What in the world is going on with these ‘American Horror Story’ previews?

Ryan Murphy loves a good clue. Just check out his Instagram — it’s full of them.

The prolific TV Renaissance man is coming back to FX this September with the latest American Horror Story spook-tacle, and true to form, we don’t know a whole lot about the upcoming season.

What we do know is that it’s got something to do with the 2016 presidential election, so already we’re sweating.

Thanks to some bizarre and legitimately terrifying new teasers, we also know a bit more.

Let’s explore:

Clowns are obviously scary. Bees can also be scary. Balloons? Not so much, but when combined with clowns and bees — yeah, balloons are scary too:

This season will almost certainly inspire the next great dance craze in America:

You should always use the buddy system:

Even with a rubber ducky, bath time isn’t always fun:

And remember, children: Before you join a cult, always read the fine print:

American Horror Story: Cult premieres on FX on September 5th.