Are you a Juggalette who is articulate, quick-witted, comfortable being interviewed on camera, and fully schooled in the Dark Carnival universe? If so, you may be JUST what we’re looking for! We’re casting for a Juggalette personality for an upcoming ICP project and if you think you have what it takes, we want to hear from you!
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Must live in the Metro Detroit area or close to it. Please no one outside of a 100 mile radius!
2. You must be well-spoken and verbally sharp.
Deadline: February 1, 2015
The 2015 Gathering of the Juggalos will be held from July 22 - 25 in Legend Valley, Ohio! The NEW Gathering website AND ticket sales will be going live on Monday, February 2!
Also...those ninjas who buy Big Ballas passes will be let in a full day early to get their campsite set up! If you buy a Ballas pass, you can enter Legend Valley at 6 p.m. on July 21! More flavor and details will be released over the next few weeks. Get ready, Fam!
Breaking news! Want all the details on the FREE concert that the Wicked Clowns will be delivering on Saturday, February 21 in Detroit? Get over to the Hatchet Herald (www.hatchetherald.com) for all the details!! Get ready for some MAD FLAVOR, Fam! Whoop whoop!
Put in those work days off request forms now, Juggalos! Juggalo Day will be held the third weekend of February! This special two-night double header of flavor begins on Friday, February 20 with special theater screenings of the Juggalo cult classic films “Big Money Hustlas” and “Big Money Rustlas!” Don’t miss this mad rare opportunity to see BOTH films on the big screen for one low admission price. The theater location will be announced soon.
The next day, Saturday, February 21, Detroit Murderous will be rocked to its core with the no-holds-barred flavor of JUGGALO DAY, which will be held at the DetroitMasonicTemple. First of all, admission for Juggalo Day is FREE! Yes, FREE! (excluding any applicable ticketing fees). Tickets will be available online via TicketWeb in the near future and also at select Down With the Clown stores (locations will be announced soon). We also want Juggalo Day to be an opportunity for our Juggalo family to give back to the city that has given us so much over the years. Therefore, we’re also asking all Juggalos to bring one or more canned goods with them to the venue, which will be distributed via local charities to help Detroit’s less fortunate. So your FREE ticket and one can (or more) of food gets you in the door of the legendary MasonicTemple for Juggalo Day!
First up is the bone crushing action of JCW and then, in a very special performance, ICP will present…The Take Me Home FREE Concert, celebrating the strength of the city of Detroit and the camaraderie of the Juggalo family. There will many special guests announced in the near future, so stay tuned for more details!
In the meantime, put in those days off request forms…and we’ll see you in the third weekend of February! More details will be announced in an upcoming edition of the Hatchet Herald! Whoop whoop!
Juggalos! J-Webb here. I just got the following email from our friends at the ACLU of Michigan, who are working with us in our lawsuit against the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice to get Juggalos removed from the FBI's gang list. Several months ago, a judge dismissed our lawsuit, claiming that the FBI was not responsible for the harrassment and discrimination that Juggalos across the nation have been subjected to by law enforcement agencies and other legal entities. Well...IT AIN'T OVER!!!! Not by a fucking long shot! Our legal team and friends at the ACLU of Michigan are heading back to court in the near future to present our appeal and reignite our case against the FBI. Here's the ACLU's press release in full. Check out our ninja Mike Steinberg of the ACLU in the YouTube video.
ACLU asks appeals court to reinstate lawsuit on behalf of rap duo Insane Clown Posse and its fans
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 21, 2014
DETROIT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today urged a federal appeals court to reinstate its lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI on behalf of rap duo Insane Clown Posse and the group’s fans, also known as Juggalos.
Arguing that the suit was wrongly dismissed, the ACLU filed a brief with the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals charging that that the federal agencies branded the Juggalos “a loosely affiliated hybrid gang” in violation of the fans’ First Amendment rights and that the designation has led to unjust investigations, unfair detentions and other infringements on fans’ personal rights by government officials.
Even though local police officers say they rely on the FBI gang designation when they detain Juggalos, a federal district judge dismissed the case because the FBI never directed local law enforcement to violate the rights of Juggalos.
“It should surprise no one that when the FBI tells local police officers that certain music fans are members of a criminal gang, the police are going to target individuals who express passion for the music. The FBI started this problem and it must end it by retracting a false and unconstitutional gang label that is causing serious harm to thousands of law abiding Americans.” -- Michael J. Steinberg, ACLU of Michigan legal director
We'll keep you updated, Juggalos! In the meantime, stay strong ... FA-MI-LY!!