Clowns Are No Laughing Matter These Days

Once upon a time, clowns were benevolent figures of laughter and joy. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, American children followed the animated antics of the Bozo the Clown on television each week. The cartoons were introduced by local presenters made up as the carrot-topped Bozo. One was Willard Scott, later to become weatherman…

Why Clowns Are So Scary?

With clowns and clown attacks making news headlines around the world it’s hardly surprising that more and more people are developing a fear of clowns. But even before this latest phenomenon, a good percentage of the population are known to have suffered from a phobia of clowns – or ‘coulrophobia’. In fact, it’s thought that…

Who Is the Joker? – Comic Book Villain

The Joker is a fictional comic book super villain which has no known origin, but he does have various different ways of being portrayed. The joker is responsible for many of the dark knight's traumas throughout the history of both characters. Some of the biggest heart aches caused by the Joker include: The paralysis of…

Dark Knight Joker Gifts

Finding a great collectible gift for the Dark Knight Joker fan on your Christmas list is sure to be a hit! Along with the huge success of the Dark Knight Batman movie this past summer came a ton of joker related products flooding the market. Collectors and fans alike soon demanded more and more Joker…

Heath Ledger Jokes Around

As Empire Magazine does its own countdown in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, they featured Heath Ledger as The Joker. One of the cunning villains of Batman, the coveted role was first be portrayed by a non-American putting our Aussie hot men to the ultimate test. That is for us moviegoers to find out, meanwhile…