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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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The Walking Dead And The Luxury Of The Helpless, Mid-season Finale, Season 4

Well, The Governor is dead.  I would ask for a show of hands to see who is happy, but the entire country would cease to function, for a moment.  The Governor died as he lived, nonsensically, and he went out … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead, Season 4: Why Rick Banished Carol

After Carol admitted to murdering two flu-infected group members at Rick Grimes’ Apocalypse Survivor Sanctuary And Correctional Institution on the fourth episode of Season 4 of The Walking Dead, I made a joke on social media about not wanting Carol … Continue reading

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“This Sorrowful Life” The Walking Dead Kills Off Merle

As Season 3 of The Walking Dead comes to a close, fans have to worry about more than the long, hot, walker-free summer that looms ahead…they also have to worry which characters won’t make it to Season 4. The show … Continue reading

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Strongmen AMC’s Freakshow, Episode 6

Sideshows and freakshows will never see the classic strongmen acts, again.  Men wearing leopard skins, lifting cartoony dumbells with 500s painted on either side, would make modern audiences laugh.  Plus, nobody would pay to see someone who is simply strong … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead, Season 3, Andrea is PREY

Andrea found a cheap dentist at the end of the March 17th episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead. Andrea, a civil rights lawyer before the walker apocalypse destroyed the job market for do-gooders, can take care of herself, thank you … Continue reading

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AMC’s FREAKSHOW Episode 4 Goes All Pins And Needles

When I was a kid, my very sweet, very gentle, very deadly karate instructor would shove a thick wire through his arm and hang buckets of water from either side of it.  I don’t think everybody grows up with the … Continue reading

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Freakshow, Episode 2- Sword Swallowers

Todd Ray is concerned when he catches his twenty year old daughter, Asia, jamming a wire clothes hanger down her throat in the bathroom…but he’s not upset enough to stop her.  Todd Ray runs the Venice Beach Freakshow, so Asia … Continue reading

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