I’ve had a lifelong fascination with with con artists and imposters. I don’t support people who break the law if it leads to people getting hurt- but I admire people who have balls, creativity, and a sense of humour. My hero is Frank Abagnale Jr and I first heard of him when I saw the film “Catch Me If You Can” when I was a kid.
In case I need to explain my fascination with some of the people on my list- it’s probably because I’ve been a bureaucrat my whole life. I’ve always followed the rules. In school I would watch in silent awe as one of my classmates would break a rule for the sake of entertainment. He’d go down – but I think it was worth it because he’d given us a laugh and a story to take home.
I have no admiration for psychopaths/sociopaths and I find them utterly boring as people because they are void of any personality whatsoever. However, I will occasionally add one to my blog in case they interest anyone other than me.
Feel free to correct me, or inform me…and if you’d like me to add anyone to the list, please let me know!
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