Feast of Fun: Gay Talk Show

Comedy

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 Award for Best LGBT podcast. We've done thousands of shows with wonderfully wild people, LGBTQ legends and their friends, and tackle the tough questions like: is Sasquatch a drag queen? How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop? Subscribe and join us as we chat with gay musicians, counterculture comedians, trans pirates, lesbian warriors and pagan witches and celebrate the ridiculous and transform pain into pleasure. Listen to over 2,900 legendary podcasts at feastoffun.com/plus

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

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 Award for Best LGBT podcast. We've done thousands of shows with wonderfully wild people, LGBTQ legends and their friends, and tackle the tough questions like: is Sasquatch a drag queen? How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop? Subscribe and join us as we chat with gay musicians, counterculture comedians, trans pirates, lesbian warriors and pagan witches and celebrate the ridiculous and transform pain into pleasure. Listen to over 2,900 legendary podcasts at feastoffun.com/plus

Twitter:

@feastoffun

Language:

English

Contact:

Feast of Fun 5315 N. Clark Street, #242 Chicago, IL 60640-2113 (213) 973-7374


Episodes

Kitara Ravache, DC’s Next Drag Superstar

2/2/2023
Move over Lady Vera Parker and Sherry Pie, a new queen is on the scene to steal not just the hearts of voters but probably their social security benefits as well. Kitara Ravache better known as the right wing Republican congressman George Santos has quickly become a national punch line after a series of his lies about his college education, employment history and ethnic heritage have come to light. But she says the media’s obsession that she is or ever performed as a drag Queen is...

Duration:01:09:48

Kitara Ravache, DC’s Next Drag Superstar

2/2/2023
Move over Lady Vera Parker and Sherry Pie, a new queen is on the scene to steal not just the hearts of voters but probably their social security benefits as well. Kitara Ravache better known as the right wing Republican congressman George Santos has quickly become a national punch line after a series of his lies about his college education, employment history and ethnic heritage have come to light. But she says the media’s obsession that she is or ever performed as a drag Queen is...

Duration:01:09:48

Building Muscle with Boobie Hypnosis - Erica Nix

1/19/2023
Folks used to discourage training your legs because they thought it would make your butt too big! Today we know better, weightlifting not only gives you a strong core and legs, but now everyone wants a muscular booty! Let’s Grow Big Together - the podcast that loves big butts and can not lie even when others try to deny. Today Erica Nix, a very famous, Austin specific workout guru joins us to talk about bodybuilding, fitness and her journey of self discovery as seen in her debut film...

Duration:01:59:33

Year in Review: Set My AI Robot Bussy to Goblin Mode

12/21/2022
We ended last year with a look at the Great Clickbait Wars: how news organizations gave up on journalism and turned to divisive articles about people’s favorite tv shows, movies and cultural events to create chaos and to drive traffic. While they are still at it, data driven corporations are turning our selfies into gorgeous portraits of action movie stars, sexy cyborgs and Russian cosmonauts while paying none of the artists whose work they stole to create it.What happens when your AI self...

Duration:01:04:48

Charlene Unger and Her Big Christmas Poinsettias

12/11/2022
Nothing says Christmas like quite Charlene Unger, a demented housewife from Berwyn, Illinois whose bubbly enthusiasm for singing in her nightgowns is paired beautifully with her obsession for growing poinsettias. Created by comedian Peter Mohawk in the 80s, Charlene was a huge fixture in Chicago’s entertainment scene, appearing on Oprah with Cyndi Lauper, in a Cooking Drag Queen TV show pilot with William Shatner and even featured on the cover of *NSYNC’s final album “Celebrity.” Today...

Duration:01:11:14

Charlene Unger and Her Big Christmas Poinsettias

12/11/2022
Nothing says Christmas like quite Charlene Unger, a demented housewife from Berwyn, Illinois whose bubbly enthusiasm for singing in her nightgowns is paired beautifully with her obsession for growing poinsettias. Created by comedian Peter Mohawk in the 80s, Charlene was a huge fixture in Chicago’s entertainment scene, appearing on Oprah with Cyndi Lauper, in a Cooking Drag Queen TV show pilot with William Shatner and even featured on the cover of *NSYNC’s final album “Celebrity.” Today...

Duration:01:18:52

Who Wants to Die for AI Art?

12/7/2022
When Divine screamed “who wants to die for art?” in the film Female Trouble, nobody thought it would be the Terminator delivering the deadly blow. A new trend sweeping social media is portraits created by artificial intelligence software that analyzes your own selfies along with millions of other photos to create mouth watering, heroic thirst traps of you. As with any new technology it comes with its own set of drawbacks like databases that steal the work of artists to learn their style...

Duration:00:39:26

Climbing the Bicep Peaks - Hamilton Parks

12/5/2022
A lot of great bodybuilders begin their journey by overcoming huge challenges. Some people’s bodies fall apart long before they begin to build them back up, so when they step onstage, the battle has already been won. Let’s Grow Big Together- the podcast that tastes as good as it looks! In this series, we’re taking a look at the passion for muscle, adventures in bodybuilding, muscle gods, muscle worship and practical advice to put on the gains. Today personal trainer, kidney transplant...

Duration:00:57:56

Climbing the Bicep Peaks - Hamilton Parks

12/5/2022
A lot of great bodybuilders begin their journey by overcoming huge challenges. Some people’s bodies fall apart long before they begin to build them back up, so when they step onstage, the battle has already been won. Let’s Grow Big Together- the podcast that tastes as good as it looks! In this series, we’re taking a look at the passion for muscle, adventures in bodybuilding, muscle gods, muscle worship and practical advice to put on the gains. Today personal trainer, kidney transplant...

Duration:00:53:32

Courtney Act Looks Back on Her Life as a Drag Icon

11/27/2022
The drag entertainer Shane Jenek, better known to the world as Courtney Act, has lived a pretty remarkable life and she’s just getting started. A front runner on season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney’s season included many memorable people and moments that became a big part of queer culture. But it wasn’t all fun, glitter and games. The show had issues with its lack of trans representation which put Courtney in the awkward situation of getting blocked by host RuPaul on Twitter for...

Duration:00:50:04

Courtney Act Looks Back on Her Life as a Drag Icon

11/27/2022
The drag entertainer Shane Jenek, better known to the world as Courtney Act, has lived a pretty remarkable life and she’s just getting started. A front runner on season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney’s season included many memorable people and moments that became a big part of queer culture. But it wasn’t all fun, glitter and games. The show had issues with its lack of trans representation which put Courtney in the awkward situation of getting blocked by host RuPaul on Twitter for...

Duration:00:38:53

The Collapse of Social Media – Dan Cass

11/23/2022
Remember the days of Friendster and MySpace? With Facebook laying off almost 12,000 employees and Twitter canning half its workforce, it looks like death bells are tolling for two of the biggest social media players. Will folks be willing to trust new social media networks like they’ve done before? Today comedian Dan Cass, who studied experimental theater and dance in Russia joins us to look at the impending collapse of two major social media platforms and what is going to fill the void...

Duration:00:45:10

Voguing at My Bodybuilding Show - John Paul O’Neil

11/23/2022
If you’ve never been to a bodybuilding competition in person, it might seem quite intimidating with all that muscle painted dark and greasy, strutting it on stage. But in reality a lot of these contests have a wide variety of people from different ages, backgrounds and bodies ready to showcase their physiques. Category is: jacked up butch queen realness! Today our friend John Paul O’Neil, long time listener, first time caller talks about dazzling the crowds at his first two bodybuilding...

Duration:01:09:42

Voguing at My Bodybuilding Show - John Paul O’Neil

11/23/2022
If you’ve never been to a bodybuilding competition in person, it might seem quite intimidating with all that muscle painted dark and greasy, strutting it on stage. But in reality a lot of these contests have a wide variety of people from different ages, backgrounds and bodies ready to showcase their physiques. Category is: jacked up butch queen realness! Today our friend John Paul O’Neil, long time listener, first time caller talks about dazzling the crowds at his first two bodybuilding...

Duration:01:09:58

Let Your Freak Flag Fly Freely - Matt Brown

11/15/2022
Despite hardship, bigotry, indifference and general ennui, love is the most powerful force in the universe. As William LaTour sang in the 80s: “people are still having sex, this AIDS thing isn’t working.” No matter what, you can’t stop the beat when it comes to people seeking pleasure. Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look back at all the wild experiences we’ve had when it comes to shaking our groove thang, stories of group scenes, cruising, playing music in the bedroom, and...

Duration:00:47:30

Let Your Freak Flag Fly Freely - Matt Brown

11/15/2022
Despite hardship, bigotry, indifference and general ennui, love is the most powerful force in the universe. As William LaTour sang in the 80s: “people are still having sex, this AIDS thing isn’t working.” No matter what, you can’t stop the beat when it comes to people seeking pleasure. Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look back at all the wild experiences we’ve had when it comes to shaking our groove thang, stories of group scenes, cruising, playing music in the bedroom, and...

Duration:01:11:17

Maggie Faris - Outrageous Holiday Arts and Crafts

11/8/2022
When we discovered comedian Maggie Faris’ outrageous show “Dyke It Yourself” web series that parodies craft and home renovation shows we practically rented a U-Haul and moved in. Crafting is big for the holidays so we figured it would be great to chat again with Maggie about her life as a Snow Plow Queen, her outrageous Halloween costume and weird but wonderful crafting ideas. Today Maggie Faris shares with us stories from her new comedy album “Tougher Than a Honey Bee” now available for...

Duration:00:48:30

Maggie Faris - Outrageous Holiday Arts and Crafts

11/8/2022
When we discovered comedian Maggie Faris’ outrageous show “Dyke It Yourself” web series that parodies craft and home renovation shows we practically rented a U-Haul and moved in. Crafting is big for the holidays so we figured it would be great to chat again with Maggie about her life as a Snow Plow Queen, her outrageous Halloween costume and weird but wonderful crafting ideas. Today Maggie Faris shares with us stories from her new comedy album “Tougher Than a Honey Bee” now available for...

Duration:00:52:24

Fearlessly Building Muscle: Derek Bolt

10/24/2022
When it comes to building muscle, it helps to fearlessly be yourself. Amateur bodybuilder Derek Bolt raised eyebrows and shook the bigots when he competed in a bodybuilding contest wearing purple nail polish that matched his purple posing trunks. Although Derek loved the presentation, he felt the look, along with his career as a film star, was too much for the judges and hurt his ranking in the contest. Let’s Grow Big Together- the podcast whose nail polish always complements the posing...

Duration:01:28:00

Fearlessly Building Muscle: Derek Bolt

10/24/2022
When it comes to building muscle, it helps to fearlessly be yourself. Amateur bodybuilder Derek Bolt raised eyebrows and shook the bigots when he competed in a bodybuilding contest wearing purple nail polish that matched his purple posing trunks. Although Derek loved the presentation, he felt the look, along with his career as a film star, was too much for the judges and hurt his ranking in the contest. Let’s Grow Big Together- the podcast whose nail polish always complements the posing...

Duration:01:28:00