Worried about how he’d look on YouTube, NJ donut shop employee clobbers thief

A rather odd motivation for fighting back, but an effective one, nonetheless. A potentially interesting phenomenon — a radical drop in crime thanks to the ubiquity of cameras and the general public’s impression that it’s better to act and put oneself at some personal risk rather than not act and risk looking bad on the interwebs.

If that isn’t a Coupland novel in the making, I don’t know what is. đŸ™‚

2 Comments on Even robberies can go viral…

  1. I love the quote at the end of the article – “There are only a few videos like that on YouTube now, so mine’s going to be the best,” he said. “That’ll teach this guy.” Hahahahahaaaaa!! It sure will.

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