Hello, hello, hello, and welcome to the Week in Drag, our weekly wrap-up of all things drag. If you missed the first episode of Drag Race UK season three, you missed some fabulous fashion and amazing queens…but, not to worry, our favorite Ru-cappers are here to discuss the looks and the drama of the new season.
We also have an extended first look at Canada’s Drag Race and videos from the content queens of the Drag Ra e universe, including Bob and Monét, Willam and Trixie Mattel. There’s lots of charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent-packed in this week’s post, so let’s bring it to the runway!
We are only two weeks into the third season of Drag Race UK, and the queens are absolutely bringing it. Our favorite “Binge Queens”, Pandora Boxx, Rock M Sakura, Heidi N Closet, Kylie Sonique Love, Laganja Estranja and the dreamy Scott Nevins discuss episode two’s Supermarket Sweep inspired mini-challenge, the “Dragaton” main challenge and red carpet looks. Full episodes of this hilarious web series (and SO much more) are available on WOW Presents Plus.
Bob the Drag Queen and Monét X Change discuss the premiere episode and the queens’ runway looks on the latest episode of “Sibling Watchery.”
Drag Race UK season 2 standout Bimini Bon-Boulash joins the stunning Raven to toot and boot the Queen of Your Hometown” and “My Favorite Things” runway looks on “Fashion Photo Ruview”.
Come for the bootleg, stay for the opinions! Yuhua Hamasaki is here to review the looks of our newest queens from across the pond. Watch as she discusses the queens’ promo looks and first runway challenge on “Bootleg Opinions.”
This week, we got another sneak peek of the second season of Canada’s Drag Race. New judges Brad Goreski, Traci Melchor and Amanda Brugel join Brooke Lynn Hytes to crown the next queen of the Great White North. The twelve fierce and fiery Canadian queens competing to become Canada’s next Drag Superstar are Adriana, Beth, Eve 6000, Gia Metric, Icesis Couture, Kendall Gender, Kimora Amour, Océane Aqua-Black, Pythia, Stephanie Prince, Suki Doll, and Synthia Kiss. The new season premieres on October 14 on WOW Presents Plus.
Wanna see the season two Canadian queens out of drag? Of course, you do.
Yuhua Hamasaki welcomes CDR season one queen Scarlet Bobo to discuss the cast of season two’s promo looks on “Bootleg Opinions.”
This just in…Trixie Mattel and Katya talk about news on the latest “UNHhhh.” I don’t know about you, but I would totally subscribe to a Trixie and Katya news network.
We’ve seen Trixie make her share of cakes (mostly with toy ovens) and this time around she critiques cakes from other bakers. See her reaction to some sweet recreations of her iconic look in this fun- and frosting-filled video.
I love watching Rock M Sakura change up her looks, and in this video, she follows a Trixie Mattel makeup tutorial to create her signature look (which, IMHO, totally works on her.)
Bob the Drag Queen puts himself into the hot seat and answers questions from fans (and others) on Google.
Gottmik goes “guerilla style” in the attest episode of “No Gorge” and takes us backstage at Violet Chachki’s “A Lot More Me” tour.
Willam and Gia Gunn kiki and invite you to get ready with them.
Jaymes Mansfield is back with more of her amazing wig wizardry. Here, she works some magic on subscriber-submitted cosplay wigs. The end result has to be seen to be believed.
If you want to celebrate life with your favorite queens, a new line of flavored vodkas inspired by six of the world’s most iconic and influential drag queens is here to quench your thirst. Created in partnership with leading drag management firm Producer Entertainment Group (PEG) and crafted in France, SERV Vodka is infused with natural fruit. Each queen has their own unique flavor. Here, they discuss the new collection.
SERV Manila Luzon Pineapple
“I wanted to make sure it was perfect. I didn’t want too much pineapple and didn’t want it to be too little pineapple, so I had to taste several bottles and cases before I figured out what pineapple flavor was the best. It was the first sample that was the best, but I had several cases to make sure.”
SERV Trixie Mattel Pink Lemonade
“They mailed me two flasks of vodka. I was like ‘I’ll try it. I’m not sure. I’ll try a little more. I’m not sure. I’ll try a little more….hours in. You guys need to send me more.”
SERV Trinity the Tuck Mixed Berries
“I love a good cocktail, a good mixed drink. I’m a sissy drinker, so I had to make sure it was really sweet. I love something fruity because I’m a fruit.”
SERV Sharon Needles Blood Orange
“I had tons of cases sent to my haunted house and I went through all the blood oranges and ended up with type O negative”
SERV Monét X Change Green Apple
“Girl, I drank it smooth with just a little ice, got it chilled and it was delicious.”
SERV Alaska 5000 Original Unflavored
“My process was very easy. I did test it out. If it’s going to be vodka – vodka. It has to be good vodka and I’m telling you it’s delicious. DELICIOUS! It really is. You can drink it straight. You can drink it queer.”
SERV Vodka comes complete with music videos and monthly recipe suggestions by the queens themselves and is now available to purchase online HERE. And, to celebrate the launch of SERV Vodka various parties are being planned in surprise cities that will be announced very soon.
Drag queens across the nation are taking a different kind of stage, hoping to make a direct impact on their communities. Honey Mahogany, Maebe A Girl, and Marti Gould Cummings are sashaying their way into the halls of government while Nina West and Bob the Drag Queen know the secret of drag: It’s political. This is #AuthenticVoicesOfPride, presented by Chevrolet.
Chevrolet is matching donations to Black Queer Town Hall up to $25,000. Black Queer Town Hall is a Non-Profit organization led by Peppermint and Bob the Drag Queen that is committed to celebrating black queer excellence by supporting and cultivating community, sharing knowledge, and uplifting voices.
In honor of our favorite spooky season, check out the video for “Witch” from Trinity the Tuck. The track is from her new EP, “Mood Swing”.
And that’s it for this week. Until we meet again, stay healthy, stay safe, get vaccinated and say LOVE!