Killer Clown Probably Had Help

Louis Peitzman · 02/11/12 12:42PM

Hey, nothing to worry about, but remember John Wayne Gacy, that serial killer who dressed like a clown and performed at kids' birthdays? Two Chicago lawyers are now saying he might have had three accomplices — two of whom are still alive. No word on whether or not these men also wore clown makeup, but for the sake of my sanity, I'll assume that was just Gacy's thing.

David Letterman's Advice for Michele Bachmann

Matt Cherette · 06/28/11 04:29AM

Michele Bachmann officially launched her presidential campaign yesterday in Waterloo, Iowa by accidentally comparing herself to John Wayne Gacy, the infamous gay rapist clown serial killer from the '70s. How serious was Bachmann's gaffe? According to David Letterman, who spent four minutes on Monday's Late Show obsessing over it before giving Bachmann a rambling bit of unsolicited campaign advice, very serious!

Bachmann Compares Self to Gay Rapist Clown Serial Killer

Maureen O'Connor · 06/27/11 01:41PM

Kicking off her presidential campaign in Waterloo, Iowa, Michele Bachmann explained the geographic significance to Fox News: "Well what I want them to know is just like, John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That's the kind of spirit that I have, too."