If there’s one thing I’ve learnt from watching their sitcoms, reading their books, and occasionally actually going to their country: Americans love public-holidays! Though, much like their tolerance of drugs, abortion and banjo-duelling, their days off are different in each state. One state, however, is leading the way in what I consider to be the greatest public-holiday of all time: St Stupid’s Day!

Yesterdays 31st St Stupid’s Day parade, the annual anarchistic get-together of the ‘First Church of the Last Laugh‘ (formed in 1979), looks as if it was a towering success. But what is St Stupid’s day? Frack Chu, notorious Frisco-weirdo, and regular street protester attempts to explain:

Ok, bad example. This guy seems to have a better stance on the whole affair:

For more videos, pictures and generally great coverage of the event, I point you all to the Laughing Squid….it’s over here.

Ken Eakins

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Ken Eakins is a filmmaker and weird stuff enthusiast from the South of England.

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