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Episode 119: Dorian Corey: The Mummy In The Drag Queen's Closet Morbid: A True Crime Podcast

    • Comedy

Featured heavily in 1990's documentary on the Harlem drag ball scene, Dorian Corey was a legendary queen and an iconic performer. However, a dead man, partially mummified with a bullet in his head was found in her closet after her death in 1990 and instantly made her name synonymous with something decidedly less glamorous. What happened to this man? How did he get there? We may never know.

The New York Magazine Article about Dorian Corey by Jeanie Russell Kasindorf:
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OeQCAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=drag+queen+and+the+mummy&source=bl&ots=9P9lNELRMV&sig=ExToyAJtmc1naRfg0uv2HqUzj5k&hl=en&ei=KRw-TczzLMeh8QP_j4DbCA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result#v=onepage&q&f=false

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Featured heavily in 1990's documentary on the Harlem drag ball scene, Dorian Corey was a legendary queen and an iconic performer. However, a dead man, partially mummified with a bullet in his head was found in her closet after her death in 1990 and instantly made her name synonymous with something decidedly less glamorous. What happened to this man? How did he get there? We may never know.

The New York Magazine Article about Dorian Corey by Jeanie Russell Kasindorf:
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OeQCAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50&dq=drag+queen+and+the+mummy&source=bl&ots=9P9lNELRMV&sig=ExToyAJtmc1naRfg0uv2HqUzj5k&hl=en&ei=KRw-TczzLMeh8QP_j4DbCA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result#v=onepage&q&f=false

Check out our sponsors for this episode
Vistaprint
Vistaprint wants you to be able to “Own the now” in any situation, which is why our listeners will get free shipping on all business cards, any style, any quantity. Just go to vistaprint.com and enter promo code Morbid for free shipping on all business cards, any style any quantity. Limited time offer.

Native
For 20% off your first purchase go to nativedeodorant.com and use promocode morbid during checkout.

Embark
Right now, Embark has an exclusive offer you can’t get anywhere else! Go to Embarkvent.com now! And use Promocode morbid to save 15% off your dog dna test kit. 

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