There are three basic types of clowns: The Whiteface clown is the oldest and most well-known of the clowns The Auguste clown is the least intelligent, and zaniest of the clowns The character clown is most commonly represented by the Sad Tramp or Happy Hobo Special thanks to Jim Howle, for the graphics of the clowns found on these pages.
Prayer for Good Humor, by St. Thomas More Grant me, O Lord, good digestion, and also something to digest. Grant me a healthy body, and the necessary good humor to maintain it. Grant me a simple soul that knows to treasure all that is good and that doesn’t frighten easily at the sight of evil, […]
(Editor’s note: an answer to a question posted at Quora) Why is Mickey Mouse not popular to everyone? Why do some people prefer Batman v. Superman to The Avengers movie franchise? Because individuals have different tastes. But, part of the problem is that the poster of the question does define what he means by “clown”. […]
W.C. Fields Quotes – W. C. Fields, in addition to a legacy of legendary films (such as The Bank Dick, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, and You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man), had a legendary sense of humor. On and off set, he remained in character, and was famous for his many quips and retorts .
What Witchery but a Clowns? by Charles Dickens, from the introduction to Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, edited by Dickens in 1838. It is some years now, since we first conceived a strong veneration for Clowns, and an intense anxiety to know what they did with themselves out of pantomime time, and off the stage. As a […]