Yesterday, Charlie Sheen took to Twitter to confirm that the Access Hollywood creature would be hosting one night of this year’s 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos. Soonafter Sheen’s four-million followers learned that Sheen is Down with the Clown, Psychopathic Records released a whole new batch of confirmed “celebrity host” appearances who hadn’t been included in their first infomercial, officially turning this year’s bacne shantytown into the Surreal Life (MC Hammer, Vanilla Ice) meets Survivor meets, ah, House of 1000 Corpses? In any case, the most misunderstood people in the world are promised appearances from Flavor Flav, Chyna, and Dustin Diamond.
Also! Lil’ Jon, Paul Wall, and another ’80s icon with his share of women problems, Bobby Brown. This brings the line-up, all for the grand total of $175, to a mind-bogglingly absurd list of performers that includes Busta Rhymes, Ice Cube, CKY, MC Hammer, Insane Clown Posse, Paris, E-40, Tech N9ne, DJ Quik, Xzibit, Mastamind, George Clinton, Mystikal, Vanilla Ice, Juvenile, Saliva, Kittie, Prozak, Kottonmouth Kings. With that entrance fee, you also get to shower in a trailer, the chance to attend a “Wake and Bake BYO Breakfast Bash” hosted by lisping rapper ABK, conduct life outside of cell-phone/WiFi reception for four days, get hit in the head with flying objects, enjoy one ambulance for every 10,000 people, watch a rapper/actor get hit in the head with a full beercan, mingle with dealers along the Drug Bridge. Maybe that’s where you’ll finally get to meet Charlie Sheen?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 6, 2011