This is one of many reasons why I wanted you to be on. I was thinking about this in early and then the Snowden revelations came about. These masks were very exaggerated ways to refuse the logic of biometrics which are becoming increasingly common, specifically, facial recognition software.
These might be strategies of resistance. When I was thinking about black affects too, I was a student of Katie Stewart.
Daily Show host Trevor Noah was born in South Africa in , to a white father and a black mother — against the law under the apartheid system. Thursday herself is a literary detective in an alternate s England where the Crimean War never ended, dodos have been reverse-engineered out of extinction and the BookWorld is as real as the world outside your door — and just as prone to crime and mischief just ask all the Shakespeare forgers and Dickens thieves.
I have used that element in my own stand-up, but then to be with him talking about it and figuring out how did he know what he was up to when he was doing that? Also yes, even when Lawson is recounting the more painful parts of her life.