There is something exciting that happens at the amusement park especially on a summer evening when the lights, noise, and fast moving rides create a place different from the usual,
something thrilling, possibly magical, or even dangerous.
“The carnivalesque is as much a mood as it is a moment. It is an itch, a sly wink at the rest of life...
Laughter is the hallmark of the carnivalesque.”
Bruce Caron, Inside the Live Reptile Tent: The Twilight World of Carnival Midway
THE CONEY ISLAND - CARNIVALESQUE