Rotten to the corpse?

January 11, 2008

corpse-300.jpgTwo guys are pushing a dead man in an office chair, see, trying to cash his Social Security check, and… No, that’s not a joke, it really happened in New York.

What’s amazing is they were charged with attempted forgery, but it turned out it was not illegal to wheel a chair around with a body in it!

Once word of this gets out, who knows where it will lead, what with this being New York City and all? I’m predicting…

  • A Fifth Avenue parade, called Remains to be Seen, to show off the recently deceased
  • A Central Park cadaver race, named, of course, Dead Heat!
  • An ad campaign where a furniture maker claims its chairs can roll corpses across town the fastest

Jon Decker reports:

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I predict it’ll be made into a movie. They could call it “Dead Man Rolling”.

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

I thought they did away with the death tax.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

They might have gotten far more by pulling a Raoul.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Check and check mate.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I guess it depends on how you push them.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive