My dissertation contains a rather lengthy discussion of Cesare Lombroso, his theory of being “born bad,” and the complicity of later evolutionary theorists in its dissemination. I could’ve saved myself quite a bit of hand-wringing had I these photographs at my disposal. They depict a young Adolf Hitler — recently released from jail and fresh off writing Mein Kampf — rehearsing the part of the “Adolf Hitler.” Because apparently Hitlers aren’t born but made:
This is the face of evil. Do what I do everyday — laugh in it by being alive.
*I don’t know why I’m titling everything after comedy routines of late either. But I am: