My final day at RuPaul's Drag Con NYC only really happened because the WoW folks asked me to haul ass over there this morning for a special announcement.
So, I did as asked, showing up for the tail end of a panel that included Todrick Hall, Ross Mathews, Michelle Visage and Carson Kressley. After they shared some illuminating memories of RDR, Michelle announced that the U.K. version of RuPaul's Drag Race would go on tour, and then announced the biggie: The first-ever RuPaul's Drag Con U.K. is happening January 18-19!
After that ripple of excitement, I wandered around grabbing any loose ends or interesting photo ops.
I did pester Michelle at her booth. She and the hubby allowed me to snap from the side (no posed), and then I returned later with my original 1989 Seduction promo hanging mobile for Michelle to sign. This time, I'm here as a fan, I announced, and she was all smiles.
She also pointed out that there was a Band-Aid on her toe in the 30-year-old photo, something she bitched about to the label when she first saw it. But there was no Photoshop in those days! she said, laughing. I'd never seen the Band-Aid, but now that I had:
Enjoy my final pics from the day!