Wednesday, November 26, 2014

And, Right On Cue...

Joseph in IL steps in and pinch-hits for my muse with this story...

Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them
A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.
[drops mike] I'm done.

I mean, seriously. How can I possibly parody this? How can you come up with satire when real life is that much more bizarre? Now, I won't dig on the cops too much. It's possible this guy whipped the banana out quickly, before they could identify the item but just saw something in the man's hand. To their credit, they held their fire after the man explained it was a banana.

It gets better, though.
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports 27-year-old Nathan Rolf Channing, of Fruitvale, was arrested Sunday.
See? Can't. Make. This. Up.

Fruitvale. A banana. I think my work here is done.

No, wait, there's this:



Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

That is all.

7 comments:

bluesun said...

Literally 2 miles from me. And just FYI on the other side of town is Fruita! Lots of orchards and vineyards in the valley.

Ancient Woodsman said...

My first thought - having read this on an iPhone - was, "Why didn't they just release the tiger?" But you beat me to it I see - the MP video didn't come across on the tiny screen. Life imitates art again.

Then so my brain outs with the wonderful starchy quote from Beverly Hills Cop: "Is this the man...who disabled a patrol car...with a banana?"

Yes, who needs real news when the real news is like this?

Old NFO said...

A banana??? Rilly???

Fisher Cutbait said...

This is what my hometown has come to...

Hafnhaf said...

and one of the cop's name is Bunch? oh come on!

Borepatch said...

We have Top Men on this. Top. Men.

Tim said...

Oh, the terrorists! They ran that way. It was a run-by fruiting. - Mrs Doubtfire