TVNewser AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Clowns Foil Joint KKK/Neo-Nazi Rally

Today in Humanity Might Actually Be OK News, we bring you the coolest video we’ve seen all day. In summary: Groups representing the Neo-Nazi National Socialists and the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan decided to hold a joint rally near Charlotte, North Carolina last week, because why the hell not? Two peas in a pod, right?

These guys probably expected some people to yell at them, call them bigots, throw a couple of sticks and a lot of frowns…you know, the usual side effects of a public gathering. But this day found them surprised by what we can only call a crowdsourced PR stunt: a group of locals arrived to interrupt the groups’ anti-immigrant rants with horns and big red noses. That’s right, they dressed as clowns. The message was clear: we don’t take you seriously. As one protester put it: “We’re dressed like clowns and you’re the ones that look funny.” And that’s just about all that need be said.

Mediabistro Course

Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now!