It Me: Asthmatic Otter And Snack Thief Edition

It is fun and hip to say “it me” about articles and photos — the implicit humor is that, of course, you are not that fat baby, or those lazy cats, or that mailbox brimming with letters. You are a normal adult human. I do it maybe too much. When I brought the following two news items to the attention of Jezebel’s… »9/17/15 5:30pm9/17/15 5:30pm

Woman's Angry Note to Bike Thief Catches Attention of Good Samaritan

Here is a heart-warming tale of how writing a very angry letter and taping it to a public amenity can restore your faith in the good of society. Some horrible bike thief stole the $700 bike of Olgi Freyre, a 19-year-old part-time student in Chicago, while she was at work, just trying to support herself. »10/31/13 6:00pm10/31/13 6:00pm

Guy Tricks Idiot Thief Into Bringing his iPhone Back By Posing as OK Cupid Girl

This might just be the Grand Guignol of petty thief dumbassery. As is wont to happen, a Brooklyn man named Nadal Nirenberg lost his phone in a cab at 4 AM on New Year's Eve. The next day, Nirinberg saw that whoever grabbed it later was using his OK Cupid profile (linked to his iPhone) to look for dates. So he set up a… »1/05/13 5:30pm1/05/13 5:30pm

This Is What Happens When You Try to Steal a Girl Scout's Cookie Money

A pair of men who stole cookie money from a Houston area Girl Scout troop got a little more than they bargained for when one of the girls punched one cookie thief in the face and another girl held onto the car as it drove away. The perps are still at large, but they best move far, far away and change their names lest… »3/05/12 1:10pm3/05/12 1:10pm