Saturday, February 09, 2013
Thursday, February 07, 2013
IN MEMORIAM: EUGEN "CHICKY" ALTENBURGER
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
THE RASTELLIS: The Life
For seventy years the Rastellis have made audiences laugh on five continents, performing in Europe's most prestigious circuses ice shows and variety theaters.
Monday, February 04, 2013
HOW YOUR BRAIN WORKS
This becomes interesting as an explanation of how so many teens and twenty somethings only know clowns as something that is supposed to be feared.
With fewer people attending live circus performances, and producers hiring fewer skilled clowns, the chances that someone has the first-hand experience of seeing a talented professional circus clown in actual performance is astronomically slim.
The far greater majority of people "know" what a circus clown is from film and television, which (even when the aren't mining the "scary clown" trope) are as likely to accurately depict a circus clown as a James Bond film is to accurately depict a female nuclear physicist.
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