Story of the ‘worst roommate ever’ is a must-read
New York magazine calls it "the worst roommate story you'll ever read"—and that's no exaggeration, as many readers of the viral piece have pointed out on Twitter. William Brennan's harrowing longform on Jamison Bachman starts with the story of Alex Miller, a Philadelphia woman looking for a roommate via Craigslist last March. "Jed Creek" responded to her ad and the 60-year-old seemed like a perfect fit—but, as Miller discovered after he started exhibiting bizarre and threatening behavior toward her, "Creek" was actually Bachman, a "serial squatter" who used his knowledge of tenancy laws to terrorize roommates, ultimately sending a dozen of them "into court and often from their home."