Marke B.

Missive from Whiskeyville

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From the files of our cocktail sniffer Jonathan Beckhardt

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Dear Mom,

I am sorry that I only contact you when i need something, but I was wondering if you could send me my whiskey-shoes. I imagine they're on the bottom shelf of my dresser, since I haven't worn them since Jim Holt's barbecue last summer. If you could get them in the mail this week, that would be great, as I need them for next Saturday. Read more »

Queens of Eurovision pt. 2

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And another for the great and apparently tranny-infested Eurovision Song Contest! This one's called DQ (which used to mean something pretty scandalous in the Midwestern gay underground) and the song is ..... Read more »

Queens of Eurovision pt. 1

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Three words: Ukranian drag queen. In the Eurovision Song Contest, on May 12.

Her name is Verka Serdjuchka and she's awesome .... babushka power! (You can get better quality -- Ukranian TV? Read more »

Oh yes she did

America's Next Top Tranny?

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AMERICA'S NEXT TOP TRANNY Why would Felicia Fellatio, a 6'7" drag queen from Trashville, USA, get up at 5 a.m. on March 20 and wing it down to the Serramonte Center in Daly City to audition for America's Next Top Model? Well, why wouldn't she? In six-inch fuck-me pumps and a belt whose giant buckle spelled "ORAL" in diamonds, even. Glittery! Read more »

Bulgay-rian? Just hum along

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AZIS -- the Bulgarian Romani chalga singer is delightfully gender-neutral (gender bothful?) -- and recently was voted the 21st most important Bulgarian in history. YES. Read more »

Scissor twister

MR., the barber shop with a bar
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superego@sfbg.com

SUPER EGO Tweet-tweet twitter. Tweet.

It's 6 a.m., and I think I just asked a mailbox for a light. Nonetheless, it was a cute and sturdy one, unlike the male boxes I usually encounter stumbling home from Nob Hill in the way-wee hours — and at least I got that light. Right?

Twoot-twitter. Read more »

Emergency exits

Getting crazy in a time of crisis
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marke@sfbg.com

I've got one copy of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace strapped under my right foot, one strapped under my left. The new 1,400-page Penguin Classics translation by Anthony Briggs makes for a great pair of platforms. Read more »

SCENE: Nightlife during wartime

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SCENE: Nightlife During Wartime

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Last Wednesday we unleashed the first issue of our new quarterly glossy supplement SCENE: The Guardian Guide to Nightlife and Glamour to thunderous approval and only a few (disappointing) howls of protest. I want more protest dammit! Where's freakin' Fox News when you want 'em! My nails are too long to dial the right-wing media up. Read more »

Big new pianist

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I know this should technically go in the Noise blog, but I didn't want it to get lost in our upcoming blizzard of SXSW coverage, so here goes .... Read more »