James Mac is an incredibly talented makeup and drag artist who appeared on the Netflix series GlOWUP UK. This is a conversation about his journey living with Tourette’s, finding his true calling in life, coming out in rural Ireland, and his overnight TV success.
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00:01:29 – Intro
00:03:24 – Early life, finding his artistry and interest in makeup
00:14:34 – Crossdressing, drag and coming out in rural Ireland
00:20:14 – What is drag?
00:26:12 – Glow UP and James’ career after the show
00:30:04 – Living with Tourette’s
00:52:14 – Burning Out
00:54:39 – Social Media
00:59:29 – Life after Glow Up
01:04:09 – ‘Coming Out’ in Rural Ireland
01:20:54 – World Aids Day & the HIV Stigma
01:30:24 – Advice for young people
01:32:24 – Meaning of Life