That sound you heard last night at about 10 PM that was something like a low howl whipping through the wind or a thousand exclamation marks standing on end (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) and jumping off their dots was the sound of every fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race cursing at the television. Why? Because the beloved reality show did not announce a winner during the finale. Instead RuPaul announced that the public would vote among the remaining queens — Chad Michaels, Sharon Needles, and the evil Phi Phi O’Hara — and a winner would be announced on the reunion show.
Say what?! This is the season finale. Do you know what that means? It means the final episode of the season. The season is about crowning the “next drag superstar” (and giving RuPaul an excuse to trot out her seven million catch phrases) so how can the season be over without a winner? The reunion is not about revealing a winner! The reunion is about getting all the queens together so they can bitch about each other, throw some shade, and talk about how wonderfully they’re doing playing gay nightclubs across the country now that they’ve been on Logo. Also, Ru promised that on the reunion special we’d find out why former contestant Willam was kicked out for breaking the rules and just what caused her to toss her cookies all over her platforms (one of our most