Drooling on the Pillow

Friday, October 21, 2005

Good Thing He Wasn't a Gretzky Fan 

My musings below on the nature of fanhood have been put in perspective by a gentleman from Oklahoma City. Eric James Torpy (the name sounds like a product of the Serial Killer Alias Generator) was sentenced to thirty years for armed robbery.

He demanded to be given a thirty-three year sentence. The judge agreed.

The reason?
"He said if he was going to go down, he was going to
go down in Larry Bird's jersey," Oklahoma County
District Judge Ray Elliott said Wednesday. "We
accommodated his request and he was just as happy
as he could be.
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