30. Racism: One More Reason to Hate Clowns

We've finally created the modern clown, but the method is disappointing to say the least. In today's episode, Sunshine and Alix talk about minstrel shows and how they're so immensely tied in to what the modern clown looks like. This is one of those episodes that's fun yet super unfortunate. Sorry, and also not sorry.

Promo: https://www.legionpodcasts.com/frigay-the-13th/

Resources:

Toll, Robert C. “Behind the Blackface.” American Heritage, 1978. https://www.americanheritage.com/behind-blackface

http://black-face.com/minstrel-shows.htm

Time Shift: Black and White Minstrels - BBC Four



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