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killer klowns from outer space movie t-shirt available now!

Filed under: for those clown haters that actually like to be scared

Killer Klowns From Outer Space (link to movie info) was one of the original movies that took on “clowns” as a scary beings.  Although the movie contained alien clowns, people who hate clowns often look back on the movie with a sort of fondness because of how “over the top” it went.

If that describes you or someone you know, be sure to check out the officially licensed t-shirt from the movie that has been added to the ihateclowns store.

Killer Klowns From Outer Space T-Shirt

Keep on the lookout for some new original anti-clown t-shirt designs in 2009!

clowns are universally disliked by children

In a recent University of Sheffield study they found that over 250 children with ages ranging from 4 to 16 disliked clowns.

What percentage of the kids in the study disliked clowns? 100%! All the kids surveyed did not like the clowns.

Read the full article on the BBC News website here.

Some interesting quotes from the article:

We found that clowns are universally disliked by children. Some found them quite frightening and unknowable. –Dr. Penny Curtis, Senior Researcher

Very few children like clowns. They are unfamiliar and come from a different era. They don’t look funny, they just look odd. –Patricia Doorbar, Child Pyschologist

Even infants know that clowns are creepy :)