Do you like clowns? Or does anyone like clowns?
Coulrophobia --- or basically the fear of clowns --- is widely known for it's weird origin and is highly-argued in the academic realm, many people would admit that clowns totally freak them out.
It turns out that for the past centuries, clowns have been linked with a disturbing history --- financial ruin, murder, infidelity, and pedophilia have all stained the clowning profession.
Here are some events/clowns that changed the history of funny, and entertaining clowns:
1. Joseph Grimaldi
Joseph Grimaldi, a London entertainer, was said to have invented the modern clown in the early 1800s. Grimaldi performed physical comedy while wearing colorful and weird costumes. He was known for being extremely de…Read more >