Monday, September 24, 2012

Laughing Out Loud

Scandalous meme!
Since its supposed emergence in Calgary in the mid-1980s, the internet acronym "LOL" has become possibly the most incorrectly used term of internet slang. Many users of the phrase that means "laugh out loud" express it in statements of mere chuckling.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Giving a false confession under duress

Marty Tankleff before prison
Marty Tankleff was 17 when he discovered his adoptive parents bludgeoned and stabbed. His mother, Arlene, was dead and his father, Seymour, within an inch of his life.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Dressing like a priest

We know you're not a real monk!
Father Ted Crilly, Pastor Rev. Jonathan Clunas and Monk had better beware: they and other fake clergy can face up to a year in jail.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Playing a "boom box" on the bus

Bostonians, make sure you've got headphones on if you're listening to music while riding the MBTA. Otherwise, you're not just annoying, you could do jail time.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

NIGERIA EDITION: Things Goats Can Go to Jail for

Horned and dangerous.
A goat was arrested in Nigeria in 2009. He allegedly did a ba-a-a-ad thing.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Annoying a Hunter

We have heard many tales of vacations gone bad, and the cause is usually other people: airline schedulers, hotel receptionistsMickey Mousemanic spouses, teen fiction authors and even poor travel planning by Hitler's high command. The only recourse vacationers can usually expect is a refund and a story to tell.

Friday, August 10, 2012