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What does it mean to be “authentic” as a clown?

Amelia Adler and Felix Adler as clown cops
What does it mean to be “authentic” as a clown? from a discussion on Quora It will depend on what you mean by “authentic” of course. For example, there are people who slap on makeup without knowing what they’re doing, and have no clown skills — some call these...
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How can I stop being very afraid of clowns?

Fear of Clowns
How can I stop being very afraid of clowns? – from a discussion on Quora First, you need to recognize what it is that you’re afraid of. Are you afraid of people acting “zany” like the Three Stooges, Jim Carey, the cast of the Carol Burnett Show, Laugh-In, etc.?...
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The Annotated Marx Brothers

The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoer's Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details Paperback - by Matthew Coniam
The Annotated Marx Brothers: A Filmgoers Guide to In-Jokes, Obscure References and Sly Details  Have you ever watched a Marx Brothers film and wondered what habeas Irish rose is? What is the trial of Mary Dugan with sound? What is a college widow? When exactly did Don Ameche...
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Famous Clowns blog – 10/7/2014

Floyd "Creaky" Creekmore
Last walkaround – Floyd “Creaky” Creekmore, the world’s oldest performing clown, has passed away at the age of 98 Normally, when someone talks about “electing a clown” they’re being insulting — but not in Brasil!  Brazilians re-elect clown with 1 million votes  
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Famous Clowns blog – 10/6/2014

Midwest Clown Association
Pictures from the Texas Clown Association Just spent the week at the Midwest Clown Association 2014 Roundup – hope that I saw some of you there Speaking of which, local TV station WQAD did some nice coverage, but clearly they wrote their headline before even sending a reporter,...
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Famous clowns blog – 9/25/2014

Clown’s comic capers lift cancer sufferers www.belpernews.co.uk Young people with cancer will benefit from the visit of a touring clown show which put on a performance in Belper at the weekend. Marvellous biopic of clown Neil Baldwin who became Stoke City’s kit man www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk A HOLLYWOOD star will...
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