A supposed “mega-billionaire” has placed an ad on Craigslist seeking to employ two “hot twin assassins.” Applicants must be skilled in hand-to-hand combat, Warsaw and NATO Pact small arms, and TV-guided missiles, and be able to lift 40 pounds unassisted.
The ad is almost definitely a joke. The fact that the hires must relocate to his secret lair, and get laser eye correction if they’re bespectacled (“I can’t abide people wearing glasses”), all smack of a bored 20-something weaned on “Mortal Kombat” and comic books.
His desire for “backup sets of twin assassins,” because the first set will likely get killed, is another hint that fantasy is afoot.
But a lot of people post crazy stuff on Craigslist. And a lot of it is real. There was the 28-year-old who posted an ad for a holiday girlfriend. There were the two dudes who offered a woman $50 to settle a score on whose penis was bigger. There was another man called Al who was looking for a friend called Betty, so they could sing the Paul Si