Out of the Broomcloset and into the Hills

Out of the Broomcloset photo bt Leon Calafiore for December 2014Head for the hills, hide in a cave, the traditions are coming! As I write this from my lair, a trickle of large snowflakes and other non- denominational seasonal emblems are being hoisted over intersections in outlying regions, while others don't even have up their Halloween decorations yet.

Anthe Zacharias – Celebrates 80 years of life as a vibrant...

Anthe Zacharias graphicTucked away in a quiet town in New Jersey is a vibrant and talented artist. In 1938, Anthe Zacharias arrived from Albania and has been painting ever since. Most of her time was spent in the art scene of New York City where she painted at the time of de Kooning and Pollock.


D.R.A.G. Jeffree Star photo by Austin YoungFrom meeting Bea Arthur to working with legends like Chad Michaels, author Christopher Logan has always gravitated toward strong women. With the re-release of his book "d.r.a.g.," he's giving us another chance to celebrate some of the world's most amazing drag queens, all captured by some of the industry's top photographers.

Pisces: Decide whether you’re being smothered or embraced

My Stars by Madame Zzaj, Romanian Queen of all Queens

saggittariusSagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21):

Do try to not allow the word "no" to be your calling card and ID badge. It's difficult when Mars is sextile Uranus in one's chart (as it is in yours), but vetoing every suggestion for fun so you may wallow in your despair gets tiresome.

Virgo: Sometimes it’s easiest to go it alone, but this is...

My Stars by Madame Zzaj, Romanian Queen of all Queens

virgoVirgo (Aug 23-Sept 22): Sometimes it's easiest to go it alone, but this is not the time to do so. Gather up a retinue, a posse, or merely one's adoring fans, get dressed, and be out and about as often as possible.

Welcome to Samhain now cleanse your trick for a treat

Out of Broomcloset for October 2014 photo by Leon CalifioreOut of the Broomcloset

From ghoulies and ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties, and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us!" Traditional Scottish prayer.

Uncovering the alleged LGBT connections in the JFK assassination

John F. Kennedy photo by Abbie RoweIn 1969, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison prosecuted Clay Shaw for allegedly conspiring to kill President John F. Kennedy. Shaw, a gay man, was the only person ever put on trial in connection with JFK's assassination.

Teresa Aprea New Jersey Housewife – Puts the “Fun” in Dysfunction

Teresa Aprea stars on Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey"Since joining the hit Bravo show "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," Teresa Aprea - along with her  equally gorgeous twin sister Nicole - have definitely made their mark on the show.

How to be Transgender

Jamie DiNicolaDisclaimer: This title is meant to be a joke. Only you know how to live your life. These are just a few pointers I've picked up along the way.

1. Have a solid web presence.

Jersey Housewife Nicole Napolitano “Loves a Challenge”

Nicole Napolitano from Housewives of New JerseyAlong with her equally fabulous twin sister Teresa Aprea, Nicole Napolitano has jumped right into the drama on the new season of "The Real Housewives Of New Jersey."