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The Pain-Proof Life Of Kali Von Wunderkammer | Buck Wolf | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weird News

You can't enjoy every naughty delight in New Orleans simply by tossing beads at a stranger. This week's HuffPost Weird News explores the Crescent C...

WATCH: The Twisted Life Of A Sideshow King

HuffPost | Emily Kassie | Posted 09.16.2014 | Weird News

A lot of people talk about running off to join the circus. For Ward Hall, that was just the first step in an amazing career, working side-by-side with...

Don't Try Breathing Fire Until You Watch This Video

The Huffington Post | David Moye & Emily Kassie | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

After a 70-year career, Ward Hall's claim to the title "King of the Sideshows" is undisputed. However, his seven-decade career almost went up in sm...

Playboy Model Swallows It All For This Man

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell and Buck Wolf | Posted 07.25.2014 | Weird News

Ward Hall can get people to do anything. The circus legend has hung out with men who lift bowling balls with their nipples, women who impale themse...

A Freaky Toast To A Freaky Man

Huffington Post | Buck Wolf | Posted 07.24.2014 | Weird News

Seventy years ago, a 14-year-old boy ran off and joined the circus -- and the fun has yet to end. Back then, Adolf Hitler had a grip on Europe, and...

Ward Hall -- King of the Sideshow

Tim R. O'Brien | Posted 08.26.2014 | Weird News
Tim R. O'Brien

Ward Hall has the memory of an elephant, the exaggerative dialogue of a Ginsu Knife salesman and a sequined wardrobe that would have made Liberace turn his head.

WATCH: Sideshow Star Paints With A Brush Up Her Nose

Huffington Post | Buck Wolf | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weird News

Insectavora has laid on a bed of nails. She's walked on glass, eaten fire, and if you want some not-so-fine art, she'll jam a paintbrush up her nose. ...

Buck Wolf

WATCH: Atlanta Teen Becomes World's Youngest Sword Swallower | Buck Wolf | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weird News

Some 14-year-old girls ask their dads for an iPhone. Some want earrings. Others want to go to parties where the adult supervision ranges from less-tha...

So You Want To Be A Sideshow Star? Ask This Man!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.29.2014 | Weird News

Ever thought about running off to join the circus or sideshow, but didn't know where to start? An event taking place in Tampa this weekend may help...

Life Of Sideshow Legend Subject Of New Kickstarter Campaign

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.04.2013 | Weird News

The man known as "King of the Sideshows" is now becoming the main attraction of a new book and Kickstarter campaign. Ward Hall, who at 83 years old...

The Odd Couples

George Heymont | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

It's easy to look at two friends (or lovers) who share a close rapport and wonder what attracts them to each other. But sometimes opposites not only attract, they can lead to the most unexpected kind of fame.