“Cosplay Buffet”

“For some people, costumes and makeup aren’t enough. They seek a more radical modification.”

Fairy Tale Review’s Fairy-Tale Files
14 August 2015

From the Brother Grimms’ collected fairy tales to cosplay and TLC reality TV, transformation is a favorite human pastime.

I cowrote this essay about fairy tales, body modification, and cosplay with Jon Riccio, who also edited it for publication in Fairy Tale Review’s Fairy-Tale Files.

Fairy-Tale Files, published once weekly, feature three variations of a fairy tale chosen by one of Fairy Tale Review’s editors, readers, editorial assistants, or contributors.

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