"People had school shows and library shows that were canceled".
"We understand that some people enjoy the "horror genre" of entertainment, but we find that many people are confronted by images of horror characters (impersonating clowns) and are startled by them...which is obviously the goal of these horror characters". "But no one is picking on the Santa Clauses, because that would ruin the retail business".
Ultimately, I think we can all agree that the moral of the story here is this: all clowns aren't evil, but whatever age you are, they all are pretty damn creepy.
In a tweet from April, Stephen King addressed the backlash he had been getting from professional clowns who blame him for the public's growing fear of clowns. Whatever the case, clowns are back to being seen as avatars of scariness, and real pros in the clown industry are very mad again about it.
For Stephen King's part, he recently forbid the president from seeing the movie after being blocked by the commander-in-chief on Twitter. He defends his work and the upcoming adaptation by stressing the notion that all people have always been scared of clowns, a statement that the #World Clown Association wants to clarify by making a distinction between real "funny" clowns and the subversive scary clowns.
Arkema expects chemical fire at flooded Texas plant
It could be six days until the floodwaters at the Arkema plant recede enough for people to get access to the chemical stores. It is crucial that these chemicals are kept at a low temperature, otherwise combustion is highly probable.
Still, you gotta feel for Moody, who probably already has her work cut out for her in Des Moines, Iowa, where she teaches safety to grade schoolers as Sparky the Firefighter Clown. It's a science-fiction character.
The demented Pennywise the clown was originally the bloody star of Stephen King's massive 1986 book. Don't kill the messengers for the message, ' he wrote.
As a result of the unfolding downturn, the World Clown Association has released a helpful guide for its members on how to survive the clown recession titled WCA Stand on Scary Clowns! One WCA member arrived early for a children's birthday party recently and waited outside in her parked vehicle. But, people would be mistaken if they actually thought he was a hockey player!