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LAist Gets Jacked -- Part Two.

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Hint. We're quivering on a balcony of a highrise. Don't worry, we won't be here tomorrow.

Yes, that's right folks; your intrepid, if much-sneered-at reporter took too much cheap advice AFTER THE LAST EPISODE, settled back into his comfy pad, and sure enough, it was burglarized today. What'd they take? Well, better to ask what they left: Everything. They left money lying on the floor; they left our girlfriend's jewelry. They left hundreds of dollars worth of compact, portable music equipment. What'd they take?

You guessed it: The laptops. After climbing in the bathroom window and rifling the paper-drawers for bank statements, the raiders ended up taking nothing more than two laptops and a video camera. So much for running for president. (That's a joke.) Even the cop who arrived afterward said it was "unusually selective," "definitely not your average bangers or junkies," and that he felt the theft of the videocamera "was just cover."

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The thieves also took our collection of foreign coins, ripping open the large bag and leaving inside exactly one coin from each country.