After a much-needed two-year hiatus from the madness that is Insane Clown Posse's annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival, we're happy to report that this year our sister paper, L.A. Weekly, is off to Thornville, Ohio, for the Gathering and will be reporting throughout the week on all the music,
This is the Gathering's 17th year, so L.A. Weekly plans to look at some of the ways it's changed over the years, for better and worse. They'll talk to veteran Juggalos and Juggalettes about the festival's early days (when it was, presumably, much cooler) as well as some first-timers and maybe a few hipsters pretending to be
Look for the mad-clown-love coverage to begin Thursday, July 21. To tide you over until then, here are some highlights from past GOTJ adventures:
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