Circus “Freaks” Turned Mainstream Actors

The world of entertainment has many spheres so it is no surprise that there is some crossover between the different types. The age of the circus ‘’freak’’ saw…

American Horror Story – The REAL Freakshow Influences

If you are a fan of American Horror Story: Freak Show, you’ve probably seen one of the “Real Freaks behind the Characters” articles floating around. There are a…

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Five Freak Show Freaks Who Should be Famous

There are a handful of freaks and human oddities who captured the imaginations of all who bore witness to their visage. This upper echelon of famous freaks consists…

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The Origins of the Freak Show – Part One

People who are visually different have always been subject to attention. In different eras these individuals were labelled as monsters, freaks and human oddities. It is human nature…

FREAKS – The Movie

In 1930 MGM announced that Tod Browning, the man behind the Universal horror film Dracula, would be a sideshow picture loosely based on the Tod Robbins short story ‘Spurs’. The film was intended to be MGM’s big launch into the horror genre. Few realized the controversy that was to come.