Angered and distraught over the analog TV shutdown, a 70-year old Missouri man blew away his TV and engaged in a brief standoff with police when he could not get his converter box to work.

Surprised? You shouldn't be. Violence like this was inevitable. All it takes is mixing one part old man with one part technology, one part handgun and two parts alcohol. Then shake vigorously with an absence of Wheel of Fortune. [KSDK and Kare 11 via Fark]