Teen 'Fight Club Bomber' Busted in NY

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 16, 2009 4:27 AM CDT
An NYPD officer stands outside of the site of an early morning bombing at a Starbucks Coffee store on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in May.    (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – A Fight Club-obsessed teen has been arrested for the bombing of a Manhattan Starbucks, the New York Daily News reports. Kyle Shaw, 17, modeled himself on the Tyler Durden character in the movie and sought to copy the film's "Project Mayhem" attacks on corporate America, according to police. Shaw—who evidently forget that the first rule of Fight Club is not to talk about Fight Club—was busted after bragging to friends about the May bombing, said detectives.
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