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The McPaper usatoday.com – who always have their fingers on the pulse of everything that’s hip and current – think they’ve spotted a new trend: bows and arrows replacing guns in a number of this year’s movies. They quote someone named Norman Reedus who has a gig offing zombies in The Walking Dead who opines that, “Any putz can pull a trigger. But you have to have some skill and a meditative state to aim and hit the target with a bow.” Which may be true, but . . .
Until Glock comes out with a highly-reliable-though-disturbingly-utilitarian-looking recurve model with a quiver that holds seventeen JHP +P arrows, can fire them all in under ten seconds and is easily concealed in a Remora under an un-tucked shirt, we’re guessing this “trend” toward medieval weaponry that USA Today divines will be slow to pick up much steam. Outside of the movies, that is. But that’s just us. Are bows and arrows really the new guns?