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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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International Fireflyers Meeting in Florida – A Must For Every Sideshow Freak

On Monday, August 11th of this year the Third International Firefly Symposium opened in Gainesville, Florida. Running through Friday, August 15th, the International Firefly Symposium attracted about 50 prominent firefly experts from a dozen countries. These experts disseminated and exchanged … Continue reading

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Improbable Realities of Glen Wexler

Glen Wexler is a preeminent album cover artist and photographer who has worked with many well-known musicians and rock bands, including Van Halen, Michael Jackson, Steve Miller Band, Rush, KISS, Yes, Black Sabbath, ZZ Top, Slaughter, the Black Crowes, Bob … 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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Jessica Joslin – Strange Nature

Jessica Joslin – Innovative Artist – Strange Nature Jessica Joslin is a wonderful mixed media artist who turns animal bones and antique mechanical parts into a menagerie of unusual, yet magical creatures. Her artwork is, at the same time, both … Continue reading

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Andrew Ucles Catches More Than Wild Rabbits Using Snakes

This morning I accidentally can across the following video on YouTube that was made by a young Australian, Andrew Ucles, who epitomizes the modern day sideshow freak. After watching this video, I would describe Andrew Ucles as a young, wilder … 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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Sideshow Freaks – Sounds Of Terror

Sideshow Freaks – Sounds Of Terror See the link to Sounds of Terror on our “Links to Interesting Websites” page. Sideshow Freaks is all about the unique, the unusual, the exotic and the rare. Sounds of Terror offer unique and … 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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