The Drag Drop: “Trixie Motel,” Taco Bell Drag Brunch, and “Legends of Drag”

A weekly roundup of the latest news from the fierce world of drag.

The first week of Pride Month brings a deluge of drag-related content…

WATCH: Trixie Motel


The drag superstar and makeup mogul will be hammering nails instead of painting them as she renovates a Palm Springs motel in the new Discovery+ renovation series. Trixie enlists her partner David Silver, interior designer Dani Dazey, and a bevy of celeb guest stars, to help her live out her demolition dreams and give an old motel a dazzling facelift. Demolition and drag, what could go wrong? The first two episodes of Trixie Motel premiere June 3 on Discovery+.
 

LISTEN: “Girlz Night” – Alaska Thunderf*ck feat. Stephanie’s Child


The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2 winner collabs with Stephanie’s Child, the legendary drag girl group made up of Lagoona Bloo, Rosé, and Jan, for a thumping party bop all about running wild in the city. The perfect soundtrack for your weekend Pride party plans.
 

WATCH: Play “Truth or Diablo?” with the queens from Taco Bell Drag Brunch

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It's time for another round of Truth or Diablo?

♬ original sound – tacobell

Yo QUEER-ero, Taco Bell! That’s right, everyone’s favorite Mexican fast-food chain will be hosting Drag Brunches in New York and Fort Lauderdale this Pride Month. Get a taste of what you can expect in a video of “Truth or Diablo?” Then continue the Drag Brunch kiki with more videos on Taco Bell’s TikTok.
 

WATCH: Katya on Ziwe


Katya gets TMI when she sits down to be grilled by Ziwe as a guest on the special Pride episode of her Showtime satire.
 

READ: Legends of Drag: Queens of a Certain Age

Abrams Books

The library is open with Legends of Drag: Queens of a Certain Age, a new photography book and “archive of living drag history” from authors Harry James Hanson and Devin Antheus. The duo traveled across the country, visited 16 cities and interviewed 80 legends in the drag community who “shared boundless wisdom and powerful anecdotes from their lives.” The queens are featured in “stunning portraits shot on location and styled with unique floral elements.” Legends of Drag: Queens of a Certain Age hits bookshelves June 21.
 

WATCH: Miss Vanjie: 24 Hours of Love


Miss Vanjie is lookin’ for a man, and she’s only got 24 hours to do it! 18 men are vying for Vanjie’s heart, but they only have a day to make a connection happen. Cue the fireworks when Vanjie: 24 Hours of Love premieres June 9 on WOW Presents Plus.
 

LOOK: Meet the queens of Drag Race France

World of Wonder

Bonjour! The first season of Drag Race France will premiere June 30 on WOW Presents Plus in the U.S. The inaugural season will be hosted by the fierce French fashionista from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12, Nicky Doll, along with resident judges actress and TV host Daphné Bürki, and French DJ Kiddy Smile. The ten queens who will let them eat cake are Elips, Kam Hugh, La Big Bertha, La Briochée, La Grande Dame, La Kahena, Lolita Banana, Lova Ladiva, Paloma and, Soa de Muse.

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