James Taylor is the planet’s foremost authority on sideshow. You saw him along with his SHOCKED AND AMAZED! on The Learning Channel’s “Sideshow: Alive on the Inside,” “The Jerry Springer Show,” “Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel,” and Fox Television’s “Fox Files” and so much more.
Sword swallowers, fire eaters, regurgitators, human pin cushions, torture kings, contortionists and motordrome riders look to his ' SHOCKED AND AMAZED! as the definitive source for all things strange and bizarre: All things sideshow.
On this interview we discuss:
Why it’s called Sideshow,
Why it’s called The Midway,
How reality TV and sideshow are related,
Why and how he started the periodical “Shocked & Amazed”,
And all sorts of things about Pickled Punks.
If you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe to this podcast on your phone or mobile device. Just go to the place on your phone where you get all the best podcasts. Search The Variety Artist and subscribe there. It really helps me a lot! Or, just click the link below: