Posts by HCShannon

Harpo Marx

Harpo Marx is the second oldest of the Marx Brothers. Harpo never spoke, instead expressing his comedy through physical actions, and preferring to communicate with horns and whistles, or by playing the harp.

Chico Marx

Chico Marx is a member of the sibling vaudeville troupe Marx Brothers. Chico played the part of a rural Italian con artist who is uneducated but crafty and charming, sporting shabby clothes and a Tyrolean hat. He’s often partners with Harpo in trying to outfox Groucho.

Henry Spencer from Eraserhead

Henry Spencer from Eraserhead

In David Lynch’s debut Eraserhead, Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) is a working man who is left alone to care for his grossly deformed newborn baby in a desolate industrial wasteland. To faithfully repliacate Spencer’s hair, you’ll want to remove Elvis’s muttonchops from the wig.

Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx is a member and the third brother of the vaudeville act the Marx Brothers. His distinctive appearance is famed for the round spectacles, thick greasepaint mustache and eyebrows, and ever-present cigar. Groucho is a master of the witty one-liner.

John Deacon as Ena Sharples in "I Want To Break Free"

John Deacon as Ena Sharples in “I Want To Break Free”

Queen’s 1984 video for their song, “I Want To Break Free” featured the foursome dressed in drag as characters from “Coronation Street” a long-running soap opera from the United Kingdom. This includes John Deacon as Ena Sharples. Unfortunately, MTV execs and fans in the United States didn’t get it and it caused a minor controversy, stalling their career stateside, until at least the early 90s, after frontman, Freddie Mercury’s death. The video is now considered a camp classic.

Roger Taylor as Suzie Birchwell from "I Want To Break Free"

Roger Taylor as Suzie Birchwell from “I Want To Break Free”

Queen’s 1984 video for their song, “I Want To Break Free” featured the foursome dressed in drag as characters from “Coronation Street” a long-running soap opera from the United Kingdom. This includes Roger Taylor as Suzie Birchwell. Unfortunately, MTV execs and fans in the United States didn’t get it and it caused a minor controversy, stalling their career stateside, until at least the early 90s, after frontman, Freddie Mercury’s death. The video is now considered a camp classic.

Boy with Decoy Duck

Boy with Duck Decoy

Boy with Duck Decoy is the subject of a photograph taken in Passaic, New Jersey in 1968 by Arthur Tress, an American photographer known for his surrealist and expressive photos. A boy, for unknown reasons, is wearing a colander for a hat, while holding a wooden decoy duck in front of an industrial waterfall.

Uncle Grandpa

Uncle Grandpa

Uncle Grandpa is everyone in the world’s magic uncle and grandpa. He’s usually found traveling the world with his friends, helping people solve their problems. He is a silly person who likes to eat inedible objects and is accompanied by a red talking fanny pack named Belly Bag.

Lady Legasus from Teen Titans Go!

Lady Legasus

The alter-ego of superhero Raven from “Teen Titans Go!”, Raven’s usual outfit is replaced with a saffron-colored sleeveless leotard with matching cuffs and yellow booties. Her leotard has the logo of a golden leg in a darker-colored circle on the chest area. You could wear it under a regular Raven costume for extra fun!

Brian May as Hilda Ogden from I Want to Break Free

Brian May as Hilda Ogden from “I Want To Break Free”

Queen’s 1984 video for their song, “I Want To Break Free” featured the foursome dressed in drag as characters from “Coronation Street” a long-running soap opera from the United Kingdom. This includes Brian May as Hilda Ogden. Unfortunately, MTV execs and fans in the United States didn’t get it and it caused a minor controversy, stalling their career stateside, until at least the early 90s, after frontman, Freddie Mercury’s death. The video is now considered a camp classic.