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Drag Race All Stars 3 Review (Image: VH1)
Yes, we've finally gotten to one of my favorite seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, quite possibly of the entire Drag Race franchise It takes the "Lip Sync for Your Legacy" All Stars rules and really shapes them into a great competition and demands the queens rise to the occasion To quote the amazing[...]
Drag Race Holland Cast Announced
Since RuPaul's Drag Race is one of Bleeding Cool's favorite shows, we've got some fresh but "off the beaten path" news for you Are you ready to give a big international Drag Race "verwelkoming" to the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race Holland? Ready or not, here they come and they are all looking fabulous! Not to[...]
A look at RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 (Image: VH1).
That's right, it's being reported that the popular drag queen competition show, RuPaul's Drag Race, just finished filming season 13 – despite the pandemic Though the cast hasn't been announced yet, there are plenty of rumors and speculation, as the competing queens are not allowed phones, social media, or the internet during filming Season 13[...]
RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 8 Queens (Image: ViacomCBS)
Okay, let me just say that the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race has some of my absolute all-time favorite queens, and I love it already But despite that, it's still objectively the most entertaining season with the best mix of challenges and most entertaining mix of personalities and talent Kim Chi is delicious as[...]
Drag Race Season 7: Entertaining, but still Meh
With RuPaul's Drag Race, that slump hit around the seventh season It's formulaic, even with a new cast of competing queens each season, but that means it's often predictable and the season can be boring and forgettable So forgettable, the major streaming services neglected to add it to their lineup However, CBS All Access is[...]
RIP Chi Chi Devayne, Drag Race Queen
Davenport was living with Scleroderma, an immune disease that causes the body to attack tissue under the skin and around the internal organs, though the official cause of death is listed as pneumonia. Chi Chi DeVayne on RuPaul's Drag Race (Image: VH1) Chi Chi was the bayou queen, coming into the "werk room" wearing a dress made[...]
A look at Nicole Byer from Nailed It Season 3, image courtesy of Netflix.
Speaking with Variety and iHeart via their The Big Ticket podcast, Byer says she isn't writing an acceptance speech because "I will lose to RuPaul, and I'm fine with that," though Byer's work in the fourth season easily stacks up with those of her fellow nominees In fact, one would think with an Emmy nomination[...]
A look at the first season of Skin Wars (Image: GSN)
Hosted by the lovely Rebecca Romijn with judges RuPaul Charles, Craig Tracy, and Robin Slonina, the challenges are crazy, the designs immaculate, and the best part? It's mostly free of contestant drama- but judges trying to instigate drama? That's a different story. A look at the first season of Skin Wars, with Rebecca Romijn and RuPaul[...]
Drag Race All Stars 5 Finale: Our Winner Chosen & Tea Spilled (Image: VH1)
In case you have been a little busy keeping up with all the SDCC@Home news and forgot that the finale of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 5 was this past Friday night, this is your reminder before you get spoiled on the winner of the season Spoiler: Bob completes the rainbow and it's everything It's[...]
Drag Race All Stars Pit Stop s5e7
Bob The Drag Queen is back with her drag sister Monet X Change to "kiki" about this week's episode of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars To quote Bob, "I'm helmed." This episode was fine, but it was a stand-up challenge and we all knew that Blair St Clair wasn't long for this competition going into[...]
A scene from Pose (Image: FX Networks)
This brings us squarely into the current era: as I like to call it, the "drag revolution is televised" era. A scene from Pose, television's modern look at ballroom culture (Image: FX Networks). Category is: Current Television RuPaul started a little show called Drag Race in 2009, and it proved that people would and did care about drag[...]
The Pit Stop S5 E6 | Bob & Raja Recap The Backyard Ball | RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars
The first look required the queens to walk the backyard – er, runway – as a member of RuPaul's family, complete with character backstory via recorded monologue that played as they walked the runway The next look was a very Project Runway found-fashion challenge: they had to create an outdoor eleganza look using the BBQ[...]
A look at RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 5 (Image: VH1).
Okay, if you keep current with RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars and you're familiar with my coverage of this season, you know that I am absolutely shook at who went home this week If you don't know who that is – you should probably be warned that there are major spoilers for episode 6 of[...]
A look at RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 finale (Image: VH1).
Okay, I know it was a month ago, but I have been rationing my pre-quarantine content in an attempt to not run out of exciting things to watch, so I'm just now getting to RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 finale Before we get into it, if you haven't seen this season, you can read my[...]
A look at RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 (Image: VH1).
Personal opinion disclaimer: a certain contestant (who is nowhere near as sweet as cherry pie) on the 12th season of RuPaul's Drag Race is a skeevy predator and was disqualified immediately after her actions came to light This queen is a disappointment and seriously lets down the title of "camp queen", which is a real[...]