This Is What Going to Movies Is Like Now

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A defense attorney says an Ohio man who brought a gun, ammunition and several knives to a showing of the latest Batman movie did so for protection and out of fear following a deadly Colorado shooting.

via Lawyer: Ohio moviegoer armed himself because of Colorado shooting | The Detroit News |

A 56-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the buttocks inside the Century 14 movie theaters in downtown Sparks on Tuesday night when a gun he had brought into the cinema discharged, police dispatch said.

via Sparks moviegoer shoots himself in buttocks, apologizes, leaves theater | Reno Gazette-Journal |

“I was a threat to no one. I didnt threaten anybody,” said James G. Mapes, who was taken into custody after carrying a handgun into the Cinebarre movie theater…

via Man arrested after bringing gun into Thornton movie theater – The Denver Post.

Despite a sign prohibiting weapons, police said three people had brought guns into a movie theater Friday night where the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” was showing.

via 3 people carry guns into movie theater in Putnam County – WSMV Channel 4.


Here Is Another Thing to Worry About (2)

Falling ballpoint pens are the real danger.

via Could a Penny Dropped Off a Skyscraper Actually Kill You?: Scientific American.

Here Is Another Thing to Worry About

When the gym closed, he and other teens hit the streets. They created a game. The objective was to knock out a stranger with a single punch, get them off their feet. Stealing a wallet or cellphone was not the point. “Do the lick,” in Eiseles words, and get on with it.

via Knockout game case shocked St. Louis, then fell apart.