***This post inspired by a conversation with "Senhor Polvo" himself Uncle Richie Boy***
Sometimes a gentlemen is put in a predicament where he must defend himself but doesn't have a weapon on hand. This improvised club can be made from a newspaper (or magazine) and can definitely help in a pinch. In it's essence the Millwall Brick is just a folded up newspaper bent in half and used as a club. The magic of it is how an everyday newspaper becomes an effective weapon. This might be the only reason to continue to actually read a physical newspaper instead of reading it on a phone.
I was going to post directions, but the internet already did it for me: