I have tased you, bro

New article up at Asylum: everything you ever wanted to know about Tasers, but were convulsing too much to ask.

taser Philadelphia Phillies gameTasers were designed with the noble goals of saving lives and incapacitating Philadelphia Phillies fans, but if that’s all you know about them, how will you ever modify one into an illegal sex toy?

Keep reading to inform yourself about these wonderful devices that allow cops to take down you, the obnoxious drunk.

–Amnesty International, "Less Than Lethal? The Use of Stun Weapons in Law Enforcement," 2008
–Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WA William P. Bozeman, MD; William E. Hauda II, MD; Joseph J. Heck, DO; Derrel D. Graham Jr, MD; Brian P. Martin, MD, MS; James E. Winslow, MD, MPH), "Safety and Injury Profile of Conducted Electrical Weapons Used by Law Enforcement Officers Against Criminal Suspects," presented at the 2007 American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly Research Forum, October 2007, Seattle