For NPR, I profiled rodeo clown Rob Gann at the Adirondack Stampede in Glens Falls, New York, with reporter Brian Mann. Having grown up around rodeos it was familiar territory, and a lot of fun. Gann is no longer a bull-fighter, meaning that his clowning takes place as far away from the bulls and broncos as possible, generally filling space between rides and events; his act is very dependent on the jokes he tells, as well, which made it difficult to translate some of his comedy to a visual medium. A big thanks to Rob, the folks at the Adirondack Stampede, and Virginia at NPR, who wanted me to use the harsh-flash style I use in my presidential politics coverage for this story.

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