Bearded men

Fake facial hair has been in use for as long as public performance. The techniques for applying realistic hair-growth have not changed very much over the ages as the basic technique consist of a skilful artist – and hair, which we mostly all grow and that would be in sufficient supply anywhere, even in female hair-salons.

The magic of realistic facial hair happen when a transparent sticky liquid is applied to the skin which is undetectable to the human eye even at close range – only an unusual smell can sometimes be present. On the screen, in pictures or from an audience any smell will of course be non-existing – and perfume has been used since 3-5000 years in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. The art of creating realistic wigs and beards from human hair is also purportedly as old as Egypt – which might not be a reliable historical fact by itself but that might indeed indicate how the mastery of fake hair is quite ancient.     Continue reading

Have a Cigar

I smoke in moderation. Only one cigar at a time.
– Mark Twain

People who deceive others often cannot hide their delight as they find a secret pleasure in fooling others. It gives them a feeling of superiority. They have one up on us, and they rejoice in “duper’s delight” as they consider their audience foolish and stupid.

There might be many levels of force regarding the pleasure sociopaths experience when successfully deceiving the public. Mostly, the thrill would be a combined result from      Continue reading