Mr. Forthright Shares Tips on How to Make Your Own Fireworks by Justin Page at 3:22 pm on June 30, 2014 In his latest Fourth of July-themed video, Mr. Forthright shares tips on how to make your own fireworks. Wrapping bacon around a rocket may not help it fly, but it will make it smell very good. WARNING: Do not actually make your own fireworks this July 4th. Or any holiday. Like New Year’s Eve. This advice is intended for experienced professionals only, like Mr. Forthright.