Friday, January 2, 2015

Austin American-Statesman: "In barbecue-loving Austin, theft of giant smoker hits a nerve"

Today's Austin American-Statesman has a piece about the recent theft of a smoker in Austin. The article's focus is the visceral reaction many have had to the theft. Why are people so worked up about a smoker theft? Read & find out.

1 comment:

Joe Wagner said...

It's not inexpensive.
It takes time to season the smoker for optimum flavor, so that is a theft of the owner's time/life.
Since it's hard to store securely, it causes other owners agitation as they worry about their smokers.
What's next? You gonna steal my dog? Shit howdy.