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Mysterious Horse Boy Reappears on Google Street View

A man wearing a fake horse's head -- or, alternatively, a man who has the head of a horse -- was spotted on Google Street View's presentation of Aberdeen, UK. This mysterious creature has reappeared on a different image:

While no-one knows who Horse Boy is or what the point of him is, there are theories. Some bloggers think he will turn out to have been part of a corporate publicity stunt. Others point out that buying a plastic horse mask is not beyond the wit of man. A commenter on the BBC website said: "Horse boy isn't a person, it's a cheap mask - for example I saw at least three people wearing similar heads at this year's Download Festival in Donington."

Nonetheless he has become an international phenomenon. Stefan Kleen from Germany said he met horse-boy at a festival: "He only spoke English so we didn't really talk a lot to him." He has also apparently been spotted in Norwich and Cardiff.


In the comments, express your hypothesis on the nature of Horse Boy. The weirder, the better.

Link | Photo: Google

As predicted in the game Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders, aliens have come down to the planet using a clever disguise to hide their elongated heads (this time it's a horse head instead of Grouco Marx nose glasses and a cowboy hat to be more convincing), and displaying themselves beside their human indentured servants in public Internet photos seeming friendly. This whole Internet meme is to convincing the rest of humanity that high fructose corn syrup is bad for us, while pushing artificial sweetner on us to produce more of their mind controlled slaves for them. They originally had the idea to play a 60 hz buzz through the phone system to make everyone in the world dumber then they are, but with the development of Internet access and 4chan humanity has already done that job for them. Now is the time to forget everything I've said and I shall be the first... make that second to welcome our horse headed overlords.
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I just saw horse boy riding his bike down my street in Rochester, NY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I was out on the front porch smoking a cig, and along comes a guy with a horse head speeding up the street on his bike...I said holy s@%* it's horse boy!!!!
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Hey! I live in Rochester NY, too! Was this anywhere near Gates? That's where I am.

Also, the lead singer of Sparklehorse use to wear one of those often. But he, unfortunately, passed away.

http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/_/368802/Sparklehorse.jpg
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