Trigger Warning! Lady Bunny Takes On The ‘Queerer Than Thou’ Wars In ‘Trans-Jester’
Drag

Trigger Warning! Lady Bunny Takes On The ‘Queerer Than Thou’ Wars In ‘Trans-Jester’

“It might trigger an education!” quips Lady Bunny in her ongoing one-drag queen show Trans-Jester at Stonewall. While a punchline addressing the eye roll-inducing demand for trigger warnings in college classes (What book do you start with–Grapes of Wrath? That ending does deserve some sort of warning), Bunny could be referencing her entire show, which takes … Continue reading

Queerer NY: Our 7 Favorite Queer Artists/Collectives In MoMA PS1’s ‘Greater New York’
Art

Queerer NY: Our 7 Favorite Queer Artists/Collectives In MoMA PS1’s ‘Greater New York’

Who would have guessed Lady Bunny would become a central figure in MoMA PS1’s monumental survey exhibition Greater New York? Rejecting the survey exhibition trap of only showing the hottest, youngest and, let’s be honest, often underwhelming emerging artists, this year’s Greater New York takes a look at New York art in 2015 through lens … Continue reading

5 Xmas Films/Videos To Stun Your Relatives Silent This Holiday Season
Film

5 Xmas Films/Videos To Stun Your Relatives Silent This Holiday Season

Ho Ho Hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! Why come in and have a chocolate peppermint martini! Yes, I know they’re disgusting but dry-heaving is a Christmas morning tradition. If you aren’t waking up at 4am on your bathroom floor tasting a mixture of candy-cane flavor, holiday spirit and regret, well, it just doesn’t seem like Christmas to … Continue reading

Not Your Grandmother’s (But Maybe Your Drag Mother’s) Slideshow
Art

Not Your Grandmother’s (But Maybe Your Drag Mother’s) Slideshow

Packed into a crowded theater at Dixon Place (one of my favorite performance venues in the city as well as the site of the infamous Great Marion and Emily Moistini incident of 2010) on Thursday night for the incredibly-named Drag Explosion, I was riveted witnessing drag legend Linda Simpson narrate slideshows of her photographs of the late 80s and early 90s drag scene like your sassy-but-sweet aunt showing family photographs on Don Draper’s favorite Kodak carrousel. Continue reading