FRANK DECARO is an American writer, performer and talk radio host. He is best known for his work on The Daily Show, where he appeared as a contributor from 1996 to 2003. Starting in 2004 until 2016 he was the host of The Frank DeCaro Show, a live daily radio show with producer/co-host Doria Biddle, for SIRIUS XM OutQ 106. In April 2019 his book, Drag: Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business, about the history of drag queens was released by Rizzoli Libri.
A journalist whose column on classic television appears in CBS’s Watch! Magazine, DeCaro has written for The New York Times Arts & Leisure, Home and Styles sections. For several years, he wrote the funny-but-chic “Style Over Substance” column for that paper. His writing has appeared in myriad publications including The New York Times Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Newserrk, Vogue and Martha Stewart Living.
DeCaro has been a lifelong gay rights activist and splits his time between Los Angeles and Little Falls, New Jersey, with his husband, James “Jim” Colucci, whom he married during the August 16, 2011, live broadcast of his Sirius radio show.