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(Chron)   Some headlines need no help: Galveston fines lawyer for strolling beach as Michael Myers with bloody knife   (chron.com) divider line
    More: Strange, Michael Myers, Halloween II, Walking, Samuel Loomis, Halloween, Facebook post, island attorney Mark Metzger, Halloween III: Season of the Witch  
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1 day ago  
Doesn't the First Amendment cover this?
 
1 day ago  
But it was about COVID-19!  There were plague rats on the beach!

He's on the right side of history!
 
1 day ago  
If he'd been carrying a Glock instead of a knife they wouldn't have been able to touch him.
 
1 day ago  
Serves him right, dressing up as the wrong horror icon in Texas.
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1 day ago  

Trocadero: Serves him right, dressing up as the wrong horror icon in Texas.
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Is that a Homelite saw?
 
1 day ago  
I have to say, the video at the end was a tad creepy.
 
1 day ago  
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1 day ago  

fanbladesaresharp: Trocadero: Serves him right, dressing up as the wrong horror icon in Texas.
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Is that a Homelite saw?


https://drillsfillsandgaffertape.com/​w​hat-chainsaw-did-leatherface-use/

Nope, that was Scarface, apparently.
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1 day ago  
In a second post made around 7:20 p.m., Metzger wrote his appearance on the beach was about "bringing positive vibes to the gloom and doom out there, generating some laughter, helping people crack a smile, and restoring our faith in humanity through humor."

Ok, while I can understand attempting to bring a little levity into this farked up world *maybe* dressing up as a serial killer might not be the best way to go about it. Still better than those creepy clowns from a few years ago though.

"So if taking a silly walk down the beach during a storm in a costume, and subsequently being arrested for disorderly conduct accomplished any of that .... then I'd do it again all day every day," Metzger wrote.

Dare to dream. Go get 'em tiger.
 
1 day ago  
 
1 day ago  
It would be nice if they were just as vigilant about beach goers leaving used diapers and other assorted trash down there.
 
1 day ago  
Note that they said "fines" and not "fires."

Sadly.
 
1 day ago  

somniferous sloth: In a second post made around 7:20 p.m., Metzger wrote his appearance on the beach was about "bringing positive vibes to the gloom and doom out there, generating some laughter, helping people crack a smile, and restoring our faith in humanity through humor."

Ok, while I can understand attempting to bring a little levity into this farked up world *maybe* dressing up as a serial killer might not be the best way to go about it. Still better than those creepy clowns from a few years ago though.

"So if taking a silly walk down the beach during a storm in a costume, and subsequently being arrested for disorderly conduct accomplished any of that .... then I'd do it again all day every day," Metzger wrote.

Dare to dream. Go get 'em tiger.


Maybe dressing like a puppy and picking up trash would have cheered up people and renewed their faith in humanity more.
 
1 day ago  

somniferous sloth: In a second post made around 7:20 p.m., Metzger wrote his appearance on the beach was about "bringing positive vibes to the gloom and doom out there, generating some laughter, helping people crack a smile, and restoring our faith in humanity through humor."

Ok, while I can understand attempting to bring a little levity into this farked up world *maybe* dressing up as a serial killer might not be the best way to go about it. Still better than those creepy clowns from a few years ago though.

"So if taking a silly walk down the beach during a storm in a costume, and subsequently being arrested for disorderly conduct accomplished any of that .... then I'd do it again all day every day," Metzger wrote.

Dare to dream. Go get 'em tiger.


But he didn't even dress as a serial killer: he dressed as a fictional character. The knife wasn't real, and there is no mention of him doing anything other than walking... if he challenges the charge, he'll beat it. Which I'm sure he knows.
 
1 day ago  

Gyrfalcon: somniferous sloth: In a second post made around 7:20 p.m., Metzger wrote his appearance on the beach was about "bringing positive vibes to the gloom and doom out there, generating some laughter, helping people crack a smile, and restoring our faith in humanity through humor."

Ok, while I can understand attempting to bring a little levity into this farked up world *maybe* dressing up as a serial killer might not be the best way to go about it. Still better than those creepy clowns from a few years ago though.

"So if taking a silly walk down the beach during a storm in a costume, and subsequently being arrested for disorderly conduct accomplished any of that .... then I'd do it again all day every day," Metzger wrote.

Dare to dream. Go get 'em tiger.

Maybe dressing like a puppy and picking up trash would have cheered up people and renewed their faith in humanity more.


You say that, but I'm pretty sure the alternate timeline headline would involve him being called a Furry and potentially assaulted, cause Texass.

Then we get Matty in here feeling targeted and such - with a 50/50 chance of the thread turning into furry porn.

So, I'm not sure about the renewed faith in humanity - but picking up some trash would be a good move.
 
1 day ago  
Is that against the law? What more do they want from him? He's wearing a mask and staying at six feet away from others. It's actually pretty clever. I wouldn't go within sixty feet oh him.
 
1 day ago  
Sounds like a great way to get yourself shot.
 
1 day ago  
Mark is a law school buddy's sometime law collaborator. They both work out of the same Galveston office. Mark is a bit of a goonish clown, but not the least bit dumb. He's a big, muscle slabbed Marine, who loves rainbow unicorns, strippers, running nearly naked with loads of other marines in their underwear in "silkies runs," to raise money. Among my favorite public antics is his flotilla of rainbow unicorn inflatable kiddie pools all sashed together and paddled around a flooded Strand to transport people safely from one bar to another. A non-public antic involved a big rubber horse head, and apparently a unsafe amount of red glitter in some friendly reproduction of a Godfather scene.
 
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