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By Benjamin Radford

ISBN-10: 0826356664

ISBN-13: 9780826356666

undesirable clowns—those malicious misfits of the halfway who terrorize, hang-out, and threaten us—have lengthy been a cultural icon. This booklet describes the background of undesirable clowns, why clowns pass undesirable, and why many of us worry them. Going past favourite clowns equivalent to the Joker, Krusty, John Wayne Gacy, and Stephen King’s Pennywise, it additionally positive factors extraordinary, lesser-known tales of peculiar clown antics together with Bozo obscenity, Ronald McDonald haters, killer clowns, phantom-clown abductors, evil-clown panics, intercourse clowns, carnival clowns, troll clowns, and masses extra. undesirable Clowns blends humor, research, and scholarship to bare what's at the back of the clown’s darkish smile.

Benjamin Radford is a author, investigator, and columnist for Discovery information. he's the writer of 8 books, such a lot lately Mysterious New Mexico: Miracles, Magic, and Monsters within the Land of attraction and monitoring the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in truth, Fiction, and Folklore, either released through the college of recent Mexico Press. Radford lives in Corrales, New Mexico.

“Clowns with sinister aspects and malevolent explanations come less than severe scrutiny during this pithy, abundantly illustrated research of the ‘bad clown’ as a popular culture phenomenon.” -- Publishers Weekly

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