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From its humble beginnings as a record company character, to its heights as a cultural icon for generations of Chicagoans, Larry Potash has the backstory on the character of one Bozo T. Clown.  

Backstory with Larry Potash airs Saturday nights at 6 p.m. on WGN. Catch up on previous seasons of Backstory with the podcast at WGNtv.com/Backstory via Stitcher, iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you get your podcasts.