Marc Hartzman

Marc Hartzman is the author of American Sideshow: An Encyclopedia of History’s Most Wondrous and Curiously Strange Performers (Tarcher/Penguin), as well as three other books. He was a contributor to the Weird News section of AOL News from Sept. 2009-April 2011, and currently continues writing about the odd and unusual for The Huffington Post. Hartzman has also written for Bizarre magazine, covering everything from two-headed animals and extreme sword swallowers to a bearded lady reuniting with her son and Le Petomane, the French fartiste.