On Point With: Shane Marcus

In a fairly young career, this sexy circuit DJ is already world-traveled and globally in demand. Thotyssey checks in with megastar dancefloor destroyer Shane Marcus on the eve of some truly big gigs, including his biggest yet. Thotyssey: Hello, Shane! I see from a recent Facebook pic that you’ve been a bit under the weatherContinue reading “On Point With: Shane Marcus”

Sunday (1.19.2020)

SUNDAY (1.19.2020): MLK Sunday in NYC! Paige Turner celebrates 9 years of SLURP at Therapy; The annual Invasion of the Ice Palace at Stonewall; David Bowie & Elvis’ annual birthday concert featuring several live bands courtesy of Michael T at Arlene Grocery; Battle Hymn at Flash Factory; the Imperial Court holiday party in Astoria; theContinue reading “Sunday (1.19.2020)”

On Point With: Wendy Stuart Kaplan

Activist, ally, author, actress, influencer, explorer, enchantress, nightlife scenestress and a perfect size 8… these are just a morsel of descriptions one can attach to a true original, the Bronx-born Wendy Stuart Kaplan! As she prepares for her upcoming star-studded birthday party at Bedlam, Thotyssey gets Wendy’s insight on where she’s been and what’s happeningContinue reading “On Point With: Wendy Stuart Kaplan”

Saturday (11.18.2020)

SATURDAY (1.18.2020): M.E.A.T. at 3 Dollar Bill; CALIBR at Rebar; BE CUTE at Littlefield; Hot Rabbit at Baby’s All Right; Shane Tate at Rockbar; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: Boyish Charm, Jubilee, Blue & Roque (8pm); DJ Anarki (11pm) SUITE: Octavia Anyae (11:30pm) WEST END: TBA HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Logan Hardcore (4pm); Brenda Dharling (7pm); DJContinue reading “Saturday (11.18.2020)”

Wake Up, Bitch! (1.18-19.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CAFETERIA (Chelsea): Brunch DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz LA PULPERIA EAST (UES): Brunch with Nicole Onoscopi SIX 26 (JC, NJ): Brunch with Boudoir LeFleur & Kimmi Moore SPOONFED NYC (HK): Brunch with Tiffany Anne CokeContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (1.18-19.2020)”

Friday (1.17.2020)

FRIDAY (1.17.2020):  Misty Meaner & Mocha Lite perform for The Deep End’s 3rd anniversary; Devo Monique, DJ Accident Report & a cast of queens bring a new party to Venus In Furs; Coco Taylor’s “American Teen Princess” & “Distorted Diznee” at the Beechman; nudist party at Rockbar; Dolly Parton tribute at 3 Dollar Bill; andContinue reading “Friday (1.17.2020)”

Thursday (1.16.2020)

THURSDAY (1.16.2020):  Aja, Kandy Muse & Janelle No. 5 at Hardware; Merrie CHerry & Glace Chase host a benefit for Australia at Metro; Stephanie’s Child at Therapy; WOLFPup at Rebar; drag queens on ice at the Standard Highline; Boy Radio at Club Cumming; and more! UPTOWN WEST END: Kiki Ball-Change with Reya Sunshine (9pm) HARLEM NIGHTS:Continue reading “Thursday (1.16.2020)”

Thotlight On: Lucky Chengs’ Crazy Boozy Brunch (Secret Room NYC, 1.12.2020)

Lucky Chengs’ Sunday brunch experience at Secret Room NYC is a dragtastic and delicious kiki. [Cover photo: Svetlana Stoli by Thotyssey.] Drag brunch truly brings the people together: it’s the only time of the week that Bachelorette Beckys and Bitchfaced Gays can unite under one roof to devour carbs and bottomless mimosas, throw dollars atContinue reading “Thotlight On: Lucky Chengs’ Crazy Boozy Brunch (Secret Room NYC, 1.12.2020)”

Wednesday (1.15.2020)

WEDNESDAY (1.15.2020):  White Elephant Burlesque presents the final Silver Tusk Awards in NYC; Antyon LeMonte’s party Daybreak rises again at the Mondorian Hotel’s Boogie Room; Macy Rodman does OOPS at The Rosemont; Bella Noche stars in a cabaret at Pianos; Neon Calypso & Lilith LeFae join Devo Monique at Metro; and more! UPTOWN / BRONXContinue reading “Wednesday (1.15.2020)”

Tuesday (1.14.2020)

TUESDAY (1.14.2020):  Misty Meaner & Mocha Lite join Zalika Parsons at Vodka Soda; Brenda & MTHR TRSA are back at The Rosemont; Gay Geeks of New York trivia at Rockbar; trans open mic night before karaoke at Metro; and more! UPTOWN EVO LOUNGE: Enigma Tuesdays (8pm) WEST END: Corma Kelley with Peachez (8pm) BOXERS WH:Continue reading “Tuesday (1.14.2020)”

Monday (1.13.2020)

MONDAY (1.13.2020): The monthly country music party at Metro features Untitled Queen & Lucy Balls; a sports-themed gay comedy night at Caveat; Catrina Lovelace joins Brenda Dharling at Playhouse; and more! UPTOWN WEST END: So You Think You Can Belt singing competition (9pm) TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm) SUITE: Karaoke with Glam Gavin (9pm) ALIBI: “ManContinue reading “Monday (1.13.2020)”

Sunday (1.12.2020)

SUNDAY (1.12.2020): Cherry Poppins & Elise Navy-Dad premiere a new Stonewall monthly right before Skyla Versai’s Invasion; Novaczar debuts a new show of her own at Club Cumming; Brita Filter hosts Look Queen at Playhouse; Jackie Dupree’s birthday show at Vodka Soda; an Imperial Court 80s revue at Industry; Occupy The Disco spin LeBain; andContinue reading “Sunday (1.12.2020)”

Saturday (1.11.2020)

SATURDAY (1.11.2020): Alexis Michelle & Dusty Ray Bottoms perform at Albatross; RAM at ReBar, Ce’tait BonTemps presents Dark Roots at Talon Bar starring Ragamuffin, Pinwheel Pinwheel & more; Homo Erectus Burlesque & Ari Kiki’s RIOT at Stonewall; Hot Rabbit at Lot 45; FAKE NUDES at the Rosemont; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: BoyishContinue reading “Saturday (1.11.2020)”

1 Thot Minute with Coco Taylor

Thotyssey catches up with NYC’s kindly and campy queen, former Miss Rockbar Coco Taylor, as she prepares to premiere her biggest show yet. Thotyssey: Coco! Hello and happy New Year! The last time I saw you was just a few nights ago at Rockbar where you performed with the current and prior Miss Rockbars, VictoriaContinue reading “1 Thot Minute with Coco Taylor”

Wake Up, Bitch! (1.11-12.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CAFETERIA (Chelsea): Brunch DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch FRESCO’S CANTINA (Astoria): Brunch with Lola Michele-Kiki & Catrina Lovelace HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz K RICO (HK): Brunch with Tina Burner LA PULPERIA EAST (UES): Brunch with Nicole Onoscopi SIXContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (1.11-12.2020)”

Thursday (1.9.2020)

THURSDAY (1.9.2020): Thotyssey’s Thot Mess returns to ReBar featuring one of Skyla Versai’s final U.S. appearances; Wallbreaker’s third anniversary at Macri Park; the Big Apple Circus’ ringleader is Shequida’s Hardware guest; Night of 1000 Bowies at House of Yes; The Nobodies at The Vault; Michele Shocked hosts an Elizabeth Warren mixer at Minnie’s; and more!Continue reading “Thursday (1.9.2020)”

On Point With: Elektra Lite

This rapidly rising star of New York drag (already a GLAM nominee!) got her first taste of the art form touring with “KinkyBoots,” and has since made her presence known in nearly every drag venue in the city. Get a jolt of Elektra Lite now, before superstardom launches her onto the next level! [Cover Photo:Continue reading “On Point With: Elektra Lite”