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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 →

CONCHITA WURST INTERVIEW: AUSTRIA’S DRAG QUEEN TALKS CELINE DION AND EUROVISION

Drag artist Conchita Wurst—born Tom Neuwirth—has emerged as a favorite to win Austria’s national selection for Eurovision 2012. She recently spoke with Wiwi via e-mail about gender and her Eurovision entry “That’s What I Am.” Here are the highlights of our conversation. Can you tell us a little bit about the character “Conchita Wurst”? First, […] Continue reading →