The city benches at almost every bus stop in Baltimore proclaim, “Baltimore, the Most Beautiful City in the World.” Did the city planners forget about Paris, Rome, San Francisco or nearly every other major city […]
Skag Draggers, Booger Queens, Garbage Girls … whatever you choose to call them, they’re always the life of the party. I’m reminded of something James St. James said in the Party Monster documentary, “If you’ve […]
Yesterday’s Feast of Fools podcast with Peaches Christ inspired me to dig out some old Polaroids from my San Francisco days. Peaches, Marc and Fausto were discussing Phillip R. Ford‘s sci-fi drag epic, “Vegas In […]
Mexican’s aren’t just gang-bangers, kitchen help or street peddlers of oranges. I should know I’m Mexican, so I can get away with bringing up such stereotypes. Actually, my entire adult life I thought I was […]
Defekto aka Jim Lucio grew up in California and has made the East Coast his home since 1993. As a party promoter, photographer and man-about-town, he has gained local celebrity status in Baltimore, MD, where he currently lives and works. He considers himself the world’s preeminent Polaroid portrait photographer and he loves horror movies, boston terriers and drag queens.