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Gathering of the Juggalos

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Six Ways James Blunt Could Make Up For That Horrid Travesty "You're Beautiful"

    Recently, in an interview with Hello! Magazine, that sappy dude with Ashton Kutcher hair, James Blunt, apologized for his double-platinum song "Beautiful." Referring to it as "force-fed down people's throats" and "annoying," Blunt has openly admitted his grim misdeed in writing the 2005 anthem for t ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    The Top 10 Power Ballads of All Time

    If we're being completely honest, power ballads are responsible for some of the most resonant music-listening experiences in the entire world. They're a beautiful blend of sentiment and obviousness, a band willfully becoming emotionally available. Everybody makes fun of the power ballad, because som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    If You're Going to See Vanilla Ice at a Honky Tonk, Bring a Towel

    This weekend's most unlikely show featured Vanilla Ice, who you know from "Ice Ice Baby" and reality TV, played at the Grizzly Rose, which you know for its mechanical bull and line dancing classes. After the opening band finished a set of country rock, the DJ played early nineties hits: Tag Team's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Amanda Suhr, Busted in Federal Hit-and-Run: SIC...4LIFE Sticker, Juggalo Connections

    The bumper sticker on the car 24-year-old Amanda Suhr is said to have been driving when she allegedly struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene read "SIC...4LIFE." The sticker, and some attentive witnesses, made it easy for authorities to track down Suhr, who appears to be a Juggalo -- a fan of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    The best things we overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014

    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 28, 2014

    Bare-knuckle boxing at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    As our nation's culture and economy continues to deteriorate, more and more people are taking an interest in watching people beat the shit out of each other. While, under normal circumstances, these events are highly promoted and take place in giant arenas after two opponents carefully train, there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    Ten 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. See also: Our complete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    The twenty best-dressed juggalos at the Gathering

    Juggalo fashion generally involves great big pants and T-shirts that were possibly purchased at truck stops. Hair is best when it is braided and aloft in the style of Coolio, and everything looks better coated in a thin layer of sticky-delicious Faygo, of course. See also: Our complete coverage of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2014

    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 26, 2014

    Mike Busey brings viral lapdances and Three 6 Mafia's BBQ seasoning to the Gathering

    Yesterday, TMZ posted a video of a juggalo stripper giving a lap dance to the belly button of an enormously fat man here at the Gathering -- a short film actually shot by DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia/Da Mafia 6ix fame. The video quickly went viral. We know what you are asking yourself: Who is this man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Jared Gomes of Hed PE jumped off stage and punched a heckler at the Gathering

    While the Gathering of the Juggalos is generally known as a peaceful event filled with unity and togetherness, there are still occasional scuffles. One such incident took the form of a melee early Thursday morning when Hed PE rapper/singer Jared Gomes launched himself into the crowd to confront a ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    The Gathering of the Juggalos' Night Court helps wicked clowns bury the hatchet (NSFW)

    Those in the outside world tend to view the Gathering of the Juggalos as a lawless festival of debauchery, with apparently violent clowns -- "gang members," even, if you ask the U.S. government -- running rampant and chaos ruling the day. In actuality, this notion is far from the truth. Juggalos in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Keeping the peace at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    Denver blog posts cover posses of all kinds. On our Backbeat blog, Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes talk to the cops at the Gathering of the Juggalos. Colorado Pols on criticism of Cory Gardner in, of all places, Cosmopolitan magazine. A Denver Frank post announces: "I'm on Vacation." Me, too. See als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    We talked to 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

    August 15, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos 2013: The 32 most memorable Juggalos from Cave-In-Rock

    For five magical days in August, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois hosted one of our favorite events, The Gathering of the Juggalos. Our photographer, Nate "Igor" Smith, took thousands of pictures at the Gathering, but some of the folks he captured stood out more than others. There was the naked BBQing Juggalo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Gathering of the Juggalos: The hunt for the mythical, super secret Juggalo burritos

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. One of the true hardships that we face as a nation is the omnipresent problem of being surrounded by booze and stimulating foods. In the comfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    This incredible Make-A-Wish teenager went to the Gathering of the Juggalos, got a lap dance

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. We first heard about seventeen-year old Cody Morin on our way in to Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, site of the fourteenth-annual Gathering of the Jugg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    Death at the Gathering of the Juggalos: "Four dudes that had been sleeping with a corpse."

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. Update, 1 p.m., 8/10/13: Reached by phone on Sunday afternoon, Hardin County coroner Jessica Cullum released the name of the man who died as Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos' Best Overheard Quotations

    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

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. The Gathering of the Juggalos' infamous "drug bridge" is closed today, following reports of a fatal overdose last night. Ambulances were on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The Gathering of the Juggalos: Misconceptions and first Impressions from Cave-In-Rock

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. We hope to see them again! By its organizers' own assessment, the Gathering of the Juggalos is an event filled with the most misunderstood people of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Ten must-have items when camping with Juggalos

    Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. We hope to see them again! At some point in your life, you may find yourself sitting in a minivan in rural Illinois, stressed out as you wear a metal b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    The complete Denver music fan field guide

    Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans. More and more it's becoming known for its music, and the varied climate of the scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here we have the complete Denver music fan f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Denver music field guide, chapter one: Five kinds of music fans and how to spot them

    The city of Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans, but the varied climate of the Denver music scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here, in the first of several chapters in our handy field guide, you ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011
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    December 27, 2010

    10 weirdest music news stories of 2010

    ​2010 has been an aggressively weird year in music news. It seemed like no matter where we turned musicians were saying and doing the strangest damn things. From decrying the most popular thing in the world to talking people off of buildings, it was a wacky year to report. There was so much we ... More >>

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