Tuesday, August 11, 2009

“Pronto? Sono il piromane…”

Hooray! Lugano's rogue pyromaniac, responsible for a good number of local building and dumpster fires over the years, has been captured. Not long after he called the local newspaper to identify himself as "Serial Fire" and have a chat about his handiwork last week, the police caught up with him. (Bragging always gets you caught, I know that from my own experience stealing library books.) Anyway, it was fun to have a real Lugano supervillain while it lasted

You can find the full (Italian) transcript of the whole weird conversation (which begins, "Hello? I am the pyromaniac from yesterday's fires...") here.

4 comments:

JulieAnn said...

That's just bizarre!

Swiss Ms. said...

Somehow it makes me feel better, though, to know that there are really big weirdos everywhere.

OIJOY PHOTO - the blog said...

I would like to hear more about this library book heist.

Swiss Ms. said...

Okay, but since it's one of the most actively mean things I've ever done, I'll have to tell the story in private.