Gardner Heist: Solved

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 20, 2011 in potpourri |

Want some fun for a Friday afternoon?

Stephen Colbert confessed to the 1990 heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum a few days ago.

Yes, you read that right. Just watch the clip.



  • Rebecca says:

    Ha that’s great… “I’m kinda sick of it..you can come pick it up now”
    …did you ever read the Gardner Heist book? It’s really interesting. Don’t know if I really believe what the solution is in the book but it’s interesting.

  • Yeah, I read it maybe two years ago? I had heard though that it’s very inaccurate in parts – they don’t sell it in the gift shop at the museum itself, for example. (Though I bet they have other reasons for not selling it!)

    I don’t know if I buy his solution either, but it was certainly a really interesting read!

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