Top 5 WTF Stories Of 2012
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3. Getting set on fire. A California magician told us he was unceremoniously set on fire, or at least his face was, when he appeared on a Dominican television show in fall. As Wayne Houchin, a frequent guest performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, was known for his stunts, we had our doubts. But he told the Weekly, "This was absolutely not a stunt gone wrong. It was completely unexpected." In fact, reports indicated an arrest warrant was issued for the show host.
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2. Dumb and drunk. If you're drunk and filled with romance for our beautiful city, we don't blame you. Just be careful how you take it all in. In the case this fall of a 25-year-old who had one too many, he climbed into a Hollywood Hills neighborhood to get a better view of our metropolis, only to become impaled on a wrought-iron fence. Firefighters had to cut off the piece of fence that skewered his leg and send it with the guy to the hospital for removal. Really.
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