Internet Catches Idiot Subway Mugger Who Wore His Frat Sweats to the Crime

Max Read · 04/03/13 02:11PM

Lifehack for robbers: don't wear a sweatshirt emblazoned with your fraternity's name, and your pledge name, when you mug someone. And if you do, hope that video of the crime never gets posted online. Not quite a day after commenters on Gawker and elsewhere identified him as the assailant in newly-released footage of a violent subway mugging in March, Brooklyn resident Aidan Folan, 21, was arrested and charged with robbery and assault.

Columbia Professor Ruder Than Columbia Muggers

Hamilton Nolan · 02/07/11 09:38AM

Columbia University: where you can almost taste the class conflict lapping at the edge of campus. According to a credulity-straining (fictional?) report in The Morningside Post, Columbia student Jane Watkins was hurrying up 114th on her way to class when she was rudely mugged. By very polite muggers!