American Horror Story in Real Life: Creepy Clowns Stalk California Town

If you have coulrophobia, or even an aversion to clowns, you may not want to read this. Because there are a lot of clowns here and they're all doing something strange in the town of Wasco, California: They're wandering around late at night, clown-style. » 10/12/14 10:27am 10/12/14 10:27am

American Horror Story Trailer Shows Off Its Famous Freaks

American Horror Story may be a disturbing collection of absurd metaphorical stabs at societal issues, but one thing it will always have going for it is star power. And now you can see Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, and Jessica Lange go full freak in this latest trailer. This will be nuts. » 9/08/14 7:40am 9/08/14 7:40am

American Horror Story Promos Filled With Scary Clowns Are The Worst

We knew some part of the new carnival-themed American Horror Story: Freak Show would have scary clowns. And now our fears are confirmed. A new batch of AHS promos are out and it's almost all scary clowns. There's nothing worse than a clown. » 9/05/14 8:20am 9/05/14 8:20am

Terrifying clown stalks the streets of Northampton, England

Do you have coulrophobia, a fear of clowns? Then you probably should cancel your trip to Northampton, England, because an unknown clown is showing up random places, walking the street, and generally freaking everyone completely out. » 9/17/13 12:20pm 9/17/13 12:20pm

Perhaps the most disturbing cereal ad ever filmed

This honor goes to Sugar Rice Krinkles, which inflicted incalculable psychic damage upon children of the 1950s with this commercial featuring a goggle-eyed clown proselytizing about carbohydrates. As the YouTube uploader notes, "Ever wondered what would happen if John Wayne Gacy made a cereal ad?" » 8/27/12 9:35am 8/27/12 9:35am

Stephen King's It gets a two-part movie deal

We don't know how to feel about this news. Tim Curry's Pennywise in the 1990 It miniseries was pure and simple nightmare fuel. But it's a damn shame Pennywise and his penchant for pulling children's arms off through a sewer drain haven't been immortalized on the big screen. Now Warner Bros. is looking to give the evil… » 6/08/12 8:40am 6/08/12 8:40am

Can clowns ameliorate the effects of botulinum toxin?

And now, from the darkest corner of pediatric medicine comes a recent study that somehow bridges the gap between costumed buffoonery and tainted canned goods. » 10/22/11 10:15am 10/22/11 10:15am

Angels, clowns and a deep dark place: the art of Mariano Villalba

This is the work of Mariano Villalba, a young Argentinian artist whose influences include Edgar Allen Poe, Jan Saudek and Scarface! His dark surreal world is populated with fallen angels, evil clowns (are there any other kinds?) and mysterious women. » 8/09/10 3:30pm 8/09/10 3:30pm

Stephen King's It script is almost done. Say goodbye to showering!

Warner Brothers is still set on bringing Stephen King's clown monster to life. Screenwriter Dave Kajganich (The Invasion) has the difficult job of adapting the book into a 120-page screenplay. And his latest update makes us all kinds of nervous. » 7/01/10 12:23pm 7/01/10 12:23pm

IT Gets Remade, Causing Millions To Go Without Showering

There is nothing scarier than Stephen King's monster clown from It. Now that I can finally shower without fear that Tim Curry will crawl out from the drain, they're bringing the creature back to life. » 3/13/09 6:30am 3/13/09 6:30am