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RuPaul's Drag Race

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    RuPaul's Drag Race Superstar Jinkx Monsoon Show Us How to Shake Water Off a Duck's Back

    In Season 5 of RuPaul's Drag Race, the world was blessed with the knowledge that the quirky and sweet queen named Jinkx Monsoon existed. Monsoon had an old-fashioned heart and vintage style that accompanied a very real musical talent. Since then, Monsoon had to crown a new queen as America's Next To ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 4, 2013

    HO! HO! HO!

    Shows to make the yuletide gay

  • Voice Choices

    September 25, 2013

    TAKE IT OFF

    Have a nude time at the Golden Pasties

  • Music

    April 10, 2013

    The Making of Mykki Blanco

    Michael Quattlebaum Jr. takes rap beyond pronouns

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Dirty Girls: How a Bizarre 1996 Film About Santa Monica Punk-Feminist Eighth Graders Became a YouTube Sensation

    By Jennifer Swann In high school, Michael Lucid was an artsy, friendly kid who floated around from one campus clique to the next. "I was more approachable and kids felt comfortable talking to me," he says of his time at Santa Monica's Crossroads School, where he graduated in 1996. Because Lucid wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Sharon Needles Interview! Hail, Satan!

    Sharon Needles won the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race with a witchy mix of ghoulishness and girlishness. And she's back from the dead once again! The world's most fabulous corpse is hosting rentboy.com's Hookie Awards for male escorts this Friday, so I strapped her in her coffin and grilled h ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Is Madonna Menopausal? One Drag Queen Weighs In

    Drag star Hedda Lettuce entertained that theory in her holiday show, "Lettuce Rejoice," which I saw at the Metropolitan Room last night. In fact, Hedda sang a whole song about it, to the tune of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." (Sample lyrics, aimed at poor Madge: "You'd better watch out, you'd b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    I'm Heavily Featured In A New Book of Wonder!

    The World of Wonder has gotten even more wondrous with their new book, The World According To Wonder, featuring photos by Idris Tony. W.O.W. is the production company headed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato who've done hot-button documentaries, reality shows, and other projects, tracking everyt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Sahara Davenport, RIP

    Antoine Ashley, aka drag star Sahara Davenport, has died. Sahara was a beautiful, high-kicking whirlwind of energy and humor and glamour, as seen on RuPaul's Drag Race and in clubs all around NYC.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    BeBe Zahara Benet Is Quite A Creature

    Last night at xl, BeBe Zahara Benet--the very first winner of RuPaul's Drag Race--proved she truly earned her crown. The Cameroon-born drag star put on her elaborately entertaining Beto Sutter-produced show called Creature, which mixes bits of Grace Jones, Kevin Aviance, Julie Taymor, Leigh Bowery, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    5 Reasons Why Touré Is Wrong On Blacks, Gay Marriage and Obama

    Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy We like the idea of Touré, but as a person and concept, he's got two sides. There's the Good Touré, who writes beautifully, gave us a nice shout out once, and frolics around the Brooklyn neighborhood we both live in with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Dwayne Milan From RuPaul's Drag Race Speaks!

    A great dancer and all-around nice person, Dwayne Milan captured hearts and minds on the Logo show RuPaul's Drag Race. Dwayne was bumped from the show this week, but he says, "It's OK if you fail to win. In regards to the competition, I realized it, embraced it, and can move on with peace of mind." ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 8, 2012

    Remember How to Dance, New York?

    You're going to have to learn all over again and join me at xl

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Manila Luzon Wants To Win Drag Race

    ​Leggy Manila Luzon is all lacquered and freshened and killing them on RuPaul's Drag Race. I recently chatted with the Twin Cities-born Manila about her choices and her chances.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Drag Star Laments Reality Show Editing

    ​ RuPaul's Drag Race's beauty Manila Luzon just posted this wail of woe on Facebook: "Puh-leeeezzzzz! Why do they show me crying my eyes out cuz I bombed a joke? "Firrrst, you can take a guess why I am crying my eyes out in the interview room. Second, I didn't bomb no jokes. "Thirrrdly, wh ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 27, 2010

    HAG THAT FAG

    These girls are true friends of Dorothy

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Q&A: Henry Rollins Talks With Ex-MTV-VJ Iann Robinson About Why Black Flag Won't Reunite and Why He'd Rather Be 49 Than 20

    Musician/actor/talker/personality Henry Rollins has been in touch Iann Robinson for years, long before Robinson's days as the MTV VJ Horatio Sanz once spoofed on Saturday Night Live. Since Henry Rollins headlines Irving Plaza tonight and tomorrow, we asked Robinson to get his old acquaintance on the ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 8, 2009

    Queer as Folk Star Goes Lesbian!

    Plus, which Tiger Woods mistress is trailer-ier?

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Boxers, Drag Queens, and Underage Drinkers

    Click here for the cornucopia of glittery dish spewed in this week's cantankerous column. Enter its glorious portals and you shall find morsels like: Lovebug Zooey Deschanel defending The Happening and Jim Carrey. The winner of RuPaul's Drag Race telling me where her cash prize will go--no, not to ... More >>

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