This Mashup of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10 and Pokémon Is Giving Us Life
Have you ever stumbled across two things you never thought went together, but when you finally saw it you wondered how they’d ever been separate? (You know, like Neil Cicierega’s “Floor Corn.”) Get ready, because a pixel artist on Twitter just created your new favorite thing: RuPaul’s Drag Race Pokémon. He depicted the Season 10 queens as Pokémon gym trainers, and we are living for it.
A quick look through the Twitter timeline of Sindre Johnsen makes it clear that he’s really into Drag Race, gaming and Star Wars. But going all the way back to his first tweet shows what we’d be in for: an early RuPaul’s Drag Race Pokémon mashup starring our favorite gaymer queen Trixie Mattel:
It’s clear Johnsen is a big fan of Trixie, too. Last month he made another tribute to Trixie Mattel in a pixel-art style:
We love his original caption for this piece, too: “‘Beep beep, which way to the hall of fame?’ Trixie Mattel teaching the children how to make an entrance!” Johnsen’s of course referring to Trixie’s entrance at this year’s DragCon, during which he entered in a tiny pink car waving his sceptre:
As for the Season 10 queens as Pokémon gym trainers, Johnsen posted his magnum opus a few weeks ago, though we’ve just now come across it. In it he depicts each of the Season 10 queens not just as gym owners but with their corresponding Pokémon
It’s hard to choose our favorites, since we love so many of these.
We are particularly partial to Miz Cracker and her YouTube makeover, Chester See (a.k.a Miz Cookie), along with their Pokémon, an Igglybuff and a Clefairy. But there’s also Mayhem Miller and her Miltank, and Eureka and her Magmortar.
Oh, let’s face it, we can’t pick. As far as we’re concerned they all get a “Shantay, You Stay.”