watt’s picture of the week – monday, june 27, 2011

in the lion drome: fearless egbert + his lion monarch (mike watt did not take this photo!)

a man and a lion sharing a race car in 1929

“fearless egbert” and his lion “monarch” wailing around a “wall of death” in a “lion drome” in 1929, pursued by a man on a motorcycle.

I did not take this photo but felt very compelled to share it.

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3 Responses to watt’s picture of the week – monday, june 27, 2011

  1. I am inspired to be way more badass from this moment forward.

  2. Holy crap. We’ll never be as badass as that lion, Elise.

  3. I don’t know – I’m not afraid of chairs or whips

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