The Gathering of the Juggalos turns 17

The RNC in Cleveland isn't the only unhinged, drunken, drug-fueled marathon party going on this week.

Starting today, thousands of Juggalos and Juggalettes gather in Thornville, Ohio, to participate in the 17th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos, which runs through Saturday.

Each year at the Gathering, fans of Insane Clown Posse gather to celebrate the weirdness that unites them. The "Juggalo" moniker is from the rap act's 1992 track, “The Juggla.”

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Morgan Freeman narrates a Juggalo documentary [NSFW]

Here's what happens when you add Morgan Freeman's narration for March of the Penguins to American Juggalo. Read the rest

The FBI's latest gang threat? Juggalos.

[Video Link]. Fucking gangs, how do they work? Spencer Ackerman at Wired's Danger Room blog: "The FBI considers the fans of shticky rap group Insane Clown Posse to represent a threat on par with the Crips, Bloods, and Aryan Brotherhood, according to its annual report on gang activity." (thanks, Noah Shachtman) Read the rest

At the gathering of the Juggalos

"The Insane Clown Posse version of hip hop—politically anti-racist, but very white and non-urban—is the escape plan for the kids who don't ever leave." [Deadspin] Read the rest