Tuesday, March 20, 2007


Show Barker

IE: "A Carnie Barker"

Noun. Traveling Carnival folk, or "Carnies", as it were, sometimes held a position known as the "Barker." The Individual informed carnival customers as to what was showing that evening. Held by someone usually boisterous of voice and pleasant of eye. Known for calling attention to the ugliness of our society, helping distract them with the magical horror of our deepest fears and desires. Helping them fly away from their mundane lives. Be it traveling shows or television.


IE: Bob

IE: Dick

Dick Barker.

See, I keep telling you people you're a nation being led around by your Dick.