Folly of Gossip

A project in Sydney, AU by Tom Luscombe

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Nostalgic images from the Golden Years on Oxford Street, a celebration of Queer culture, a loving tribute to Sydney's drag scene.
Backers: 154
Average Pledge Per Backer: $207 AUD

Funded: $31,932 AUD of $30,000 AUD
Dates: Nov 13th -> Dec 15th (33 days)
Project By: Tom Luscombe
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Latest News

Many, many thanks!

December 14th - via:
Just want to say another big thanks to you all! I'm still pinching myself! We had a very special angel backer push us over the line last night, and I'm so grateful for that support. Thanks to that wonderful angel, and thanks to you all, especially... (Read More)


December 14th - via:
Ok Gossip Cats! We just hit the target! Massive thanks to you all! I can’t quite believe it! Much, much love! Tom xxx  (Read More)


December 14th - via:
Hello my fabulous Gossip Kitties! We are so close, I can almost taste it! Thanks once again for all your support, and, if you think any of your friends and family might be interested, well now is the time to tell them! I've had some really incredible... (Read More)

Quick Update

December 12th - via:
Hello darling Gossip Kittens! Quick update. The campaign ends this Thursday, 11.59 pm. When it's done (it will get done!) I'll send a survey to everyone that has backed. First of all, I am planning a launch party, in Sydney. I'm still finalising a... (Read More)

Hey Gossip Kitties!

December 10th - via:
Another big thankyou to all you beautiful people. I've been very humbled by all the financial support, but even more humbled by the wonderful messages of love and encouragement. Thanks so very much! Tom xxx  (Read More)

5 days left!!!!!!!!

December 10th - via:
What it says on the tin, my beautiful Gossip Kitties! Tell you friends and family if you can! Thanks so much for all your support, I really, really appreciate it! Much love, Tom xxx  (Read More)

playing around with that After Effects malarkey

December 8th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)


December 8th - via:
Thanks so much to all my fabulous backers! Only 7 days to go, please tell your friends and family who might be interested! Much love to you all! ps got back another set of proofs today, they look amazing! Also, a very special book vendor has asked... (Read More)

Hello Gossip Cats!

December 6th - via:
NYE show cast, 1993 Just want to send out a huge thanks to all you wonderful backers! I appreciate all your help, I really do. Also want to thank Media Puss, who has been so very helpful with the digital marketing side of things. Thanks Puss! Early... (Read More)

Some more Pix of Foxy and Pals!

November 20th - via:
If you've read the blurb, or watched the video, you might remember I mention I was a costume designer at the time these images were taken. I did a bit of drag, but never really performed anywhere. I called myself Foxxxi. Lots of friends and... (Read More)

Friday Arvo Communique

November 18th - via:
Hello beloved Gossip Cats! Molto apologinas, I meant to run this by you first. My head Media Puss, whose name actually IS Puss, is a bit of a strict minx.......... She's resticting exposure of ALL images for a while, as she negotiates a WORLD WIDE... (Read More)

Guess what?!1

November 17th - via:
we are loved! Just want to give all my fabulous Gossip Kitties a big tickle on the tummy tonight, and say a biiiiiig thankyou! Kickstarter emailed me yesterday to tell me they love what we are doing! Molto molto grazie! Tom xxx  (Read More)

It has recently come to my attention that I love Drahjay!

November 16th - via:
Foxy by Nat Ferfoglia '93 Wellity, wellity, wellity. The cheekiest of all the Gossip Pussies, whose name shall remain unspoke, pointed out a slight disprepancy in last night's update. I did say that I wasn't a drag queen, which is technically true.... (Read More)

Hey Gossip Cats!

November 15th - via:
you like me! you really like me! Kickstarter likes us! Woo Hoo! Thanks darlings! Foxy xxx  (Read More)

So Often, A Gay Kid's Hero is Their Mum

November 15th - via:
Yesterday, I had a quiet message come through. It was Rose Leaf's mum. Ross passed away 9 years ago, and was a dearly loved, and missed, fixture on Sydney's drag scene.  I've asked Jeanette if it's ok to share the story, and she's graciously said... (Read More)

Wow! Thanks so much to all my wonderful backers!

November 14th - via:
Darlings, huge, huge thankyou to all of you for jumping on this project! The support has been incredible, and we've only just begun! I want to share with you what's going on behind the scenes, some exclusive backer goodness, just for you! Well, you... (Read More)

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