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Ask Miss Wendy -  Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice to New York's Sexually Challenged

Miss Wendy's Texas Love Advice
Plus Some Occasional Comments on the
State of the Popular Culture

Ask Miss Wendy
L-R: Michael Mazocco, Wendy R. Williams, Armistead Johnson
Photo Credit: Stephen Mosher



November 30, 2010

Amanda LePore, David LaChapelle
and Daphne Guinness
9th Annual GLAAD OutAuction and Out in Art Award
Metropolitan Pavillion / New York City
November 21, 2010
Photo Credit: Wild1 / PR Photos

Here is a fun campy photograph that caught my eye. Famed tranny Amanda Lepore, world renowned photographer David LaChapelle and Karl Lagerfeld muse Daphne Guinness posing at the 9th Annual GLAAD OutAuction. This photo is fun on so many levels: Guiness and LePore carrying the same color purse, the fine line between camp and art and LaChapelle's instinctive eye in choosing just whom he should stand next to when someone is shooting a photo.

Photographer Bradford Noble is a friend of mine and whenever I take his photo, he looks at where I have my lens and how far away I am and then moves himself so he fills the lens in the best manner (basically doing my job). Looking at this photo I can tell that LaChapelle does eactly the same thing.

November 25, 2010

2007 Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade
Photo Credit Angelo Rivera

From Miss Wendy to Her Readers: Today is Thanksgiving and here are two helpful recipes you can use if any one is foolish enough to ask you to contribute a dish for the festivities:

Miss Wendy's White Trash Fruit Salad

1 large can of fruit cocktail (drained)
1 large bag of colored miniature marshmellows
1 large container of Cool Whip

Mix ingredients in a bowl and enjoy

Miss Wendy's Queso

One package of Velvetta cheese, sliced
One jar of salsa
16 ounces of half and half

Put all ingredients into the crock pot, heat and serve with chips.

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 16, 2010

There is joyful news from London - Prince Williams and his girlfriend Kate Middleton have announced that they are engaged and will wed in the Spring or Summer of 2011 ( This is great news for both the Prince and Miss Middleton and for the news outlets of the world who will now have a tasty dish on our dining room tables - a dish that should feed us all for the next year or so.

But here is a quick style question: Just what is it with young English ladies and their hats? Now I think the hats are fun and I applaud them for wearing them, but why would a young woman even own a pinwheel hat? And they only wear these confections when they are actually in Britain. New York City is filled with British expats and you never see young women wearing decorative hats (everyone wears wool hats in winter but they are for warmth not show). English ladies abandon their hats as soon as they leave Britain much the way Saudi women toss off their robes and veils the minute the plane leaves Saudi air space.

Do young upper class British women wears hats as a subtle hint to young royal men that they would be happy to replace their hats with a tiara?


November 13, 2010

Here is a funny bit I read about while I had my coffee (Daily News). New Jersey housewife Teresa Giudice of the Bravo TV show , Real Housewives of New Jersey is teaching a course at the Learning Annex titled "How to Have it All." Mrs. Giudice and her husband recently filed for bankruptcy after spending an entire season on the show living the good life Jersey style. Perhaps she should co-host her session with a good bankruptcy lawyer who could help her explain how to "buy and file."


November 9, 2010

Glamour Magazine Women of the Year Awards 2010
Carnegie Hall, New York City
November 8, 2010
Photo Credit: Janet Mayer / PR Photos

Here is one of Miss Wendy's You Got it Going Girl Awards for Cher. The sixty-four year old Diva is still rocking it in style. Cher has a three year contract with the Coliseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. It is the perfect match. Caesar's Palace is the epitome of camp and so is our Miss Cher. I saw Cher about five years ago on one of her "Final Tours" and she is "marvelous, simply marvelous."


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