Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Brazilian TV - Programa Eliana Hair Shake Special
It's all too easy to laugh at trash TV but I've resisted long enough so it's time to share some Brazilian trash TV with you.
To understand this you have to know some background information on drag queens. When they do a show, and don't ask me how I know this, they will often climax with hair-shaking frenetic head movements. I'm not sure whether this is a Brazilian thing or it's the same all over the world (please enlighten me in the comment section) but it forms the basis for the Bate-Cabelo item on the Sunday TV show Programa Eliana on SBT.
Contestants take turns to shake their hair as madly as possible:
You can happily forward to minute 13:45 if you want to get straight to the hair shaking business. And if you're liking the program feel free to peruse the official channel here:
And if you want to know how the drag-queen pros do it, here's an example of the non-televised show version:
Now that's what I call hair shaking!