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Tuesday, April 12th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 6


This week’s challenge saw the remaining seven queens (and a few friends) go Over The Rainbow with a reading-inspired challenge.




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Tuesday, April 5th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 5


The most beloved challenge in the show’s history leads to one of the weakest episodes in the season.




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Tuesday, March 29th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 4


In this special episode, the girls form New Wave singing groups for the entertainment of two musical legends.




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Tuesday, March 22nd


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 3


The first acting challenge (with more than questionable material) leads to a surprising result and one of the most inspired runways in the show’s herstory!




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Tuesday, March 15th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 2


What happens when one of the best team challenges is paired with one of the worst lip syncs? Let’s find out together!




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Tuesday, March 8th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8, Episode 1


In honor of its season premiere (and 100th episode) Mother Ru treats her new children on a history lesson…




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Thursday, March 3rd


The Idiot Box: “The Time Has Come…”


In preparation for the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” we look at the best Lip Sync For Your Life battles over the past seasons.




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Thursday, June 25th


Le Talk: Latrice Royale


In this exclusive interview, Todd O’Dowd talks to the acclaimed drag queen about her career after “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” her other ventures, and her Twin Cities debut at First Avenue as part of Grown & Sexy Pride.




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Tuesday, May 19th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 12


The final four must face the de rigeur music video challenge (and de rigeur producer manipulation) in this lackluster episode.




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Tuesday, May 12th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 11


In this rollercoaster of an episode, we say “konichiwa” to a special guest judge, and “dasvidaniya” to a beloved competitor.




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Tuesday, May 5th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 10


It’s time to prance as the remaining six queens must perform dance mashups.




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Tuesday, April 28th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 9


RuPaul’s Drag Race finally (!) pays homage to arguably America’s First Drag Superstar.




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Tuesday, April 21st


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 8


A surprise return or seven leads to one of the most insane (and insanely awesome) episodes of the season.




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Tuesday, April 14th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 7


The return of an audience-favorite challenge leads to a controversial elimination.




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Tuesday, April 7th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 6


A long awaited return of our favorite judge breathed life into a lackluster challenge.




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Tuesday, March 31st


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 5


Awards! Guest Judges! Shady Queens! Shady Ru!! This episode has it all!




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Tuesday, March 24th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 4


A parody-driven musical episode ends with a surprising elimination.




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Tuesday, March 17th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7 Episode 3


Brush up on your Shakespeare as the first acting challenge sees a breakthrough for local queen Max and RuPaul breaking out her reading glasses.




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Tuesday, March 10th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 2


After a lackluster season opening, the show takes off with an inspired challenge.




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Tuesday, March 3rd


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7, Episode 1


Even a slightly lackluster season opening can’t completely quash the for the beloved reality television competion.




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Thursday, January 29th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Premieres March 2


Halleloo! Miss RuPaul’s School for Wayward Girls re-opens its doors March 2.




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Monday, December 8th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 7 Cast Announced


The acclaimed reality show announced the cast of the newest season… with a surprising local connection!




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Monday, September 15th


LOL/OMG on the Town: Detox is Worth the Wait at The Saloon


The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” standout kept an antsy crowd waiting when she performed and held a meet-and-greet Thursday night at The Saloon.




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Tuesday, May 20th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6 Finale


It’s time to finally crown America’s Next Drag Superstar in the annual overstuffed finale!




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Wednesday, May 14th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 13


It’s the recap episode, which allows Todd to reflect on the best of this season.




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Thursday, May 8th


The Culturator: Drag ASSets – Q&A w/ the Sparkle Surely


This week, The Culturator chats with local drag experts Bobbi Dazzle and Rugburns about their continued, bonafide drag “werqshop” series, Sparkle Surely, which focuses on helping newcomers discover, explore and/or re-invent their drag persona and werq their natural ASSets.




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Tuesday, May 6th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 12


In a slightly underwhelming, heavily producer-influenced episode, we learn the fate of the final four queens is to be a final three.




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Tuesday, April 29th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 11


Not even the return of a beloved mini challenge, nor the return of two great guest judges could save us from that surprising ending to The Glitter Ball.




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Friday, April 25th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 10


It’s a nice day for a drag wedding, as the queens have to become mothers of the “bride.”




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Wednesday, April 16th


The Idiot Box: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 6, Episode 9


In this episode, the girls resurrect (and fill in as hosts) of RuPaul’s old talk show. Hilarity ensues.




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