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Don’t show him your butt, Lamar!

August 18, 2010

Until today, my favorite oxymoron – and I’ve blogged on the subject frequently – was “homemade submarine.”

bull amateur 300But now, we have a new winner. This video clip shows a spectator being gored during an “amateur bullfight.” I am not making that up.

Like it’s not stupid enough to have “professional” bullfights, we now have to have amateur ones, too? Is this some kind of local reality show, “So You Think You can Fight A Bull?”

But it gets worse. Much worse. We are informed that the guy who is getting gored entered the ring “to retrieve a personal item.”

bull amateur 3 280Are you fricking kidding me?

What kind of “personal item” do you enter a bull ring to retrieve? Your mother? The antidote to a poison you just took? Tina Fey’s home phone number?

“Yo, Lamar! What the HELL are you doin’ there in that bull ring?”

“Oh, it’s okay, Blog Guy. I dropped my lucky charm, but I’m sure I’ll find it in just a min……….”

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Uh oh… not a blog to read when I am having lunch…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

I don’t know, BG. That looks like a professional bull to me. I hereby nominate all the amatuer bull fighters for a Darwin award! ;-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

Professional bull: FTW!

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

@JustCam: Good one :-)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

The caption is missing from the pic, Mr.B… maybe you could.. you know… write something realllllly witty… :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Shra, there is no caption. Those aren’t regular still photos like I usually use, they’re just screen grabs from the video clip I linked to. So no wit is necessary on my part.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

The personal item must be the newspaper. That’s the only thing strewn about the area…before his body parts.

Posted by MamaC326 | Report as abusive
 

He was probably retrieving his double secret amateur bullfighter cape. What an oxy MORON! Ole? Not. Medic! Yes!

Posted by vwgal | Report as abusive
 

Goes to prove the old saying:
“Never approach a goat from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any angle”.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive
 

He musta dropped his vuvuzela.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

LOL!!! Jazz that was funny!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Go bull!

Should I know who Tina Fey is?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

I find Tina Fey very forgetable.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

@justCAM…funny! Yes, the bull had a very impressive resume! :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Where did Tina Fey come from?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Pennsylvania, Shra….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

I meant in the conversation, Baz! Jeez! What does one have to do to maintain a conversation! (rolling eyes!)

Only kidding, Mr.B. ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Oh I get you, Shra. Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Right. Muchas gracias, Senor B… Unca, aquel gringo es mucho loco…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Spin, I disagree: Sarah Palin’s impression of herself was funnier.

Posted by justM | Report as abusive
 

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