These folks not only didn't let horrific injuries and life destroying disabilities get them down, they actually turned them into superpowers.
Everybody knows a good excuse involves grand theft auto, arson and attempted suicide, amongst other things.
Kids, do you want to grow up and design video games for a living? Adults, do you want to quit your chumpy job and realize your dream of being an animator or a chef? You might have been tempted by ads like this. Here's why they're bullshit.
Let's be clear: Alcoholism will kill you dead. But apparently booze can also turn you into Superman.
Dammit, Japan. Just... dammit.
While we'd like to continue to believe that chocolate comes from a purple-garbed man in a whimsical factory, the real chocolate world is far darker and far harder than we ever would have thought. Though the general disregard for children is about the same.
We are so lucky to be living in an era of law where suspect interrogations with live cobras tied to the ends of nightsticks are no longer common. Unfortunately, there are still many colorful ways the police can royally screw you while Lady Justice shrugs.
Honesty is not always the best policy. For instance, when you're talking to your boss, honesty is almost never a good idea
Being a famous musician comes with a lot of perks. Throngs of adoring fans enamored with your every move. More sex and drugs than one person should ever have access to. And, apparently, the means to get completely idiotic video games commissioned in your name.