Saturday, October 29, 2016

Halloween Crap, Clown Crap!


Episode 12- Welcome to the CheapGeek Podcast!

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RECAP-

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Halloween Crap, Clown Crap and My Fart Machine!

 FIRST COMMERCIAL- Be a Giver

1 SECOND COMMERCIAL- Audible - Longmire

WEIRD STUFF

New Mexico or Florida or Some other Weird Place:

  1. http://www.kob.com/new-mexico-news/more-creepy-clown-sightings-reported-in-new-mexico-roswell-hobbs-las-cruses-it/4284415/?cat=648
  2. http://www.kob.com/new-mexico-news/alamogordo-police-respond-to-creepy-clown-incidents-sightings/4285098/?cat=648
  3. http://www.kob.com/national/cops-plan-to-charge-dad-in-scary-clown-mask-who-followed-bus/4284978/?cat=648
  4. Official Response to Creepy Clowns: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/national/the-world-clown-association-is-not-happy-with-those-creepy-clowns-scaring-people/2016/09/30/658e18a0-8716-11e6-b57d-dd49277af02f_video.html

Clown History

*The fear of clowns - or coulrophobia - is a well established psychological condition.

-According to Google Trends, interest in clowns tends to spike each year ahead of Halloween on October 31 but a wave of creepy clowns spotted around the US has brought with it a frenzy of panic.

https://www.google.com/trends/explore?gprop=news&q=creepy%20clown

Creepy clown craze sweeps the globe

http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/10/world/creepy-clown-sightings-global/

“Phantom Clowns” Have Been Terrorizing The U.S. Since 1981

http://www.vocativ.com/356953/creepy-clown-sightings/?wpsrc=theweek

Creepy Clown Map: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-definitive-map-of-americas-creepy-clown-epidemic

Even in the UK

  1. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/killer-clown-huge-knife-caught-9015406
  2. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/what-creepy-clown-craze-
  3. everything-8990404
  4. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/creepy-clown-map-britain-reveals-9000707

Other Weirdness

http://www.kob.com/national/south-korean-men-investigated-after-eating-missing-sheepdog/4284701/?cat=648


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