Exclusive Interview: Jinkx Monsoon on The Return of The Jinkx & DeLa Holiday Show, LIVE! “it’s for misfits & weirdos, & even normal* people too!”

Last year drag superstar Jinkx Monsoon made a memorable festive cameo in Clea DuVall’s Happiest Season with fellow Drag Race alum BenDeLaCreme, with whom she co-wrote and co-starred in the acclaimed holiday tours of To Jesus, Thanks for Everything! -Jinkx and Dela and All I Want for Christmas is Attention, as well as The Jinkx... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: HBO Max’s The Other Two co-creator Chris Kelly “you want to make sure that the jokes are coming from inside the room – if you’re writing queer characters you want queer writers”

Humorous. Funny. Amusing. These are words I freely use to describe comedy shows that make me giggle. Hilarious though, is a word I hold back on using for rare shows like former SNL co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider's The Other Two, which recently got renewed for a third season on HBO Max. As... Continue Reading →

Exclusive interview: performance artist Jibz Cameron aka Dynasty Handbag & director Mariah Garnett on Weirdo Night

Among the highlights at this year's Sundance was creator-writer-star Jibz Cameron and director Mariah Garnett’s Weirdo Night. It's a specially filmed version of the ordinarily monthly LA-based underground cabaret-style event that centres queer, female, and POC comedians, artists, and musicians, curated by Cameron and hosted with flair and a touch of filth by her performing... Continue Reading →

Exclusive interview: Tig Notaro on her animated HBO stand-up special Drawn “It was fun to see somebody else adding to what I’d already written & performed, creating more jokes on top of the joke”

Groundbreaking Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian, writer, actor, and director, Tig Notaro's animated stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn, debuts on HBO on Saturday July 24th, before streaming on HBO Max. From an unlikely hospital bed proposal, to a macabre road trip fantasy featuring Dolly Parton, and a meditation on the Kool-Aid man's gender, this is one genre-spanning, hilarious... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Drag legend Lady Bunny on clickbait, RuPaul, Larry Kramer & her holiday comedy show What Child is This? “it captures the essence of a Christmas where we’re supposed to feel festive but we’re in dire straits”

Certified drag legend, Wigstock creator and emcee, DJ, actress, singer-songwriter, and RuPaul's oldest friend, Lady Bunny, helps us to celebrate this socially distant holiday season with such aptly festive numbers as Santa's Spreadin' Covid Around, All I Want for Christmas (Is a Vaccine), and It's Beginning to Look Apocalyptic in her new comedy show What... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: filmmaker David Freyne on his queer comedy Dating Amber “it’s pretty autobiographical, all the really bad bits are true, all the really embarrassing stuff happened unfortunately!”

David Freyne returned to his hometown in Country Kildare in Ireland last summer to direct his semi-autobiographical screenplay, set in 1995, just two years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the country. The film, Dating Amber, which is released on demand and digital in the US today, is a platonic romantic comedy that sees two... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Dating Amber star Lola Petticrew “playing Amber helped me come to terms with my own sexuality – my sort of second coming out has been the most liberating thing”

Writer-director David Freyne's semi-autobiographical comedy Dating Amber, which recently delighted virtual audiences at both Toronto's Inside Out and New York's NewFest LGBTQ film festivals, focuses on the platonic love story between two queer teenagers, Eddie (played by Normal People's Fionn O'Shea) and Amber (rising star Lola Petticrew). Coming to terms with their own sexuality and... Continue Reading →

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