Good Reasons to Kill

Good Reason to Kill #38: Peaceful Easy Feeling

There are at least two kinds of people in Charleston, South Carolina: people who like the music of The Eagles, and people who want to kill those people: When police talked to the victim, he said he had been listening…


Good Reason to Kill #36: Dubstep; and #37: King of Pop

From an Aug. 23 press release by the SF Public Defender's Office: San Francisco, CA — A 52-year-old man accused of smashing a champagne bottle over his 30-year-old coworker’s head after the younger man changed the music from classic Michael Jackson to…


Good Reason to Kill #35: Missing Can of Shrimp

Not only is this a great reason, it also involves great weaponry. From the Orlando Sentinel: Jayson [L.], 34, of Deltona used a sword to break down a door and threw kitchen knives at family members after his mother's boyfriend…





Good Reason to Kill #31: Refused Second Pretzel Dip

At least this time no firearms were used (see "Man Demands Hot Sauce at Gunpoint" (Sept. 22, 2011)), but for whatever reason there seems to be something extra stupid about resorting to violence over a little plastic thing of hot-pretzel…



Good Reason to Kill #29: Didn’t Vote

Is it a good thing to exercise your right to vote? Yes, it is, in the abstract, no matter who you actually vote for, I suppose. Probably. Given the lackluster choices we are typically presented with, though, and how polarized…


Good Reason to Kill #28: Alanis Morrisette

"That's all the motherf*cker listens to," Allen Casey, 24, told sheriff's deputies Sunday night in the Jacksonville home he shares with Todd Fletcher, 33. According to the police report, available at The Smoking Gun, the excess of Morrisette prompted Casey to…