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The Best Job on Earth? What It's Like to Work at a Traveling Circus

Quora | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel

To answer this question personally, what you experience in the circus very much depends on the type of circus and what kind of job you're doing. Touring shows are full of hard work, bad food, and incidents that make for great stories later on.

Ringling Bros. Circus To Phase Out Elephant Acts

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 03.05.2015 | Green

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, one of the United States' most famous circus companies, will eliminate elephants from its shows in the coming year...

PHOTOS: Amazing Photos From American Circus History

Posted 10.12.2012 | Books

Roll up, roll up! We love a great circus, and Yale University Press and the Bard Graduate Center would like to invite you all to the big top via t...

Ethan Murrow's 'Narcissistic Excess' Is Playful And Strange

Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts

"All of my characters tend to end in failure," Ethan Murrow once admitted to The Seattle Times. The artist's large graphite drawings are rendered with...

Circus Invites Laid-Off Police To Free Show

ABC | Posted 10.21.2011 | Impact

SAN JOSE, Caif. -- Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey are inviting San Jose police officers who were laid off as a result of budget cuts to bring t...