The New York Times issues correction regarding The Shining's furry blowjob scene

In my opinion, the most jarringly inexplicable scene in The Shining is when Shelley Duvall stumbles upon a well-groomed man receiving fellatio from a silent individual wearing what resembles a bootleg Scooby Doo costume.

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This sequence has now become the subject of history's most comically left-field New York Times correction. Yes, it's stranger than that Brony one.

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Earlier this week, the Old Grey Lady issued this prim amendment after flubbing an extremely important fact in an article concerning a documentary about Stanley Kubrick's horror classic:

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:

Correction: January 29, 2012
An earlier version of this article incorrectly described imagery from "The Shining." The gentleman seen with the weird guy in the bear suit is wearing a tuxedo, but not a top hat.

I wonder who was the first reader to pen an angry letter about this minutia. After all, I imagine that scene is tantamount to the Magna Carta for fursuit enthusiasts.

[Via Slashfilm]

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XerxesQados
XerxesQados

I imagine that scene is tantamount to the Magna Carta for fursuit enthusiasts.

No, not really. It's a pretty badly-made suit. The ears don't even stay upright, and the body clearly wasn't tailored to fit the guy. It looks like a pair of ugly pajamas.