Author Archives: lailleymansouri

Club Kids: Social Misfits Who Came Alive On The Dance Floor

Imagine arriving at the McDonald’s in Times Square at three o’clock in the morning to realize that instead of getting the happy meal you have been craving, an outrageous party is happening inside. This scenario is a fantasy in the New York of today but Michael Alig made this and other outrageous parties happen in […]

Club Kids: Social Misfits Who Came Alive On The Dance Floor

Club Kids: Social Misfits Who Came Alive On The Dance Floor Imagine arriving at the McDonald’s in Times Square at three o’clock in the morning to realize that instead of getting the happy meal you have been craving, an outrageous party is happening inside. This scenario is a fantasy in the New York of today […]

What Does Your Tattoo Say About You?

In “From Carnival to Transgression,” expressive behavior that inverts and opposes conventional cultural values, norms, and codes is considered transgression. People can use transgressive literature, art, religion, or politics to play an active role in the construction of their own identities. Though tattooing and other forms of body modification are permanent acts of transgression, Carnival […]