We begin the next leg of our journey down Drag Race All-Stars with chatter about the departures of Mimi and Miss Poopy Pants. Chad brought up the point that Pandora could have taken the opportunity to turn it out with Mimi and Juju said that she gave up, which means you go home. I hope Pandora watches this and realizes how badly she fucked herself.
I’m also going to begin by apologizing for the lack of screenshots. Logotv.com seems to want me to get a new laptop, because I’m very close to throwing it out the window. The show randomly goes off to commercial and then freezes up so I have to reload and watch the same Macy’s commercial over and over again and relocate my spot.
ManRu comes out wearing his normal plaid leisure suit, but this time with a pink candy cane-style tie and a shirt that looks like vomit make out of tiny dinosaurs. We play a version of the Newlywed Game called In Da Butt Ru. We learn that Latrice and Manila know nothing about one another, Raven and Juju are clearly besties, and Tammie is too nutty to give decent answers. We also get some TMI about who’s a top and who’s a bottom. Yara continues to steal my heart by making a joke about Nina’s bottomness bringing meaning to the name “Brown Flowers”.
Our challenge for the week is RuPaul’s Gaff-In with Vicky Lawrence. I freakin’ love Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, so I’m really looking forward to this. Each queen is to do a celebrity personation. Raven wants to do Bea Arthur which makes the ice shield around my heart towards her begin to melt. I mean, that’s basically a man dressing as a man dressing as a woman. She then questions Juju’s ability to be funny doing Fran Drescher to which Juju gives us a “Juju look”.
Tammie is going to do Tammy Faye, but Nina has no idea who that is. Oh boy. Can you really be gay in America and not know Tammy Faye? Nina’s idea is to do La Lupe, who just is not an American icon. No one knows who that is, but Nina has the audacity to question Tammie’s choice. What the hell? Tammie’s drag is a cross between Tammy Faye and Lucille Ball. She can do this. Due to the choice of Nina, I feel a dark cloud forming over their worktable.
Meanwhile, Manila wants to do modern-day Madonna and Latrice screams “deep fried BUUUUTTTTEEEEERRR”! Translation: Oprah. Oprah could be a really great character to do – I just hope she’s got enough in her arsenal. I’m worried, because her Aretha last year just wasn’t that great.
Yara is planning on doing Charo, which we all know will be incredible. But, Alexis comes up with the fantastic idea of doing Shakira. Great. Shakira. Yet again, Alexis chooses to impersonate someone with no noticeable personality. Why do they all get this golden opportunity and just squander it?