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AMC’s Freakshow Goes To Gibtown! (Gibsonton, FL)

I’m jealous that “Freakshow” went to Gibtown. I wish I could have lived in Gibsonton, Florida in the 1940s and ’50s.  Half girl Jeannie Tomani and her giant husband Al ran the Giant’s Fishing Camp, which was a trailer park … Continue reading

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Freakshow on AMC- Tattoos and The Shock Of A Lifetime

A Jersey City tattoo artist put Coney Island’s Luna Park on my left bicep a number of years ago.  Before that, I let a hairy man with jewelry stuck all over his bare chest stick a big needle through my … Continue reading

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Freakshow, Season Two Premiere

Life isn’t always a bed of roses at the Venice Beach Freakshow.  Sometimes it’s a bed of nails.  The second season of “Freakshow” debuted on AMC Tuesday night with two new dramatic episodes.  Some of the drama felt a little … Continue reading

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Freakshow Is Hosting A Wedding!

In 1863, General Tom Thumb married fellow Little Person Lavinia Warren. It would be nice to think that it was a love match, but P.T. Barum was the driving force behind everything Tom Thumb did, so the marriage could have … Continue reading

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Freakshow on AMC

My dad refused to let me see the two-headed baby at the state fair when I was a little kid.  He told me that the baby wasn’t alive, and that it was in a jar.  I remember throwing a tantrum.  … Continue reading

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