I saw a guy walking around with a shark today.
Really – an honest to goodness shark. On a pier just outside Atlantic City .
I was sitting there, cleaning up from the beach after a two hour afternoon power tan, when this older dude walks by with what I thought at first was a very realistic looking toy shark.
I thought to myself – that actually looks like I real shark – if I hadn’t had the shit scared out of me as a kid by JAWS, I’d probably walk over there and take a closer look.
Then, the guy walked back my way, reached over, grabbed a shopping cart that was like three feet away from me on against the rail overlooking the ocean below, and stuck the toy sharks head up against the carts handlebars, when the toy shark’s front jaws suddenly bit down HARD and clamped on the grips.
Deep Thoughts From the Shallow End…
My next thought – was, WOW it’s electronic - followed by the sudden, immediate and shocking realization that I had some crazy ass old fisherman and a live shark within striking distance of my pretty face. [click to continue…]