No hyperbole in this headline — evil clowns will actually haunt many people’s dreams, or prevent them from sleeping. Take our friends Eric and Matt, for example, who have feared the makeup-wearing freaks since childhood. They have a legitimate phobia called coulrophobia. We won’t link their Facebook profiles because we’re nice guys. It also didn’t help the clown community that 1970s serial killer John Wayne Gacy actually dressed up at parties as his creation “Pogo the Clown.” There’s more crazy stares and a healthy dose of Pennywise (above, from the film adaptation of Stephen King’s “It”) after the jump.
Flashlight confirms that it’s an evil clown lurking in a basement
An aged Joker
Someone is here to see you. He’ll let himself in.
“Single Ladies” dance takes the edge off a little bit
At least he had the common decency to bring balloons
There’s pure evil behind that smile
Real-life, sadistic version of Animal from Muppet Babies
More deranged Pennywise
Yeah, we’ll stay right here
And that’s why you don’t look underneath the bed
Ronald McDonald’s evil brother
Yep, Krusty too