Personal Defense Tip: Avoid the Kool-Aid

The devolution of Detroit continues apace. The latest shooting that was either strange or heinous enough to actually attract the attention of the local media apparently started as an argument over who whips up the tastiest pitcher of Kool-Aid. While we’re not big fans of the sugary beverage, it’s not an insignificant question. If only […]

VCDL: Virginia Attorney General Renders Opinion on Motor Vehicle Carry

Plenty of local gun laws are needlessly (and intentionally) vague. That gives police and prosecutors all kinds of wiggle room to prosecute or not, depending on “circumstances.” Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League wanted clarification of the Old Dominion’s law governing car carry. Virginian’s don’t need a permit to keep a […]

Quote of the Day: So What’s Your F-ing Point Edition

“The United States prioritizes the right to keep and bear arms over the protection of citizens’ lives and personal security and exercises lax firearm possession control, causing rampant gun ownership. The U.S. people hold between 35 percent and 50 percent of the world’ s civilian-owned guns, with every 100 people having 90 guns (Online edition […]

Popular Mechanics Wants You to Eat More Pig

The latest from is a list of “5 Invasive Species You Should be Eating.” Turns out you can help save the planet by dining on some tasty critters. As long as you don’t mind one of them being a giant rat. But not all the listees are exotic invaders. In fact, it probably won’t […]

Arne Boberg’s Reponse to Our XR9-S Review

It’s fair to say that our man Eric hasn’t had the experience he’d hoped for with his shiny new Boberg XR9-S. As he detailed in his review, he’s documented the problems he found with the gun and has been in contact with the company’s head honcho, Arne Boberg. When I read Arne’s post to the […]

Sharon Stone’s Triumphant Return to the (Very) Small Screen

Apparently unable to get a job making anything approaching a real movie any more, Sharon Stone’s bringing home a few extra euros by, er, acting in a stylish short for a French magazine, Frenchrevue. You know it’s stylish because it’s directed by someone named Thierry and it’s filmed in black and white. Anyone quibbling that […]