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[Read Ebook] ¹ Midnight at the Palace: My Life as a Fabulous Cockette ⚻ David Weissman and Bill Weber sdocumentary, The Cockettes, wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival and shined a bright new light on the Cockettes Now one of the founding members of the legendary troupe takes us inside this flamboyant ensemble of countercultural radicals, who decked themselves out in drag and glitter for a series of legendary midnight musica Balancing the Load The Cockettes Most Likely To... wowed audiences at the Sundance Film Festival and shined a bright new light on the Cockettes Now one of the founding members of the legendary troupe takes us inside this flamboyant ensemble of countercultural radicals Blind (Lorelei Bluffs Book 3) who decked themselves out in drag and glitter for a series of legendary midnight musica I remember the Cockettes, the drag theatre group of San Francisco, the original gender benders I lived in San Francisco in 1970 71, and a friend of mine was staying at their house I remember the airy hanging fabrics and the lofts I remember meeting Sylvester introduced as Ruby Blue and drawing up his natal chart And I remember the ethereal beauty of the midnight show at the Palace.So I was excited about reading this book It does bring back the era But I have to say that, if you don t k I remember the Cockettes, the drag theatre group of San Francisco, the original gender benders I lived in San Francisco in 1970 71, and a friend of mine was staying at their house I remember the airy hanging fabrics and the lofts I remember meeting Sylvester introduced as Ruby Blue and drawing up his natal chart And I remember the ethereal beauty of the midnight show at the Palace.So I was excited about reading this book It does bring back the era But I have to say that, if you don t know the characters and I remember only a few of them then this book can get a bit tedious There s an ever changing cast and of course, this was true of the Cockettes, who were pretty fluid But it s hard to keep one s attention on this shifting panorama Living this scene, you would have been pretty stoned Reading about it, you re not necessarily , and that definitely detracts from the experience I originally read this beautiful book when it was released sometime in the early 00s, soon after I saw the documentary about the Cockettes This group of gender fucker drag queens has long held a tender place in my heart, and re reading this again offered a nuanced glance at how drag can be truly revolutionary.With all the recent proclamations of what is and isn t drag, it s refreshing to read about a group of weirdos from the 60s who are stilladvanced in their approach to gender and drag I originally read this beautiful book when it was released sometime in the early 00s, soon after I saw the documentary about the Cockettes This group of gender fucker drag queens has long held a tender place in my heart, and re reading this again offered a nuanced glance at how drag can be truly revolutionary.With all the recent proclamations of what is and isn t drag, it s refreshing to read about a group of weirdos from the 60s who are stilladvanced in their approach to gender and drag than the current, now mainstream lexicon.The Cockettes saw drag queens as drag queens gay, straight, male, female all were just as welcome to be a cockette Drag is a frame of mind and an art form, it isn t about what your birth gender is I think mainstream players in the dragosphere might need a bit of a reminder on the subject Thought provoking and inspiring, this book re enters my life again and again and I love it Pam Tent s memoir of the Cockettes is an engaging read and is an important historical document of the gender bending communal performance artists drag queen spectactular fabulous group I saw the documentary on the Cockettes a while ago and wanted to learnRecommended for students of gay studies, performance art and sexual anarchy.