News Break : June 2010


Jim Harris, 56, was sitting in the recliner in his Tavernier, Fla., home when “I leaned over to turn on the lamp,” he says, “and kapow!” — Bubba fell on him. “Bubba” is what he calls the 200 pound stuffed head of a water buffalo, which was mounted on his wall. Harris estimates he was unconscious for two hours, and when he woke up he was trapped under the thing. He was able to reach his cell phone, though, and called for help. It took four rescuers to get Bubba off him. “I guess it’s payback for the buffalo, but I’m not even the guy who shot him,” Harris said. “This is so embarrassing to get my ass  kicked by a dead water buffalo.” {Miami Herald} …

A THOUGHT: Nature always gets the last laugh.


Richard O’Brien, 68, can not live in New Zealand! That was a surprise to him: he grew up there, his parents lived out their lives there, and his siblings live there. Not to mention the country has claimed him as its own, putting up a statue to honor him as the creator of The Rocky Horror Show stage play, which was adapted into The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the longest-running theatrical release in film history; he played the butler, Riff Raff, in the movie. But O’Brien is British, and now that he wants to retire, he has been told he doesn’t meet the country’s “immigration criteria,” which would require him to be under 55, be sponsored, and have a job offer…

A THOUGHT: Who needs a job when he has ongoing royalties?  Duh!

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About Chase Morgan
Chase Morgan is just your average, ordinary All-American writer. Chase began writing several years ago, but never published anything until the "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?" blog launched in August of 2009. Chase simply got tired of standing around and just observing all of the craziness in the world, so this anxious writer sat down and wrote the first "Are YOu Friggen' Kidding Me?" article on August 19th, 2009. Now, any time something makes Chase say, "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?", the issue get's transformed into an article. Chase is currently single, homeless and living under a bridge in South Florida.

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