A Balanced Documentary on Gun Control? What Are the Odds?

Defense Distributed jefe Cody Wilson is a pal. I’ve spent many an hour listening to Mr. Wilson’s rapid-fire anti-government rants. His polemics, peppered with references to classical literature, are a veritable farrago of philosophy, law, politics, science and technology. Although I’m not as well read as the self-described “crypto-anarchist,” I can just about keep up. The question is, can viewers of No Control follow Cody’s [bullet] train of thought? That all depends on . . .

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Kendall Jones: Game On! The Future of Hunting Shows! Or Not!

Gentlemen — OFWGs who know who you are — don’t give me that “there’s 11:18 of my life I’ll never get back.” BS. Think of the children! The ones for whom vines.com‘s six second videos seem like an eternity. Let’s celebrate the fact that Texas Tech cheerleader, huntress and YouTube proto-sensation Kendall Jones teaches these Khardasian-raised firearms enthusiasts one rule of gun safety: “when traveling with a gun you always want it pointed in the air.” Close enough! The PR company [metaphorically] behind Kendall reckon this video’s been seen by 100k peeps. The YouTube counter counts 48k at the time of writing. Who cares? Not to coin a phrase, game on!

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Movie Review: Fury

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Fury is both the name of the movie and an M4 Sherman tank that’s home to a dysfunctional family of US Army soldiers. To set the stage, it’s April of 1945 – the last month of the War in Europe — and Hitler’s armies have been shattered on the Western front. The Nazis have been reduced to using children and women to defend their murderous regime. The Third Reich is being (literally) crushed under the treads of American tanks. Resistance, especially from the SS and the Hitler Youth, is fanatical as the Nazis defend their own land. And here’s the first of several spoilers: the Allies win! . . .

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Utah National Guard in Hot Water Over Hot Shots Calendar Shoot

“A risque video shot in conservative Utah featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks for a pinup calendar has raised the ire of a pair of law enforcement agencies who have found some of their officers were in the film,” philly.com reports. Let’s be clear, the unnamed officers will not appear in the calendar. They’re in the promotional “making of” video above, which features an awful (wonderful?) amount of what I’m going to call “breast juggling.” Some of them are – gasp! in uniform. The guys. Focus people! Personally, I’m not a big fan of cheesecake. I prefer images of strong women with guns. IDF style. Anyway, make the jump for official outrage at the “edgy” content. It really is precious . . .

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Sportsman Channel Finally Does It: “Hunting” T&A

Hog Dawgs combine the very dangerous job of nuisance animal control [not hunting per se] with alluring huntresses who jump into the fray corralling feral pigs, alligators, snakes and coyotes on a daily basis,” the official website asserts. “The women of Hog Dawgs are deadly [deadly I say deadly] serious about the task of eradicating nuisance animals from ranches and farms by putting their skills with the tools of the trade – rifles, shotguns, bows or knives – to the test and getting the job done…with a woman’s touch.” Wearing tight, low-cut T-shirts and crop tops. (Because boobs.) Except for . . .

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Is This The Most Vile Videogame Ever Created? [NSFW]

Can you shout “fire!” in a crowded movie house? Yes. Yes you can. If there’s a fire. If doing so does not create injury or death. Can you create a videogame where players can pretend to be a spree killer massacring people – in graphic detail – at a school? Yes. Yes you can. But I would not want to be this game’s producers if some nutcase uses it to prepare for a real spree killing. And I would not want my daughter going to school with anyone who played Hatred. But . . . .

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Rappers On the Caliber Wars: 9mm Rules

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I was browsing somethingawful.com the other day and came across a thread talking about a site called “Rap Stats.” The site catalogs the lyrics of rap songs down through the ages, and lets you do awesome stats-based analysis like comparing the relative popularity of different words over time. Naturally, the first thing I did was throw three calibers into their search engine and wait patiently for the results . . .

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‘American Sniper’ Movie Trailer Debuts Online

There’s a decidedly anti-gun bias in Hollywood these days. The only movies being made either depict the horrors of war or focus on the broken soldiers coming back home. The message is clear: war is bad and it ruins people. That may be true, but Chris Kyle was one person who it didn’t seem to negatively impact in an appreciable way. In his book American Sniper, Chris celebrated his opportunity to kill people in the defense of America. That isn’t exactly the version of Chris Kyle’s life that is portrayed in the trailer — it literally portrays him as a child killer — but we’ll have to see the entire movie when it comes out to see what Hollywood did with his memoir.

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