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  1. horror
    Eli Roth Excitedly Ushers in the Clownpocalypse FranchiseWhat could it be about, do you think?
  2. The Complete History of Scary Clowns▶️ There’s a historical reason that clowns in pop culture strike fear in the hearts of audience members.
  3. accidental activations
    Someone in Pennsylvania Is Tying It-Like Red Balloons to Sewer GratesThe Lititz Police Department would like the local prankster to stop creeping them out.
  4. ask an expert
    An Expert Explains Why You’re Scared of Creepy Clowns and Other Horror TropesA Harvard psychiatrist has the answers to your It-based fears.
  5. not a joke
    The World Clown Association Blames It for Giving Clowns a Bad RapThanks for nothing, Pennywise.
  6. trailer mix
    AHS: Cult Trailer: Ryan Murphy Brings You Political Commentary Via … Clowns?Season seven premieres September 5.
  7. send in the clowns
    Jar Jar Binks Lived Out the Rest of His Life As a Sad Clown Haunted by Guilt“Jar Jar makin some uh-oh mistakens.”
  8. vulture lists
    11 Killer Clown Movies to Watch This Month — If You DarePut on your red nose and turn off the lights.
  9. The Scientific Reason You’re Petrified of ClownsPaging Dr. Freud.
  10. first looks
    Take a Look at the First Pennywise Image From ItNot.
  11. send in the clowns
    Madonna, Dressed as a Clown, Tells Clown JokesSure, why not?
  12. What the Hell Is the Deal with Clowns?“All the world loves a clown,” Cole Porter once wrote. Turns out, not so much. Today, people’s perceptions of clowns are largely negative: […]
  13. horror week
    World Clown Association President Speaks Out Against Scary Clowns“These horror clowns creep me out — and I’m a clown.”
  14. The Clowns of America Are Trying to Protect Their Totally Not Terrifying […]The latest circus-themed season of FX’s American Horror Story features a scary murderous clown named Twisty, and according to THR, the negative […]
  15. A Funny Thing: Melanie Hamlett Nearly Seduced by South American Stilt ClownOur story this week: Melanie Hamlett, yearning for the endless, intoxicating adventure of South America found herself couch surfing into a […]
  16. Richard Levine’s Clown InheritanceAnswer? It’s just very upsetting, depending on your deep-seated fears.
  17. The Complete Guide to Everything: VampiresHello there, dear Splitsider reader. We’re Tim Daniels and Tom Reynolds and we host a podcast called The Complete Guide to Everything, which is […]
  18. clickables
    Meet a Lady Who Holds the Guinness World Record for Owning Clown-Themed ThingsTo her credit, she sure knows how to rock the tiny hat.
  19. Ricky Gervais Is a Suicidal ClownHere’s a new picture that Ricky Gervais is considering using for the posters for his upcoming standup tour. It was apparently taken for Rolling […]
  20. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Does Stephen Colbert Fear Conan?Plus, Naomi Watts sits quietly while Jon Stewart mocks co-star Sean Penn, on our regular late-night roundup.
  21. clowns
    More Fallout From the Gathering of the JuggalosMethod Man got stuff thrown at him while onstage as well.
  22. tila tequila
    Turns Out That Juggalos Don’t Like Tila Tequila That MuchSinger is attacked by fans at live concert debut.
  23. clowns
    Nineteen Things You Must Do at This Weekend’s Gathering of the JuggalosThis years Gathering promises to be full of surprises and, of course, miracles.
  24. clowns
    Clown Show Delayed AgainThe first performance of Cirque du Soleil’s terrifying-seeming, clown-filled ‘Banana Shpeel’ has been delayed again.