The Queen Is Dead, Long Live The Queen: A Tribute To Mother Flawless Sabrina
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The Queen Is Dead, Long Live The Queen: A Tribute To Mother Flawless Sabrina

“There is no before,” exclaims Flawless Sabrina, discussing the nuances of drag names in the beginning of the iconic 1968 drag documentary The Queen. For fellow queens, trans and gender non-conforming people and generally, anyone invested in queer history, it’s nearly impossible to imagine a before Flawless Sabrina. Drag pioneer, mother and grandmother to numerous … Continue reading

Oh, Wow!: Filthy Dreams’ 5 Favorite Warhol Films In Honor Of Their Complete Digitization
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Oh, Wow!: Filthy Dreams’ 5 Favorite Warhol Films In Honor Of Their Complete Digitization

This morning, the Museum of Modern Art announced a partnership with the Andy Warhol Museum and MPC, a digital visual effects (VFX) studio, to digitize the complete collection of Andy Warhol’s films. In honor of MoMA’s recent announcement, which we’re sure will bring even more Warhol favorites to light, here are our 5 favorite Warhol films. Continue reading

Conrad Ventur Remembers Original Underground Superstar Mario Montez
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Conrad Ventur Remembers Original Underground Superstar Mario Montez

Before Andy Warhol even heard the term, queer underground filmmaker and aesthetic genius Jack Smith anointed legendary drag actress Mario Montez a “Superstar.” Named after Smith’s favorite campy Hollywood starlet Maria Montez, Mario Montez’s exquisite beauty and attention-grabbing acting style made him an underground film sensation, starring in Smith’s controversial Flaming Creatures, Andy Warhol’s uncannily … Continue reading