Thursday, November 08, 2007

Dis Good Guy's Gotta Good Disguise

So there's an otherwise-boring story in the Star-Tribune today about a man who is accused of being "one of Minnesota's biggest tax cheats." He claims to be broke (surprise, surprise), even though he was worth $20 million in 2003. He's been on the run for over a year.

Here's the interesting part (to me, at least):
Beale went by the name "Bob Johnson'' for much of the time he was a fugitive.


Bob Johnson.

First I thought, "Wow, he couldn't come up with something better than 'Bob Johnson'?" But I guess "Hyden Runfromthelaw" might raise suspicions at the pharmacy. Bob Johnson is probably perfect. (Quick, find every Bob Johnson you know and accuse him of being a wanted man. Only, you know, don't make it sound like a come-on like I just did there.)

So, what would your fugitive name be? I'm thinking "Jennifer Park" for myself.

That, or Heidi McRunfromthelaw.

10 comments:

Gidge said...

Maybe your fugitive name is like your porno name, your middle name plus the name of the street you live on......

So says Anne Boggs.

merseydotes said...

Lacey LaPlant. (Because if Romany Malco came up with it, it's good enough for me!)

Daddy L said...

I thought your porno name was your first pet plus the street you grew up on. So Ginger Eastdowne.

But my fugitive name would be: Johnny Law because, the best place to hide is out in the open. Police wouldn't be looking for one of their own would they?

MP said...

Fun!
OK...gidge's way mine would be
Pat Cuba
(which would be pretty funny since I'm such a white non ethnic looking person)

daddyl's way would be Peter Stevens..I don't look like a Peter..I guess I could go by Pete..a girl named Pete... They could make a song based on me kind a like a Boy named Sue. lol...

E :) said...

Misty Waters. It's mysterious... And ridiculous.

Em said...

According to daddy l I would be Sukey Sausalito.

Ya think that would keep the fuzz off me?

Ken and Belly said...

I think I know three Bob Johnsons. I know five Michael Johnsons, though. I admire the guy's logic of picking the name that would most blend in. Ergo, I'd be Amber Peterson.

Sarah, Goon Squad Sarah said...

I would be Rhonda Mexico.

I swear to the Gods that I will never stop thinking that is funny.

p-man said...

If it was some version of my porn name then Cleo Highbury. I prefer the solidity of John Lawless. I know a guy with that name. He's not in jail.

Anne said...

Roberta Johnson?