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Body Modifications and Real-Life Horror Characters

Body Modifications and Real-Life Horror Characters

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The Diverse World of Body Modifications Body modifications are deliberate acts of altering one’s physical appearance or anatomy, either permanently or temporarily. The reason behind all types of modifications is mainly aesthetic, although some might have various other reasons such as artistic self-expression, displaying an affiliation with a group or cause or to inducing shock on others. Indeed, there are different types of body modifications and the main categories of classification include ornaments, surgical augmentation, splitting or removal, application of pressure for a long time and others. When it comes to tattoos, it’s a trend that will only keep gaining popularity. The scene of body modifications is as diverse as it is widespread since... Read More

Tommy Cooper dies during his show

The Comedian Tommy Cooper dies on TV

15th April 1984

Tommy Cooper death - the comedian Tommy Cooper collapsed from a heart attack in front of millions of television viewers, midway through his act on the his show Live from Her Majesty's His assistant had helped him put on a cloak for his sketch, while Jimmy Tarbuck, the host, was hiding behind the curtain waiting to pass him different props that he would then appear to pull from inside his gown. The assistant smiled at him as he collapsed, believing that it was a part of the act. Likewise, the audience gave "uproarious" laughter as he fell, gasping for air. At this point, Alasdair MacMillan, the director of the television production, cued the orchestra to play music for an unscripted commercial break (noticeable because of... Read More