I leave for three days, and when I get back I read this news story, and I can’t make hide nor hair of it. It reads like a poorly crafted Onion parody, or a regular news story made out of “Mad Libs”1:

The group cried “woo, woo, Juggalo” as they assaulted park visitors with a machete and fists. They stole cellphones, cash and wallets and even threatened to cut their victims’ heads off, according to court documents. … Prosecutors say the suspects claim to be “Juggalos,” a subculture that has developed among the fan base of the rap/metal group Insane Clown Posse. …

Spokespeople for Insane Clown Posse’s record label, Psychopathic Records, didn’t return calls for comment Tuesday.


1. By “Mad Libs” I’m referring to the children’s fill-in-the-blank game ? not, e.g., these: