"This is like going in for heart surgery and finding a donkey holding the scalpel," said Beat of President Trump.
As a patron of Los Angeles' most unique underground theatre, The Cavern Club, I have become a fan of actor/performance artist John Cantwell's annual Love Connie extravaganzas, but until last weekend I had yet to experience The Nellie Olesons, the veteran sketch comedy trio that gave rise to Connie.
To quote perennial RuPaul's Drag Race favorite Latrice Royale, "Oh, the shade of it all!" From other Drag Race winners to comic peers, when it comes to Bianca Del Rio's razor-sharp tongue, nobody's safe. This past weekend, the drag superstar had some choice words for LGBT icon Kathy Griffin.
There's funny, and then there is funny. Jackie Beat is that latter, italicized kind of funny. It's only fitting that a comedic voice (and face!) like Jackie's has worked with other comedy legends including Roseanne Barr and the all-time greatest, Joan Rivers.
Aside from “Hollywood Acting Studio,” what else are you working on right now? I’m writing a new one-man show that is going
Roseanne Barr called her "the greatest drag queen on earth." The New York Times warned that "small children may be frightened" of her ribald live performances. Both were probably right. Naturally, she was a perfect fit to answer one of our questionnaires
Now that this season of RuPaul's Drag Race has almost come to the finish line, it's time for me to put in my two cents about all this comedy-queen bashing that has happened. Quite a few queens were saying that drag is not about comedy.
I reached out to some famous friends to see what their thoughts were on love, family, and relationships. Matt Alber, Bruce LaBruce, Daniela Sea, Danny Roberts, Jackie Beat, Holcombe Waller, and Matthew Zink all weighed in on the same five questions.