movies
The 13 Scariest Evil Movie Clowns (So Far)

Between American Horror Story: Cult and the new It, there seems to be an epidemic of scary clowns going on in pop culture right now. Hell, there’s even a movie called Clowntergeist heading to VOD later this month. Truly, there’s no better time to rank the scariest, most evil movie clowns of all time. Read More >>

giz asks
Is Playing an Evil Clown Harmful to Your Mental Health?

With their fanciful costumes and comedic personas, clowns seem like the epitome of joy. But these figures of fun also provoke a horrified response and have even inspired their own phobia. Although it’s not officially recognised in the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 categorisation of disorders, coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, is one of the most commonly known phobias in the public perception. It’s easy to see why clowns are sometimes viewed as icons of fear. Permanent, frozen smiles and uncanny, mask-like makeup inspire nightmarish visions. Read More >>

wtf
World Clown Association Speaks Out Over Rogue Scary Clowns

The bizarre run of people pretending to be clowns and somehow scaring people for real has forced the World Clown Association to address the issue, with a spokesperson saying through heavy sad-face make-up that no real clown would try to be mean on purpose. A tear fell on his lapel, then he cried into an oversized handkerchief. Read More >>

food
Former Clown Reminisces on Life After Being Ronald McDonald

Joe Maggard was the corporate representative of burger chain McDonald's between 1995 and 2007, tasked with dressing up like the junk food loving clown to make burgers seem like fun and exciting things for children to eat. Read More >>

wtfriday
Clowns Reappear in Norfolk and This Time They’re Angry

Dressing up as a clown. It was funny for a bit, now it isn't any more but people are still doing it. If you want to see people hanging around in full clown costume like it's September of 2013 again, head off to King's Lynn, as there's been another small outbreak of fancy dress disease. Read More >>

stunts
Northampton Clown-Catcher Vigilante Promises to End Internet Clown Mystery

You may have seen the Northampton Clown terrorising the internet in the past few days... now another clown has jumped on the bandwagon, with a superhero threatening to hunt him down and squirt water in his face from a pretend flower. Read More >>

wtfriday
Steve Jobs’ Stolen iPad Taken by Party Clown

Reread every noun in the headline above—now let's proceed. After a desperate burglar nabbed $60k worth of gear from Steve Jobs' former residence, one of his iPads wound up in the mitted hands of Kenny the Clown. Clown. Read More >>