What is the meaning of the word “freak” and how has it changed through the ages?
We’ll explore that as well as give a short history of the sideshow, followed by the sad and murderous life of infamous freak show performer Gary Stiles Jr, aka, Lobster Boy.
Sarah’s paper can be found right here: FREAK SHOW PSYCHOLOGY
Facebook: Murder Coaster
Creepy Amusement Park theme by Brandon Fiechter and Derek Fiechter, used by permission and with many thanks.
Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit by Robert Bogdan
Lobster Boy: The Bizarre Life and Brutal Death of Grady Stiles Jr. by Fred Rosen