When you make your living stripping as part of a traveling freak show, you quickly acquire a set of questionable life skills.
Photographer Gabriel Botezatu visited Vacation Village and took photos of the men getting henna tattoos and punching bags.
Photographer Charlie Kwai captured some of the estimated 1 million people who attended London's 50th anniversary edition of Carnival.
The Brazilian city is both the spirit of Carnival and the 14th most violent city in the world.
"It was like watching water pouring from a glass," one eyewitness said.
Photographer Si Barber traveled around England for three years, to 42 different counties, taking photos of carnival royalty for his series Queens of Lesser Realms.
Photographer Manolo Mylonas spent a year and a half around slot machines, dodgems, and merry-go-rounds.
A chat with photographer Benjamin Eagle, who was in Haiti shooting for his project "The Spirits of Jacmel."
A look inside the West Indian street festival.
While everyone else was busy drinking rum out of the bottle and looking for a place to take a leak, photographers Norman Craig and Giles Moberly were diligently documenting the party on camera.
Pity the souls that clean up after western Canada's biggest party.
Hundreds of millions of dollars flow into the city for the annual celebration, but do sex workers benefit from that orgy of spending? I talked to some strippers and escorts to find out.
Randal Levenson's series In Search of the Monkey Girl is now on view at La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada, so we sat down with Levenson to talk about his days on the road, getting to know sideshow freaks, and being able to photograph who peo…
In the notorious district of Scampia in northern Naples, drug and arms wars rage wildly and clan bosses reign supreme. One day per year, however, the children take center stage for a colorful and lavish Christian celebration that comes just before Lent.
For the pleasure of the assholes who will flood New Orleans for the Super Bowl, the city's working overtime and even dissing Mardi Gras, its oldest tradition and most reliable financial benefactor. Per usual, what the New Orleans government won't do for i…
Surrealism is pretty stupid. It's always just about women with clocks for faces or animals that can use cell phones. It wants you to believe it deserves more attention for pretending everything about the world isn't just a mess governed by math. Jason Bre…