Dear Shaded Viewers,
Like every year, I welcomed the start of pagan summer with a kaleidoscopic menagerie of tricked-out mermaids, seaweed-smoking freaks, deep-sea seductresses and their spawn in Coney Island. The weather was picture-perfect and the creative participants really upped their game this year in the costume department.
Dos Frida mermaids!
Enslaved children in chains beneath their evil sea horse emperor: Just another day in the New York City workforce.
Mad Max meets Rosemary’s Baby with gay dads.
Meanwhile, back at Ruby’s Bar & Grill…