Today's Evil Beet Gossip


Some dude in Colorado has been robbing 7-11s using a bat’leth — a unique Klingon sword from the Star Trek world.

What kills me is that not only did someone rob a 7-11 with a Klingon sword, but that a witness on the scene was able to identify it so specifically. Like, “Oh, yes, that was definitely a bat’leth. It’s a Klingon longsword. Dates back to about 625 A.D., if you believe the oral histories. It’s ironic, really, because the name translates directly as “Sword of Honor,” but if you told this story to its original designer, the warrior Kahless, he …” but the guy didn’t get to continue because he was then arrested for talking about Star Trek to a police officer.

Thanks Linda!

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