Tony Dighera is a farmer in Fillmore, California, and he figured out a way to grow pumpkins in a mold that makes them look just like Frankenstein's monster. They're tall, narrow, and have the monster face molded right into them.
Like it or not, fall is here, (pretty much, let's not get technical about it, okay?). We all know what that means -- hot apple cider, digging out your sweaters from the back of the closet, and people going on and on about how much they love pumpkin spice lattes.
Between your foolproof stencil of Justin Bieber's face and an endless supply of premium 99 cent carving tools, you probably envisioned yourself minutes away from that dreamy pop star pumpkin glowing all over your neighbors' jealous faces. What could go wrong?
If you're planning to go around smashing jack-o-lanterns on Monday, maybe this will help get that anti-social pumpkin hatred out of your system. Someone smashed a bunch of them, and filmed it in super slow-motion.
And here's a bonus: The YouTube video also shows each one in reverse...
Hope you're not gearing up for too much pumpkin carving or fresh pumpkin pie this fall. It looks like the Floydada pumpkin crop is going to be substantially smaller than normal. But it’s not just West Texas pumpkin farmers that are having trouble this year. Read the story and hear my interview on the next page.