The week of April 24, 2016
Five years ago, Patrice Wilson gave the world Rebecca Black and “Friday.” Since then, he’s tried to repeat that flukey, viral success—to no avail. So what does he do next?
Putting on a fursuit transformed a 57-year-old veterinarian into a beloved furry. It also joined him to a community he’d never known anywhere else.
The artist uses sunlight and quartz to brand his clients, turning their bodies into works of art. In the process, he’s remaking himself and sending a message to his estranged daughter.
The L.A. standup comic channels her most wonderfully depressing through her popular Instagram character, Blair.
Steele helped rebuild the Electronic Frontier Foundation, but now she faces an even bigger task.
Each photo is a step on the path to recovery.