Fyi: most people are not willing to hear or accept that. That is rupaul’s secret for success, not only in show business, especially in navigating the emotional landmines that inhibit most sweet, but in all aspects of life, sensitive souls. If you think this book is just about "doing drag, " you are sorely mistaken because for RuPaul, drag is merely a device to deactivate the identity-based ego and allow space for the unlimited.
And who we really are is an extension of the power that created the universe aka: God in drag. Once you’re willing to look beyond the identity that was given to you, a hidden world of possibilities will open its doors. Throughout the history of humans on this planet, there’ve always been shaman, seers, and mediums who are able to interpret both high and low frequencies and remind humans to look beyond the surface for the truth of who we really are.
Guru is packed with more than 80 beautiful photographs that illustrate the concept of building the life you want from the outside in and the inside out. You’re born naked and the rest is drag. As someone who has deconstructed life’s hilarious facade, RuPaul has broken "the fourth wall" to expand on the concept of mind, body, and spirit.
This unique perspective has allowed rupaul to break the shackles of self-imposed limitations, but reader beware, this is a daily practice that requires diligence and touchstones to keep you walking in the sunshine of the spirit. Foreword by jane fondaa timeless collection of philosophies from renaissance performer and the world’s most famous shape-shifter RuPaul, whose sage outlook has created an unprecedented career for more than thirty-five years.
Workin' It!: RuPaul's Guide to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Style
Let rupaul teach you the tried, tested, and found-true techniques that will propel you from background player to shining star! Workin’ it!, and confidence for girls and boys, and drag queen rupaul, and style than the host of the hit logo series "RuPaul’s Drag Race, provides helpful and provocative tips on fashion, both straight and gay—and everyone in between! No one knows more about life, style, television host, the new book from world-renowned recording artist, self-expression, beauty, " and Workin’ It! picks up right where the show leaves off.
More than just a style guide, Workin’ It! is a navigation system through the bumpy road of life.
The Diva Rules: Ditch the Drama, Find Your Strength, and Sparkle Your Way to the Top
Powerful, positive, and polished, this diva's not only glamorous, she's a savvy businesswoman with serious credentials who works her tail off. From her days vogueing in the downtown manhattan clubs in the '90s to her successful career in radio and her ultimate cult status as a judge on RuPaul's Drag Race, Michelle has achieved her dreams and then some! In The Diva Rules, Visage shares her rules and advice for living life to the fullest and finding success no matter the hand you're dealt.
Highly recommend! she gives great advice to struggling creative types, fiercely loyal, Actress "The Goldbergs"'Michelle Visage is a lioness; highly intelligent, cuz she's LIVED IT!' --Wendi McLendon-Covey, and hyper-aware . With her no-nonsense style and super sassy voice, " and "be thankful you're a Misfit, " "Give Good Face, Michelle tells readers to "Keep Your Shit Together, " in addition to 22 other invaluable life lessons on finding your power and sparkling your way to the top.
Lashing of no-nonsense advice is peppered with hilarious one-liners and insight into Visage's life. Victoria innell, Associate Vendor Manager for Amazon. Co. Uk via the bookseller as one of November's Top Picks'.
Blame It On Bianca Del Rio: The Expert On Nothing With An Opinion On Everything
A collection of biting advice filled with vibrant photos from Bianca’s twisted universe, Blame It On Bianca Del Rio will shock you and keep you laughing. Thanks to her snarky frankness, she became the show’s breakout star, and politically incorrect humor, impeccable comedic timing, winning its sixth season.
In blame it on bianca del rio, offering raucous, hilarious, and make it a living, that color her world, Bianca shares her opinions loudly and proudly, big and small, no-holds-barred commentary on the everyday annoyances, albeit amusing, hell for anyone who inhabits it. Fierce, funny, and fabulous—a would-be love child sired by John Waters and birthed by Joan Rivers—Bianca sandblasted her name in the annals of pop culture on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Uproarious advice and never-before-seen color photos from drag queen extraordinaire Bianca Del RioThe cheeky, larger-than-life drag queen and outrageous comic—"The Joan Rivers of the Drag World, " New York Times—who isn’t afraid to shock or offend brings her trademark acerbic wit and sharp commentary to the page in an illustrated collection of advice.
When it comes to insult comics, Bianca Del Rio is in a class by herself. But be warned: it is not for the faint of heart! .
Featuring the likes of bianca del rio and Courtney Act, this collection is a beautiful celebration of drag as an art form and an exhilarating exploration of what drag means to its greatest artists. Subjects include icons of reality TV and underground drag royalty, and photographs range from the divine to the trashy.
. For over a decade, magnus hastings has been photographing the world's greatest drag superstars and asking each of them a simple question: Why drag? The result is this mesmerizing volume in which the queens strut their stuff and reflect on their shared passion through a mixture of quips and philosophizing.
Suck Less: Where There's a Willam, There's a Way
I've got clap backs and life hacks and tips on classing up a simple grab-and-run lifting spree to the much more dignified act of larceny. It's about you and how you can sucK LESS at a variety of things drag queens are so much better at than the average person. Class is in session. But i promise you: where there's a Willam, there's a way.
But this isn't all about me for once. So welcome to Willam's School of Bitchcraft and Wiggotry. Sometimes it just sucks less. The only lie told more often than "no, that looks totally cute on you" and "I got AIDS through oral" is "It gets better. Well, a lotta times it don't. Hilarious essays and tutorials all designed to make you a better you from one of the most popular drag queen comedians on YouTube -- and the only contestant to ever get kicked off RuPaul's Drag Race -- with a foreword from Neil Patrick Harris.
Super-important life stuff with my own special, secret fag- swag sauce.
Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence A Chelsea Handler Book/Borderline Amazing Publishing
His hasn't been the most traditional way to build a career in Hollywood, but Ross has somehow managed to make his mark without ever compromising who he is. Oh, deliciously dangerous pot butter, then there's his surprisingly shady past involving the cutest pair of plus-sized women's pajama bottoms, and embezzled sandwiches.
Seriously, that stuff just doesn't happen to people like Ross. He is as serious about this as he is about Golden Girls trivia: You don't need to change who you are to achieve your dreams although there's nothing wrong with a makeover every now and then. In this hilarious and inspirational memoir, ross mathews-best known as "ross the Intern" from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno-chronicles his life growing up as an atypical kid in a small Northwestern farm town to living as an atypical adult in Los Angeles, to eventually being his loud, proud, apologetically genuine self on national television.
As a young kid growing up in a farm town, Ross Mathews might as well have wished for a pet unicorn or a calorie-free cookie tree to grow in his front yard. And, madonna, michelle kwan, tiffani-amber theissen, of course, how he's managed to turn an obsession with pop-culture into one-on-one interactions with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, and countless more without ever having a single restraining order issued against him.
Infused with ross's trademark humor, and total honesty, unique voice, Man Up! is a mission statement for anyone who doesn't fit the mold. Either of those far-fetched fantasies would have been more likely to come true than his real dream: working in television in Hollywood, California. But guess what? It totally did.
Now, with his first book, ross takes us inside his journey as a super-fan, revealing the most embarrassing and hilarious moments of his small-town life and big-city adventures.
Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love
So. From choreographed carpet figure skating routines to the unavoidable fact that he was Just. Jvn fans may think they know the man behind the stiletto heels, and the iconic sayings, the crop tops, but there’s much more to him than meets the Queer Eye. You’ll laugh, you’re strong, you’re a kelly clarkson song, you’ll cry, and you’ll come away knowing that no matter how broken or lost you may be, and you’ve got this.
In this revelatory, raw, and rambunctious memoir, Jonathan shares never-before-told secrets and reveals sides of himself that the public has never seen. New york times bestsellerindie bestsellera laugh-and-cry-out-loud memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van NessWho gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey.
The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy. Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netflix’s hit show Queer Eye, Jonathan was growing up in a small Midwestern town that didn’t understand why he was so…over the top. Gay. Jonathan was an easy target and endured years of judgement, ridicule and trauma—yet none of it crushed his uniquely effervescent spirit.
Over the top uncovers the pain and passion it took to end up becoming the model of self-love and acceptance that Jonathan is today.
Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen
Drawing on her own experiences and interviews with the world's top drag queens, Huba and coauthor Shelly Kronbergs offers five Keys to Fierce that will help readers find the courage to ignore criticism and live the life they truly want to live every day—no wigs or stilettos required. They were supremely self-assured, strong, utterly fearless, powerful, and unabashedly and completely themselves.
. Work through your fears by getting fierce!Fiercely You is a creative, playful approach to the serious problems that women face regarding confidence and risk taking. Jackie even became a drag queen herself: Lady Trinity. At a particularly low point in her life, bestselling author Jackie Huba serendipitously stumbled upon the wonderful world of drag queens and was inspired.
I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me
Thank God she took notes. An entertaining rant…the only thing missing is the sound of a drumroll and cymbals to feel as though one is sitting in a nightclub watching a live comedy marathon…A raucous, biting look at life. Kirkus reviews “nobody, but nobody, can hate like Joan Rivers. It is also shocking, the things she makes us laugh at…Joan Rivers is extraordinary, but she's not for the easily offended—or for anyone who gets offended at all.
People joan rivers, she figured why stop here when there are so many other things to hate? with all of her diverse experiences, turned away from, and thrown up over a lot of hateful things, deplorable places, after looking at the human decrepitude around her, actress, do it funny! Her career in comedy may have begun with self-loathing, but, comedienne, and an award-winning international star she can sneer in eight different languages lives by her own golden rule: Do unto others before they do unto you—and for God’s sakes, Joan has looked down at, jewelry monger, and despicable people.
Here—uncensored and uninhibited—Joan says exactly what’s on her mind…And HER mind is a terrible thing to waste. She proudly kicks the crap out of ugly children, funerals, dating rituals, and lousy restaurants. She shows no mercy towards doctors and feminists, and even goes after Anne Frank and Stephen Hawking.
Joan lets everyone—including herself—have it in this one hundred percent honest and unabashedly hilarious love letter to the hater in all of us. She nails first Ladies, closet cases, and hypocrites to the wall.
Naturally Tan: A Memoir
A usa today hottest book of the summer for 2019!a best nonfiction book for 2019 in women's day!One of Hello Giggles's "Most Anticipated Books of 2019 to Add to Your Reading List"!“Just when I thought I knew everything about Tan, he hits me with this. His story is so heartwarming, and wickedly funny. Antoni porowskiin this heartfelt, and touching memoir, one of the stars of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning smash-hit Queer Eye reveals how an Englishman raised in a traditionally religious home became a fashion icon—and the first openly gay, funny, South Asian man on television—simply by being Naturally Tan.
In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France tells his origin story for the first time. He illuminates his winding journey of coming of age, finding his voice and style!, and marrying the love of his life—a Mormon cowboy from Salt Lake City. From one of the stars of netflix’s runaway hit show queer eye, Naturally Tan is so much more than fashion dos and don’ts—though of course Tan can’t resist steering everyone away from bootcut jeans! Full of candid observations about U.
S. And U. K. Each of us is living our own private journey, and the more we know about each other, the healthier and happier the world will be. ”. Cultural differences, and the behind-the-scenes realities of “reality TV, what he sees when you slide into his DMs, celebrity encounters, ” Naturally Tan gives us Tan’s unique perspective on the happiness to be found in being yourself.