Most cities celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in the usual way: a parade, green beer, and the belief that everyone can enjoy the privilege of being Irish for one day. But here in New Orleans, we don't just have a parade: we have four parades!
In the transition from hunting and gathering to tweeting and posting, what did we lose? That's what Charles Fréger set out to explore in his photo series Wilder Mann, a study of the costumes used in pagan rituals still practiced today in Europe.
Yes, I can take it off whenever I choose, but the hijab for me is my identity. It is how I present myself to the world and it is a reflection of my belief that I am following a religious tradition. And that's something no costume can ever capture.
The School for Lies opened at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on December 4th. In honor of this trip back in time to the Sixteen Hundreds and the land of Moliere, I visited Jeff Award winning wig and make-up designer, Melissa Veal.
Christine O'Donnell's "I am not a witch" ad inspired me to buy the witch wig that I ended up returning, unopened, the day before Halloween. After the Gawker story, I just wasn't in the mood to make fun of her anymore.