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It’s the video you’ve all been waiting for. A frolicking romp echoing
back to vaudeville’s debauchery, we join Jinkx Monsoon, Fred Schneider,
and company for “The Bacon Shake” on BuzzFeed. Schneider explains to Out.com his desire to work with Jinkx, “They go back to another era and different styles of music, which is really refreshing."
Inspired by Bette Midler’s The Divine Miss M, The Inevitable Album
features Schneider who wrote one of the original songs for the album,
who Jinkx and Major Scales both refer to as “a personal hero.” “The
album also has many send ups to my favorite influences,” notes Jinkx,
name-checking Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline, Marlene Dietrich, Cole
Porter, burlesque and cabaret performance, and of course vodka on the
rocks. “We concocted an album that is a cohesive mixture of classic and
Jerick Hoffer, aka Jinkx Monsoon, is a Portland-born entertainer who started his career in the Seattle theater (Spring Awakening, RENT, and the lead in Hedwig and the Angry Inch by the Seattle Theatre Group) before landing a winning run on RuPaul’s Drag Race. Since then, Hoffer has performed as Jinkx Monsoon for adoring fans across the country and around the world; co-starred with Richard Andriessen (aka Major Scales) in a critically acclaimed off-Broadway run and Australia fringe festival tour of the original cabaret comedy, The Vaudevillians; performed as Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray in Concert (5th Avenue Theatre); and co-starred with Peaches Christ in the much-buzzed-about Return to Grey Gardens.