In previous episodes of America's Steel Menace, we've covered the astonishing prevalence of sword violence across our tired, crumbling nation.
Nathan Ryan, 27, in Mesa, Arizona had a curious way to killing himself. Not only did it not succeed, but he will now face likely criminal and civil charges. Ryan decided that the best way to kill himself was to tie a two-foot sword to his steering wheel — pointed to his chest. He then ran his car into a neighbor’s brick wall. The one thing that he forgot about was the air bag, which deployed, bent sword, and Ryan ended up in a very irate neighbor’s pool.
The air bag. They always forget the air bag. Whatever happened to seppuku?