Oct 31, 2017
Gina Tonic is a drag performer in New York City. We had a wide ranging discussion covering the history of drag, creating the illusion of gender, and drag as a performing art. You can find more about Gina Tonic at:
Oct 24, 2017
In the 18th century, a Roman professor of mathematics demonstrated the latest scientific discoveries with dazzling demonstrations. There was just one problem: he was really performing magic tricks.
Milbourne Christopher — The Illustrated History of Magic, 1996
Kevin MacLeod — Mesmerize
Oct 3, 2017
In 1892, in a small Parisian theater at the back of a wax museum, inventor Charles-Emil Reynaud presented his "Luminous Pantomimes" and introduced the world to a new art form: the animated cartoon.
Wikipedia — "Theatre Optique"
Wikipedia — "Charles-Emil Reynaud"
Ollie Johnston — The Illusion of Life:...