17 February 2006

Yet Another Love That Dares Not Speak Its Name

I suspect cautionary tales of doorknobphilia will not become a regularly-recurring feature of Infamy or Praise, but whenever I come across them, I will be certain to pass them along:
A man who claims he is obsessed with doorknobs faces three years in prison for a burglary spree in which dozens of them were taken from construction sites.

A criminal complaint said Thor Jeffrey Steven Laufer told police he took a variety of items from the construction sites in the Milwaukee suburb of Mequon to disguise his obsession, "so that it would look like a typical burglary rather than someone just stealing doorknobs."

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