Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Flipside0
Edinburgh Fresher performs Self-Frontal Lobotomy as part of Neknominate
An Edinburgh Fresher has taken the latest #Neknominate trend a step too far, by performing a frontal lobotomy on himself with a hammer and chisel, and then having his ‘camera man’ pour a mix of Stella Artois, Glen’s Vodka, Vanilla Coca Cola, and an Oxo Cube down his throat.
Shaun Wallis, a first year Chemical Engineering student from Hertfordshire, was filmed by fellow fresher James Burchill, a first year Philosophy student, from London, as he executed the stunt and rendered himself brain-dead. Burchill is being charged by the crown prosecution service with criminal negligence for allowing the events to take place and filming them, and violent assault for pouring the alcohol down Wallis’ throat after the lobotomy.
The incredibly graphic and violent video was removed from Facebook almost instantly because of the bloody Victorian medical procedure and the horrible scenes of a braindead man being force fed alcohol. But Flipside has obtained a transcript of the video:
Wallis: (being filmed) Right, is it on? Are you filming? Ok cool. Alright lads! Cheers to Timothy O’Shea for the nomination, you fucking legend! Right so, I’ve seen a lot of sick nomination efforts, but we’re going to try something a bit different. Firstly we’ll mix up what I’m gonna drink.
(picks up pint glass and can of Stella) Right so, obviously we’ve got a can of Stella, LADdiest drink I could find, obviously, because I am a massive Lad.
(Wallis pours the can into the glass, Burchill can be heard sniggering whilst failing to hold the camera straight) Not quite a pint though is it bois? So I thought I’d give it a bit of a top up. (Wallis laughs at this, obviously finding it hilarious.)
Burchill: Good one mate! (Burchill seems genuinely sincere)
(Wallis picks up a bottle of Glen’s vodka.) Right, got some Glen’s havn’t we? To remind me of the weekend. Am I right boys!? (Wallis pours some Glens into the glass.)
Wallis: Right, but it’s not quite done is it? I need a bit of flavour, something to really make this my own. So I’ve got my favourite soft drink, some Vanilla coke! (Wallis produces a can of Vanilla coke, and pours some into the pint.)
Wallis: Right, but this is all a bit too pleasant. So Jamie recommended I put in an Oxo cube cause that’s massive bantz. So, here goes. (Wallis produces an Oxo cube and breaks it up into the drink)
Well, that smells rancid. So that’s what I’m going to drink, but before that I’m going to perform a frontal lobotomy on myself, and render myself brain dead. So I’ve got a hammer and a chisel here. Now, I’m going to do this myself, then once it’s complete, Jamie has agreed to pour this concoction down my throat. Now, if I drown due to the fact that my body isn’t functioning properly, I agree that it’s not Jamie’s fault. (Wallis chuckles.) That’s all the legal part of the way.
(Wallis then produces a hammer and chisel, and proceeds to hammer the chisel into his forehead for about 2 minutes, intermittently saying things like “Oh that’s not quite right” and screaming in pain manically. Eventually the process clearly has it’s intended effect, as Wallis drops his utensils and stares deadpan into the camera.)
Burchill: Right, so that’s done, now I’m just make this massive gimp see his pint off.
(Burchill pours the pint down Wallis’s throat, occaisionally chanting “LAD LAD LAD” and see it off, the process uncomfortably takes about 4 minutes as Wallis keeps choking on the pint and is visibly suffering. Once he finally sees the pint off, Wallis collapses to the floor.)
Burchill: What a fucking beta, try harder.
Responses to the Neknominate have been mixed. President of EUSA Hugh Murdoch, seemed concerned, but then asked us if we knew any NUS delegates who could vote for him in his bid to hold a minor position of power.
President of Edinburgh University Rugby Football Club, Jonny Bluebairs said “Pretty much top LAD banter as far as I’m concerned.”
There is currently a twitter hashtag dedicated to the event called #Lolbotomy