Friends, we’re in the wrong business.
To the shock of perhaps no one except the residents of Atlantis and the Loch Ness monster, a California Bigfoot promoter said a supposed frozen carcass of the mythical beast allegedly found last month has turned out to be a fake. The promoter, Tom Biscardi, who held a news conference last week in Palo Alto to announce the finding, said the body he had trumpeted as definitive proof of Bigfoot was defrosted and was actually a rubber suit “masked with a bunch of body parts from different animals.” Mr. Biscardi, who said he had paid a “substantial amount of money” for the corpse, said he had been duped by a pair of Georgia men who said they had found the hairy corpse in northern Georgia. Mr. Biscardi, who makes his living on a Bigfoot Web site and merchandizing line, denied that he was complicit in the fraud and said he was planning to press charges. “It was just a total scam,” he said. NY Times
I can’t understand why these scam artists aren’t in the mortgage business here in Florida. Don’t we have plenty of hairy dead things and gullible morons? Maybe refrigeration is the hang-up. Ah, well. We’ll see.