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Culture

People Told Us About Their Worst Halloweens

Haunting tales of puke, vomit, and barf guaranteed to scare you off the holiday for good.
Justin Caffier
10.28.18
Halloween

What Your Halloween Costume Says About You

Mostly it says you're a dickhead.
Joel Golby
10.26.17
Blackface

A Bill Shorten Staffer Has Resigned Over Blackface

"I was young when this photo was taken and made a terrible decision."
Wendy Syfret
10.24.17
Design

This Dude Made the World's Largest Fidget Spinner Costume

Craftsman and blogger Rob Cockerham walks us through how he built a six foot tall, wearable fidget spinner.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.26.17
video

The Art of Drag Performance| TCP Meets Miz Cracker

Miz Cracker makes the subversion of gender and sexuality a truly entertaining and engaging endeavor.
The Creators Project
1.12.17
Art

The Best Art-Inspired Costumes of Halloween 2016

From Warhol to Kusama, art lovers pulled out the stops to bring their favorite works out of the gallery and into the streets.
Nathaniel Ainley & Beckett Mufson
11.2.16
Art

To Save Dorothy’s Red Slippers, It May Take a Wizard | Conservation Lab

With three clicks and $300,000, the Smithsonian hopes to #KeepThemRuby for at least another century.
Noémie Jennifer
10.26.16
Art

Live Rich on a Dime with These Extravagant Paper Wigs

Russian paper artist Asya Kozina reimagines historical hairstyles from the era of 'more is more.'
Noémie Jennifer
10.17.16
Fashion

Go Behind the Scenes of the Met’s Costume Institute | Conservation Lab

Agile hands mend seven centuries’ worth of fashion history at the Costume Institute’s conservation lab.
Noémie Jennifer
6.22.16
Art

Taxidermy, Matchbooks, and Satire Meet in One Show

A three-person show at the Bein Art Gallery in Melbourne has us curious.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.27.16
Fashion

A Hairstyle Archaeologist Is Recreating Ancient Updos

Hairdresser Janet Stephens’ YouTube channel is full of how-tos and history lessons.
Noémie Jennifer
4.20.16
Art

The Mexican Folk Art-Inspired Illustrations of Stacey Rozich

Death, as a character and a concept, has never looked so colorful.
Lorelei Ramirez
11.3.15
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