Monday, January 24, 2022

Fast as Lightning

The kung fu movie fad of the Sixties and Seventies triggered a moral panic that did to martial arts weapons like nunchaku and shuriken what Blackboard Jungle and other juvie delinquent flicks of the Fifties did to switchblades.

It's taken fifty years to realize that the main thing endangered by nunchaku was the wielder's own junk and start repealing some of these dumb laws.