Here are the highlights from Wednesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.
– A 34-year-old homeless man was arrested Tuesday night after he stabbed two park rangers on the Boston Common. Bodio Hutchinson ran from the scene and told cops chasing him to shoot him. Instead, the cops tackled the suspect to the ground and took him to jail. The officers he stabbed were listed in stable condition.
Said Dennis: “All right, three options here: deranged, suicide by cop or he wanted to become a martyr and be the next famous guy who gets shot by a cop without a gun in his hand — demented.”
“Park rangers have guns?” asked a surprised Callahan.
“It’s just in case Yogi and Boo-Boo go nuts,” replied Dennis.
Said Callahan: “I don’t think they have guns. Why would you let a guy stab you multiple times?”
– An animal activist gave an impassioned speech at a San Francisco restaurant in late September, urging diners not to eat meat. Kelly Atlas described how she saved an abused “little girl,” which was in fact her pet chicken named Snow. Atlas doesn’t like how chickens are treated and eventually killed by the food industry.
“She’s more deranged than the guy at the Common,” Dennis exclaimed.
Said Minihane: “You know what’s the greatest thing in the world? Biting into a Chick-fil-A grilled chicken sandwich.”
Replied Dennis: “If I’m going to protest the corporal punishment of chickens, I’m not going to a brasserie. Aren’t you going to Chick-fil-A?”
– Five teenagers from Ohio will face criminal charges after they tricked an autistic boy into doing a fake ALS ice bucket challenge. Instead of dumping ice water on the 15-year-old, the teenagers poured a bucket filled with feces, cigarette butts and urine.
“I hope they do time,” Callahan said. “I don’t want them to just get a little fine, a little community service.”