Watch Billy Porter’s glorious green-screen performance at the Democratic convention

Watch Billy Porter's glorious green-screen performance at the Democratic convention

For reasons that should be painfully obvious, this year’s major party conventions are online-only affairs, bringing that Zoom meeting energy to the red, white, and blue-festooned spectacle of sort-of-representative democracy.

The Democratic Party will nominate Joe Biden as its presidential candidate this week, and kicked off the event on Monday night with speeches from Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, former Republican presidential candidate and congressman John Kasich, and a few ordinary Americans with a story to tell. And, though anyone watching on TV may not have seen it because almost all the networks cut away for commentary, the night closed out with Emmy-winning Pose star and red carpet king Billy Porter absolutely serving a passionate protest anthem in thigh-high boots. Read more…

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