James Taylor is the world's foremost authority on the lore and history of the sideshow. He's attracted the attention of the likes of the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Baltimore Sun. He's been sought by the Smithsonian and appeared on television's Dateline NBC, Bryant Gumbel's Public Eye, The Fox Files, the History Channel's History's Mysteries, E! Television's Sideshow Celebrities and Jerry Springer. He's been featured on National Public Radio and Voice of America, and he's been a consultant for The Learning Channel. A "frenetic raconteur," he is also codirector of Baltimore's American Dime Museum, the world's only museum devoted to the history of novelty and variety exhibition Kathleen Kotcher writes the Net Freak Alert, a weekly column on the weird and unusual in the entertainment businessTaylor, James is the author of 'James Taylors Shocked & Amazed On & Off the Midway' with ISBN 9781585747078 and ISBN 1585747076.