If Clowns Are Scary, Why Do We Hire Them?

Clowns do not scare me. Which apparently makes me something of an anomaly in this world. Especially if you consider a British circus has put together a new workshop specifically to help convince people they should attend the circus - that clowns aren’t scary. Which begs the question: if clowns terrify the pants off John Q. Public, why do we continue to hire them for our kids’ parties? And why does the circus continue to be one of those “musts” experiences with your kids?

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