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Stephen King, James McAvoy and Bill Skarsgård cure your Pennywise phobia with reassuring clown facts

Stephen King, James McAvoy and Bill Skarsgård cure your Pennywise phobia with reassuring clown facts

Stephen King knows scary, so if he tells you that only 50% of clowns are murderers, you should probably believe him. Bill Skarsgård? Why, he's far too pretty to be evil! And listen to James McAvoy's
Man Brings An Emotional Support Clown On The Day He Gets Fired

Man Brings An Emotional Support Clown On The Day He Gets Fired

This man in New Zealand decided he'd proactively lighten the spirits on the day he was due to get fired, by bringing an "emotional support clown" with him for the event. Can't say we've ever heard of
Sad face: New Zealander takes clown to redundancy meeting

Sad face: New Zealander takes clown to redundancy meeting

Josh Thompson hired clown – who reportedly mimed crying as the paperwork was handed over – as emotional support aideIf you think emotional support animals have got out of control, prepare yourself for
Man brings ’emotional support clown’ to meeting where he gets fired

Man brings ’emotional support clown’ to meeting where he gets fired

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No laughing matter: The scariest clowns from movies and TV

No laughing matter: The scariest clowns from movies and TV

Pennywise isn't the only killer clown to haunt the nightmares of movie and television audiences. Here are the 10 scariest killer clowns from movies and TV.
Bill Hader's Thoughts on It Chapter Two's Queer Character Are So Much More Interesting Than the Movie

Bill Hader's Thoughts on It Chapter Two's Queer Character Are So Much More Interesting Than the Movie

While It Chapter Two attempts to incorporate some of the ideas about homophobia that Stephen King originally wrote into his novel about a murderous, demon clown terrorizing a small town in Maine, the
Joaquin Phoenix Originally Wanted to Gain Weight for 'Joker'

Joaquin Phoenix Originally Wanted to Gain Weight for 'Joker'

Ultimately, he and director Todd Phillips landed on the character as a "real thin person," resulting in a 52-pound weight loss.
It Chapter Two's Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual to Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two's Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual to Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two opens with a horrific, homophobic hate crime that Stephen King plucked from the headlines and incorporated into his 1986 novel. After a group of very human bigots attack Adrian Mellon
It Chapter Two's Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual to Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two's Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual to Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two opens with a horrific, homophobic hate crime that Stephen King plucked from the headlines and incorporated into his 1986 novel. After a group of very human bigots attack Adrian Mellon
'It: Chapter Two' Star Bill Skarsgård Gives Stephen Colbert a Pennywise Smile Tutorial

'It: Chapter Two' Star Bill Skarsgård Gives Stephen Colbert a Pennywise Smile Tutorial

'It: Chapter Two,' a wholesome faith-based film perfect for the entire family, is in theaters now.
The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns

The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns

Turns out Americans don’t really enjoy being insulted anymore.
The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns

The Last of the Dunk Tank Clowns

Turns out Americans don’t really enjoy being insulted anymore.
WIRE Buzz: Will Smith's Brilliance adaptation; Wrinkles the Clown laughs up trailer; and more

WIRE Buzz: Will Smith's Brilliance adaptation; Wrinkles the Clown laughs up trailer; and more

1p>Another Friday is upon us, which means there's no better way to start your weekend than with this latest edition of WIRE Buzz!In this roundup of genre development news, Will Smith gets
The psychology behind why we find clowns so creepy

The psychology behind why we find clowns so creepy

Hollywood has long exploited our discomfort with clowns—and this fall's film line-up is no different.
Science Behind the Fiction: Why we're afraid of Pennywise, Joker, and every other clown

Science Behind the Fiction: Why we're afraid of Pennywise, Joker, and every other clown

1p>If you came of age sometime in the last few decades, there's a good chance you have a certain distrust of clowns. There's something inherently creepy about them and that discomfort has only been
It Chapter Two Wants to Make You Laugh in the Face of Death

It Chapter Two Wants to Make You Laugh in the Face of Death

Taken at face value, It Chapter Two is a strange title for a film because it reads like a declaration. “Hey, look. It chapter two.” You understand that the movie’s a sequel to Andy Muschietti’s It,
It Chapter Two Wants to Make You Laugh in the Face of Death

It Chapter Two Wants to Make You Laugh in the Face of Death

Taken at face value, It Chapter Two is a strange title for a film because it reads like a declaration. “Hey, look. It chapter two.” You understand that the movie’s a sequel to Andy Muschietti’s It,
'It' Director Andy Muschietti Thinks There's Enough Mythology for a Third Film

'It' Director Andy Muschietti Thinks There's Enough Mythology for a Third Film

'It: Chapter Two' arrives in theaters on Sept. 6, but director Andy Muschietti is already thinking about what's next.
There's More Pennywise Mythology to Explore, But Don't Expect Other It Movies Just Yet

There's More Pennywise Mythology to Explore, But Don't Expect Other It Movies Just Yet

Let’s paint a picture. The date is September 9. It Chapter Two has just opened to massive box office success. Warner Bros. calls director Andy Muschietti and producer Barbara Muschietti and says, “We