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Buzz Bissinger has done the impossible. The Friday Night Lights author and general sports curmudgeon has inadvertently come up with a new an definition of the phrase "I'm with you, Leather" that does not involve Chris Berman, yet manages to reach a whole new level of creepiness. He does so by revealing his addiction to leather clothing and accessories in an article for GQ, one that has cost him over $600,000 dollars in leather jackets, pants, and whatnot.
"I own eighty-one leather jackets, seventy-five pairs of boots, forty-one
pairs of leather pants, thirty-two pairs of haute couture jeans, ten
evening jackets, and 115 pairs of leather gloves. Those who conclude
from this that I have a leather fetish, an extreme leather fetish, get a
grand prize of zero. And those who are familiar with my choices will
sign affidavits attesting to the fact that I wear leather every day. The
self-expression feels glorious, an indispensable part of m...