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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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.
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 >>
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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 >>
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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 >>