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The DIY Musician: Who Is Shovelman?

The American traveling freak show of the past is mostly gone. Its striped tents and curious discoveries behind the curtain have been replaced by two-to-three-minute viral videos of freaky people doing freaky things. Instead of paying a dime to see Grace McDaniel (the mule-face girl) or the 750-pound Bruce Snowdon, we get shared videos of something called Shovelman.