Bourjaily: Shooting Skeet with a Tank

I love the giant clay target and the huge trap in this clip. If you were wondering: The clip is … Continued

I love the giant clay target and the huge trap in this clip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgT7-xr2PGA//

If you were wondering: The clip is part of a beer commercial for Carlton Dry. The tank, although it looks like a French AMX-13, is actually an Austrian SK-105, which has a 105 mm gun. If you were really shooting tank cannons at monster clays, you would want to load one of these (I know, I have posted this before, but that was before I knew there were giant clay targets):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgn1nhUEgo8//

Mel Brooks did a similar gag – funnier and in much worse taste – in “History of the World, Part I.” Playing Louis XIV, he calls “pull” and shoots at peasants flung through the air. “It’s good to be the king.”