Lessons from 2010

It wasn’t an easy year for me, but there were many thing I learned.  I hope I remember them moving forward.  Hence this blog posting. ABOUT ART The celebration of effort frequently results in a celebration of mediocrity. Authenticity is not excellence. It is possible for something to be completely over. Experience is not a … Continue reading

Grotesque Engorged Obfuscation

Celebrity Fat Club

This is a big one.  I believe in value. We’re coming to the end of the year which also usually means the end of the (fashion) winter, soon, stores will be stocked with bikinis mocking the cold and the obese. I’ve said it before and I will say it again, I love the very cold … Continue reading

I’m tired of sewing

When you’re a drag queen and you look like me: You get 2 questions all the time: Did you do your own makeup? and Did you sew your own costumes? The answer to both is usually yes.  I can’t really afford a makeup artist at beck and call and really, when was the last time … Continue reading

The hierarchy of prejudice.

The It Gets Better Project was started by Dan Savage as a response to the rash of suicides in September 2010 that were attributed in part or in entirety to bullying of LGBT youth in schools.  The project basically invites anybody to make a video and post it on YouTube as a kind of message … Continue reading

Married to the wrong idea

The mid-term elections took place today and lots of interesting things happened.  Most important of all, I finally tasted the McRib.  That would be this thing down here: We got to McDonald’s because my dear friend Brian went and tried to vote and realized, at the polls that he wasn’t registered.  So to soothe his … Continue reading

Gross Fat GenderFuck Drag Royalty

By now, many of you have probably read that fabulous blog post about Mike & Molly, on the Marie Claire blog written by previously unknown to me, but now reviled by any one with half a brain, Maura Kelley.  You haven’t seen the offending blog entry?  Well you can see it right here! Maybe you’re … Continue reading