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In the wake of Robbie Turner’s elimination during the makeover challenge, the queens returned to the workroom to learn about their next task on the road to winning RuPaul’s Drag Race.  With this week’s task requiring them to create political smear campaigns as they hypothetically ran for president, they were paired off and left to...

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This week’s challenge was one that Drag Race fans always anticipate with bated breath: the makeover! Following on from the recurring reading mini-challenge, the main task saw the queens paired with the cast of Little Women: LA in a Wizard of Oz-themed runway and interpretive dance number that saw them dressing themselves and their partner...

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With two queens finding themselves ejected from RuPaul’s Drag Race following the Bitch Perfect challenge and first eliminated queen Naysha Lopez finding her way back into the competition, the first three episodes of season 8 have been a wild ride for everybody involved. With the season’s first big twist behind us and the competition having...

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Even though we all knew a bombshell was coming in episode 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8, it was one we weren’t prepared for: The second double elimination in the show’s history! Following the episode’s Pitch Perfect themed lip sync battle, aptly titled Bitch Perfect, all seemed to be normal as two queens fell...

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Even though we all knew a bombshell was coming in episode 2 of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8, it was one we weren’t prepared for: The second double elimination in the show’s history! Following the episode’s Pitch Perfect themed lip sync battle, aptly titled Bitch Perfect, all seemed to be normal as two queens fell...

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Adore Delano

Interview: Adore Delano

March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

After finding her fame on American Idol and RuPaul’s Drag Race, Adore Delano is quickly evolving into the pop star she always wanted to be. With two studio albums to her name and some of the highest sales figures ever within her niche, she’s slowly but surely blurring the lines between drag and pop with...

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It’s finally that fabulous time of the year: Another season of RuPaul’s Drag Race has officially begun! Another twelve talented queens have entered the race to become America’s next drag superstar—including the 100th queen to enter the workroom!—and it’s shaping up to be one of the tightest seasons in the show’s eight year history. With $100,000...

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Kelly Mantle

Interview: Kelly Mantle

January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kelly Mantle has had a brilliantly successful career so far. With two decades worth of history in theatre and spending most of the 2000’s on television and in films, her resume is so extensive that it makes her unfortunate second episode departure from RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2014 a total nonissue. Equally important, however, is...

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Ginger Minj

Interview: Ginger Minj

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing that Ginger Minj taught us during her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race, it’s that you should never underestimate a comedy queen. With a long career in comedy, theatre and pageantry, Ginger Minj shot straight to the top of the competition and finished as a finalist. Never mind the fact that missed...

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Interview: Alaska Thunderfuck

July 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The art of drag is currently in limbo, hovering between its niche origins in the queer community and its breakthrough into mainstream culture led by RuPaul’s Drag Race. There’s no denying that the show’s popularity is due to the vibrant, catty and all around endearing personalities of the contestants, but of these past contestants, Alaska...

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Courtney Act

Interview: Courtney Act

July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been an exciting year for Australian drag superstar Courtney Act, competing and becoming runner up on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season Six and now with the release of her debut EP, Kaleidoscope. She’s come a long way since her stint on Australian Idol’s first season in 2003 and since moving to LA her career has only...

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Interview: Travis Matthews

December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following the release of James Franco and Travis Matthew’s controversial feature Interior. Leather Bar, we sat down and had a chat with Travis about the making of the film and his views of social perspectives. Florence Hinton-Collyer: What do you hope for the audience to take away from having watched your film? Travis Matthews: The...

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Yeah Kowalski

Interviews: Boys on Film X – Cameron Wofford

December 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tenth installment of one of cinema’s most celebrated short film series Boys on Film X is set to be an explosive cinematic exploration of LGBT themes and lifestyles. Leading up the last months anticipated release, we at Renowned For Sound spoke with Cameron Wofford, the lead actor in Evan Robert’s short, Yeah, Kowalski!  Florence Hinton-Collyer:...

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