Hit me with a shovel – seriously, go ahead!

August 30, 2007

New college classes are starting now, and if your course load looks like this…

  • Run over by a car 101
  • Kicked in the head 101
  • Gut-shot 101
  • Enveloped in flames 101
  • Algebra 101

…then you must be a freshman at the “Hollywood Stunts” academy, I guess with a minor in math. If these sound like the sort of activities you’ve been doing for free all your life, you may want to attend the academy and turn them into a glamorous, if painful, career. Have a look at our photo slideshow:

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Stunt man Stephen Bodi is hit by a moving car at the “Hollywood Stunts” instructional facility in New York August 29, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson


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OMG, Steve!! You’re on Reuters! *feeling all proud* I’m thinking we can add this to the list of Why Steve Is Just So Damn Interesting! And what, no air shots of you leaping into the void (as it were?)

Cool, dude!

Posted by T. Philp | Report as abusive

Big deal. You should have seen my high school friends jumping from the bed of one pickup to the bed of another pickup going 60 mph down a backroad on a Saturday night.

…Or my husband and his brother running away from the fireworks that apparently had very fast burning fuses.

Posted by K | Report as abusive

“Ok, class.. You only get ONE shot at this. If you do it wrong you’ll die and I’ll have to fail you.”

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

Most homeless would use a newspaper to clean your windshield.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

What’s the last thing to go through a jogger’s mind when it splatters across your windshield?

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Welcome to the Chiropractor Zone.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Wait a minute … that isn’t Chad Ruble?!? What a rip!

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Was this photo taken at the farmers market in Santa Monica?

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