October 13, 2016•57 min
How real is America's creepy clown phenomenon? The plethora of news stories, and the holy grail of analytics — Google Trends — will tell you that the phenomena is spreading, whether or not it is based in fact. The number of people searching for "clown sightings" on Google has spiked in the past several weeks, from no searches in late August to dozens each day by the start of October. Chrissy Steed joins us to discuss the topic. * Has the clown craze been spotlighted because of social media? * How can we talk to our children about this without making them scared? * Are our children smarter than you think? * How can we protect their brilliant minds from something like this?