Yes, they are. And yes, this is random. ZTB is this guy:
That led to this, and this, and this, and even this (the Bill O'Reilly edit). Hell, the kid even made it into the Washington Post.
Portland: Absurd. In a way I like.
(This happened in Portland and it took my Los Angeles e-quaintance jenni_powell to alert me to it here. I love the Web.)