If the movies “It” and “Killer Clowns from Outer Space” gave you the heebie-jeebies, there’s another reason to be scared of clowns: An outbreak of clowns in the San Joaquin Valley are terrifying residents.Great. Evil killer Clown in California. Jacobson reports on the arrest of what amounts to pranksters terorizing neighborhood children.
The recent creepy clown trend started on social media on October 1. Photos of an eerie clown posed carrying balloons in poorly lit streets of Wasco, California appeared online. The “Wasco clown” photos were taken by a husband and wife team and posted to an Instagram account as part of a year-long art project.And now, Jacobson says, there are "armed-clown copycats." This reminds me of something King's fiction often makes clear -- often the real monster is the people.