Stop Clowning Around

Seems there has been an uptick in Alabama of these so-called “clowns” sightings from Brighton to Auburn, disrupting schools and causing problems in otherwise peaceful neighborhoods.

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Yesterday, al.com compiled a pretty lengthy list of  clown cases/incidents throughout the state.  This stuff is getting pretty sinister.

In lieu of this weird spate of negative clown stories, let’s remember there are some of good fun-loving clowns out there.  Here are some of our favorites.


Modern Family’s Fizbo

WGN’s Bozo

And of course a vintage Ronald McDonald Christmas commercial from the 70s.


Author: Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.