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A World Where "Normal" Is Freaky: Freakshow Redefines "Normal"

Joanne Dagonese | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Joanne Dagonese

My seventeen-year-old Olivia is to be thanked for this piece. Last week she was checking out some back episodes of AMC's TV series "Venice Beach Fr...

This May Be The Most Disgusting Thing You'll See All Week (We Warned You)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.15.2014 | Weird News

Think twice about watching this video if you've just eaten. A sideshow performer on the reality series "Freakshow" performs a regurgitation stunt ...

WATCH: 'Freakshow' Star Attempts Life-threatening Stunt

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.31.2014 | Weird News

As if sword swallowing wasn't challenging enough, try having someone attack the blade with a whip. That was the extremely dangerous idea behind a c...

Sideshow Artist's Trick Is Hard To Stomach

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.13.2014 | Weird News

It takes balls to do the things this performer does on camera -- big steel balls. The performer's name is Morgue and he specializes in stunts that ...

Morgue Worker Gets Disturbing Surprise | Posted 11.05.2013 | Weird News

A 72-year-old car crash victim had been in a German morgue for several hours Monday when a worker there noticed something odd: She was still breathing...

She Can't Drink Legally, But She Can Swallow Swords

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weird News

Asia Ray isn't old enough to drink legally, but she can already swallow something more lethal: swords. Just 20 years old, Ray is not only an accomp...

David Moye

One Big Freakish Family Coming To Your Home | David Moye | Posted 02.13.2013 | Weird News

Todd Ray is a collector of both unusual animals and unusual friends -- and he's turned that into an even more unusual career. Ray owns the Venice B...

Woman Sent To Morgue ... While Still Living

Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living

When a nurse and doctor in Brazil found Rosa Celestrino de Assis, a woman who was in the hospital for pneumonia, without vital signs, they pronounced ...

Dead Man Waking: Alive After 21 Hours In Morgue Fridge

AP | By NASTASYA TAY | Posted 09.24.2011 | Weird News

JOHANNESBURG -- A South African man awoke to find himself in a morgue fridge – nearly a day after his family thought he had died, a health offic...

Unclaimed Persons: Please Tell Someone

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

The first piece I wrote for The Huffington Post was about unclaimed persons, one of those quiet epidemics that somehow slips beneath the radar. As I ...

Esprit de Mort: When Funeral Workers Behave Badly

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lapham's Quarterly

A series of photos taken at Brooklyn morgue were published this week in the New York Post, revealing less than deferential treatment of the city's dead.

More Bodies Left Unclaimed By Families Who Can't Afford Burial Costs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Several states in the U.S. provide funding for indigent burials, or the burial of bodies who have no home or whose family could not be found. But in 2...

Haiti Earthquake Aid Slowly Reaching Victims As Desperation Grows

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU and MIKE MELIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Click here for earlier updates from Haiti -- Follow the latest breaking news via our Haiti Twitter list -- See the latest images here -- Find out how ...

Gaza Morgue Overflows With Bodies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The refrigerated compartments at Shifa Hospital's morgue in Gaza City were filled three bodies to a drawer. Dozens more corp...