Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that’s easy. What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity. — Charles Mingus Since the inception of A Clown on Fire, I have cited Andy Kaufman, Alfred Jarry, Monty Python, Woody Allen, George Carlin and Tom … Continue reading
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” —Scott Adams How far can you push your boundaries, and how far is too far? I’m usually unapologetic when it comes to my craft. I’ll stretch a joke until it’s close to its breaking point, then I’ll release it. And if … Continue reading
“I do not read the reviews. No, I am not singing for you.” – Bright Eyes, Let’s Not Shit Ourselves On August 27, 2012, Eric Robillard, the author of A Clown of Fire™, decided to make a few changes to his brand. As of that day, the author was not only going to blog as … Continue reading
Le Clown rarely shares mundane everyday moments with his readers – mundane is seldom invited to Le Clown’s gatherings, unless it comes accompanied by magnificence. Today’s brunch with bloggers Summer Solstice Girl, Betty Esperanza, Sara and Lord Evil Poppy – who just tagged along – was nothing less than magnificent, albeit the godawful very ordinary service. … Continue reading
It has been brought to Le Clown’s attention that some of you think Le Clown might in fact be Andy Kaufman. You’re wrong. Andy Kaufman is dead. Le Clown is alive and juggling.