Tall conical hats have been fashionably worn as symbols of power and magic. Elsewhere and at a different time, these hats have been used as a method of humiliation for disgraced criminals. How and why have so many different cultures attributed different meanings to the same shape?
Raised in Earl's Court, Felix is a current undergraduate at the University of Chicago studying English Literature and Creative Writing. In his free time, he writes poetry, performs his own stand-up comedy, and reminisces about London.
As the stage manager frantically set props on the stage for the next acts, Michael Twaits explained to us where the boundaries of drag can be pushed (anywhere), who can perform drag (anyone), and where he once found a sequin after a night out (!!)...