Posts tagged "drag queen"

Here’s A Trump Drag Queen Makeover

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are gaining in polls in Iowa, with Sanders closing in on Hillary Clinton’s lead. Trump’s holding a share of 23 percent of Republican voters, five points ahead of the second most popular candidate, who, for some reason, is Ben Carson.
But who cares? Saint Hoax, political

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 31, 2015

Meet Cochita Wurst, The Austrian “Bearded Lady” Who Won Eurovision 2014

On Saturday night, Conchita Wurst, the drag alter ego of Austria’s Tom Neuwirth, won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark, her overwhelming popularity trumping the bigotry of social conservatives who called for a boycott of the competition because of her participation. Wurst — who uses female pronouns which in character — slayed the competitio…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 12, 2014

Artist Envisions Political Figures As Drag Queens (In GIFs)

You don’t need to sell me on the idea that drag is deeply inspiring (see: my obsession with “RuPaul’s Drag Race”). It’s not just about the WOW effect of all the sequins on the catwalk, it’s about making gender performance, which falls outside of the traditional binary, palatable to a wider audience. Artist Saint Hoax

Ami Angelowicz / February 27, 2014

Girl Talk: He Was The Prom Queen

When I received a Facebook request from a statuesque woman named “Carol Lee,” I knew the face but not the name. Mentally, I scanned my Midwest childhood, former life as a musical theater dancer, and transition into grad school. I have always loved colorful people, and she did look familiar.

“Do you remember…

Ann Votaw / April 3, 2012

Tabatha Coffey Thinks Blue Ivy Carter Needs A Drag Queen Nanny

“[My mother] did [run a brothel] for a while … I sat in there and saw them get ready and they would ask me how they look and my mother would say, ‘You’ve looked better.’ My parents actually ran drag clubs in Australia, which is how I grew up. It was normal for me. It…

Ami Angelowicz / January 29, 2012

12 Life Lessons From “RuPaul’s Drag Race”

Somehow I missed the first three seasons of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” during their television run. But the show found its way to me thanks to the magic of Netflix live streaming. Now that I’ve watched all three seasons consecutively, I think this reality TV diamond in the rough may be my most favoritest of all time.

Ami Angelowicz / November 17, 2011

This Woman Is Trying To Look Like A Drag Queen On Purpose

Name: Collagen Westwood
Age: 21
Occupation: Aspiring singer
Dream: To look like a real life drag queen. She has obtained several plastic surgeries to do so. [Daily Mail UK]…

Ami Angelowicz / April 3, 2011

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Ongina Gets The Boot

Last night, the Queen of all Queens, RuPaul, had to cast off a contestant from her “Drag Race.” And sadly, she picked cute-as-a-button Ongina, who, in the last episode, won the MAC makeup challenge to become the spokesmodel for their AIDS charity. Winning also gave her the courage to bravely admit on national television that…

Simcha / March 3, 2009

Quickies!: Nicky Hilton Makes Citizen’s Arrest, McSteamy Exiting “Grey’s Anatomy” & Free Stuff

You better think twice before pushing Nicky Hilton around. A man was arrested outside of an IHOP early Saturday for shoving the Hilton sister. But before the cops could put the cuffs on him, Nicky placed the pusher under citizen’s arrest. You go girl! [E!]
Speaking of IHOP, tomorrow is National Pancake Day. Gue…

Persia Ali / February 23, 2009

10 Things You Didn’t Know About RuPaul

Ladies and Gentlemen, start revving your engines because tonight, RuPaul is coming back to television thanks to LOGO and World of Wonder Productions. The glitter glamazon knows how to work it and now she’ll be sharing her secrets of success with the next generation of supermodels on a reality game show called “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”…

Simcha / February 2, 2009

Crave: Dame Edna’s Kanga-Rouge Limited Edition MAC Lipstick

Ever wanted to look as beautiful as a Queen?! Well, the grand dame of drag from down under, Dame Edna, has created a limited edition line of make up for MAC. From her tongue in cheek Varicose Violet Nail Laquer to her turquoise Royal Tour Eye Trio, the colors are bold and well, fierce- just…

Simcha / January 19, 2009

Quickies!: Lady Bunny’s PETA Billboard, Summer Reading, & Boozing

Drag queen Lady Bunny unveiled a huge anti-KFC PETA billboard in NYC’s Soho neighborhood, in which she is holding one of the Colonel’s famous buckets with a dead chicken hanging out of it. So hungry. [Popbytes]
A French study has found that loud music encourages young men to drink more and at a faster rate.

Annika Harris / July 22, 2008

Man Or Woman Game

Not sure if that mystery hottie messaging you on MySpace is really a cute guy or an old lonely woman with 50 cats that just likes to role-play? A new website program called the Gender Genie claims it can tell whether someone is a man or woman by their writing. Using algorithms developed by Moshe…

Simcha / April 11, 2008