The Onion: Banjos banned in Boston?

The OnionThis morning’s edition of The Onion, an often hysterical and always amusing faux news web site, carried a hilarious piece entitled Banjo Player Sought In Hootenanny Spree. It’s the story of a police investigation of a string of random banjo playings in Boston.

Truck driver and banjo player Jay “Snapbean” Holcomb was named a “person of interest” by Boston police Tuesday in its investigation of a series of unannounced and boisterous hootenannies responsible for bringing sections of the city to a virtual standstill over the past several weeks.

Read the whole piece on The Onion site. Well worth a few moments of your time.

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.