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The Freak Chance of Being A Freak

Grace McDaniel and her normal looking son are on the left; Joseph Merrick is on the right and we know his mother was considered attractive. Sheer chance makes most freaks. 183 more words


Secret Stash

I heard you missed us, we’re back!  After a thirty week hiatus to showcase one of the worst countdowns in the history of Arabic numerals, DJ Scratchy is back to doing what she does best… playing hellaciously awesome music that you’ll probably never hear outside of your local big box store.  489 more words


Countdown to Halloween: Horror Films of the Hollywood Pre-Code Era

Films made between 1930 to 1934 are collectively known as the Hollywood ‘Pre-Code’ era in film history. Today, we’ll take a closer look at what made these films, in particular the slew of horror films, classics of the genre as we continue our… 1,258 more words

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A Brief History of the "Freak" Song

My earliest memories of budding romantic-sexual awareness at grade school dances are punctuated again and again by one thing: the “Freak” song. Having been raised in its Golden Age, I’ve always been interested in its development. 453 more words


Century Guild's FREAKS Gala Opening

As I wrote in my article for Rue Morgue, Los Angeles’ Century Guild Gallery is hosting FREAKS: EXPLORING THE UNIQUE, an art exhibition celebrating the bizarre and the surreal.  260 more words