According to this bizarre news item, one Carlton Kohnert—an enlisted Marine, shown on duty at left—dressed up in a child's yellow banana costume, exposed himself to a woman at the local Wendy's restaurant, then drove around on a ranch brandishing a shotgun and yelling about white power. A 21-year-old male friend and an 18-year-old girl were with him during the banana-clad spree:
"The banana costume has been seized and put into evidence," [Clallam County Sheriff's Sgt. Randy Pieper ] said.
"[Kohnert] couldn't really tell us why he was in the costume.
"All we know is he was drinking earlier in the day, but he didn't really have a reason for the costume."
(...) After leaving Port Angeles, the group made a stop at Four Seasons Ranch, where Kohnert -- still dressed in the banana costume -- got out, brandished a shotgun and began yelling, Pieper said.
"We believe he was yelling something or other about white supremacy," Pieper said.
More, including details gleaned from the banana-man's Facebook, at Seattle Weekly
[Via the BB Submitterator, David Carroll]
Israeli makeup magician Ilana Kolihanov created this wonderfully creepy optical illusion. See more of her incredible work on her Instagram feed. A post shared by Ilana Makeup Artist🌻🐙 (@ilana_makeup_artist) on Sep 2, 2016 at 10:02am PDT A post shared by Ilana Makeup Artist🌻🐙 (@ilana_makeup_artist) on Aug 29, 2016 at 2:27pm PDT A post shared by […]
The internets will tell you that spraypainting a giant penis around a pothole will get your town’s roadworks to prioritize its repair. The internets are wrong.
In 1958 in an Illinois creek bed, an amateur fossil collector named Francis Tully discovered the fossilized remains of a bizarre creature that resembled a mollusk, insect, and worm yet was none of those things. Since then, thousands of 300 million-year-old fossilized “Tully Monsters” have turned up and the creature was officially named as the […]
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has done outstanding work packing a fully capable desktop computer into a package the size of a deck cards—especially one that only costs $35. But if you already have a working laptop, why should you care? Oh, how much you have to learn. Besides operating well as a compact digital media hub, […]
Custom coffee vessels are the perfect piece of office flair, but it’s just a matter of time before your VOTE FOR PEDRO mug will start to lose its relevant wit. Why not have a new one every day, with whatever silly nonsense you want sticking off the sides? You can save big on your novelty […]
The Lightning port has thus far resisted the cruel fate that befell the headphone jack, and despite rumors that it may be disappearing come iPhone 8, for the present and foreseeable future, Lightning cables are a hot commodity for iPhone users. As such, we must make do in this strange time in which long, glorified […]