circus

Photography

Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'

No helmets, no roll cage, 100 kilometres an hour.
Andrea Au
5.24.18
subcultures

This Woman Is Going to Hang by Her Teeth over Niagara Falls

Erendira Vasquez Wallenda has planned the feat for June 15.
Allison Tierney
6.8.17
Freedman Files

Lost Photos of Clowns from the 70s

Veteran photographer Jill Freedman gives us a glimpse of life with a traveling circus.
Jill Freedman
Cameron Cuchulainn
5.10.17
circus

Photos of the Teens Who Spend Their Summers Working at the Circus

We spoke to photographer Nick Warner about Great Yarmouth and the necessity of the town's greatest pride.
Joe Bish
3.1.17
Stuff

The Horrifying True Story of the Black Brothers Forced to Become Circus Freaks

In the new book Truevine, journalist Beth Macy details their mother's three-decade quest to get her boys back.
Seth Ferranti
10.22.16
thump news

Paul Oakenfold Performed a One-Off with the Circus Group Fuerza Bruta

Watch a short clip of the performance.
Michael Scott Barron
4.24.16
Stuff

The Ringling Bros Elephant Sanctuary Is Hardly a Paradise

Animal rights activists applauded the Ringling Bros decision to send their elephants into retirement, but a new report from PETA paints a very dark picture of their sanctuary.
Peter Holslin
2.24.16
News

Meet the Volunteers Helping Refugees Battle Boredom with Yoga, Circus Tricks, and Story Telling

Aid workers are helping refugees get more than the bare necessities.
Helen Nianias
2.1.16
thump exclusive stream

Acid Mondays Bring Quirky Techno to Guy Gerber's RUMORS Imprint

The English duo measure techno in "Tacos Per Minute."
THUMP Canada Staff
12.1.15
imprints

IMPRINTS: Abstract Architecture

For label owner Satoshi Tomiie, it’s about the right balance between letting go and concentration.
Julia Martineau
6.1.15
yousef

The Empire of Yousef Is a Powerful Brand

If you think you were busy—look at Yousef.
Zack Rota
5.27.15
Stuff

The Love and Struggle of Producing a Left-Wing Circus

Artist-activist Jennifer Miller has been creating social justice–themed circus performances in New York City parks for decades, but her most recent one could be her last.
Hugh Ryan
2.1.15
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