Guide to the Unknown 96: Pennywise the Dancing Clown

On Episode 96 of Guide to the Unknown:

IT: Chapter 2 is out! Let’s scream and shout about one of the most famous creepy clowns ever created!

0:52 - Before we dig in, let’s talk about a cool gift a listener sent in! As major movie fans we LOVED checking out the live auction catalogue for PropStore.com! There are infamous film artifacts at our fingertips. Thanks Luke!

5:40 - Kicking off the clown madness, Will looked up where the fear of clowns comes from. Bozophobia! Or more accurately: Coulrophobia! Kristen shares her personal history. Shout out to http://www.coulrophobiafacts.com/

15:02 - Kristen explains the full history of Pennywise! From novel to TV miniseries, to the new films. This includes TONS of theorizing and conjecture, and it’s so much fun.

Sources:

https://stephenking.fandom.com/wiki/Main_Page

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/it-movie-pennywise-deleted-scene-cut-2016-draft-script-deleted-clown-1600s-child-eating-a8004431.html

"One-eyed Maestro" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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