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One of the greatest challenges of my career has been the assembling of a quasi-politically correct freak show that stays true to its vision without offending any parasitic twins, bearded ladies, or ossified gentlemen.


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Dec. 10th, 2006 11:12 pm (UTC)
As a clockwork girl myself, I hope that we are accurately represented. ;)
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:50 pm (UTC)
If she makes a perfume with this, I can die happy.

Dec. 11th, 2006 02:55 am (UTC)
Happy and smelling good.
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:15 pm (UTC)
That went up my NOSE thank you very much.
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:25 pm (UTC)
My lady! Don't snort the BPAL!

freebasing is much more effective
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:21 pm (UTC)
I love you.

Just sayin'. :D
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:37 pm (UTC)
here's poltically incorrect for you
I went to the Circus World Museum in Wisconsin last year and they have this little tent set up dedicated to the freak show. They had life sized models of famous people who used to do the side shows from the past, like JoJo the Dog faced boy and that one really famous tattooed lady whose name escapes me. Well this very.... shall we say, robust, woman walks up to me and takes a look at my tattoos and goes "woo-wee a real life freakshow! Can we get our picture with you and -whatevert the Tattooed Lady was-?!" so of course, being a complete bitch trying to enjoy my private vacation I said "only if my family can get a picture of us next to you and the model of the world's fattest woman".

That did NOT go over well at all.
Dec. 11th, 2006 12:22 pm (UTC)
Re: here's poltically incorrect for you
What a great reply! You're my hero. :)
Dec. 11th, 2006 01:29 pm (UTC)
Re: here's poltically incorrect for you
heh, I'm usually not so abrasive in public. She just rubbed me the wrong way. I'm actually quite in awe of the Tattooed Lady past, they were brave women. I simply don't plan to find myself in anyone's scrapbook vacation photos. And being called a "real life freakshow" will ruin anyone's mood.
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Dec. 14th, 2006 02:41 pm (UTC)
Re: here's poltically incorrect for you
It was ok, a little pricey maybe. 15 bucks a person and you have to pay extra to ride and feed the animals. I'm from Chicago, so I'm used to paying 15 dollars for really big museums. I'm probably really spoiled in that regard. We ended up leaving without seeing all the shows because they are spread out over the day and we didn't know that before we went. We didn't want to wander around waiting 3 hours to see The Wonder Dog.

The circus wagons were cool, though. If you want to go someplace out of this world, visit House on the Rock. THAT'S worth the money. I had to escape for a break it was so intense. It's in Spring Green.
Dec. 10th, 2006 11:41 pm (UTC)
I imagine "Circassian Beauty" would be the hardest to get away with.
Dec. 11th, 2006 02:11 am (UTC)
<-- Had to look up Circassian Beauty
Dec. 11th, 2006 03:03 am (UTC)
I used to be one, mwahahaha!
Dec. 11th, 2006 08:00 am (UTC)
Apropos of nothing much, but I have a ring with a nice example of your username.
Dec. 11th, 2006 12:53 am (UTC)
can't make waves without breaking some water. :)
Dec. 11th, 2006 02:12 am (UTC)
The Freaks are coming...::giggles and rubs hands together::
Dec. 11th, 2006 04:02 am (UTC)
You rose to the occasion beautifully!
Dec. 11th, 2006 02:40 pm (UTC)
And I call the same act the International Congress on Medieval Studies. You are to be commended.

Dec. 12th, 2006 11:08 pm (UTC)
The very fact that it's a freak show makes it politically incorrect. And I'm already horribly offended, so you might as well release the whole shebang right this very second ;).

::strokes beard thoughtfully::
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