A Picture is Worth…

A Picture is Worth…

Two photos… one is the mugshot of a monster who e-mailed detailed and graphic threats against his high school. The other is a snapshot of every mama’s dream child whose short story was discovered on a school computer and tragically misunderstood.

Save Brian” is a slick and impressive website designed to counter the local media’s representation of Brian Derrick Robinson. (Via Wired: “Write a Story, Go to Jail.”)

Am I blogging this in order to atone for the small role I played in popularizing the story of the Star Wars Kid, another chubby guy whose private creative activity was discovered by “friends” who then publicized it?