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Thursday, March 6, 2008

IED in Times Square

posted by on March 6 at 12:05 PM


But it was a teeny, tiny IED. Nobody was hurt.

Witnesses saw a “suspicious” man on a bike, wearing a grey hoodie. Police say that matches descriptions of the young person who bombed the British and Mexican consulates last year—someone in his 20s, wearing a hoodie, riding a bike, who threw homemade bombs:

The arc of the device—with its lighted fuse—was visible on the videotape.


Hoodie + bicycle + fuses = vintage anarcho-terrorist chic.

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Hey, Eli Sanders was right -- bicyclists ARE terrorists!

Posted by DOUG. | March 6, 2008 12:14 PM

Bikes not bombs!

Posted by kid icarus | March 6, 2008 12:39 PM

I wonder if it was THIS DUDE?

Posted by DOUG. | March 6, 2008 12:45 PM

why has no one thought of this before? i mean really.

Posted by M | March 6, 2008 12:58 PM

Wow, I wonder when he's going to go after Arch Duke Ferdinand?

Posted by Westside forever | March 6, 2008 12:58 PM

Well, Kosovo is splitting from Serbia - won't be long now ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | March 6, 2008 1:10 PM

Hoodie + bicycle + fuses = immature confused (Marxist? Socialist? Anarchist?) wanna-be terrorist boy.

Posted by Mike in Pioneer Square | March 6, 2008 1:18 PM

so it was more of an IUD than an IED?

Posted by jameyb | March 6, 2008 1:24 PM

the only people who ride bikes through times square are messengers and delivery riders. someone must have ordered a bomb.

Posted by douglas | March 6, 2008 1:39 PM

@9 - someone sent us up the bomb.

Posted by some dude | March 6, 2008 2:06 PM

@10 - WHAT YOU SAY?!

Posted by kid icarus | March 6, 2008 2:11 PM


Posted by Katelyn | March 6, 2008 2:31 PM

@11 - You have no chance to survive make your time.

Posted by some dude | March 6, 2008 2:34 PM

It was the A.L.F. avenging the death of the puppy that marine threw off the cliff.

Posted by yucca flower | March 6, 2008 4:16 PM

Brings a whole new meeting to "This Bike is a Pipe Bomb!"

I have to admit that I found the coverage of this on CNN hilarious with the tag line "Bombing in Time Square, Police searching for a Person on Bicycle," how can you not laugh.

Posted by Dave | March 6, 2008 5:04 PM

Start looking for guys with handlebar mustaches...

Posted by Greg | March 6, 2008 5:22 PM

during the second worldwar the resistance fighters here in holland were famous for their bicycle drive-by shootings of german nazi's and their dutch collaberteurs.
and i know that the tamil tigers in srilanka also regularly make bombs looking like parked bicycles.
your terrorists are so last century...

Posted by dutchie | March 7, 2008 8:01 AM

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