Photographer Captures a Dark Carnival Themed Photoshoot to Create Couture Clowns in Abandoned Creepy Nature

According to a photographer Tara Mapes: “Step right up! Welcome to the Dark Carnival! I love creating themes for my photoshoots. I’ve shot old 80’s movie themes to over-the-top candy rainbow dolls. When I am planning a shoot, location is so important. For this one, I wanted to find an old abandoned area with a forgotten look. I knew I wanted to shoot in the river with a throne and to find an old tunnel or bridge.” Continue reading »

Vintage Album Covers Featuring Frightening Clowns

Wherever there’s a clown, you’ll find a child crying. What possesses adults to think children love clowns? It was particularly bad in decades past, when those nightmarish denizens of the underworld (i.e. clowns) plastered their grotesque faces on tons of children’s products – including album covers. Continue reading »

12-Year-Old Christopher Walken In Clown Makeup Will Make You Hate Clowns A Little Less (Or Will It?)


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Christopher Walken has been acting since 1953, when he was just 10 years old. Ever the entertainer, young Christopher also enjoyed the creepy art of clowning. These photos were taken in 1955, and even if you’re not afraid of clowns, knowing this kid would grow up to torture and kill Eric Stoltz in “The Prophecy” makes the whole situation a tad unnerving. Continue reading »

5 Evil Clowns Illustrations

While for the majority of children clowns are a source of happiness and joy, over recent decades they have increasingly taken on a more evil persona with the adult population due to popular horror movies such as Stephen King’s It [1990], Killer Klowns From Outer Space [1988], Clownhouse [1989], Poltergeist [1982], and Killjoy [2000]. So prevalent is this phenomena that clown costumes have become a popular choice for mischievous Halloween party attendees to alarm fellow partygoers who suffer with Coulrophobia [a fear of clowns]. Here are five deeply sinister clown illustrations that will make your bones tingle. Continue reading »