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 A few weeks back I went to Bali to help celebrate a mate's 40th birthday. On the night of the party, there was the usual amount of drinking, eating, chatting and laughing. It was the typical fun party action and all (messy) business as usual until the dancing girls showed up. They wandered around to the beat of frenzied local percussion as they waved some flaming batons through the night air.

The lovely lasses left to be replaced with a guy in a glittering jacket, who started twirling the fire with more impressive speed and enthusiasm. After his short demonstration the girls came back, resuming  their absentminded noodlings with the fiery sticks. Normally I'd probably have devoted more attention to them -- scantily-clad Asian girls are hardly cause for me to wrinkle my nose in disapproval -- but tonight my gaze was captured by this guy:

Looking like some sort of S&M Scorpion clone (a feat in itself), this guy proceeded to take an angle grinder to his studded leather codpiece, resulting in a fountain of brilliant sparks. He parked himself up the back and did his thing while the girls shuffled around him and barely gave him a second look, despite the possibility of their hair igniting.

And then all too quickly he was gone. I immediately had to go get a pic of the Netherrealm's premier entertainer. Actually, I got two, and he was kind enough to grab his crotch in the second one. What a guy.
 
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Posted by buzz_clik

 A few weeks back I went to Bali to help celebrate a mate's 40th birthday. On the night of the party, there was the usual amount of drinking, eating, chatting and laughing. It was the typical fun party action and all (messy) business as usual until the dancing girls showed up. They wandered around to the beat of frenzied local percussion as they waved some flaming batons through the night air.

The lovely lasses left to be replaced with a guy in a glittering jacket, who started twirling the fire with more impressive speed and enthusiasm. After his short demonstration the girls came back, resuming  their absentminded noodlings with the fiery sticks. Normally I'd probably have devoted more attention to them -- scantily-clad Asian girls are hardly cause for me to wrinkle my nose in disapproval -- but tonight my gaze was captured by this guy:

Looking like some sort of S&M Scorpion clone (a feat in itself), this guy proceeded to take an angle grinder to his studded leather codpiece, resulting in a fountain of brilliant sparks. He parked himself up the back and did his thing while the girls shuffled around him and barely gave him a second look, despite the possibility of their hair igniting.

And then all too quickly he was gone. I immediately had to go get a pic of the Netherrealm's premier entertainer. Actually, I got two, and he was kind enough to grab his crotch in the second one. What a guy.
 
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Posted by Yummylee

I expect to find that guy in my nightmares tonight.
Posted by ArmaziLLa

Dude, that looks badass. I definetely would have liked to have seen that kind of a show. Did someone just hire this group to dance at a personal party or was this organized in some way?

Posted by buzz_clik
@ArmaziLLa: It was a personal party at an ex-pat's Bali home, but I've no idea how one goes about finding that kind of act, let alone hiring the buggers. All I know is I was knocking back an unhealthy amount of vodka, and then this inferno of fun just started up out of nowhere. More parties should have this kind of surprise.
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Posted by Damien

Was that just some random dude at the party?

Edited by Bigandtasty

I don't know what an angle grinder is =( 
 
(never mind, Wikipedia to the rescue. That's a pretty ballsy thing to do. I wouldn't do that even if I had three codpieces on and they were all made of diamond)
 
But other than that, seems like an awesomely ridiculous event that can only happen somewhere far from Western civilization. That's a pretty crazy story to be able to tell.

Posted by buzz_clik
@Damien said:
" Was that just some random dude at the party? "
Heh. As great as a story that would be, I can only assume he and the others were specifically hired to bring the awesome.
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Posted by Damien
@buzz_clik said:
" @Damien said:
" Was that just some random dude at the party? "
Heh. As great as a story that would be, I can only assume he and the others were specifically hired to bring the awesome. "
And bring the awesome he did.
Posted by Red12b

That's awesome,

You should put Brads face in it though,

You could Photoshop Brads face as if he is grabing him, or not if thats just too creepy,

 

You've shown up my party though, Damn looks like a fantastic night,

Posted by buzz_clik
@Red12b: Great idea! I'm on it, amigo.
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Posted by Red12b

Let me be your Muse.

Muse and abuse,

 

What? I dunno, I need to get back to work.

Edited by MysteriousBob

I didn't know Scorpion was a fan of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Posted by buzz_clik
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Posted by Sweep

Awesome sauce!

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Posted by TurboMan

that is an awesome suit. I want one.

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Posted by HistoryInRust
@buzz_clik: Everything you do on this site is magical. Never stop. 
 
Also, that fucking sex-ninja is nightmarish.
Posted by ajamafalous

Sounds like an awesome party.

Posted by buzz_clik
@Sir_Ragnarok: I keep a little book handy for those times that a phrase or word is uttered and I think it would make a good (half-joking) band name. Guess what? "Sex Ninja" is going straight on the list. I'd totally go see a band called that.
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