Trump may be sucking up the LGBT people but nobody’s buying it, especially Cher who just called him a fucking idiot. Joining us today is writer Derek Elliot Bagley who is worried that now that LGBT folks are part of mainstream politics, we are losing what makes us special and that we may miss out on the chance to change the world.
It’s official! Jen Richard’s groundbreaking web series Her Story, about two trans women who find love after giving up on that second hand emotion, is nominated for an Emmy. Today, the lovely Jen Richards returns to Feast of Fun to give us a behind the scenes look at the making of Her Story and the controversies behind Caitlyn Jenner’s reality TV show I Am Cait.
The Radical Faeries began in the late 70s as a gathering of mostly gay men seeking to redefine queer consciousness and amazingly enough, Faerie communities popped up all over the county where they continue to thrive. Joining us today is creative spirit Seth Nayes, also known as Madame Marvel in Chicago’s nightlife scene, who just had his first faerie experience!
Netflix’s newest hit, the spooky sci-fi series, Stranger Things, started off as an experiment where the filmmakers tried to see how many scenes from classic 80’s films they could fit into a trailer. Today, the fabulous Carma Nibarger,...Show More Summary
Viva is an extraordinary film that captures the struggle of a young hairdresser named Jesus, played by Héctor Medina, who is trying to make it as a drag queen in Havana, Cuba. Today we chat with Viva’s director, Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach about making a film about a young man who is finding his voice in the drag queen scene in Cuba, a country trapped in time.
Peter S Kim, 1st generation Korean, ex-evangelical Christian and Korean sex symbol joins to talk about why all Korean moms are funny, the best practices for catfishing on hookup apps and why it’s better to get along with people rather than fight with them online for a little publicity.
The Vixen has had quite the week- she was featured in a major newspaper article on just how real the struggle is, which prompted an online fight with Gia Gunn from RuPaul’s Drag Race, but best of all, her episode of Cooking with Drag...Show More Summary
With looks based on Pokemon and other anime characters, New York City drag queen Erika Klash just may be something out of Japanese animator’s wild fever dream. Today, Erika Clash joins us to talk about her super kawaii style and how drag queens use hook-up apps to bring new fans to their shows.
A fierce drag queen knows how to squeeze every penny out of the dollar that was shoved down her panties during her last number because lace front wigs can be very expensive. Today, a very crafty gal Curlene Ribbon joins us to share some tips and tricks on turning trash into treasure, garbage into glamour and refuse into refinery!
For years, fans of superstar athletes and comic book superheroes have had a love-hate relationship with their ripped bodies. Despite their obvious sex appeal, some folks aren’t liking how Captain America or gymnast Sam Mikulak have been...Show More Summary
A devastating new study reveals that half of the nearest and dearest people in your life couldn’t care less if you lived or died, but that’s okay. Today comedian Cody Melcher joins us to weigh in ways we sabotage our friendships and sort through how categorize our buddies, frenemies, BFFs or baes.
The sci-fi tribal fantasy world portrayed in James Cameron’s film Avatar gets a lot of its inspiration from National Geographic and theatrical shows like the Lion King on Broadway and Cirque du Soleil, so it’s only fitting that Cirque...Show More Summary
According to some political experts, this year’s U.S. Presidential race will be a close one, and If the election was held today, Donald Trump would win. Now Trump is undoubtedly one of the most bizarre and arrogant people to ever toShow More Summary
Much like Edina & Patsy in the new Absolutely Fabulous movie, we are drowning in fashion as the men’s apparel show hits Chicago this week. Today, we take a look at the new Ab Fab movie and give you a cheat sheet for the many celebrity cameos some Americans might not get.
Queer democrats can’t run the risk of a Trump presidency by voting for a 3rd party candidate in November in order to punish the Democratic party. Today, writer Derek Elliott Bagley joins us to look at the reasons why voters who strongly believe in Berne Sanders’ values must vote for Hillary Clinton to keep all political parties shifting left.
The adorable Hot Dog Princess got upgraded to the Hot Dog Queen of Chicago by the Hot Dog King of Chicago. Does this mean she’s now the Hot Dog King’s child bride? Joining us today is the very funny Carma Nibarger, star of the comedy...Show More Summary
A lot of people think the words they use to describe their sexuality have been around forever, but language is constantly evolving– each generation decides how they’ll "name it order to claim it." Up until the 20th century, the catch-all...Show More Summary
Gays are known as trendsetters but what happens when the trend becomes so ubiquitous that it loses any sense of what made it fagtastic? Today we take a look at things that people used to think of as very gay gay gay that aren’t so gay anymore.
For a while it seemed like every Chicago comedian that came on our podcast moved to LA. For comedian Bill Cruz the move was a real struggle- before he left, he broke his ankle and then his car broke down which for LA is like breaking an ankle all over again. Today, one of the funniest people we know- Bill Cruz, joins us to talk about the struggles to make it in LA.
Jarrett Hill was sitting at a coffee shop listening to Melania Trumps’ speech at the RCN when he noticed striking similarities to the speech Michelle Obama gave back in 2008. He tweeted his observation and it accusations of plagiarism...Show More Summary