Miss Ivy Kingston, Ontario
Published Feb 01, 2000Who are you?
What are you up to?
Contract work, writing a book and wearing mini dresses and dreaming of being a Monday Night Nitro girl.
Hometown and current HQ:
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, North America, Earth.
A terrier named Tetley.
Mind altering work of art:
The AIDS quilt. It's so vast.
Most memorable/inspirational gig? And why?
DQ95 or drag queen '95 for Casey House helping others and meeting friendly drag queens.
What should everyone shut up about?
George W. Bush and Al Gore. They're both morons.
Your greatest strength/weakness:
Strength: Able to function in a miniskirt without panty hose in the dead of winter.
Weakness: Can't put on a pair of panty hose.
Your vital daily ritual:
Brushing my teeth.
I don't feel guilty about pleasure unless it hurts others.
If I wasn't playing music I would be:
In a miniskirt and high heels.
Your most memorable day job:
Working a volunteer kitchen on Christmas Day.
Best/worst advice received:
Best: Basically life's a beehive.
Worst: Sticky wheel gets the grease.
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
UNICEF, UN International Children's Fund.
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
Blue nudes in snow. Cool.
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed? And have you?
Theft and I did it!
When I think of Canada I think
Caribou Lance Storm, Dawn Marie (love that Emma Peel hair, and beavers, gotta love those suburban flooders).
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
The sexual experience is harder to record than the musical experience.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
Selling ice cream to Dan Aykroyd.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
Being straight male.