Tag Archives: clowns

  • ‘Stephen King’s IT: Why Clowns Scare Us’ Video Essay (Video)

    ‘Stephen King’s IT: Why Clowns Scare Us’ Video Essay (Video)

    I don’t think it really requires an academic explanation, given that anybody who’s ever seen a clown understands what makes them extremely creepy (in the right context, that is – I have no wish to denigrate actual benevolent clowns, who have suffered enough this century). Nevertheless, the question does have some interest, and the people […]

  • ‘Behind the Sightings’: Clown Craze Horror Movie Coming Soon (Trailer)

    ‘Behind the Sightings’: Clown Craze Horror Movie Coming Soon (Trailer)

    Remember late last year, when all those creepy clowns were being sighted across the United States? Most of them ended up getting jobs in the Trump administration, but now there’s a found-footage horror movie coming out that was inspired by the craze. It’s called Behind the Sightings, a new trailer for which is now online. […]