NW NERD

the stories that make us nerds

NW Nerd is a podcast with feature stories on geeky interests, as well as talk on current and past issues within fandom and pop culture. 

Episode 325: Why Seattle's Superhero Phoenix Jones is retiring

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Ben Fodor, aka Phoenix Jones, was patrolling Seattle to fight crime, and other problems, long before he started garnering headlines nearly 10 years ago. He has built up a persona as Seattle’s superhero. But now he says he is giving up being a superhero and retiring Phoenix Jones. Fodor gets personal and explains his decision, whether people like what he says, or not.