Trixie Mattel on her Viceland show, her folk album, and winning ‘Drag Race’

Trixie Mattel is dominating the drag scene right now. She has her own show The Trixie and Katya Show on Viceland with fellow RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Katya Zamolodchikova (and later Bob the Drag Queen), a stellar folk album called One Stone, and recently took home the title for RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3. The drag queen, born Brian Firkus, embarks… Read More Trixie Mattel on her Viceland show, her folk album, and winning ‘Drag Race’

Survivor: Ghost Island post-merge predictions sure to go wrong

I have thoroughly enjoyed this twisty season of Survivor. We started with 20 newbies and have whittled that number down to the merged tribe of 13. It may have been slightly boring for some seeing as five original Malolo tribe members have gone home and only two original Naviti. That means we have eight Naviti… Read More Survivor: Ghost Island post-merge predictions sure to go wrong

Tancred and Richard Edwards both released new songs and my heart exploded

Tancred (aka Jess Abbot) and Richard Edwards (fka Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s) have been releasing some of my most favorite music for the last half-decade. Abbot helped craft Now, Now’s Threads back in 2012, while Edwards fronted my favorite band dating back to 2006. Now, they’re both officially solo artists releasing new albums… Read More Tancred and Richard Edwards both released new songs and my heart exploded

An interview with BeBe Zaraha Benet documentarian Emily Branham

The following is an excerpt of an interview I did with documentarian Emily Branham for a piece entitled “Inside Emily Branham’s 12-Year Quest to Document BeBe Zahara Benet’s Rise to Drag Stardom” for Writer’s Bone. That piece (which you should totally read if you haven’t) was an inside look into the behind the scenes process of making… Read More An interview with BeBe Zaraha Benet documentarian Emily Branham