A Drag Dynasty is about to be divined from the high life decade of decadence. It is destined, pre-ordained -- and perfectly coiffed. Darrin Hagen, under the mentorship of his drag mother, Lulu LaRude, rose to the height of glamour as Gloria Hole, p
ebook, 192 pages
February 1st 2011
by Brindle & Glass
(first published 2007)
Some interesting stories but the lack of narrative structure and poor writing kind of made me wish I hadn't started. This may not be Hagen's strongest medium. Would be more interested in these stories if delivered differently.
How can I call myself and Edmontonian without reading this book? I can't believe it took me so long to get to it. I really appreciate Darrin being the heart and memory of the 80's and 90's Drag community, so many stories, and we've lost so many. Heartfelt, nostalgic, funny, a must-read for any Edmontonian!