Blog Archives for September 2017

The West Palm Beach Killer Clown Case: A Closer Look

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
September 28, 2017

The mysterious 1990 killing of a Florida woman by someone dressed as a clown may finally be solved.

How a Puerto Rican Hurricane Spawned El Chupacabra

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
September 21, 2017

Hurricanes are well known in the Puerto Rico, but lesser known is how a storm twenty-eight years ago, Hurricane Hugo, helped spawn the world's most famous cryptozoological vampire: the chupacabra.

Behind the Scary Clown Juggalo March on Washington

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
September 19, 2017

Washington D.C. has more clowns in it than usual over the weekend: Juggalos protesting their FBI designation as a criminal gang. Here's the story. 

From TV miniseries to the Silver Screen: Pennywise Returns

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
September 05, 2017

Pennywise the evil clown returns later this week in the new version of Stephen King's It. Here's a look back at the film and character.