December 2012

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How to Finally Get Some Work Done: Kidnap a Handyman

I guess it was more the false imprisonment that got the work done. The kidnapping per se didn't happen until the end of his "shift." The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a couple in Santa Clara (south of SF) was arrested this…


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If I Am Captured, This Blog Will Continue

If I am captured, this blog will continue. I have pre-written enough material to keep this blog alive for at least a year. In addition, the administrator, Chad, will continue to monitor comments. He will administer the reward and post…


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“A Rhesus Monkey Could Have Beaten Orly Taitz”

The other quote you may see in reports of this incident is: "You should know that evidence is not stuff printed from the Internet." That's also pretty good, although technically stuff printed from the Internet could be evidence, assuming you…


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Assorted Stupidity #46

Yes, it's frustrating when the bank teller screws up a simple request—"give me $20,000," for example—but you shouldn't really complain about being shortchanged if the money you demanded wasn't yours. A 28-year-old man was arrested in October after he demanded…


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Man Charged With Aggravated Weirdness

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Oregon on November 26 after "acting suspiciously" in a bank. "Acting suspiciously" is not illegal, normally, but it sounds like they are making an exception in this case. Employees said the man entered the bank wearing…


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“Naked Rambler” Insists on Rambling Naked

The BBC reported last month that Stephen Gough had been released from prison after serving a five-month sentence for public nudity. This was not Gough's first offense by any means—it was his 18th, and he "has been in prison almost without a…