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374. Evil Clowns deserve more attention

August 22, 2009

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Ink fineliner on paper, July 2009.

There’s something hideous about clowns. Shudder! I don’t know what it is, nor do I know the origin of my fascination with evil clowns. There are Christmas-inspired elements here, too – namely the reindeer and the tinsel on the mast.

In terms of influences in my own life –

There’s an episode of the Simpsons where Rod and Todd Flanders poke a drunk and passed-out Krusty the Klown. They ask the question, ‘Do you think he’s evil?’

Then there’s all the clowns in heavy metal culture. Maybe its some weird horror movie thing. I don’t watch horror movies so I wouldn’t know…

I’m not sure if any of this makes much sense, but there it is. Enjoy!

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3 comments

  1. Well, the Joker has not helped the cause.

    Ronald McJoker


  2. I like how disapproving the giraffe looks, looking down its long nose at the evil clown…I’m wondering if they are going to drown him at sea.


  3. Yeah – Ronald McJoker! hehe Ah the new Batman movies are brilliant… though I spent most of the latest one with my eyes covered

    Wow… a giraffe drowning the clown at sea. Wonderful! 🙂

    hehe



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