Tron Guy at home and in the air

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Ben Palosaari

Maynard and Neubauer as Tron Guy and Orven the Ox. They both own other costumes and Renaissance Faire garb.

Jay Maynard, known to the world as his Internet alter-ego Tron Guy, and his roommate Paul Neubauer opened their home to Ben Palosaari while he was writing a feature about Tron Guy. "We spent the day talking about life as an Internet meme, Maynard showed me his guns, and Neubauer modeled his furry costume," says Palosaari. "Later Maynard took me for a very memorable flight over Fairmont in his brand-new Tron costume-colored airplane." Ben also chronicled the trip in video and anecdotes found in a Reporter's Notebook. Also: more