Firecrackers For Troops

fool with firecrackers.

Via NPR this morning:

A Michigan man strapped more than 13,000 firecrackers onto himself, and lit the fuse. John Fletcher publicized it as an effort to support U.S. troops. It was an event to collect cell phones for soldiers. The Daily Press and Argus, in Livingston County, Mich., shows Fletcher standing calmly as the firecrackers explode. Afterward he did say he needed some Tylenol. has has video as well as photos of the fiery 47 seconds of firecracker fury, which worked out a whole lot better than this other soldier-related firecracker stunt.