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Frank Lentini – The King of the Freaks and a Sideshow Wonder

  Sideshow Freak Frank Lentini was known to many as “The Human Tripod” because he had three legs. Lentini was born to a well-to-do family in Sicily.   His unusual condition was the result of being part of a pair of … Continue reading

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Giraffe Women of Burma

Giraffe Women of Burma Beauty is described as a characteristic that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. The experience of beauty generally involves a feeling of attraction and emotional well-being. The subjective nature of this experience has led … Continue reading

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Sideshow Freak or Wayseer – You Decide!!!

Described by some as “a voice in the wilderness” Garret John LoPorto is an American activist, best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, viral YouTube video artist and champion for rebels and revolutionaries everywhere. Garret John LoPorto claims that he wants to rally … Continue reading

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Dai Andrews – World Famous Sword Swallower and Modern Fakir

Dai Andrews called “The world’s greatest sword swallower” by the Los Angeles Times, has performed in more than thirty countries on five continents. Andrews has made over fifty television appearances, including the National Geographic and Discovery Channels, and holds four … Continue reading

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Piano Across America

To some the term “freak” may have a negative connotation. And the fact that this website is called Sideshow Freaks may suggest that the people here are being portrayed in a negative or demeaning way, but that is not at … Continue reading

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The Knife Thrower

One of the classic acts of the circus sideshow is the Knife Thrower. Knife throwing is part of a group of performance arts known as impalement arts. Impalement arts include knife, axe and tomahawk throwers; bullwhip crackers; archery marksmen; and … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Aerial Performances

The spotlight shines brightly on a young woman twisting and twirling on a silk threaded to the high ceiling. The crowd gasps with each feat, and when the woman flips to the floor, the crowd roars into a standing ovation. … Continue reading

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