Leaving aside the fact that the contest noted in the previous entry is full of delicious procrastinatory goodness (and even comes with a prize!), your Thread to Keep You Occupied For Today:
Describe the thing from your childhood, meant to amuse you, which in fact creeped the hell out of you. NOTE: This is meant to be a specific person, object, or thing. Don’t just say “clowns!” We all know about clowns, man. Zero in on a particular, if you please.