The Strange Creator

The Strange Creator

An in depth look at the creative forces behind the world's most amazingly strange attractions.

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September 21, 2021 12 mins

In South Dakota exists a history lesson that you need to see to believe. A Westworld before Westworld and a horror movie in the making created by a genuine American history teacher Dean Songstad and his pal Bill.

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In the honeymoon capital of the world a disturbingly gruesome attraction exists thanks to a savvy businessman and a local  creative legend.

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What happens when a burned out lawyer and jack of all trades craftsman accidentally cross paths? The result is the legendary and wonderfully strange roadside attraction The Thing. 

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The experimental filmmaker David Wilson along his wife Diane relentlessly followed their passions eventually launching one of the most amazingly strange museums ever conceived. 

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August 10, 2021 9 mins

Dubbed the most dangerous amusement park ever built, Action Park pushed the limits of summertime fun with sometimes deadly consequences.

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August 1, 2021 9 mins

In September of 2015 the curious Dismaland opened to a confused public forever changing the way we experience political and social satire.

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A family trip through the Arizona desert that started it all. This short introductory episode highlights how a random bathroom break at someplace called "The Thing" began my obsession with strange attractions and their creators.

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