cheap, showy, useless trifles, ornaments, trinkets, etc.
obvious or contrived effects, especially in art, music, literature, etc.
Driscoll Bleak displays his assortment of vaudevillian knick-knacks, collected from strange and wonderful places! Part Victorian collector, part explorer, and part curator of the occult, our eminent emcee will demonstrate the mystical power of the performers and their intriguing origins. Prepare to be amazed, amused and unnerved by visions of beauty and wonder which may leave you... permanently changed...