The Sideshow is an American performance art form that has long roots associated with carnivals and circuses. From freaks and geeks to sword swallowers and personal heroes we try to fit it all in on the Curioso’s premiere podcast.

Mentioned this episode:

Sideshow Carnival & Burlesque Jim Rose The Scarred & Dangerous Thrillshow The Human Marvels Sideshow World James Taylor Todd Robbins Coney Island U.S.A. Johnny Eck Museum Schlitzie Sword Swallowers Association International Play Dead

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