Come Rock for Rockaway!

rockin for rockaway

A few weekends ago I spent a day volunteering in Rockaway with Team Rubicon, doing the not-so-glamorous job of tearing down walls and gutting basements. Basements that were once covered in children’s wallpaper – cozy spaces that held home offices, … Continue reading

Glenda Glitterati The Burlesque Barbie Plays The Fame Game

Back in the summer 2009 I did burlesque. World-famous Veronica Varlow, the vampy black-haired Danger Dame of burlesque based in New York City, graciously took me in for a gratis, private training session. After all, I’d need at least three hours … Continue reading

Joni Dreams of Drag

michelle joni blonde fro

I love my trannies! Let’s just throw PC-ness out the window for a minute – or maybe longer, depending on how long you stay on this blog. Basic lingo 101: “Tranny” is the politically incorrect name for a transexual, someone who … Continue reading

NYC Birthday Recommendation: Le Caire Lounge

Champagne on fire

Fact: People ask me for recommendations in New York City ALL the time. Spa recommendations, birthday ideas, dinner suggestions with a view for out-of-towners, great lobster nooks, the best little Asian nail salon, vintage shopping destinations and beyond. Honestly, this … Continue reading