‘Drag Race’ hits midseason stride

Hey, kitty girls! We’ve officially reached the midpoint of the 11th season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” It feels like just yesterday Branjie was just a twinkle in VH1’s social media marketing eye, and ‘opulence‘ was only an SAT word. So far, season 11 has exceeded this writer’s expectations, delivering sickening looks, a new injection of […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ debuts its 11th season

Hey, cysters! Less than two weeks removed from the finale of “All Stars 4” (2018) “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009–) is back on our TV screens for its 11th season. The clownishness of that finale and jam-packed schedule for “Drag Race” have led some to (convincingly) suggest that it’s time for the show to slow down a […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 4’ serves a ‘LaLaPaRUza’ for the history books

Hey, material squirrels! After RuPaul suspended All-Star rules at the conclusion of Manila Luzon and Monét X Change’s double Lip Sync For Your Legacy victory following last week’s roast of Lady Bunny, we were treated to a major face crack as the queens re-entered the Werk Room. In a twist reminiscent of the “All-Stars 2” (2016), […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 10 recap: At the apocalypse, we wear denim and diamonds

We’re in the thick of it! With Mayhem and Dusty both having written their goodbyes on the mirror in lipstick, let’s recap the jam-packed last two weeks of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009–). Lewks for the end of the world: Two weeks ago, Ru brought us into the not-so-distant future with “The Last Ball on Earth,” a […]

Tisch Library set to open next Friday night to ‘Critical Drag’ lip sync extravaganza

How far have you gone to get an A? Tisch Library will be open next Friday night, as students of Kareem Khubchandani’s “Critical Drag” course will lip sync for their grade in front of friends, family, professors and maybe even President Anthony Monaco in the Tisch Library Hemicycle at 9:30 p.m. on April 20. Titled […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 10: The PharmaRusical, The Vixen strikes back

It’s safe to say that we’ve all recovered from “All Stars” Syndrome. “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2010-) season 10 has proven to be the light at the end of the school week we all needed to get through the gray slog that is “spring” in New England. With two not-so-tearful goodbyes to Kalorie and Yuhau, let’s […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars’ fallout, season 10 premiere

We don’t get a break! With “All Stars 3” all wrapped up and season 10 underway, let’s take a look at the past two weeks of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009–). “All Stars 3” Finale: It was a rough one. The Drag Race world was in shambles after the shocking conclusion of the third season of “All Stars.” All […]

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ 3: #BenDeLaChrist, train(?) rights, more

We’re almost at the finish line! It’s been two weeks of nonstop drama, and it’s time now to revisit our All Stars after episodes six and seven and talk about what to expect from the finale. BenDeLaCreme’s shocking self-elimination: The internet is just beginning to recover from episode six’s shocking conclusion. After a disappointing conclusion to the […]

Lady Gaga wows as guest judge in ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 9 premiere

It is truly mind boggling to see what “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009–present) has become over the last three years. Initially regarded as a queer parody of “America’s Next Top Model” (2003–2015; 2016–present), the show began as a tongue-in-cheek reality competition series that targeted primarily gay viewers. Today, with its integration of internet culture, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” […]

Drag merges into internet culture with ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

When “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009–present) alum Jasmine Masters uploaded a video entitled “RuPaul drag race f***** up drag,”  fans of the reality-competition show raised their eyebrows. After all, Jasmine Masters was notoriously eliminated for her lackluster performance in the season seven “ShakesQueer” challenge, where she had the worst comedic timing in the show’s herstory. Yet Alaska’s […]