Too much coffee, man.What a year. Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey wanted to be our governor. We got a brand spankin' new Twins ballpark. Michele Bachmann took the tingle out of Chris Matthews. And the Metrodome roof collapsed in the Blizzard of 2010. All of that and more was caught on vide ... More >>
Image via YouTubeJonathon Sharkey, presidential candidateWhen last we heard from Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, self-described vampire, he was being hounded out of town after taking up with a runaway teenage girl. Now the man who once wanted to be our governor is inflicting himself on the re ... More >>
We could have had vampire Jonathon Sharkey for governor, but he took off for Florida. Maybe fugitive felon Jack Shepard for District 4 congressman? What could possibly go wrong? From Shepard's Web site, somewhere in Italy: "If you support: 1) The Legalization of Medical Marijuana, 2) An imm ... More >>
Now he's in Florida. He's running for the White House as a Republican. And he's squiring around another teenage girl he met online.
His announcement brings to an end one of the weirder chapters in Minnesota politics.
Police intervene in vampire love affair after comment war on City Pages' website
Paige Brewer vanished with the self-described vampire over Valentines Day weekend.
Sharkey is not under arrest, but detectives want to question him regarding his relationship with the girl.
She made her comments after a succession of stories in City Pages resulted in hundreds of comments by outraged readers.
Paige Brewer denies that she is a runaway, and denies that she has been abducted.
The Faribault High School student says she walked out on an abusive relationship with her mother before meeting up with Sharkey.
A self-described vampire who wants to be Minnesota's next governor draws fire -- and attention.
But, is his betrothed just another snack?
The man is nothing if not a dedicated self-promoter. He's also a ripe target for parody.
Would the alleged blood drinker truly suck for Minnesota?
Jonathon Sharkey tells us via phone from Tampa, Fla., that he's out of jail, and he still plans on announcing his candidacy on the Ides of March.
Jonathon Sharkey tells the Rochester Post-Bulletin to beware the Ides of March.
And we thought Jesse Ventura was weird.
Unless, of course, "Chewbacca Bitch Beast" is your preferred nickname