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RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE VIEWING PARTY: MORGAN & RAVEN DRAG QUEEN LIVE PERFORMANCES, MICKY’S WEST HOLLYWOOD. SEASON 2 CONTESTANTS.

Start your engines! Can I get an AMEN for RuPaul’s Drag Race, the reality TV contest to find the next drag queen superstar? Yukiro reports on the viewing party and live performances, held every Monday at Micky’s in West Hollywood! Take it away… and remember… don’t f#*% it up!

I’m a big fan of the RuPaul’s Drag Race, so naturally I was panicking with my make-up till the last minute (I couldn’t bear to look less stunning than tonight’s queens!). My lovely partner-in-crime La Carmina and I decided to go to the official TV screening party, hosted by Raven and Morgan from this season’s show. We finagled good seats and watched the show with a cheering gathering of gay-guys (some of whom had even had made their own fan-shirts to pay tribute to their favourite competitor). In the commercial breaks, they had some amusing Absolute Vodka ads featuring season one’s winners (since they are one of the sponsors, “proud of Sweden”). After the episode, they aired some raw bitching-behind-the-scene material called “Untucked” — where RuPaul wore a hideous moustache! What was going on in that queen’s head?

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After, everyone gathered around the stage for live performances. The fierce ladies were not going to “lip-synch for their lives,” but pull off a show that we’ll won’t forget for a long while. Raven entered in a smoking-hot glittery outfit with a capuche and cigarette in hand, lip-synching with a fierce gaze at the audience. She then chatted dirty with the audience, which made us laugh and drop open our jaws.

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Morgan did a superb upgraded version of the Stacey Q lip-synch she had to do against Sonique in that night’s episode. She and all the queens were drowned in tips from their rabid fans.

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In between the outfit changes, some random drag-queens took the stage. First we had Lorraine, an older “Dame Edna” who did a slightly humorous act. After, the fabulous all-over plastic Bianca-Nichole did a hardcore strip-show and was not afraid to shake that voluptuous ass. She had a girth that only those who live in the Hills can afford! Then two sluttily-dressed-boys entered the stage and danced like they had never done anything else. It was impressive at the moment, but their glory quickly faded after we saw some better pieces of art.

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Despite another marvellous glamorous lip-synch from Raven and the others, tonight’s queen was crowned. In one of the last numbers, Morgan came out with an “Evil Queen” costume from Snow White — and my pinball wizard lights lit up. (I had just seen the Disney film in English for the first time on the plane here.) Morgan started off by miming to the actual recorded voice of The Evil Queen when she demands her magical mirror. She started a furious dance number and it was so overwhelming you could barely breathe. She jumped and spun around her cape in all directions; it was like beauty in it’s truest form. In spite of the thick garment that enfolded her, Morgan’s dance-moves were extremely quick and highly developed. I am hard to impress when it comes to impersonations of my favorite characters, but this showgirl did it splendidly. I was moved by her performance so much that I had to sit down a bit to catch my breath after the act. I also got the chance to speak my mind to her and get a picture (happiness!).

This was not just a night of gorgeous drag queens in eye-catching outfits; this was live entertainment in its highest form. Simply, it was a performance to die for! Next Monday, you’ll find me among the geeks with a “Go Morgan” fan-shirt in the front row.

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Thank you, dear Yukiro, for the breathtaking report! Who are your favorite drag racers? Any predictions for who will take home RuPaul’s crown?

Our friends Kynt and Vyxsin (the Goth contestants on The Amazing Race) are taking part in a Sick and Twisted fashion show in Seattle on Feb 27! You’ll see them in punk, industrial, cybergoth/rave, fetish, Japanese street fashion, Goth, glamrock and more. Free and 21+; click here for the full info. Say hi to them from us!

Song of the Day #313: The Knife – Pass This On (“because its Swedish, Raven sang it and there’s a beautiful drag queen in the video”)

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48 Comments

  1. Posted February 25, 2010 at 10:23 pm | Permalink

    always a pleasure writing for you!<3
    lets find some even more sweeping clothes for next week ^_^

    • Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:44 am | Permalink

      Wheeeee I think we did pretty well at the vintage stores today!

  2. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:31 am | Permalink

    Well that was a fun read. Looks like everyone had a great time.

    • Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:43 am | Permalink

      I can’t believe it was free, too!

  3. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:37 am | Permalink

    “The time has come for you to lip-sync….FOR YOUR LIFE!”

  4. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:38 am | Permalink

    Its snowing like crazy here

  5. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:38 am | Permalink

    It’s a really heavy snowy day in Montreal. But next week, my lolita crew and me are going to see the movie and I’ll dress up in an Alice inspired dress… if I finish sewing it on time.

  6. Posted February 26, 2010 at 2:34 am | Permalink

    Oh goodness Yukiro, you are amazing hahaha If it helps, I think you look more stunning than those lovely queens xD

    • Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:43 am | Permalink

      Heheh I agree!

    • Posted February 26, 2010 at 11:02 am | Permalink

      Thank you ^_^
      I am a bit younger… but they have way more talent and skill haha

  7. Posted February 25, 2010 at 10:23 pm | Permalink

    always a pleasure writing for you!<3
    lets find some even more sweeping clothes for next week ^_^

  8. Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:48 am | Permalink

    that evil queen costume is great! I didn’t expect that costume. *haha* ^-^

  9. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:31 am | Permalink

    Well that was a fun read. Looks like everyone had a great time.

  10. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:37 am | Permalink

    “The time has come for you to lip-sync….FOR YOUR LIFE!”

  11. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:38 am | Permalink

    Its snowing like crazy here

  12. Posted February 26, 2010 at 1:38 am | Permalink

    It's a really heavy snowy day in Montreal. But next week, my lolita crew and me are going to see the movie and I'll dress up in an Alice inspired dress… if I finish sewing it on time.

  13. Posted February 26, 2010 at 7:28 am | Permalink

    Hehe and you look amazing too ;D I have leopard print tights like that my mom gave to me because she had them from the 80s xD

  14. Posted February 26, 2010 at 2:34 am | Permalink

    Oh goodness Yukiro, you are amazing hahaha If it helps, I think you look more stunning than those lovely queens xD

  15. Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:06 am | Permalink

    Fantastic report! I love Morgan, but Pandora Box’s Carol Channing impersonation the other night had me in tears from laughing so hard. Ahhhh.

    • Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:59 am | Permalink

      Ahahah and Tatianna as Britney… it was fun to watch it with a big group in a gay club!

  16. Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:43 am | Permalink

    Heheh I agree!

  17. Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:43 am | Permalink

    I can't believe it was free, too!

  18. Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:44 am | Permalink

    Wheeeee I think we did pretty well at the vintage stores today!

  19. Posted February 26, 2010 at 3:48 am | Permalink

    that evil queen costume is great! I didn't expect that costume. *haha* ^-^

  20. Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:58 am | Permalink

    XOX

  21. Posted February 26, 2010 at 7:28 am | Permalink

    Hehe and you look amazing too ;D I have leopard print tights like that my mom gave to me because she had them from the 80s xD

  22. Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:06 am | Permalink

    Fantastic report! I love Morgan, but Pandora Box's Carol Channing impersonation the other night had me in tears from laughing so hard. Ahhhh.

  23. Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:58 am | Permalink

    XOX

  24. Posted February 26, 2010 at 8:59 am | Permalink

    Ahahah and Tatianna as Britney… it was fun to watch it with a big group in a gay club!

  25. Posted February 26, 2010 at 11:02 am | Permalink

    Thank you ^_^
    I am a bit younger… but they have way more talent and skill haha

  26. Posted February 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Permalink

    this sounds awesome!

  27. Posted February 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Permalink

    ooh, the Sick and Twisted fashion show in Seattle is on my birthday! I’ll try to get my parents to drive me there tomorrow|

  28. Posted February 26, 2010 at 9:43 pm | Permalink

    Allthough we all envy girls, there is nothing more thrilling for a boy like me than to be accepted as girl!

  29. Posted February 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Permalink

    this sounds awesome!

  30. Posted February 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Permalink

    ooh, the Sick and Twisted fashion show in Seattle is on my birthday! I'll try to get my parents to drive me there tomorrow|

  31. Posted February 26, 2010 at 9:43 pm | Permalink

    Allthough we all envy girls, there is nothing more thrilling for a boy like me than to be accepted as girl!

  32. Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:41 pm | Permalink

    ooh, the Sick and Twisted fashion show in Seattle is on my birthday! I’ll try to get my parents to drive me there tomorrow|!

    • Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

      Ahhh, the show is 21+… >___<

      • Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

        What kind of society do we live in where you have to be 21+ to do all the fun stuff! >_<

        • Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:43 pm | Permalink

          Ouch! It’s a sick twisted society, Dena. I feel for ya

  33. Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:41 pm | Permalink

    ooh, the Sick and Twisted fashion show in Seattle is on my birthday! I'll try to get my parents to drive me there tomorrow|!

  34. Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    Ahhh, the show is 21+… >___<

  35. Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    What kind of society do we live in where you have to be 21+ to do all the fun stuff! >_<

  36. Posted February 27, 2010 at 5:43 pm | Permalink

    Ouch! It's a sick twisted society, Dena. I feel for ya

  37. Posted March 1, 2010 at 2:25 am | Permalink

    The evil Queen! What an awesome costume!

    • Posted March 1, 2010 at 7:36 am | Permalink

      Best. Costume. Ever.

  38. Posted March 1, 2010 at 2:25 am | Permalink

    The evil Queen! What an awesome costume!

  39. Posted March 1, 2010 at 7:36 am | Permalink

    Best. Costume. Ever.

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