More Things Should Be Illegal
The state lifted its long-standing ban on aerial fireworks this year---for the entire month of July! And can I just say, it's tough to enjoy breaking the law when the government makes things legal.
One of my greatest summer pleasures was lighting illegal fireworks. It was so exciting, knowing that at any second the cops might come and haul me off to jail, or give me a ticket, or pleasure me with a stern lecture. Now lighting my stash of bumblebees, mortar rounds, rockets, and artillery shells has lost its thrill.
Now that I'm