Do you have the link to the two sites? I don't have an answer for you right now, but if I can take a look at them, I might be able to make some sense of it.
"To me, clowns aren't funny. In fact, they're kinda scary. I've wondered where this started, and I think it goes back to the time I went to the circus and a clown killed my dad." - Deep Thought by Jack Handey