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What Weekly: Shocked and Amazed’s James Taylor

By R. Nodnol III, Esq. & Philip Laubner (What Weekly, 3/7/2012) “The James Taylor I speak of is the planet’s foremost authority on sideshow (self-proclaimed, but universally accepted!). For nearly two decades he has been interviewing sideshow folk and collecting … Continue reading

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Seismic Sideshow Rocks Essex

A Benefit of Earth-Shaking Proportions by Tom Warner (Baltimore or Less) October 15, 2011 @ Sinix 525 Eastern Blvd Essex, MD 21221 ESSEX, MD – On Saturday, October 15, Shocked and Amazed! magazine presented “Seismic Sideshow – a benefit of … Continue reading

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Carnival Scene at Monument and Haven Street, 1948

Thrill to the sights of Frieda Pushnik, Living Armless and Legless Girl; Bohemian Glass-Blowers; Mo-Lay, Master of Manipulation; Johann Petersson, Tallest Man on Earth from Finland; Long-Haired Beauty Hannah Kelter; Skeets Hubbard, The Human Pin Cushion; and Puppeteer Sid Krofft. … Continue reading

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