of the most influential LGBT documentaries of all time is The Queen, Frank Simon and Flawless Sabrina’s 1968 film that takes the viewer behind the scenes of a tumultuous drag pageant held in New York City two years before the Stonewall riots. The landmark film, which has now been remastered and is available on Netflix, inspired the likes of Par…
 
One of the hardest gigs on reality television is to be the first queen sent home on RuPaul's Drag Race because you never get to show the world everything you have to offer.Today Naysha Lopez, the first gal to go home from Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to talk about winning the prestigious Miss Continental 2013, and how it compares with be…
 
One of the most influential LGBT documentaries of all time is The Queen, Frank Simon and Flawless Sabrina’s 1968 film that takes the viewer behind the scenes of a tumultuous drag pageant held in New York City two years before the Stonewall riots.Today, Miss Gay U.S. of A pageant winner, Aurora Sexton, joins us to look at drag pageants over the deca…
 
With the weekend coming up, we thought today we’d kick back, put a pizza in the oven and take a look at the goodies from the week and all the hot news-- ➤ A medical miracle: doctors grow a dong on a man’s arm to replace it. ➤ Jennifer Hudson wows the internet with her powerful and dizzying musical tribute to the late Civil Rights Leader John Lewis.…
 
With the weekend coming up, we thought today we’d kick back, put a pizza in the oven and take a look at the goodies from the week and all the hot news-- ➤ A medical miracle: doctors grow a dong on a man’s arm to replace it. ➤ Jennifer Hudson wows the internet with her powerful and dizzying musical tribute to the late Civil Rights Leader John Lewis.…
 
How you talk and the way you sound matters, like, you know? A whole lot. Really! Our speech patterns, accents and word choices make a strong first impression. It influences the way people think about somebody when they know absolutely nothing about them. If you spend a lot of time around gay men, black women or drag queens, chances are you’ll greet…
 
Celebrities have always been welcome in our homes for their ability to entertain and help us escape the troubles of the world.But during the Covid pandemic, there’s a reckoning, and many celebrities that we adored before all hell broke loose are now facing their own crisis over their inability to relate to people and at worse, spreading misinformat…
 
Celebrities have always been welcome in our homes for their ability to entertain and help us escape the troubles of the world. But during the Covid pandemic, there’s a reckoning, and many celebrities that we adored before all hell broke loose are now facing their own crisis over their inability to relate to people and at worse, spreading misinforma…
 
Folks fell in love with the she-larious Varla Jean Merman in the iconic camp film Girls will Be Girls but she stunned everyone when she recently took off her top and showed the world that the beauty is also a beast- a stunning, muscular hairy beast, with a fish tail! Today, Varla joins us to talk about how folks react to her rocking bod and how she…
 
Muscle is the new drag. A lot of folks fell in love with the she larious Varla Jean Merman after seeing her play the ingenue in the iconic camp film Girls will Be Girls. When she made the film, she was already over a decade into the world of drag and ever since, she hasn’t stopped selling out shows across the globe. VARLA JEAN MERMAN: https://www.v…
 
Denise Chanterelle DuBois has lived an outrageous life right out of a TV show like Narcos or Orange is the New Black. A closeted trans woman in the 80s, Denise was a cocaine dealer in Southern California until she got caught with a kilo, went to prison, and then managed to get out after serving only four and a half months. In her new memoir Self-Ma…
 
Denise Chanterelle DuBois life seems right out of Narcos or Orange is the New Black- she was a cocaine dealer until she got caught with a kilo and went to prison for a surprisngly short time.Listen as Denise joins us to talk about her life as a cocaine dealer and why she handed out donut holes to the public to celebrate a major trans victory.…
 
Celebrities are just like us except when they fall on hard times, they get a boat load of money for endorsing embarrassingly crappy products. From useless fitness gadgets, to psychic phone services, to horrible food, the products that they are now schilling makes their fall from grace even more spectacular. Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to tak…
 
Although we like to think of our LGBT spots as permanent places that will always be there, the reality is that they come and go. Today writer and historian Owen Keehnan joins us to talk about the Belmont Rocks, a very public space where LGBT folks hung out in the sun to find community and a little bit of love in the early days of the queer rights m…
 
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