Ironic Moments From Modern History

A How-To Book Fails to Help Author

17. A How-To Book Fails to Help Author

Bullfighting is a contest that has been going on for centuries in Spain, Mexico, and certain South American countries. The sport has often come under fire for the cruelty it inflicts onto the innocent animal, and the dangerous conditions it creates for the fighter himself. 

Incidentally, a veteran bullfighting enthusiast, Bill Hillman, wrote and published a book titled ‘How to Survive The Bulls of Pamplona’. The book laid out guidelines that bullfighters can follow to avoid getting gored by the animal. But tragically, only three weeks after the release of his book, Hillman was gored by a bull and succumbed to his injuries. 

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