This was the theme of one team of make-believe dog sledders at the Idiotarod. It's a meme derived from horror movies, I suppose, and the old belief that clowns frighten small children. At the same time, it's an excuse to look scary-evil without actually doing anything bad. And more evidence that St. Louis (or some of it) loves an excuse to drink beer in the morning.
STL DPB will be on automatic mode the rest of the week. Posts with Idiotarod photos will be uploaded in advance and I won't be able to leave comments. I've got a ton and a half, possibly a ton and three-quarters, of work to do. Friday is a travel day. Fresh posts and comments will resume Saturday night (maybe) or Sunday morning (for sure) our time from Tamarindo, Costa Rica.