FIERTH i-ON Interview with MILES DENIRO A.K.A HEIDI GLUM
Fierth sits down with breakthrough drag starlet Miles DeNiro / Heidi Glum. You may have seen him at some of your favorite parties in New York or D.C. or just about anywhere in between , But you wouldn’t have missed him. Miles being transcends the bounds drag art and whose personality-(ies) transcend the limitations of surreality and expectation. Get to know MILES DENIRO / HEIDI GLUM
FIERTH: What is your name?
MILES: Miles DeNiro
FIERTH: Do you have a nick-name?
MILES: Heidi Glüm
FIERTH: Where are you based, where do you call home?
MILES: Washington, D.C. – unfortunately
FIERTH: How tall are you?
MILES: 5 foot 666 inches
FIERTH: What is your motto?
MILES: if someone eggs your house, burn theirs down.
FIERTH: How do you describe your work?
MILES: I’m a housewife and a full time drag queen
FIERTH: What about your work (or process) frustrates you?
MILES: I fucking hate cleaning.
FIERTH: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
MILES: being on the cover of the August/September issue of Artvoices Magazine
FIERTH: What do you like most about what you do?
MILES: I get to play dress up and people fork over their cash monies to me….hello!!!!
FIERTH: How do you keep it real?
MILES: I speak my mind, and while sometimes it gets me in trouble…you know it’s coming from where my heart used to be.
FIERTH: What is the secret to success?
MILES: FUCK EVERYONE AND ANYONE. Literally; Take that dick if it’s going to get you somewhere in life….talk about a free ride!
FIERTH: If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
MILES: I don’t know….maybe not be such a bitch?
FIERTH: What exactly are you wearing right now?
MILES: the sluttiest little undies you never did see.
FIERTH: What motivates you in life?
MILES:` My friends, they’re some of the most inspirational people I’ve met.
FIERTH: If you weren’t doing what you are doing now, what do you think you would be doing?
MILES: Crystal meth….
FIERTH: Have you ever felt hopeless? How did you get through it?
MILES: Of course. I had the worst childhood….but I knew I was future legendary so I stuck it out and learned that hopeless is a useless emotion and tossed that booger out the window!
FIERTH: If someone wrote a biography on your life, what do you think the title should be?
MILES: Sugar, Spice & Everything Not Nice
FIERTH: How would your best friend describe you?
FIERTH: What are some qualities you value in your friends?
FIERTH: List 5 quirky things about yourself.
MILES: I clean in high heels (it’s a great leg workout)
I sleep with stuffed animals because I’m a pervert and my Daddy likes it.
I collect dolls…I’m such a fag
I’ve convinced myself that I need absolutely everything so I constantly shop
I’m a stoner.
FIERTH: What were you like as a child?
MILES: DEMON SPAWN.
FIERTH: Where did you grow up?
MILES: Lots of places. My Mother liked to move around. I’ve been in Texas, New Hampshire, Oregon, California, Maryland…..the list could go on
FIERTH: What did you do growing up that got you into trouble?
MILES: Pretty much everything I did pissed off someone. I was always in trouble…..always.
FIERTH: My generation was …
MILES: GENERATION X GENERATION X GENERATTTIONNNN. Spice Girls moment……sorry bout it.
FIERTH: The kids today …
MILES: DON’T KNOW HOW LUCKY THEY ARE…another Spice Girls moment….SUE ME!
FIERTH: What makes you angry?
MILES: SLOW PEOPLE….get the fuck out of my way.
FIERTH: What brings you the most joy?
MILES: DADDY. And a shiny new pair of Louboutins.
FIERTH: Write a brief story about an actual accidental adventure you’ve had.
MILES: There once was a guy from Nantucket…..
FIERTH: What’s the strangest thing you’ve done this month?
MILES: It’s my birthday month….everything I’ve done is strange. Well…everything I DO. I’m a weirdo.
FIERTH: What’s something about yourself that no one knows?
MILES: I’m a lot smarter than I lead everyone to believe…..A LOT.
FIERTH: Ever had a rumor spread about you?
FIERTH: Describe a time when you made the best of a public gaffe.
MILES: UM LAST MONDAY AT THE COCK. Dancing around…idiotically on the bar and falling about 4 times wearing nothing but a disgusting snot hanky tied around my junk with Sharon Needles tipping me (she’s generous these days!!!!) Bartenders want to throw shade….but bitch please. I worked the bar. I love dancing on bars! But I love falling off them even more. Hot men helping you up…asking if you’re okay and if they can get you anything….oh trust…there’s a few things you can get me, Daddy-o. Sorry I was so into the DJ and giving the crowd a cunt show…I could have just stood there and swayed…..but honey likes to make some coin….and fuck I did! And the best part….I wasn’t even working. I was just a messy little slut who just had to relieve the days when I used to rock on that bar in nothing but a cut up White Zombie shirt.
FIERTH: What is the worst advice you have ever gotten?
MILES: Live fast, die pretty.
FIERTH: Are you a morning or night person?
MILES: Both. People would be shocked to know that I wake up at like 8 or 9 am everyday (at least when I don’t rage the night before….or take too many kolonopins)
FIERTH: What were you doing last night at Midnight?
MILES: Heroin. I WISH. I was at my Drag Bingo. Bing Bang Bing-ho at Mellow Mushroom here in Washington, D.C. I think around midnight I was again…on the bar turning out ‘Retard Girl’ by Hole and totally pointing at Detox Icunt the whole time…I mean…is the Pope a Catholic????
FIERTH: What do you daydream about?
MILES: Drag Race.
FIERTH: What do you think is the meaning of life?
MILES: Gross. I don’t think about that. Live life and be you to the fullest. Fuck what people think.
FIERTH: What is your beauty secret?
MILES: Crystal Meth.
FIERTH: What would be the introduction song to a movie based on your life?
MILES: ‘Cherry Bomb’ by the Runaways
FIERTH: Describe your home in 6 words or less.
MILES: I live in a Barbie box.
FIERTH: Do you collect anything? If so, what?
MILES: Souls, Dolls, my Mothers art, designer shoes, vintage gowns, Ex’s.
FIERTH: Do you have any obsessions right now?
FIERTH: What’s the weirdest item you’ve ever mourned losing?
MILES: my virginity.
FIERTH: What is your greatest extravagance?
MILES: I have a pair of ridiculous limited edition thigh high boots that cost around $4000. And I never fucking wear them. Oh and my Birkin!!!
FIERTH: What is your guilty pleasure?
MILES: DADDIES! And ripe pits! I can’t resist.
FIERTH: If you could buy anything regardless of cost, what would you buy?
MILES: I want a fucking white hearse. There’s this one called ‘Barbie’s Dream Hearse’ and it’s so cute!!! White and pink!!! I live….I want one!!!!!!
FIERTH: What is your “Safety Word”?
MILES: I don’t have one of those, Sir.
FIERTH: You can trade places with any other person, living or dead, for 24 hours. Who would you choose and why?
MILES: The president. Any one of them…I don’t care. I just want to know all the secrets. I love secrets!
FIERTH: Who are your main inspirations?
MILES: My grandmother. That woman came from nothing and has worked her buns off to make her life as incredible as it is today.
FIERTH: Who do you have your eye on right now?
MILES: My sister here in DC – Pussy Noir! Caution: Pussy gets wet.
FIERTH: Which stars, if any, leave you star struck?
MILES: Those little Olsen girls. I want to kidnap them and make them take me to their closet.
FIERTH: Whom do you despise?
MILES: That Misty Meaner really gets on my nerves. It’s because we’re both mean girls….she’s just so not in my clique. And that’s how it should be. Spread the meanness, sister! There are not enough bitches in this world.
FIERTH: Which celebrity do you suspect is actually a hologram?
MILES: Sheri Moon Zombie. She’s too fucking perfect!
FIERTH: What’s the sweetest thing anyone’s ever done for you?
MILES: this guy wore a condom once….
FIERTH: Do you believe in karma?
MILES: FUCK YES. She can be a bitch – but you get what you send out…there’s such thing as good karma folks!!!
FIERTH: Which places have you traveled to that you feel had changed your perspective of the world?
MILES: Vegas. That place is a shithole.
FIERTH: Which causes do you believe in the most in, and why?
MILES: taxation without representation and the right to bear arms!!!!! Why? Because that’s about all I can think of that sounds cause-like.
FIERTH: What is the funniest joke you have ever heard?
MILES: Jordan Bennet.
FIERTH: If you could choose a superhero power, what would it be, and how would you use it.
Ability to Fly
Read Peoples Mind’s
MILES: I already have superhero powers….it ain’t all that.
FIERTH: What are you going to do next?
MILES: smoke another bowl to keep my hunger at bay….then in about 2 hours I’m going to order a giant pizza and just stare at it. Before I devour it.
FIERTH: Leave us a quote to carry on with:
MILES: The first thing you notice about a person is their shoes.