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Life in the Big Apple Circus

Monday, August 26, 2013

Paul Binder, founder of the Big Apple Circus, discusses the uncommon life of circus artists, their animal partners. His memoir Never Quote the Weather to a Sea Lion looks at the weird and the workaday, the curious and the commonplace, the exhilaration and the exhaustion of life in the circus.

Guests:

Paul Binder

Comments [3]

LEAVE the sea lions ALONE!!

Aug. 26 2013 01:31 PM
Tess from NY

Circuses are one of the BIGGEST offenders of CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. Horrible treatment and Insane conditions for animals to be FORCED to travel (in trains!) and perform tricks for humans. Circuses are out-dated forms of cruel "entertainment" like feeding Christians to lions. Animal-Free Circuses are the new and only way to enjoy circus today. Learn More About Animal-Free Circuses here: http://www.peta.org/living/animal-friendly-fun/animal-free-circuses.aspx

Aug. 26 2013 01:21 PM

The exploitation of animals for human entertainment is DISGUSTING!

Aug. 26 2013 01:11 PM

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