A Philosophy of Radical Aliveness

A Philosophy of Radical Aliveness


"Yesterday is already a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision; but today well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope."

John Kerestes


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Sunday, August 12, 2012

August, 2012: Denver County Fair FREAK SHOW


This has got to be one of the strangest things I've ever seen. It is a freak show in the old carnival tradition of the last century. As they say in their introduction, whereas with a magic show you may ask, "How?"; with the carnie show you ask, "Why?" The Enigma is a man tatooed all over his body with a puzzle pattern. He has implants in his forehead, giving him horns and chunks out of his ears as well as various piercing. His partner, Serana Rose is less tatooed: only one leg from crotch to toes, but she sports a string which goes into her nose and our her mouth. And she's as good a sword swallower as the Enigma. Their act is gross and painful to watch; but like a car crash, hard to turn away. Their website is: http://showdevils.com. Don't turn away!