Behind-The-Scenes Stories From 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

Any fan of RuPaul's Drag Race will tell you that it's the smartest, most creative, hilarious, and heartfelt reality show on television. But what about RuPaul's Drag Race behind the scenes? Is it as outrageous as one might expect? Are Ru and the gang as enchanting as they appear onscreen?

Well, yes. It should come as no surprise that the show that brought the art of drag to mainstream audiences is just as fascinating behind the camera. The secrets of the making of RuPaul's Drag Race not only highlight the stunning originality of this show, but the massive amounts of heart, talent, and humor that have gone into it making it a cultural icon. It has become the quintessential definition of must-see television, and viewers have been along for the wildest and most fun ride imaginable. Where else but on Drag Race could one learn the proper way to do a wig reveal, unlock the mysteries of breastplates and padding, and discover the joys of death-drops, tongue-pops, and reading your competing queens? Drag lingo is essential to understanding queens, and its found its way to the mainstream in all the best and most utilitarian ways.

Pop on your best wig and check your tuck: it's time to take a sequined deep-dive into RuPaul's Drag Race secrets.