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The Time Has Come to Stream PWR BTTM's Second Album, 'Pageant'

Hear it now, via NPR, before its official release tomorrow
Lauren O'Neill
Eat This

'Drag Race' Tells Us a Lot About the Queens' Jacked Up Eating Habits

Pageants don't exactly have a reputation for fostering positive body image.
Joanne Spataro
Noisey Next

PWR BTTM Is America's Next Great Rock Band

Sure, there's the glitter. Yeah, there are the riffs. But on their second album 'Pageant,' the New York duo look beyond all of that.
Emilee Lindner
New music

PWR BTTM Will Make You "LOL" with Their New Track

It's the third single from their second album "Pageant," released May 12th.
Noisey Staff
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Former Miss Teen USA Contestants Say Trump Walked in on Them Changing

Four contestants from Donald Trump's 1997 Miss Teen USA pageant and one from his 2001 Miss USA pageant remember him waltzing through the changing room while young women were undressed.
Lauren Messman

Why An AI-Judged Beauty Contest Picked Nearly All White Winners

It’s another troubling example of an emerging trend.
Jordan Pearson

Photos from Miss Amazing, the Pageant of the Special Olympics

Miss Amazing is all about self-confidence, celebrating individuality, and giving girls and women with disabilities the chance to shine.
Michelle Groskopf

Why I'm Never Going Back to the Mormon Church

Although I left the LDS years ago, I went to the church's recent Hill Cumorah Pageant, a flashy spectacle designed to tell the origin story of Mormonism and convert new members.
Rachel Velamur

Behind the Scenes at Miss Nude Australia

It's like Miss Universe, but with more flesh and better dancing.
Ben McGee

Miss Honduras Was Allegedly Killed by Her Sister's Boyfriend

She was found buried in a riverbank along with her sister, having apparently been shot at least twice in the back.
Matt Taylor

The Alternative Miss World Beauty Pageant Prefers Bitchy Quips to Bikinis

We chatted with artist Andrew Logan about his infamous drag pageant, its impact on fashion, and how he hosted the first Sex Pistols gig.
Amelia Abraham

Hundreds of Mormons Reenacted the Book of Mormon in Upstate New York Last Week

For a week and a half each July the seeds of Mormonism spread and germinate among a nightly crowd of thousands in the small town of Palmyra, New York, 24 miles east of Rochester. It’s free and open to non-Mormons like me, who are, as they say, “ready...
Kea Krause