You are in Paris and you are in the mood for some entertainment. Nothing too heavy on the intellectual side nor do you want to explore the seedy aspect of the city. You are simply looking for clean fun with an edge.
If you don’t mind loud noise, you can stop at the Hippodrome to see The Live Projectile, Miss Zazel de Farini, blasted out of a cannon:
Amateurs of the bizarre, go to the Folies Bergère, where Captain Constentenus, tattooed at the order of Yakoob Beg, the Chief of the Tartars, will show you his body decorated with 2 million needle jabs and 325 animal figures:
Should you find the ballet too tame, there is an additional excitement when dance is performed in a lion cage like here at the Olympia Théâtre:
The sight of the most ferocious beasts occupying a single cage will titillate you at the Paris Zoo: