On Point With: Big Dipper

Originally from Evanston, IL, this cub grew into a pioneering bear of queer rap in the New York nightlife scene, putting out several widely-consumed funny / sexy singles and videos over the years. Now on the West Coast, Big Dipper continues to perform and podcast, while embracing the role of Digital Bear-lebrity extraordinaire. [Cover photoContinue reading “On Point With: Big Dipper”

On Point With: Soju

[Photo credit: Felix Meaker] A star of YouTube and Chicago nightlife, the Korean-born drag queen known as “Soju” (that’s an extremely popular alcoholic beverage in her homeland) is a quirky and versatile performer loved by thousands. Now that she’s bringing her popular Chi-Town Kpop party Seoul Train to NYC for a special night while also preparingContinue reading “On Point With: Soju”

RePoint: Jiggly Caliente

It’s been nearly two years since we last spoke to fierce NYC entertainer and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum, and now there’s so much to catch up on… from her thoughts on recent episodes of “All-Stars 3″ and the Season 10 cast announcement, to her turn as a stag actress in Yale, to her new albumContinue reading “RePoint: Jiggly Caliente”

On Point With: Pandora Boxx

Exploding into our consciousness as a fan favorite cast member of the second ever season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (and later on the first season of “Drag Race All-Stars,” where she was shockingly eliminated on the first episode) this hilarious queen has kept herself extremely busy – and the rest us perfectly entertained – over the yearsContinue reading “On Point With: Pandora Boxx”

On Point With: Tatianna

She was the pretty, precocious newbie of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” second ever season, but she really won our hearts as a more accomplished contestant when she returned for the second “All-Stars” season seven years later. She had the moves, the catchphrases and a quirky-fun spoken word piece that has entered our fan-geek lexicon forever… and she’llContinue reading “On Point With: Tatianna”

On Point With: Dax ExclamationPoint

She was part of “RuPaul’s Drag Race’s” second ever double elimination early in its eighth season… but this queen has been one of the busiest and most prolific of the show’s alumni since then. Few performers can speak to the converging worlds of sci-fi cosplay and drag the way she expertly can, and if youContinue reading “On Point With: Dax ExclamationPoint”

On Point With: Ginger Minj

On “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, where most of the competing queens shared a certain… sameness, this self-described “Glamour Toad” was an undeniable standout with her majestic singing voice, sassy-brassy-molasses southern charm, fiercely full figure and all-around slay-ability. With an amazing post-season career that included touring the globe, recording an album and returning to the “Drag Race”Continue reading “On Point With: Ginger Minj”

On Point With: Aquaria

It’s been quite awhile since a nightlife performer has captured our hearts and minds in this way, using an arsenal of precisely edited looks, ferociously eloquent dance moves and a cool demeanor hiding hours of painstaking preparation. Has anyone not seen her Instagram by now, or caught her name in a hundred Buzzfeed lists? Where didContinue reading “On Point With: Aquaria”

On Point With: Stacy Layne Matthews

The voluptuous vixen most fondly remembered by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fans for her flawless Mo’Nique impersonation on Season 3′s “Snatch Game” segment, Stacy Layne Matthews has been living her truth and living it large! And we all clearly need more of this small town girl who made it big in our lives; even the briefest glimpse ofContinue reading “On Point With: Stacy Layne Matthews”

On Point With: Olive d’Nightlife

Coming into drag later in life after a marriage and a stint as Goofy (!), this queen met Brooklyn drag artist Sasha Velour and underwent a rebirth. Now hosting shows in Brooklyn, including a viewing party of Sasha’s adventures on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Olive d’Nightlife is ready to make some waves of her own! Thotyssey: Olive,Continue reading “On Point With: Olive d’Nightlife”

On Point With: Mitch Ferrino

From hip hop dancer, to Monster bartender, to club DJ, to award-winning music producer… this guy has come far and done much. And now with the success of his production company with Bob the Drag Queen, the unending pleasure that is his hit single with Bob “Purse First,” and a new “Drag Race” musical collaboration aboutContinue reading “On Point With: Mitch Ferrino”

Where to Watch Drag Race S9 Premiere

Where will you go to watch the first episode! FYI: big premiere events at Hudson Terrace, Lot 45 Bushwick and Monster. UPTOWN SUITE: no host TOOLBOX: Heather Wood WEST END: Shuga Cain   HELL’S KITCHEN 9TH AVE SALOON: no host BOXERS HK: Marti Gould Cummings   HARDWARE: the Haus of Aja HUDSON TERRACE: Premiere with Brita FilterContinue reading “Where to Watch Drag Race S9 Premiere”

On Point With: Nina Flowers

While certainly well-known for being one of “RuPaul’s Drag Race’s” very first contestants, this dynamic performer also happens to be a highly-demanded international DJ today. Denver (by way of Puerto Rico)’s own Nina Flowers chats with Thotyssey about the changing landscape of nightlife, the “Drag Race” experience, the truth about being Miss Congeniality, the evolution fromContinue reading “On Point With: Nina Flowers”

On Point With: Chi Chi DeVayne

Even though she sent one of our favorite NYC girls home during a lip sync challenge, this Louisiana queen won our hearts with her southern humor, fierce performances and raw honesty during Season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” And lucky for us, she’s in town this weekend! Let’s have a quick catch up with theContinue reading “On Point With: Chi Chi DeVayne”

On Point With: MoMo Shade

Fun and freaky Brooklyn drag collective the Haus of Aja broke through 2016 in a major way, and 2017 looks to be even bigger and better. With their namesake mamma heading to Season 9 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and a growing list of gigs all over town, the Haus’ foundation is set. This fierce founding memberContinue reading “On Point With: MoMo Shade”

On Point With: Shuga Cain

This queen’s got the goods, baked and otherwise. A Cali native with a golden voice, she’s getting ready to host her new monthly show at the West End and slaying parties and guest spots left and right in the meantime. One of our favorite new additions to NYC nightlife, get to know Miss Shuga Cain! Thotyssey:Continue reading “On Point With: Shuga Cain”

Repointed: The RPDR Season 9 NYC Girls

So happy and excited that these four NYC queens have finally been announced as RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 competitors! THey have all been kind enough to grant me interviews recently, so check them out and Be In The Know! (PS: I wasn’t trying to be shady when I flat out asked Sasha if sheContinue reading “Repointed: The RPDR Season 9 NYC Girls”

On Point With: Scarlet Envy

Besides being one of the most strikingly gorgeous humans in all of drag, this queen of Brooklyn, Manhattan and beyond also happens to be a fiercely intelligent and dynamic performer. And with new gigs all over town–pus an old favorite that’s soon to be resurrected–This Bitch is also Busy. Frankly, Miss Scarlet Envy, we allContinue reading “On Point With: Scarlet Envy”

On Point With: Courtney Act

One of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s most undeniably gorgeous breakthrough stars, this Season Six runner-up proved to the world that she wasn’t just “resting on pretty” with her dynamic singing and razor-sharp wit. Thotyssey talks Trump’s America, Australian Idol, Drag Race All-Stars Season 3 (?), Christmas at the Beechman and the most glorious pair of drag wingsContinue reading “On Point With: Courtney Act”

On Point With: Kareem McJagger

There is something about seeing Kareem McJagger working the room in a fully-realized look that makes you realize how colorful, creative and wonderfully fringe nightlife can be. A gifted performer and social media sorceress–and 2016 GLAM nominee–Kareem is a true authority on “making it work” when it comes to the hard science of nightlife event planning. It’s timesContinue reading “On Point With: Kareem McJagger”