freak show

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freak show

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The final two episodes may reveal the purpose or it may end with a new world order, where freak shows have no place.
I think back in season one, she said, 'We've got to do carnival, freak shows,' and she kept sending me books,'' he said.
20) Again the more culturally homogeneous crowds of Blackpool were more interested in the pubs and dance halls than in freak shows.
The exhibition's combination of didacticism with morbid titillation also harks back to old horror movies and freak shows.
The materiality of the ticket, itself a reminder of viewership, opens up histories of cinematic racial spectacle, carnivals, and freak shows, providing an interpretative grid to read Demme's Beloved.
While John admits to being fascinated by the Victorian freak shows of old this is much more contemporary entertainment.
Freak shows have been around since Victorian times but in those days many were fake shows.
THE JIM ROSE Circus harkens back to a more perverse period in our history when old-fashioned freak shows stumped about on this earth.
And the worst TV nature programs are glorified freak shows.
They're freak shows and people who agree to go on them deserve everything they get.
But unless promotors put a stop to freak shows like Tyson and Golota he will slip into the murky depths of a sport that is in real danger of losing its credibility.
Adams arranged the material thematically, separating playhouse licenses from those for provincial tours of tumblers and freak shows, and treating the few examples of active censorship in isolation.