#BornThisDay: Filthy Filmmaker, John Waters

waters slit

April 22, 1946- John Waters is undoubtedly one of my favorite people on the planet & one of my best reading experiences of the current decade was making my way through his memoir Role Models (2011), a collection of essays about his idols, some living, some dead, most dating ... See the Rest

Watch Now: Marc Shaiman’s Lost Dreidel Song, Animated

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 8.49.18 AM

You know Marc Shaiman, yes? The genius score writer for Hairspray, SMASH, who brought us the music of South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut among other genius pop culture moments at the Tony's and The Oscars (nominated for 5 himself) and on and on. He's an old friend and he just ... See the Rest

Girls On Film: What Are The 5 Best Movie Drag Performances?

drag06-1260x810

Listening to "Finally" on my 90s Dance Hit Radio Station on iTunes the other day in my car, I thought to myself, "I'd like to see that drag number from Priscilla Queen of the Desert." When I got home and checked the Wow Report, what was James doing on Transformations but being ... See the Rest

Drag Deconsructed: The “Genderosity” Show in NYC

gender2

  NYC-based performer Donald C. Shorter Jr. has been seen twirling all over Broadway, in epic shows like A Chorus Line, Hairspray and La Cage Aux Folles. Now you can see him (and all his feyness) in the special multimedia production Genderosity- an up-close look at his ... See the Rest

Jinkx Monsoon WINS the Crown and Title… of Miss Baltimore Crabs in a New Production of Hairspray

tumblr_mlrlfnHLnQ1snmya2o1_500

While we won't know until a week from Monday if she wins Drag Race or not, we DO know that the narcoleptic beauty has won the role of Velma Von Tussle in a Seattle concert staging of the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray that will run June 20-23 at the 5th Avenue Theater. ... See the Rest

No flyaway zone

Video thumbnail for youtube video No flyaway zone - World of Wonder

Oh how I miss aerosol hairspray. Oh how I miss hair, but that's another post. I miss standing in front of the mirror, as Yves does here, and just letting loose with an ozone-depleting, rain-forest-killing, five minute blast of toxic fumes. I remember it got you high enough to ... See the Rest