Blockhead & Mental Floss

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Pounding 10 penny nails into her skull and drinking milkshakes through her nose, Sally Marvel gets grotesque. These savory staples of the sideshow are sure to whet your palette!


Traditional Sideshow Talking Act
Traditional Sideshow Talking Act

Sally performs blockhead and mental floss together as a traditional sideshow talking act. She pairs grotesque nasal activites with humor and audience participation.