Day 251: Joseph Stalin

On March 5, 1953, dictator and mass murder Joseph Stalin died. This costume of Joseph Stalin was not inspired by the man at all, but rather by the coat that is my mother’s from the 80’s. As soon as I saw it I thought, “how very Janet Jackson in Rhythm Nation” so naturally when I…

Day 77: Day of Conception (Russia)

September 12 is celebrated as the Day of Conception for Russia.┬áDay of Conception (also known as Procreation Day) is a Russian Holiday made popular by the region of Ulyanovsk, birthplace of Vladimir Lenin. Couples who then have a child on June 12th are rewarded by the regional government. We have a baby bonus, they have…