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Saturday, September 3, 2016

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A Japanese fisherman called upon his martial arts skills after being attacked by a large bear near a local river.

The 6-foot tall Asian black bear approached the man as he was fishing near the Jizo River.

"At first glance it seemed like something was there, and it was a bear with an imposing stance. It came pouncing towards me when my eyes met the bear's," he told local news. "Its rounded ears were perfectly circular just like a teddy bear's, and its face was so huge."

The 63-year-old man, who holds a black belt in Karate engaged with the bear and managed to fend off its attack.

"The bear had such, such great strength. I was knocked over when it leapt at me. It scratched me and bit me. But in the end I managed to trick the bear, poked it in the eyes and it ran away," he said.

Gunma police told the Japan Times they had received reports of bears in the area and discouraged residents from fighting back as the fisherman had done.

"If you witness a bear, don't fight. Walk away quietly and report it to the police instead," an official said,

The fisherman was able to bring himself to a nearby hospital where he was treated for minor injuries after receiving bite and claw marks on his body head and arms.


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*-- Facebook Photo Lands Florida Man in Jail --*

A Florida man was arrested after using his own wanted poster as his Facebook profile picture. Stuart police tweeted a screen capture of Mack Yearwoodhe's Facebook picture featuring his 'Wanted of the Week' poster after he was arrested on Aug. 30. According to the Palm Beach Post, Stuart police used the photo to identify Yearwoodhe as a suspect in a reported disturbance on Monday and was arrested on outstanding warrants. Police located Yearhwoodhe on Tuesday and a bag of marijuana fell from his pants as he was being apprehended. He was wanted for violation of probation on two counts of battery and received an additional charge of possession of cannabis under 20 grams.


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A man ended up destroying his own home by cutting down his neighbor's tree because it was ruining his car, according to police in Pennsylvania. Luzerne County police said that they have arrested 51-year-old Raymond Mazzarella, for beating his neighbor with a baseball bat after cutting down his neighbor's tree, which ended up falling on his own home. According to the police investigation, Mazzarella took a chainsaw and cut a tree in his neighbor's yard. Mazzarella complained that the tree's branches were over his car, and ruined it. When he cut the tree, it fell on a part of his own apartment building. Mazzarella was taken to a hospital. After he was released, he confronted a neighbor and punched him. The neighbor pulled a stun gun to protect himself. In response, Mazzarella hit him with a baseball bat.

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The man acting like he was a gorilla is experiencing a psychiatric disorder called "Species dysphoria". It is closely related to the psychiatric disorder men who think they are women and women who think they are men - at least it used to be, before the 1970s when the American Psychiatric Association was pushed away from common sense and toward political correctness.

Lewis, I guess Mr. Wagner wanted for to do a little horsing around.

Lewis, I can understand the man being charged with sex with an animal, but burglary? What did he steal -- the horses virginity? -Scott

If the horse had kicked Travis, it could have been the last encounter he ever had. -Joe

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