Last weekend, at the Edwardian Ball in San Francisco, some brilliant or deranged or brilliantly deranged man showed up wearing an honest to goodness fishbowl helmet. A helmet, on his head, with real, live goldfish inside of it. [Laughing Squid]
There's An Aquarium On This Man's Head
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