On Point With: Lypsinka

One of the most influential performers to ever come out of the queer nightlife scene, Lypsinka has always preferred the term “surrealist” over “drag queen” to describe what she does. And if you’ve ever watched any video clips of past performances or have seen or live, you’d know how fitting that term is. Whether she’s living upContinue reading “On Point With: Lypsinka”

On Point With: Brenda Dharling

Simply one of New York City’s most graceful, gorgeous, poised, positive and professional nightlife performers, Brenda Dharling is probably the only drag queen that no girls really mind losing the pageant crown to (they better not, she has like fifteen of them). This fierce dancer brings her A-game to every stage she’s on, and ifContinue reading “On Point With: Brenda Dharling”

On Point With: Nedra Belle

Equal parts Good Christian Girl & Freaknasty Queen, this Long Island native actually got her drag start in the bars and on the pageant stages of Iowa–where she took a leadership role in a megachurch. With her weekly show “Worship” here at the West End, she gives us the best of both worlds–Church and drag–and we are singingContinue reading “On Point With: Nedra Belle”

On Point With: Heidi Haux

Election Day is finally upon us, so now is this best time to catch up with Hillary Clinton’s best known drag impersonator in NYC. Known also for a strong showing in last year’s “So You Think You Can Drag?” and weekly gigs at Lips and the Duplex, this queen is as fiercely whip-smart as she isContinue reading “On Point With: Heidi Haux”

On Point With: Kandy Muse

The Haus of Aja (a fierce and fabulous drag family) owns Brooklyn, and will be taking over the other other boroughs–and every damn city on the map–in due time. Exuding strength, glamour and charisma, these girls are true nightlife legends in the making. Kandy Muse is the newest girl in the Haus, and she chatsContinue reading “On Point With: Kandy Muse”

On Point With: Prada G. Major

Try to deny the fierceness of this Brooklyn-born dancing queen, who’s high energy performances and high-class-hood glamour have been gagging us for over eight years now.  And don’t expect a multiple sclerosis diagnosis to cut her down even a peg–her benefit show this coming Saturday at her home bar Boots & Saddle has already trumped theContinue reading “On Point With: Prada G. Major”

On Point With: Pixie Aventura

No doubt one of the city’s most exciting and beloved nightlife entertainers, this fierce dancing queen is also a staunch professional with very high standards. It only takes one night of watching the intensity of her her energy performance to realize why she’s gigging all over the city… including a major Halloween show that nightlifers everywhere areContinue reading “On Point With: Pixie Aventura”

On Point With: Roxy Brooks

This gorgeous queen from Florida has mastered the art of “pageant fish,” but anyone who’s experienced her electrifying stage performances and delightfully charming demeanor first hand knows that she’s so much more than that. She’s a Brooks, after all, and that’s a high standard to be held to. Back in NYC after a long summer residencyContinue reading “On Point With: Roxy Brooks”

On Point With: Hibiscus

This Hawaiian flower is no shrinking violet. Slaying us with her fierce athleticism and unique “glunge” approach to drag, Hibiscus planted her queen seed in this city about a year ago and she grows fiercer by the day. When she’s not in drag, you can catch her boy self Eli soaring above the crowds as aContinue reading “On Point With: Hibiscus”

On Point With: Sasha Velour

An artist in every sense of the word, Sasha Velour embodies and informs what’s exciting about Brooklyn nightlife, art and drag. Her amazing, expectations-defying monthly show Nightgowns returns in October to gag us, issue #2 of her dragazine drops soon, and her curious and distinctive artwork continues to haunt our dreams and tickle our nightmares.Continue reading “On Point With: Sasha Velour”

On Point With: Alotta McGriddles

Things you shouldn’t do: come for this queen, cuz she don’t play. Things you should do: gag on this queen, because she’s one of Brooklyn’s most beloved entertainers, and because her Alotta Stuff vintage fashion finds are coveted in and beyond the drag world. She shows off her wears weekly at one of the coolestContinue reading “On Point With: Alotta McGriddles”

On Point With: Terra Hyman

Escaping to New York from tragedy in the Midwest, this queen has evolved into one of our city’s funniest and most colorful nightlife entertainers. She comes at you raw, wise and unfiltered, and it’s assured that the very last thing that you will do is forget one of her performances. In this exclusive Thotyssey interviewContinue reading “On Point With: Terra Hyman”

On Point With: Honey Davenport

Does this New York City drag superstar even need an introduction? Probably not. But just in case, you should know that Honey Davenport (Sir-Honey no longer!) is truly a glorious entertainer, a fantastic singer and dancer, a pageant crown hoarder and a true nightlife artist. There are very few performers in the biz who canContinue reading “On Point With: Honey Davenport”

On Point With: Logan Hardcore

She’s been MySpace Famous, she’s roomed with Bianca Del Rio, she was featured on a short-lived cult web show, and she’s notorious for throwing a shoe. But chances are, if you go out in New York–and especially if you frequent Fire Island–you know her because she is one of the fiercest and funniest drag warriorsContinue reading “On Point With: Logan Hardcore”

On Point With: Vinsantos

The ghoulishly glamorous Vinsantos has, in many ways, changed the face of New Orleans nightlife, and southern drag in general, thanks to a profoundly unique perspective and a successful workshop that she helms. Additionally, she’s a recording artist who frequently collaborates with glam/goth legend David J, and a coveted doll-maker. Go out and eat herContinue reading “On Point With: Vinsantos”