Wow, radical new hair style, Tiffany!

January 8, 2008

tasers-close-160.jpgI collect carefully chosen signs of the coming apocalypse, as you know from past postings like The photo they didn’t want us to see… and Tight security for fancy potato heads…

The latest such sign is that tasers – those personal stun guns that zap an assailant with enough electricity to make him resemble a twitching skeleton – are now available in pink, red and leopard, with holsters that double as MP3 music players.

I see problems in mixing personal protection with entertainment. It’s dark, you’ve had some drinks, you’re walking home with a taser in your holster, dancing to the music. Your cell phone rings, you mistakenly clap the taser to your ear and fumble for the talk button. What could possibly go wrong? 

taser-300.jpgBari Yonkers of Taser listens to music from a holster with a built-in MP3 player at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 7, 2008. REUTERS photos by Steve Marcus

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Sure, if you want an MP3 player loaded with nothing but Zip Zap Rap…

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Don’t Michael Bolton me, bro!

Send a couture taser to one of those psycho Chihuahua owning toothpick starlets and see how long it takes before the ASPCA gets an ‘nonymous tip.’ I dare you.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Too bad Paris Hilton and Don Knotts never had a love child. I’m just saying.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Stings a bit.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

New urban legend. If you tase a dog, it will kill the fleas and ticks. Works on parrots, too. Hand to God, Paris.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I’m not buying one until they offer a Red Rider version.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I shot my taser
Into the air

It came to earth
I know not AAAAHhhhhh!

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I just want one shaped like an oversized wallet. Take THAT, pickpockets.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Gentlemen, we must stop this fad before they incorporate a cell phone vibrator and render us obsolete. Um.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

All their colors clash with my chartreuse nightstick. I will stay with basic black.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Paintball is for whimps.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Dibs on Taser Tag™.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Dang! Somebody already coined the term. Well, ‘taser tag’ to you too.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

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