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Bye Bye Burger Boy: Barnsley Council Sets A Fat Lad On Fire

THEY were going to burn the Barnsley Burger Boy as part of a council “health festival”. The fat lad would burn for days and show us that fat peoples will not be tolerated and that they can be an alternative use of fuel.

This was not a real fat boy. Not this time. The 40ft effigy burnt in the heart of Barnsley this July in a ceremony called Bye Bye Burger Boy would be made of tobacco, or something. The figure would be an obsese lad dressed in tight clothes “sitting in an overflowing ashtray facing a table weighed down with burgers and cakes”. Yep, it could be you.

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Posted: 15th, April 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comment