Eastsiders, the superfab web series about “a gay couple trying to stay together through drunken outbursts, double standards, and dirty deeds,” needs $125,000 to reach its Kickstarter goal if it’s going to get a second season. The entire cast will be returning, including my adorable fantasy lover Van Hansis (three-time Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns ) (LUUUUUUUKE! Don’t push your pregnant mother down the stairs!), Matthew McKelligon (Int. Leather Bar), and WOW favorite Tracy Lords. Also: Hold on to your wigs: Willam Belli joins the cast in season 2 as… a wacky drag queen WHO’S GOT A MOUTH ON HER (I’m guessing).
EastSiders launched last year to a lot of love from fans and critics alike, with Entertainment Weekly calling the show “funny and heartbreaking” and After Elton praising it as “sharp, well-written and acted.” We won Best Web Drama at the 2013 LA Weekly Awards, Best Ensemble at the Indie Series Awards and were nominated for a Satellite Award from the International Press Academy, among numerous other accolades, but the most rewarding part has been getting to interact with the fans of the show. If it wasn’t for the support of amazing people like you we wouldn’t have been able to make EastSiders in the first place.
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