Clowns

The Photo Issue 2019

Revisiting Colourful Images from Cindy Sherman's Clown Archive

For our annual photo issue, Cindy Sherman, the shape-shifting artist, shares two images from her archives.
Cindy Sherman
6.12.19
Views My Own

I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety

Forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
Jaik Puppyteeth
7.18.18
summer jobs

People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words

“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.19.18
Photography

Art Collective Mothmeister Are Slaying Instagram with Anti-Selfie Art

Their eerie photos of human-animal hybrids walking wonderfully surreal landscapes thumb their noses at traditional beauty standards.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.18
Clowns

A Very Metal Clown Was Arrested for Smuggling Drugs into Japan

Pour one out for Powerclown, the clown-themed Iron Maiden cover band now missing its lead singer.
Mack Lamoureux
1.4.18
entertainment

The Creator of 'The Oblongs' Will Crash Your Wedding for $300

VICE talks to the eccentric artist about his cult cartoon, upsetting people in Australia, and scaring your loved ones.
James Charisma
11.2.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Tween Says He Beat Up a Creepy Clown with a Selfie Stick

Now the local sheriff's office is on the lookout for "evil clowns and anyone considering creepy clown activity."
Drew Schwartz
10.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Notorious Killer Clown Arrested After 27 Years on the Loose, Cops Say

Sheila Keen Warren allegedly gunned down her lover's wife back in 1990. Decades later, the cops found her married to the man.
Drew Schwartz
9.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Burger King Russia Wants to Ban 'IT' Because It's Basically a McDonald's Ad

Pennywise looks a little too much like Ronald McDonald, apparently.
River Donaghey
9.27.17
entertainment

The Clown from 'IT' Reminded Me of God, and I Loved Him

When religion left my life, so did Pennywise.
Reese Kwon
9.25.17
Can't Handle the Truth

New York's Viral Clown Protest of 'It' Was Fake News

The too-good-to-be-true story was actually just a publicity stunt to promote the movie.
Mike Pearl
9.16.17
Culture

Everything You Learn in Clown College

Clown school sounds like hell.
Graham Isador
9.14.17
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