Daily Freak Show At Barber Shop
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 17:20 GMTEL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) At one cutting- edge barber shop, folks come for a trim but stay for the freak show.
Barber Jons World Famous Barber Shop in El Dorado Hills, California, boasts old-timey sideshow charm with an odd curiosities museum right in the building.
While getting a cut or a shave, patrons can check out a real life mermaid that washed up on the shores of Fiji and the bust of Bigfoot.
Not only that, owner Barber Jon shows off his sharp precision every Friday by laying on a bed of nails and ripping telephone books in half.
Hes set to open a second location in Granite Bay, California, thatll double as a car wash, a combination he feels is a good fit.
Says Barber Jon: Were pioneers. Im [Meriwether] Lewis and my friends are [William] Clark.
Customers are treated like old friends upholding the shops mantra: Youre only a stranger once.