As reported here a few weeks ago, Engineer Bill has taken a trip to the big roundhouse in the sky. Now comes the news that Chucko the Clown, another childhood favorite from the late 50s and early 60s has left the Big Top at age 86. They say these things come in 3's, so if I was Sheriff John I'd get a check-up, pronto. Here's a video of Chucko, I've found that nothing quite takes the sting off a worldwide financial collapse and the loss of one's life's savings than singing a couple of bars of "I'm Chucko, I'm Chucko, I'm Chucko the Birthday Clown".
Here's a SNL clip from 2001: