L.A. is the unofficial capital of drag. Yes, New York, Las Vegas and San Francisco are formidable contenders too, but thanks to the "sickening" mainstream success of RuPaul's Drag Race (which is filmed here in Los Angeles), the per capita queen count in Cali has gotten kinda cray-cray.
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Paul Vitagliano, better known as Paul V., is a self-proclaimed "promosexual" — a term he coined and has zero shame about owning. Thanks to social media, of course, self-promotion has become an essential component to party throwing, deejaying and writing/blogging — three things the 50-yea ... More >>
Long before Lady Gaga's second full-length album ever hit the charts, thousands of kids across the globe played out its title song in real life, showing friends, family members and themselves they were "Born This Way" -- namely, gay. In January, 2011 Paul V. Vitagliano (aka DJ Paul V.) launched Born ... More >>
Need a break from all the credit card-maxing, house-lighting, bad party-attending and general seasonal stressing? Why not try something outside of the gift box this year? Here, five festive, somewhat freaky holiday haps in town that are anything but cookie-cutter Christmas confections.
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We've known of self-proclaimed "edgy, Jew-Talian Tracy Ullman" style comedian/singer Nadya Ginsburg as part of a posse of pals and performers around Los Angeles that includes club king/actor Mario Diaz (Full Frontal, B.F.D), song parody/comedy queen Jackie Beat and burlesque star/reality fave Selene ... More >>
Any dude can throw on a dress, spew sassy one-liners, lip-sync the pop diva hit of the moment, and call themselves a queen. But real drag royalty, those who take performing to its most provocative and entertaining heights, are much fewer and further between. L.A.-based bitch goddess, Jackie Beat is ... More >>
We've been calling plus-size punny (lad)y Jackie Beat our "favorite drag queen" for years (and that's saying something... we know a lot of crossdressers!) and once again, the droll diva proves she's got bigger balls than all the rest with this brilliant parody of Mariah Carey (Cannon)'s "Touch My ... More >>