Saturday, May 22, 2010

Vintage Drag Queens?

I love drag queens, and I love Pandora Boxx. She was on RuPaul's Drag Race this last season. She was playing in a club in D.C. last night, so I went with a friend. I wore my 1960s dress, vintage earrings, and a vintage purse. I ended up getting to meet her after her performance! The first thing that she said to me was that she LOVED my dress. That made my day. I laughed and said that I was just about to tell her the same thing about her dress. I hate how awkward I look in this picture, sort of like a deer in headlights. I'm also posting a video of her lip-synching to one of the songs in Chicago...It's very flapper-licious.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Quick Pic

A couple Halloweens ago, one of my friends had a party and the theme was old celebrity icons. I was looking through old pics and found a picture from that night. I had already planned out my costume when the theme was decided, otherwise I probably would have been Bettie Page. So here's Liza Minnelli, Elvis, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Charlie Chaplin

Monday, May 3, 2010

Jane Russell

I've been pretty MIA lately. Thanks to finals, one of my guinea pig dying, and then my Grandpa dying, I just haven't been in the mood to do much of anything. I got caught up on a lot of my school stuff today, so I've been watching a lot of clips from old musicals on youtube tonight.

Now I love Marilyn Monroe, but I think that Jane Russell is the best part about the movie, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. I LOVE the musical scene when she's in the gym, singing with all those scantily clad men around. If you think about it, it's pretty homo erotic, and it looks like they're wearing thongs if you squint your eyes a little bit. It makes me giggle every time. I don't know if this is true, but I've heard that the part where Jane Russell gets knocked into the water was unplanned. She just went with it, and it ended up being the "best" take they made of that scene. I really need to see more Jane Russell movies. Time to get another Netflix account I guess.