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Insane Clown Posse

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Six musicians who are way better than their music

    Do you ever wonder about the positive qualities you may be overlooking in the artists you hate? Probably not. Who has time to dig through the details to find out who's actually pretty cool, but an unfortunate victim of their own terrible art? Well, my friend, we do. That's why we're the professiona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Scenes from a wedding at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    "Please, we ask you to hold your Faygo until the wedding begins," a woman with electric green braids instructs the crowd. Standing anxiously nearby is the groom, outfitted in a Jack Skellington top hat. His big day has arrived -- he is about to be wed to the love of his life, here at the Gathering o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014: The best quotations

    Another Gathering of the Juggalos has come and gone, and with it thousands of face-painted, fun-loving freaks and misfits to and from the event's first year in Thornville, Ohio. While the move from the deep wilderness of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, to this year's decidedly more inhabited location did ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    10 reasons Juggalos are better than you

    Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than Juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    A conversation with the cops at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    What's different about this year's Gathering of the Juggalos in Thornville, Ohio? Well, the cops for one thing. During last year's coverage of the event, set in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, we encountered minimal security. The gatekeepers and patrol staff, which were seemingly just exceptionally large j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    5 surprises from the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014 lineup

    It's the most magical, miraculous time of the year, as this week the good people wicked clowns at Psychopathic Records bring us this year's Gathering of the Juggalos. No longer at Cave In Rock, Illinois, this year's festivities will take place at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, or as the 2014 com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Tech N9ne at Myth, 5/10/14

    Tech N9ne Myth, Maplewood Saturday, May 10, 2014 Last night, Tech N9ne brought a wildly enthusiastic all-ages crowd out to Myth Nighclub for his Independent Grind Tour. Cameras scanned the crowd, perhaps filming for a future DVD release by Strange Music, the independent record label founded by Tec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Twiztid at Skyway Theatre, 4/16/14

    Twiztid Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Snow is falling lightly over downtown Minneapolis. Too early for rush hour traffic, the streets are relatively quiet. Buses roll by. Pedestrians walk quickly with their heads down, shielding their eyes from the wet flakes. Suddenly, a cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Twiztid: Everybody is a Juggalo -- even you

    Twiztid refuse to be anything other than themselves. The maniacal rap duo of Jamie Madrox and Monoxide Child have been terrorizing ears with their style of hardcore hip-hop known as horrorcore since 1997. Originally members of Insane Clown Posse's Psychopathic Records label, they have since formed t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    In defense of the Juggalos

    There's something to be said for non-conformity. We tend to think of non-conformist types as pioneers: free-thinkers, uninhibited by the expectations and opinions of others and unafraid to stand out in a crowd. We admire their courage and originality, and secretly wish we could be so brave. We've he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos 2013: The weirdness after 5 a.m.

    Festivities here at the Gathering of the Juggalos run every day from noon until 5 a.m., and then things start getting weird. That's not to say they weren't weird to begin with, but after hours of drugs and partying and wicked clown love, juggalos will begin displaying even more bizarre, hilarious be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos' best overheard quotes

    During the Gathering of the Juggalos, Cave-In Rock, Illinois becomes a sonic disaster zone. Even if you're a rap lover, it's hard to keep your mind sharp with all of the noise. But within the cacophony of sounds, a few incredible Juggalo statements were somehow deciphered and recorded by our numbed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2013

    Death reported at Gathering of the Juggalos; Drug bridge closed

    [Editor's note: Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois.] The Gathering of the Juggalos' infamous "drug bridge" is closed today, following reports of a fatal overdose. Ambulances were on the scene at Cave-in-Rock, Illinois around 2 p.m. local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos 2013: Our first impressions

    Daniel Hill is the music editor at our sister paper, St. Louis's The Riverfront Times. By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of all time. Juggalos are generally looked down upon by "normal" members of society, thought o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Insane Clown Posse's Shaggy 2 Dope: You won't catch us at the Ritz Carlton Lounge

    On Saturday, Detroit's Insane Clown Posse return to the Twin Cities as part of their Mighty Death Pop tour. While the Faygo-soaked show will be at the Myth in St. Paul, members Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope have been coming to Minnesota for almost 20 years with generations of loyal Juggalos witnessi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Vanilla Ice and Kevin Garnett visit Timberwolves on Friday

    ​A couple blasts from the past will be in town this week as the Minnesota Timberwolves play host to the Boston Celtics (featuring our old "buddy" Kevin Garnett) and '90s pop superstar Vanilla Ice. The rapper will perform at halftime of Friday's contest at Target Center.Although "Ice Ice Baby" is n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    'American Juggalo' gives uncomfortably hilarious insight into Gathering of the Juggalos

    ​Partying is partying, but there's a point in even the hardest and least compromising of undergraduate parties where partying gives way to something akin to communion, when people stop abusing substances and stagger onto the 3 a.m. Straight Talk Express. Chemical intensities fade to zero, or nearl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Shia LaBeouf is crazy rich, is a music-biz renaissance man, is way hipper than you are

    ​Right now, for the price of a movie ticket, you can watch Shia LaBeouf paling around with enormous extraterrestrial robots in the third installment of the Transformers franchise, running and yelling and making with cracks so wise that one could almost forget one is helping to bankroll the career ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    14 legitimately disturbing music videos to make your Halloween less vanilla-flavored

    Please be thinking "bacon" please be thinking "bacon"​The thing about rounding up scary music videos for Halloween is that so rarely are they actually scary; Michael Jackson as a zombie/werewolf/come hither teenager? Meh. Alice Cooper, GWAR, Rob Zombie, Slipknot, Insane Clown Posse...NOT SCARY. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    The best sci-fi music videos ever

    Like a puppy​Jeremy Messersmith's recently released video for his song "Tatooine" is a fucking adorable little construction paper synopsis of the Star Wars OT (original trilogy, hello?) set to a sparse guitar and piano whisper of a song.And, since we're total nerds, we're taking the occasion to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse at First Ave: A tweecap

    Photo by @Ninjette_Smash​We can't decide what was more impressive about following along with last night's Insane Clown Posse show at First Avenue on the internet -- the fact that there were so many hilarious observations about the night, or the fact that so many folks at the show were fearlessly u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Odd Future, "Sandwitches"

    ​Odd Future is a rap collective from California that released a new song today. They don't have a Wikipedia page. Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, Jasper, Mike G, and Wolf Haley are some smart, spleenful skateboard kids that have recently been shouted out by GZA, cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Top 7 scariest fandoms

    Angie22Arts via Flickr.com​There's a big line between being a big fan and a super fan. A regular fan may attend conventions, dress up as their favorite character occasionally, and even write a few fan fiction as a hobby/writing exercise. This is not the case for super fans. Super fans, often ref ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Juggalo gathering's 20-minute infomercial hits your brains today

    The 11th annual Gathering of the Juggalos is upon us! Taking place August 12-15 in Cave In Rock, Illinois, Psychopathic Records has released an insanely long promo video for the event, over 17 minutes long. I watched all of it. That's not a complaint, but more of a dare.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Cypress Hill and Tom Morello want you to party like it's 1996

    ​Somewhere out there, in the dank, festering recesses of converted suburban sub-basement apartments plastered with Shinehead, Insane Clown Posse, and House of Pain posters and heaped high with Noam Chomsky texts and shrinkwrapped Jerky Boys cassettes live people who genuinely want -- nay, need ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Insane Clown Posse believe in 'Miracles'

    Violent J and 2 Dope​Insane Clown Posse began their career as the Inner City Posse, meeting in their manager's mom's basement while cobbling together the chrysalis of their label Psychopathic and the image that would lead them towards a success totally definable as "motherfucking American." Twenty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Twiztid's Monoxide talks Juggalos, movies, and running for president

    One half of Twiztid talks to City Pages about all things Juggalo.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band put the fun in funerals in Medina

    Nitty Gritty Dirt Band hearken back to a time when folk/country rock was pouring out of California and everyone was covering everyone else and especially covering Dylan.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Weekend movie guide: See it or flee it?

    You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help.

  • Calendar

    December 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    ICP or Health? The age old choice awaits

    Vapid horrorcore hip hop, or bleep bloop noise rock? Both are being offered at the Main Room and the Entry tonight.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Kottonmouth Kings tonight at the Main Room

    SoCal rap rockers are high all the time, smoke that good shit.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Juggalo infomercial released

    It's like a tourism video, but for hell.

  • Music

    June 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Misanthropology: Juggalos

    Gimme Noise offers four helpful hints about how to hate on the scourge of the music underworld.

  • News

    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Top 10 Google searches we've done in the past six months

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    The work -- if you can call it that -- we do around here requires research. Serious research. Since th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2008
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    January 9, 2008
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    August 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    10/3 Morning Communiqué

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    Wal-Mart caps wages, women get aroused as quickly as men, "liberal thugs" exonerated in young Republican attack, the Top 176 Star Wars ... More >>

  • Movies

    July 6, 2005

    Rize Above

    David LaChapelle captures South Central L.A.'s clown-dance craze

  • Music

    December 1, 2004

    The Filth And The Fury

    Eminem spews more bile at his fans. Everybody throw up and get down!

  • Music

    April 16, 2003

    Spoonfed

    Fischerspooner swallow the rotting artifacts of punk and new wave

  • Music

    November 14, 2001

    Musical Chairs

    The ICP Orchestra Shuffle Musical Genres and Play Their Seats

  • Music

    December 13, 2000
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    September 8, 1999
  • Sports

    November 4, 1998

    Enter the Fat Dragon

    Defying American convention, HK film star Sammo Hung throws his heft at network television

  • Music

    September 9, 1998

    Hello Pasty

    Is the white minstrelsy of the Insane Clown Posse more than skin-deep?

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