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You have to be good to be fluky

Many years ago, my brother Don was playing volleyball with some friends from New Jersey.   Now, my brother is a heavily-built man; he was a football player and heavyweight wrestler in high school, and he looked it.   Despite his build, he was extremely competitive, and was...
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Where’€™s God during my trouble?

God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform … Earlier this month, my wife & I had written a short clown skit about  blessings, where the gist of it is a clown crying out to God, expressing his needs, and asking God why  he  isn’t ever...
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Are you a verb or a noun?

Are you a verb or a noun? A challenge Last night, I returned from the  IM1-UR1 Men’s Conference  where, among other things, the former  Green Bay Packer  Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila (KGB for short) gave an excellent presentation and challenge.   In a nutshell, he told the story of how...
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Is Rush Limbaugh a Clown?

Is Rush Limbaugh a Clown?  Recently,  the New York Times  (among a host of other media outlets) has begun painting  Rush Limbaugh  as a clown, in order to discredit him, as well as give President Obama a figurehead Republican to rail against.   Unfortunately, as happens all too...
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Clowns in the Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone - the definitive edition - Season 3 - DVD
Clowns in  The Twilight Zone Throughout this website, I have numerous book and DVD reviews, with links to Amazon.com I receive a commission on every sale, which helps support the web site.   However, once someone leaves FamousClowns.org  and goes to Amazon.com, I receive credit for anything that...
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50th Wedding Anniversary

Today, November 15th, I was hired to perform as a clown at a couple’€™s 50th wedding anniversary.   It was a very nice family, and they had hired me to keep the children entertained — €”and I decided to entertain the adults as well.   Everybody had a...
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Brian O’Brian – silent clown skits

Brian O'Brian - silent clown skits
My younger children (ages 11 and under) are big fans of the Disney Channel’s tv series,  The Suite Life of Zach and Cody — which I have to admit, I’m not.   However, I’€™ve long been a fan of  Brian Stepanek, who plays the custodian/inventor/geek Arwen on the series —...
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Clown troupe driven out of Iraq by terrorists

In a story from the BBC:  Exiled Iraqi clowns cheer refugees “Rahman, Ali and Safi are members of Happy Family Clowns group, established in 2004 to put smiles on the faces of Iraqi children. A few months ago the group started receiving death threats warning them against continuing...
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Why haven’t you reviewed …

Why haven’t you reviewed … some feedback on how things get reviewed here A few days ago, I received a very nice email thanking me for the site, and especially the section on Red Skelton (one of my favorite TV clowns).   The nice lady emailing asked me...
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