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M’Lady Upeercrust

 M’Lady is an NYC based drag entertainer.  She has been performing in NYC since 2010.  She was introduced as a regular guest performer in the burlesque show “Meaner, Harder, Leather”.  She went on to host her own drag variety show “The Diva Buffet”.  She then had the privilege of portraying Barbara Streisand in a tribute […] Continue reading →

Transformers 2

 Kerri Blake Ken Burnette, 58, first tried drag in 1979—”on Halloween, like everybody else,” he says. “Everybody tells you how good you look, and I never stopped.” Now he’s a fixture on Sunday night at Godfrey’s in Richmond. Burnette lost his job as a deli manager last March but makes enough performing as Kerri Blake, […] Continue reading →

Drag History: JULIAN ELTINGE

 Julian Eltinge (Julian Dalton) was an American drag queen and popular stage and screen actor in the early 1900’s. He began his career as a female impersonator at the age of ten when he performed in the Boston Cadets Revue. His skill at impersonation as well as his graceful femininity would help his star to […] Continue reading →

Drag Brazil: Cicety and Cicero

It seems so long ago, the first night we hit the gay and drag clubs to find drag queens we could portray. One of the first colorful fairylike queens we saw roaming the streets was Cicety Karoline, a well known comedian drag artist, also known as Cicero. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →

Divers Cité: Mado looks fab at 25

MONTREAL – Some pretty amazing stand-up comics have come out of Montreal over the years and one of the best is legendary drag queen Mado La Motte, who is celebrating not one, not two, but three milestones this summer: the 10th anniversary of her world-renowned drag nightclub Cabaret Mado; the 15th anniversary of Mascara, now […] Continue reading →