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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Lina LecaroSF's Heklina messes up the stage. Saturday at the Echoplex offered an explosive evening of pocket rockets, piccolo peters, hot snakes, and (eye) poppers ... and there wasn't a firework to be seen. Yes, we're talking about another kind of banger all together, friends. It was Trannys ... More >>
Josh "Curious Josh" Reiss, from last year.Labyrinth of JarethIndependence day on the horizon makes for an explosive week in Los Angeles. From decadent dress-up to Dolly love to mash-up mayhem to tranny fanny shaking and more, you don't need Piccolo Petes or Cherry Bombs to get loud and cracki ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Rhea Litre- 'Pose This Way'It's official: the "paws-up" hand-sign has kicked the ubiquitous "devil horns" hand-sign to the curb. Last night at Fun Haus, the official Lady Gaga "Born This Way" record release bash at the Belasco Theatre, nearly every photo we shot featured fierce c ... More >>
The buzz on Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" has been deafening since pretty much the first time she uttered those three little words (during her meat dress-garbed acceptance speech at the 2010 MTV Music Video Awards).
The unicorn tattoo, the Mugler "Zombie Boy" video, and on Monday, the ravenou ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Mr. Black's Luke Nero and man in black, Adam Lambert
[UPDATE: More, exclusive pics of Adam Lambert with his new long hair at the "bottom" (get it?) of the piece.]
Are we a glutton for punishment? Nah, just a glutton! Last night, we returned to Hollywood for Syndicate Hospitality ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Rebel's a hot trampIn this week's Nightranger column (out tomorrow), we cover some of LA's most flamboyant polysexual characters and performers (nothing new), but ya know what is? Many of them are suddenly infiltrating the national pop mainstream in a big way.
Ryan Heffington -a ... More >>
Mash-ups continue to be an often misunderstood, even maligned music form by some, and admittedly the genre can be frustrating sometimes. The currently-hot Robyn meets AC/DC mix, which DJ Paul V spun Sat. at Bootie LA at the Echoplex is a good example: "You Shook Me All Night Long, " always gets th ... More >>