Some of them are pretty good.
Fear of clowns – coulrophobia, if you really must – is nothing new. But why here? Why now? Haven’t we suffered enough?
Actually, says Robert Bartholomew, it has everything to do with 2016 and how appalling it’s been. The sociologist told Lehigh Valley Live, a regional newspaper in New Jersey, that clown sightings are a reflection of fear and uncertainty in modern society.