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Boy Arrested For Bombing Starbucks, Just Like Brad Pitt

Some people are so unoriginal these days. A 17-year-old kid was arrested Tuesday night for a bombing inspired by Brad Pitt’s character Tyler Durden in the movie “Fight Club.” Kyle Shaw set off the homemade bomb made of fireworks powder, a metal cap, a plastic bottle, and electrical tape around 3:30am. His target—a Starbucks, just like in the film. No one was hurt in the blast, but Shaw faces charges of arson, criminal mischief, and criminal possession of a weapon. Looks like Kyle really took the movie to heart—Kyle and his no-doubt equally dim friends run their own fight club kicking each other’s asses in Central Park. Hopefully they can just knock each out from “reenacting” more movie scenes. [Huffington Post]

These “Fight Club” groupies aren’t the only movie buffs to bring scripted crimes to life. Here are more real-life deviants not creative enough to draft their own crimes. Keep reading »

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