You’ll Float, Too, With These Red Balloons in PA

Not too far from where I live in Pennsylvania, there’s been a rash of mysterious red balloons being tied to sewer grates. This stunt has the local police force “completely terrified” and have forced the department to ask the person doing this knock it off. 

With the highly anticipated film It coming out September 8th, there’s no doubt that people would start pulling stunts like this. The Lititz Borough Police Department issued a statement about the balloons asking the prankster to stop, but praised them for their creative marketing of the film.

A certain movie is coming to theaters in two days, and a local prankster took it upon themselves to promote the…

Posted by Lititz Borough Police Department on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A few days ago, those same creepy red balloons were being reported in Sydney and in the author’s own front window. It was just a matter of time before they started making their way across the United States.

With It reaching fever pitch, there’s no doubt that more stunts like this are to be expected. Maybe we’ll start seeing some more creepy clowns standing on the side of the street? For someone like me who is afraid of clowns, this is straight out of a nightmare and is hitting a little too close to home! So kudos to the marketing team behind this. You certainly scared at least one of us.


About Matt Stumpf

My name's Matt, and I love all things horror. Books, movies, video games; you name it, I like it. Martyrs is my favorite horror film, and everyone should watch it. I also have a soft-spot for those cheesy 80's slashers. I'm still slightly convinced that Faces of Death is real.

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