I embark upon this new year, wearing plaid pants, a banana brooch, and a big-old leopard-print swing coat. Embedded in the threads of my loud and incongruous get-up are messages of hope, destiny, and….what the hell am I doing with myself in 2018?!?! Like the clothes that I wear, this question is rhetorical. As a… Continue reading A Leopard Must Change its Spots….
Medicine in the Age of Miasma
What does this silhouette say to a modern viewer? Does it remind you of Carnival of Venice masks or the mysterious character from V for Vendetta? Maybe you are reminded of the goggle-donning steampunk, or perhaps it just resembles any vague nightmare—a bird-like monster clad in a broad-brimmed hat. Whatever the association, this particular costume… Continue reading Medicine in the Age of Miasma