May 13, 2014

Why Russia Hates the Bearded Lady

Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

For a 58-year-old singing competition that somehow balances impossibly serious politics and impossibly silly music, perhaps it was inevitable that Austria’s “Bearded Lady,” Conchita Wurst, would find himself both cause and conductor of a political and cultural firestorm.

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