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Bound By Flesh: The Story of Violet and Daisy Hilton

Alex Doll | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weird News
Alex Doll

As a curiosity, full of salacious possibility, or as the heartbreaking tale of two women, unprepared for independence after success, Bound By Flesh is a humanizing and powerful must-see recounting of the rise and fall of these fascinating women.

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.

"Geek Love" Author Champions Film

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Zemeckis

American's have long been fascinated by the lives of "freaks." June 27th the award-winning documentary Bound by Flesh opens.

Can Freaks Find Love?

Leslie Zemeckis | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Zemeckis

When vaudeville superstar Violet Hilton one half of Siamese twins tried to marry the musical director of her band, Maurice Lambert in 1934, she had every confidence she would succeed.

WATCH: The Five Most Incredible Sideshow Freaks

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weird News

From bearded women to men with no arms or legs, the outliers of mankind have fascinated us for centuries. Now, thanks to the YouTube channel Dark5,...

Click Right Here, Folks, To See The 'King Of The Freaks'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

Johnny Eck once walked to the top of the Washington Monument on his hands. He couldn't have done it any other way; he had no legs. Eck was born in ...

Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A roiling visual extrusion rendered from computer-generated imagery, Jack the Giant Slayer makes you long for the days of Ray Harryhausen.

A Touch of Knowledge: The Man with Two Mouths

Marc Hartzman | Posted 01.26.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

The blonde, smooth-faced Otto Tolpefer sat on a platform drinking water with one mouth and simultaneously smoking a cigarette with the other.