The Staten Island Clown Was a Joke, So Now You Can Sleep at Night

Now it's official.

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Clowns can be creepy as hell. For reference, watch the crappy visual adaptations of It and Spawn. But the myth of the Staten Island clown can be laid to rest now that it's officially been unmasked. 

It was the work of Fuzz On The Lens, a production company that likes to fuck with people. Earlier this morning, Michael Leavy and Steve Della Salla explained the stunt to Z100 this morning:


They ended up "putting the clown to rest" at a cemetery so the joke has officially been retired. Childhood nightmares should follow suit.

[via Gothamist]

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