Bilingual comedian Jose Barrientos explains his brilliant prank that he recently pulled on his Speech 101 classmates over the course of four months, during which he passed himself off as an ESL student with a Mexican accent and an unlikely obsession with David Hasselhoff.
1) Get wire mesh, cutting tools and steel wire.
2) Sculpt the bottom torso in the shape of a cylinder.
3) Sculpt the upper torso by wrapping wire mesh around a model.
4) Fasten the two parts together using steel wire.
Redditor AlphaF submitted this perfectly staged photograph that she had sent to her worrying mother during a trip to the Grand Canyon. For more photoshopped parodies and copycat attempts, check out the gallery over at Know Your Meme!
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