clowns No Clowning Around: Business For Local Clowns Hurt By Negative Portrayals By Jacob McCleland & Ted Streuli • Apr 14, 2017 Brent Fuchs / Journal Record Listen Listening... / 4:50 Journal Record editor Ted Streuli talks with KGOU's Jacob McCleland. Viral videos of weapon-wielding, scary clowns are hurting the bottom line for local clowns. Event bookings have plummeted, and even adult parties are cancelling because a guest has a fear of clowns. Clowns Bring Laughter, Positive Energy To Refugee Camps By Suzette Grillot & Annie Davenport • Mar 3, 2017 Clowns Without Borders Andrew Horton believes the best way to understand a country’s people is to learn what makes them laugh. “Laughter crosses borders,” he says.