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clowns are comic performers who employ slapstick or similar types of physical comedy, often in a mime style.

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Fargo, ND - police were called to the corner of 42nd st. and 18th ave. after receiving reports of two men scaring children; one holding a knife.
Genre favorite Lauren Ashley Carter (The woman, Jug Face, Darling, The Mind's Eye and Pod) has joined the cast of Gags. She will play Heather Duprey, a local news reporter forced to cover her city's recent creepy clown problem and in turn uncovers ...
A man imported banned weapons to protect his girlfriend because was afraid of being attacked by clowns following a craze on facebook, a court heard.
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the slaying of an 86-year-old California woman (all times local):. 6:30 p.m.. Friends recall the suspect in this week's assaults on two elderly California women as a class clown. school officials in ...
This week has been a delightful clown car of technology earnings, so we dove into twitter's surprisingly strong report that drove its share price higher, Alphabet's results - largely from a Google-focused perspective - Amazon's stellar cloud incomes ...
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have released a new trailer for the upcoming Injustice 2 confirming another character for the title, one you can't live without, The Joker!
If Theresa may handed Boris Johnson the Foreign Office with the Machiavellian aim of neutering any threat he posed by having him fail, she must be delighted with the result.
Occupying the space where Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and Billy Joel converge, over the decades John Mellencamp has honed a sort of everyman Americana, representing a more heartening type of populism.
Anyone who has spent the night at the theatre will be familiar with that laugh: the very particular loud guffaw to show the someone has got the joke, whether it is ...
During a religious procession in Veracruz, Mexico, Lujan Agusti encountered an odd sight: clowns. They stood out among the marchers to a colonial-era church in the city of Coatepec.
Ahead of Donald Trump's 100-day mark as POTUS, The Atlantic features a cover of his arguably more popular stand-in, Alec Baldwin.
Mellencamp's new album, Sad clowns & Hillbillies, isn't quite as slowly paced and sparsely produced as its predecessors, but it does further the man's late-career move toward a space that's about as far from pop stardom as you can get.
Dozens of clowns from across the country and some from different parts of the world are in Kansas City this week. The convention, put together by the clowns of America International, is underway at the Hilton Kansas City airport. The clown convention ...
Mellencamp ploughs an alternative furrow with country's best girl by his side.
SYDNEY - Dale Rancourt, known locally as children's entertainer Klutzy the clown, has pleaded guilty to sexual assault involving a female minor.
The Cape Breton children's entertainer known as Klutzy the clown pleaded guilty in a Sydney courtroom this morning to sexual assault and breaching his bail conditions.
SEC Country's Brandon Adams and former Alabama All-American Mike Johnson discuss the latest news from around the SEC on SEC Country Live.
The clowns are coming to town! That's right, there's a clown Convention happening in the Northland this week.
war Against North Korea Seems Inevitable with Trump, the clown Dictator, Calling the Shots. Call me pessimistic but war against North Korea is going to happen.
A heartland rock hero teams up with Carlene Carter for some down-home spirituality.
Conservative street artist Sabo created the phony posters timed for Jenner's appearance during Tucker Carlson's Fox News show in Bill O'Reilly's previous time slot.
Expert analysts will be proven wrong this year as the Gentle clowns destroy the opposing team. After their infamous losing streak of 2016, the Gentle clowns are going in with low expectations, but plan to prove everyone wrong. Including their parents ...
One of these clowns is Nancy Cross, an 83-year-old resident of Meadow Ridge retirement community in Redding who volunteers her time performing as a clown. Twice a month for the past 15 years - along with another clown - Cross goes from room to ...
Dear delusional clown-folk people of Portland who wear floppy pants and still believe 'physical comedy' is a valid form of Entertainment: Please find some terrible clown commune far far away from Portland and leave us in peace. clowns SUCK. THE ART IS ...
Frehd's been an intravenous drug user and involved in the adult Entertainment industry. And yes, to use the old cliche, she *is* available for children's parties.
Giffords Circus, a fast evolving national treasure, returns with their eagerly awaited tour Any Port In A Storm. Opening on Friday May 12 at Fennells farm in Stroud, Giffords Circus will then tour villages and towns throughout the South West and London ...
I don't remember my first trip to the circus - or, at least, I don't remember which one was the first one. My childhood memories of the bright lights, the daring ...
So, she's starting to come around. She likes taking videos of me walking into walls and falling on the floor. I've sort of become the clown for her and her friends and I do it!" Nicole Richie and Ellen DeGeneres Nicole Richie makes an appearance on ...
A MAN who threatened staff at a popular Ipswich pub while wearing a clown mask is still on the run. Queensland police released CCTV footage of the man, who entered the Racehorse Hotel on Monday night at 8.15pm and threatened a staff member with a ...
Each year, the clown Doctors visit around 240,000 sick kids and their families at 24 major hospitals around the country, bringing laughter and joy by parodying the hospital routine, while simultaneously offering respite for families and playing an ...
Before he began covering politics, controversial White House correspondent Lucian Wintrich played a clown-zombie in a trashy B-movie opposite porn star Ron Jeremy, Michael Alig and Lillo Brancato.
As a professional clown, costumes, make-up and props are essential for Mr Edmund Khong to entertain his clients. These items also allowed him to perform just as well when it came to awards.
Through the Ringmaster's prodding and his demands that the clown repaint his face so as to bring joy, we learn what has caused this downer of a change.
All people are sad clowns. That's the key to comedy - and it's a buffer against reality. I'm hypersensitive to negativity and duplicity and I want to push it away by writing comedy.
"clowns are on the out right now," said the Yukon resident, who also goes by the name Sponji the clown. "Anyone can put on a frightening face and a clown outfit and destroy the art of clowning that we've developed over the centuries. It takes no talent ...
BOISE - One patron at Rockies Diner wasn't clowning around when they left a tip for Monday night's Entertainment. Ranaye Marsh, also known as sapphire the clown, has been entertaining for kid's night for several months. She does it just for fun and ...
Scott always loved clowning around, so after high school he applied to Ringling's clown College. There he developed his own clown character and skits while learning to juggle, ride a unicycle, walk on stilts, apply makeup and build props. After ...
clowns and birthdays can fun or scary, depending on your life experience. Since it's my birthday, I thought I'd share this recent video of Puddles Pity Party - a 6'8" renaissance clown (he sings, he cooks...) named Mike Geier - performing this funny ...
When Louis C.K. returned to host Saturday Night Live for the fourth time this past weekend, he appeared in a short as a depressed man who orders a birthday clown to perform just for him. The piece, above, was funny and even a little creepy (it ends ...
In the story an evil creature stalks a New England town in a bid to hunt and eat children. The beast first appears down a storm drain and primarily takes the form of a clown named Pennywise to attract the kids. In the opening scene of the book a young ...
Last Thursday President Donald Trump ordered the United States military to fire dozens of missiles against a Syrian airbase in retaliation for that country's use of chemical weapons against civilians in rebel-held territory.
Whether it's Amazon streaming video, cases of La Croix or Taco Bell's fried chicken taco shell, there's no shortage of cultural artefacts that ta...
But one of the sketches skirted a little close to another piece, this one by comedian Tig Notaro. The piece in question saw Louis calling over a clown to perform for him, just him, as a birthday present to himself. It's funny, a little sad, and ...
... Zaiontz recommends getting there early (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) and heading to clown Alley, where the family-friendly fare includes hamburgers and corn dogs and kids can enjoy games, face-painting and - for those not freaked out - plenty of clowns.






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