Drive By Corpsing

  • Season 3
  • Aired 01/06/2011
  • 6,198 Views

A newly minted gang member gets whacked in a drive-by corpsing. A freaky true story.

[car alarm]

announcer: IN HOLLYWOOD,PEOPLE WILL DO ANYTHING

TO LAND A ROLE.

TAKE ENRIQUE HERE.

HE'S UP FOR THE LEADIN A LOW BUDGET,

L.A. GANG-INSPIRED MOVIE.

TO GET INTO THE CHARACTER,

ENRIQUE INFILTRATEDTHE 12TH STREET LOCOS,

A NOTORIOUS AND VICIOUS GROUPOF HISPANIC THUGS.

HE'D GOTTEN PRETTY FARINTO THEIR INITIATION PROCESS.

HE PASSED TAGGINGWITH FLYING COLORS.

[car alarm]

CAR STEREO JACKING,CHECK.

HE EVEN WENT SO FARAS TO HAVE THE GANG'S LOGO

TATTOOED ON HIS HAIRLESS,PRETTY BOY ACTOR'S CHEST.

BUT THERE WASONE LAST TEST.

- THIS IS IT, HOMES.

announcer: A GANG INITIATIONRITUAL CALLED THE BEATDOWN.

- IF YOU CAN'T TAKE IT,CAP OUT.

- [speaking Spanish]

- THE BEATDOWN IS TO SHOW,YOU KNOW, YOUR LOYALTY,

YOUR COMMITMENT TO THE GANG.

IT'S THE WHOLE BLOOD IN,BLOOD OUT THING, YOU KNOW.

A BEATDOWN SOMETIMES LASTSA MATTER OF 30 SECONDS.

IT CAN BE TWO MINUTES.

AND I HAVE SEEN THE ONESGETTING BEAT DOWN DIE.

announcer:ENRIQUE WAS WISHING

THEY USED A STUNT DOUBLEFOR THIS SCENE.

- TAP OUT. COME ON.- ARE YOU GONNA TAP OUT?

announcer:BUT HE TOUGHED IT OUT.

- YOU'RE A THUG NOW, BROTHER,FOR LIFE.

announcer: EVEN IF HE DIDN'TGET THE PART IN THE MOVIE,

HE'D ALWAYS HAVE THE LOCOSTO FALL BACK ON.

BUT THEN A PLOT TWISTNOBODY SAW COMING.

THE LOCOS WEREN'T THE ONLY GANGWORKING THAT NIGHT.

100 FEET ABOVE THEM,A RIVAL GANG

WERE DISPOSINGOF SOME EVIDENCE,

AND OUR BOY ENRIQUEWAS IN THE WRONG PLACE

AT THE WRONG TIME.

- A CORPSE COMINGFROM 100 FEET ABOVE,

WITH GRAVITY ASOUR ACCELERATION PARAMETER,

WOULD CAUSE SEVERE FORCETO THE LIVING PERSON'S SKULL.

THE SKULL WOULD FRACTURE,

AND YOU'D HAVEIMMEDIATE BRUISING

WITHIN THAT AREAOF THE BRAIN,

CAUSING A LACK OF BLOOD SUPPLYTO OUR BRAIN AND OXYGEN

AND WOULD LEAD TOIMMEDIATE DEATH.

[car alarm]

announcer:ASPIRING ACTOR ENRIQUE

WANTED A PART SO BAD,

HE IMMERSED HIMSELFIN GANG LIFE.

BUT IT WAS JUST PRETEND.

- YOU'RE TOUGH NOW,BROTHER.

announcer: UNTIL THAT BIG O.G.IN THE SKY YELLED, "CUT!

"THAT'S A WRAP...

HOMIE."

[siren]

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