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By Jim Silvestri

Photo Credit: Jasmine Rice

I’m like if Bette Midler had a smaller penis.

HOW MANY YEARS I’VE BEEN AT IT:

Most would say “too many”.

ORIGINAL HOMETOWN:

Asbury Park, NJ

FAVORITE NUMBER TO DO:

At Wendy’s, the number 2. At McDonald’s, it’s like drag roulette. Onstage, though, I love doing my parody “Zing! Went the Streams of My Shart”. Always a crowd pleaser at brunch.

FAVORITE COSMETIC PRODUCT:

Haus Labs’ new lip lacquer. I can’t imagine what they put in it to make it so high gloss and transfer-proof at the same time. It’ll probably give me lip cancer, but my god, I’ll be the most gorgeous girl in the mausoleum.

REASON I STARTED DRAG:

The same reason every homosexual in New York started drag. I got a degree in musical theater.

MOST IMPORTANT DIVA EVER:

Paul Lynde

A DRAG PERFORMER I ADMIRE:

I adore Lady Bunny. Adore. ADORE. This damn voice-to-text…ABHOR. 

THE MAN OF MY DREAMS:

Colonel Sanders
BEST DESCRIPTION OF MY DRAG:
DRINK OF CHOICE:

Sunkist diet orange soda. If I could just get a fountain of that in my kitchen, I think I could finally call myself a success.

BEST THING ABOUT DRAG:

Making people laugh, especially when it happens on purpose.

WORST THING ABOUT DRAG:

The 80 pounds you put on eating at diners and bodegas every night.

WEIRDEST DRAG MOMENT I’VE EVER HAD:

Interviewing Kamala Harris in the midst of a hypoglycemic episode. My blood sugar was so low, I was seeing double, and I couldn’t tell which one of her was real. I think I accidentally directed all of her questions to Pete Buttigieg, who had two faces, even after my blood sugar came around.

BEST ADVICE TO A NEW QUEEN:

Eat a Snickers before you interview Presidential candidates.

WHERE TO FIND ME:

Mondays at Rise Bar in Hell’s Kitchen, Thursdays at Pieces in the Village, and for all other appearances, you can check my socials @PissiMyles!

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