Given the title of this blog, I am allowed to talk about guns, or nuts. Today's subject is the latter . . . or is it?
A rubber-suited man who calls himself Phoenix Jones is one of several costumed men - and maybe women --- patrolling the streets of Seattle. His costume incorporates body armor and he carries a taser-tipped nightstick and a can of mace. His identity is a secret, and he even has a hideout in a comic book store. He has thwarted the attempted break-in of a car, but he has also gotten into some more serious scrapes.
Here's an in-depth report from ABC News on the group of would-be Seattle superheroes who call themselves the Rain City Superhero Movement:
Honestly, I can't decide whether this is great, or if he needs to be stopped before he gets hurt.