Jacob Isom's dream has come true. The rattail-coiffed hero who snatched a kerosene-soaked Koran from wannabe burners is featured prominently on the website of his favorite magazine, High Times, today. His message: "Burn Buds, Not Books."
Breaking: After yesterday's report that rattail-coiffed Koran savior Jacob Isom's dream was to be featured in High Times, the doobie denizens agreed to feature our rattail-coiffed hero in the pages of their vaunted magazine.
Jacob Isom—the rattail-coiffed Koran hero of Amarillo, Texas—is officially a phenomenon. The video of him telling a local news about how he swiped a kerosene-soaked Koran from would-be burners has gotten its first auto-tuned remix.
Jacob Isom—the rattail-coiffed hero who swiped a Koran from right-wing fanatics and ran—has a dream. "I want to be in High Times," he told me by telephone. Then he showed me a t-shirt screenprinted with his face.
A Christian leader in Amarillo, Texas doused a Quran in kerosene and prepared to burn it. Just then, a rattail-coiffed fauxhemian snuck up, grabbed the holy book, and "I was like, 'Dude, you have no Quran!'" Then he ran away.
Well, Pastor Terry Jones officially called off his 'International Burn a Koran Day.' We haven't been happier to hear about something being canceled since Wild Hogs 2. But, still, Korans are being burned—on YouTube, and near Ground Zero.
After Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones received enough mainstream media attention to merit a cease-and-desist phone call from the Secretary of Defense yesterday, some major news outlets are trying to absolve themselves of guilt. But how will they treat Jones' copycats?
Florida psychopastor Terry Jones now says that if President Obama calls him, well, maybe then he'll call off his church's 9/11 Koran BBQ. These fameballs get so pathetic by the end. They just want souvenirs. [Image: AP]
New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg says Pastor Terry Jones has the right to burn Korans on 9/11! (Even though Mike finds it "distasteful"). What is with Bloomberg these days, throwing his weight behind unpopular things, like "the Constitution"?