How One Sword-Swallower Sired a Legion of Philly Freaks

Jessica Kourkounis
Philadelphia City Paper | October 13, 2009
Almost single-handedly, Red Stuart, who at 58 is the world's oldest active sword-swallower, has helped bring to Philadelphia one of the country's most up-and-coming sideshow scenes.

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