Hope no-one minds the new picture behind the title of this blog. Coulrophobia is the fear of clowns and according to Jasper King of the Chipolatas, it's rife in Britain, which is why he and his troupe of musical jesters have dispensed with their white faces. Other funny-men have reduced their motley and slap to a minimum so as not to scare the kids.
The Mail on Sunday said, “Circus Mania is a brilliant account of a vanishing art form,” and “an excellent book.” Who am I to disagree?
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Did you know...
That August 1 - 7 is International Clown Week - a celebration that was written into American law by President Richard Nixon on August 2, 1971?
Click here to read 10 Facts About Clowns.
And if you suffer from coulrophobia DON'T click here to read about Britain's crazy clown crime-wave!