what it is: the nose game
where i found it: nyc
Being in a mail order marriage with a Korean woman, I've been a little concerned about recent reports of a guy walking around NYC whacking Asian women's faces with a hard object wrapped in a plastic bag. As more details have emerged, the profile of the perpetrator has grown increasingly absurd and bizarre, with reports finally ending with his suicide several days ago.
I'm a little stumped as to what to write about this one. You can hunt down his blog, which presents a detailed relief map of his decent into madness, with postings of disjointed current events, photos of celebrities and his thoughts on why Asian women have spurned him for so long (the short of it: they don't like him because they're on cocaine, so if he smashes their noses they can no longer do blow, and will therefore like him). The blog ends with his eventual decent into suicide - it's pretty horrifying that this guy never got psychiatric care. I'll let you track it down on your own if you've got the stomach.
If you just want the digest version, which you do, here's the story provided by Gothamist.
I'll leave you with this quote:
"At first I thought I could get away with 1 Million Noses, but at 6th victim I felt a little discouraged"
Further details emerge. The perpetrator could often be found in coffee shops, constructing bow ties while dressed in a graduation gown. Rumor has it that he sold one of these bow ties to Floyd Mayweather for $10K. He sold his sperm to make a living. And when they found his body at the bottom of an elevator shaft (he had tied a rope, one end around his neck, the other to the bottom of the elevator, so that someone would murder him unknowingly with the push of a button) he was garbed in a silver space suit.