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Circus Stories

A circus history podcast exploring topics like, "How and WHY do Clowns paint their faces", "Who was the first ever Human Cannonball act", "What are common Circus Superstitions" and so much more! Join your host and circus expert (sorta) Callie B, as she shares with pal, comedian and co-host Mark, various stories from circus history. Complete with decoded circus lingo, fun circus facts and a sprinkling of fiction. Theme song by The Cooties.

Tracks

Lillian Leitzel: The Queen of the Air 131:42 07/07/2022
Circus World Theme Park 113:48 06/09/2022
Emmett Kelly: The World's Favorite Sad Clown 113:19 04/21/2022
The Globe of Death 111:57 03/17/2022
Illegal Pies 99:32 02/24/2022
Jumbo The Elephant 133:40 01/27/2022
The Hilton Sisters: From Sideshow to the Silverscreen 162:26 12/20/2021
Halloween Stories: The Legend of Edward Mordrake w/ Krysta Z 114:32 10/29/2021
The Art of Pie Throwing: A Sloppy History 86:02 09/02/2021
Circus + Carnival Foods: Another Tasty History 115:29 07/29/2021
The Zacchini Family : A Daredevil Dynasty 115:58 07/08/2021
Horse Diving + The Story of Sonora Webster Carver 95:13 06/10/2021
Minisode #02: Listener Stories 44:59 05/20/2021
Circus in Film + TV 120:34 05/07/2021
Clown College 123:26 04/22/2021
Minisode #01: Listener Stories 53:45 03/25/2021
General Tom Thumb: The Incredible Life of Charles Stratton 128:49 03/04/2021
Circus Foods: A Tasty History 132:43 02/18/2021
Myrtle Corbin: "The Four Legged Girl" w/ Special Guest 144:38 01/28/2021
Circus Travel : Mostly Chooches 104:38 01/14/2021
Family Circus Stories: Intro to Patreon!! 33:10 12/24/2020
Clown Justice: The Clown Egg Registry 97:57 12/10/2020
Clowning 101: Intro to Clowns 113:00 12/03/2020
Seals + Sea Lions in the Circus 108:05 11/19/2020
"Powders I Have Used": The Adventures of Annie Oakley 125:37 11/12/2020
The Lobster Boy Murders 115:50 10/29/2020
The Making of Tod Browning's FREAKS (1932) w/ Special Guest 140:27 10/22/2020
The Hair Hang - Dang a Lang! 91:12 10/08/2020
Joseph Merrick : The Elephant Man 103:49 10/01/2020
Mabel Stark the Tiger Queen - Part 2: The First Female Tiger Tamer 74:00 09/17/2020