Tag: clown

  • At 95, Oldest Clown Keeps The Smiles Coming

    At 95, Oldest Clown Keeps The Smiles Coming

    By Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. -- Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore is one of the quieter acts in the circus, his larger-than-life clown shoes shuffling methodically as he works the crowd, igniting surprised giggles and slack-jawed wonder from children that look up to encounter Creekmore's wrinkled eyes smiling... Continue Reading

  • The Original Lady Gaga Is An 81-Year-Old Clown

    The Original Lady Gaga Is An 81-Year-Old Clown

    Lady Gaga is renowned for her outrageous originality, challenging standard notions of pop, celebrity, femininity, and the power of the Internet. Turns out, however, the very name "Gaga" is second-hand, first coined by a performer who has been singing, provoking, dressing up in ridiculous outfits, and piling on... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of a Clown

    Confessions of a Clown

    Just like every other teenage girl of my generation, I would wear too much makeup, funny clothes and wild, multicolored hair. But I didn't dress up like this to head out to a nightclub or a party. No, I would head out to ballgames, schools and festivals -- dressed as a clown. Continue Reading