The Paisano

Quit clowning around

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Annette Barraza

October 27, 2016

Stephen King thinks it is time to tone down the clown hysteria. As the writer of the book “It,” whose words crawled their way into a fear at best and a phobia at worst (later made into a movie that still haunts the halls of the subconscious of thousands of kids that grew up and are still afrai...

The only clowns we have to fear are ourselves

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Ricardo Rodriguez

October 27, 2016

It’s as if the world was suddenly plunged into a John Carpenter slasher film in what can only be described as the invasion of clowns. Recently, clowns have begun lurking in secluded places at night like empty roads or cemeteries to scare unsuspecting people. While some are harmless pranks, others have t...