Five years ago, grasping at a name for their theater company, Meg MacCary and Maria Striar happened upon a book of palmistry. In it, they unearthed an illustration of a truncated digit and decided to dub their organization Clubbed Thumb. Had they read the description, they might have hesitated: The clubbed thumb, also known as the "murderer's thumb," signifies "a nasty, brutish nature." The sinister appendage is found on the hands of those who "shun the limelight and prefer working behind the scenes" and are "short on willpower and... More >>>
By photo: Pak Fung Wong
Summer stalk: Clubbed Thumb emerges from the digital underground.