Costuming & Performance Art

Nagini’s Blog: “Mr. No”

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by Mistress Nagini I often wonder what the audience is thinking about what I do when I step onto the stage: light up a torch, stick needles into my skin or snap a mousetrap onto my tongue. One of my favourite tricks is to pound a nail into my nose, we affectionately call this “blockhead”. […]

The Shame of Sexuality and Praise of Violence

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Not long ago, the New Jacobin Club received this message from facebook when the band attempted to boost a post so that more of fans would see it: “Your Post wasn’t boosted because it violates Facebook’s ad guidelines by including a sexual image that shows excessive amounts of skin or focuses unnecessarily on body parts. […]

10 Classic Steampunk Movies: Fantastic Victoriana in the Golden Age of Hollywood

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by Lee Cumberland The true roots of the modern steampunk movement in film, music and art stem largely from Hollywood’s fascination with the original sources, the great literary works of the Victorian era. Jules Vern and H.G. Wells dominate the field in terms of introducing futuristic devices and technology to tales of adventure and discovery, […]

Partying With Freakshow Performers at the Cannibal Circus

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By Xerxes Praetorius Horde The days of rock ‘n roll excess are over. The decadence of the 80’s LA glam metal scene will forever be legend. The energy and bitter social upheaval of the original 1970’s punk scene can never be duplicated.  Gone are the days when a record company throws thousands, even millions, at […]

Marilyn Manson Without Makeup, Boba Fett Unmasked

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By Lee Cumberland We want to see Marilyn Manson without makeup. We want to see the man behind the monster. We want to see Boba Fett unmasked. We want to see the face of the man who has given life to one of movie history’s most famous and enigmatic villains. We want to see that […]

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