Monday, December 27, 2010

Balls. Dropping.

El: Hey, Mel?
Mel: Yes, El?
El: It's almost the New Year!
Mel: You know what that means?
El: Getting really wasted and staying up all night and having all the crazy things happen!
Mel: Yes, if by all of those words you mean having a nice glass of wine, watching the ball drop and heading home before it gets too late.
El: Right. I always forget how elderly we are... 
Mel: ...and then one finds another weird hair growing out of one's chin...
El: ...and one remembers....
Mel: Happy New Year!
El: Yeah, yeah. Tell everyone to come to our January show. It's gonna be fantastically fun.
Mel: As much fun as our New Years Eve?
El: More fun, Mel. More. Fun.
People, all the pertinent details are below. Make a res. If you want to celebrate a birthday or other thing with us and receive a personalized rap, email us at for details! 'Twill be the greatest experience of your life.
MEL & EL: Our Time of the Month
Really bloody funny. Period. 
with special guest comedian Robin Gelfenbien!
Thursday, January 6th, 7:30PM
Comix, 353 W. 14th Street, NYC
$10 (cash) at the door
Delicious food & drink available but not required

Monday, December 20, 2010

Don't Ask, Don't Mel & El

We're beyond thrilled that on Saturday legislation was passed to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell for all of the reasons that there ever were. We have nothing smarter to say than the very smart people that discuss the issues of the day, so we'll sum it up with:

1. Hooray!
2. It's about damn time.
3. Onward ho!

In honor of All Things Equality, here's the shot from our recent NOH8 Campaign photo shoot in D.C. Maybe you'll check out the work they're doing. Or look into incredible organizations helping LGBT youth like GLSEN...

Happy Day,

Mel & El

Monday, December 13, 2010

Vocabulary Lesson Number 13


GAYGLE \'gay-guhl\ noun: 1. A group of homosexuals. 2. A bunch of boys who like boys. 3. A gaggle of gays.

When they first looked at this picture (below) of the gaygle, Mel & El figured the "ladies" in front were drag queens. Upon second look, they realized it was them.

 Are you a part of a gaygle? Do you want to be? Do you understand why a group of lesbians is not called a gaygle? (We're not sure. We just don't think it works.) Please share your feelings with us via Blogger below or on The Magical Tweet Machine!

Monday, December 6, 2010


(Kate & Allie stopped by to say that they think it's time for another set of women to have antics on TV but without the wide horizontal stripes and shoulder padded blazers. 
Also, they want you to check this out.)


You are currently reading the very last blog post saying that we have "X" amount of time left in our Kickstarter campaign because at the strike of 5:09PM on Tuesday, December 7th the campaign will be OVER.

A couple of days ago, through the support of Remarkable Backers, we hit our $10,000 goal. And we are beyond thrilled about it. What's true, though, is our actual costs to make the Mel & El-isodes are quite a bit higher than that so we're using our final hours of campaign-ness to continue getting the message out.

Without giving too much of the 'sode plots away, if you know anyone that loves cheese, gay nightclubs and/or madcap hijinx, you should definitely forward this email to them so they can get in on the action.


Also, if you want to help make us the popular kids in school, just click here to nominate "Mel & El" for Best Musical Comedy Act at the ECNY Awards. You literally write your email address & "Mel & El" down and you're DONE. It takes 20 seconds! Easy! (And, hey, if you want suggestions for who to write in for the other awards, just let us know.)

We'll be back in January with a brand new MEL & EL: Our Time of the Month.

Until then - enjoy!

Mel & El

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Fabulous things for all!

Guess what? 
We did it! We made our Kickstarter goal! One particular Remarkable Backer was SO sick of getting our incessant updates that he pledged $500 and put us over the top at about 6PM last night. An endless amount of THANK YOU to you all!
We are thrilled and overjoyed and now we get to follow through with all of our reward promises. CD's and Raps and Fabulous Things for all!
However, there's a secret we've been keeping until now: 
the actual budget of the project is $15,000. 

We know! It's nuts! 

Kickstarter encouraged us to be relatively conservative in setting our goal lest we not make it and get diddly squat and that's exactly what we did. So now we have to use this bonus time to try to make up the difference!
We realize that you, the Remarkable Backers, are the choir and we shouldn't spend time and energy preaching to you. But we want to say that if you were planning on passing our project along to other PTRs (Potential Remarkable Backers), you should still do so. We need them! Here's the link:!

We have 5 days left and we shan't squander it. We shan't! We're sorry to that one particular Remarkable Backer but we will HAVE to continue the updates. We will try to make them less frequent and slightly less annoying.
We will dream the impossible dream, etc.
Mel & El
P.S. In the pic below, Mel & El are clearly looking at their producer and saying "Come again? The budget is WHAT???"
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P.P.S. Our last show of the year is TOMORROW! If you're in the NYC area, click HERE to make a res. It's gonna be goooooood.