Ongina!! Tammie Brown! RPDR!
I want to take you to a gay bar.
Last season on Logo, the gay boyfriend and I were obsessed with the show RuPaul’s Drag Race. We never really told anyone we were watching it and I’m always surprised to hear others watched it too. I really wanted Nina to win but Bebe won.
A few months ago, another guy from my gay posse took me to a more “gritty” gay bar, Shits and Giggles in Downtown (now in Koreatown) far from WeHo where I normally am seen. On occasion, the gay boyfriend and I have wandered to Venice or Silver Lake but we really are into pretty boys.
So, it was a shock to see Tammie Brown at this gay bar hosting! I was so excited, I took a pic with her but she really is quite a scary queen. I know it’s an act but s/he does it well.
I found it all sorts of hilarious s/he was wearing a shirt with a caricature of herself when I think she is a walking caricature of a drag queen.
The drag show itself was awkward much like how she was on the show.
I’ve been following another contestant, Ongina on twitter, and read s/he was going to be at MJ’s this past Friday for her birthday. There was no mention of cover so I got a gaggle together and off we went. Well, there was cover. This better be a phenomental show.
Nope. Ongina who was ridiculed on the show as being a “little boy” because s/he wouldn’t wear a wig (or even tuck!) was just prancing around asking people to buy her drinks. Aw! But s/he was very sweet and took a pic with me.
Here are some pics of her on a stripper pole.
S/he was the best dancer they had all night. Most of the go-go boys couldn’t dance and I found it weird they were drinking while dancing. Isn’t there a rule about not drinking on the job?
Some have wondered am I really chasing all the drag queens from the first season down? Well, if they live in LA (or at least visit), then yeah, I’ll take pics with them. I think drag queens are great. Hedwig being my queen of all queens though. Speaking of Hedwig, there’s a Midnight shadowcast this Friday at the Nuart with a Lady Gaga theme.
I can’t wait for Season 2 of RPDR to start on February 1! I haven’t picked out my favorite queen yet but some of them are very gorgeous. I just hope half of them had the sheer grit, drama and beauty of the Season 1 participants!
You can usually get into MJ’s for free before 11 pm without paying cover, if you email them to get on the guest list. Email them on Facebook.
Here’s their Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/pages/Los-Angeles-CA/MJs/73997060538?ref=ts
Okay, that advice was a few days late.. sorry! 🙂
We need to go on a Tuesday night~!
19 hot go go boys and 1 ugly one…
It was a “special night”– they claimed the cover was for the show. Some folks arrived well before 11, like 9. We got there at 9:40 or so.
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