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Telenovela Realness: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5, Episode 9

The queens are all sad to see Ivy go, but none as much as Jinkx, who had formed a special bond with her. Srsly, we’re going to need an update on that unrequited crush thing when the reunion airs. Alyssa says if she has to lip sync all the way to the finale, she’ll do what she has to do. The other queens don’t like that she is not acknowledging that the challenges are important. Jinkx speaks up once more to defend herself blahblah comedy queen blahblah pageant queen. I know I’m not the only one tired of them playing that tune over and over again. Continue reading

Leave the Groundhogs Alone!

This post was originally run last year. In honor of Groundhog’s Today, we’re bringing it back.

Friends, I need to talk to you about something very important. For today is Groundhog Day, and I cannot stand by another year without speaking up on behalf of these corpulent woodland creatures.

According to reliable source Wikipedia, one of the earliest recorded references to this holiday is from 1841. A shop owner called James Morris wrote:

Last Tuesday, the 2nd, was Candlemans day, the day on which, according to the Germans, the Groundhog peeps out of his winter quarters and if he sees his shadow he pops back for another six weeks nap, but if the day be cloudy he remains out, as the weather is to be moderate. Continue reading

Five Films to Watch With(out) Mom this Mother’s Day Weekend

I was writing out my Mother’s Day card, and suddenly I was thinking back to Mother’s Day 2004. That year, I took mom to see Kill Bill: Vol. 2 at the movie theater. She loved it (she had already seen and enjoyed Vol. 1). My mother’s taste in movies is probably not typical for a lady her age–she has adventurous taste. Although it might seem like an odd choice for the holiday (murder, revenge, kungfu), one of Kill Bill‘s major themes (especially in Vol. 2 is motherhood. Continue reading