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These Clowns Will Haunt Your Dreams

Posted 09.26.2013 | Weird News

From the truly terrifying to the downright silly, these 9 clowns are guaranteed to keep you up at night. You're welcome! OUCHY THE CLOWN Not...

IT LIVES / Scary Clown Just Wants To Be Loved

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.19.2013 | Weird News

It doesn't speak. It doesn't juggle. It has balloons but doesn't hand them out. It probably doesn't even sleep. It just stands there, haunting our dre...

WATCH: Clowns Get Married And It's Obviously Hilarious

Posted 08.25.2013 | Weird News

They may have been dressed in funny costumes, but Billy Tedeski and his bride Patty Kulwicki weren't clowning around this week when they vowed to love...

War Refugee and Balloon Maker Drivers: Stories From a Gary Truck Stop

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

In this morning's version of Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks," the diner is a Gary, Indiana truck stop and the patrons are cross-country truckers.

April Fools Rush In

Donna Henes | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Donna Henes

Clowns are an essential element of ritual in most places in the world. Their antics provide an over-the-top immorality, which, by negative example, serves to highlight and strengthen the integral values of society. The Hopi say that clowns show life the way it should not be.

What Made This Woman Turn Into A Clown

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty

Don't let one day get too far away from you. That's the other piece of why I started clowning… I really had no idea how much life I was looking at. We all take the fact for granted that we have endless amounts of days. Make sure that you're doing the things that are important that you've always wanted to do.

The Culture of Clowning: Discussion and Exhibit in NYC

Kate Kelly | Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts
Kate Kelly

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Bard Graduate Center Galleries on Manhattan's Upper West Side, David Carlyon Ph.D will present a program on the c...

The Only Clown vs. Cop Brawl Video You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.19.2012 | Weird News

Ever seen a clown tackle a police officer and then receive several punches to the head? Do yourself a favor and watch this video. An unidentifie...

Steve Jobs' Stolen iPad Unwittingly Used By Local Clown

San Jose Mercury News | Posted 08.17.2012 | Technology

What would you do if you had Steve Jobs' iPad? Kenny the Clown, who had the late Apple co-founder's tablet all to himself for a few days this month, d...

It's Hard Out There For A Clown

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 08.14.2012 | Los Angeles

ONTARIO, Calif. -- Even when she's not in character, Julie Varholdt acts like a buffoon. On a recent day, the veteran clown named "Lovely Buttons" ga...

Creepy Clown Congress Convenes In Guatemala City

Posted 07.26.2012 | World

Send in the clowns! The fourth annual Clown Congress in Guatemala City has drawn professional jesters from Central America, South America, and the Car...

Astoria Characters: The Clown Who Laughs Through Life's Tears

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.23.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It's time for Jose Morales to put on his happy face. He pulls up two straight-back chairs and sets them in front of a 4-foot-high dime store mirror in the living room/kitchen of his thimble-sized apartment.

This Evil Clown Gets Paid To Stalk Your Child

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.08.2012 | Weird News

Attention parents: Just in case your children don't have anything to talk about in therapy, here's something you might want to consider: Dominic D...

The Craziest Thing I Did For My Ex-Husband

Juliet Jeske | Posted 02.03.2012 | Divorce
Juliet Jeske

By joining my spouse in his passion, I was trying to make my marriage stronger. But I made a mistake many spouses make and put his dreams before my own.

Cirque du Soleil: Breathtaking 'Totem' Wows San Francisco (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Totem takes the "we're all in this together" concept and weaves in themes of evolution and "Big Bang" lushness to provoke thought and engage its audience in one of the most breathtaking shows of the season.

Clowns Gather In Mexico To 'Laugh For Peace'

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Weird News

MEXICO CITY -- About 300 professional clowns in Mexico say they hope their 15-minute non-stop laugh-a-thon will make a contribution to world peace. T...

I'm With Stupid: If You Don't Laugh at This You Could Die

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I find myself in a bit of an ironic situation this week. On the one hand, I have the pleasure of reporting that it turns out laughter really is the be...

WATCH: 'The Cirque de Legume' Does Strange Things With Vegetables

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

The Cirque de Legume is a 50-minute show of "pure mayhem as two idiots put on a Cirque de Soleil-type circus show using only a chair and a box of vege...

Murdering Clowns Will Cause You Nightmares

Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment

Though centuries of tradition insist that clowns are engineered to bring joy and laughter in to the hearts of boys and girls, there's always been some...

The Artist As Clown, Adventurer & Sailor

Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts

With his newest series of paintings, Around the World Alone, painter, sculptor, and video artist Sean Landers takes a new approach to his age old them...

Bipolar Americana: An Interview With Artist Grant Barnhart

Posted 07.09.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay: "Guitar Backstabs" The Midwest, motorcycles, cowboy boots, blue jeans, football—imagery associated with classi...

Cirque Is Awesome! So is this Soy Latte.

Stefan Haves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stefan Haves

Language matters. If you trolled through the trails and toiled through the URL's -- to get to this lonely blog on Huff Post, you probably agree that l...

How Opening Magic Booster Boxes Turned Me Off From Vegas

Brandon Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Brandon Mendelson

I'm going to share something with you that I probably ... Actually? Who cares. I don't plan on running for office. I did at one point, but now I'll just be happy writing Wonder Woman comics.

Most UNUSUAL Colleges (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Why go to a staid state school when you can go to...Hamburger University? And yes, it's all about earning a McDegree. Or go to school for free at Coll...

Most UNUSUAL Colleges (Photos)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Why go to a staid state school when you can go to...Hamburger University? And yes, it's all about earning a McDegree. Or go to school for free at Coll...