Ep. 32: Juggalos


Are you down with the clown?

We hope so, because today Jack and J. J. tackle Juggalos. We dive into the history of Insane Clown Posse, and explore how the clown-and-horror-themed rap duo inspired such a devoted following. We also cover their feud with Eminem, their epic fight in a WaffleHouse, and Juggalos’ designation as a gang according to the FBI.  By the end, we’ll have covered the good and bad of the Juggalo family.


Lyrics quoted from “What is a Juggalo?” by Insane Clown Posse. The Great Milenko. Hollywood Records in association with Psychopathic Records. 1997.

Juggalo via Wikipedia

Dark Carnival (Insane Clown Posse) via Wikipedia

Clown via Wikipedia

American Juggalo” Directed by Sean Dunne. Posted by The Documentary Network on youtube.com. Original release: 2011.

Juggalette Beauty Pageant” Produced by Chloe Campion. A Broadly Production. Posted by Broadly on youtube.com. Original Release: 2015.

“Government vs. The Juggalos” by Paul Detrick. reason.com.  July 2014.

Gang Definitions: How Do They Work?: What the Juggalos Teach Us About the Inadequacy of Current Anti-Gang Law” by Zachariah D. Fudge. Marquette Law Review. Vol. 97. Issue 4. Article 6. Summer 2014.

Toward a Juggalo Theory of Value , Part 1” by Peter Fenzel. http://www.overthinkingit.com. 26 April 2010.

ICP vs Kidman and Rey Mysterio Jr. WCW” posted by jtclarks on youtube.com. Original Airdate: 23 August 1999.

Music used in this podcast:

Waltz of the Carnies 175 bpm Organ and Full Mix

The Juggalo Call: Whoop Whoop!!” posted by Adampullae on youtube.com. Original posting: 11 August 2012.

Miracles” by Insane Clown Posse.

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