GunBlog VarietyCast Radio Episode 148 – Welcome to the Suck

EP148 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – Welcome to the Suck

People are the reason we can’t have nice things.

  • Beth is on assignment this week.
  • A Gastonia grandmother is tied up and robbed at gunpoint. Who would do such a thing? Sean checks him out.
  • Barron explains how setting up a dedicated firewall will protect your network from WannaCry 2.0 ransomware.
  • Florida just enacted Enhanced Self Defense Immunity. Miguel tells us why this is a very welcome development.
  • For our Main Topic we have Special Guest Lucas Apps from Triangle Tactical Podcast. Luke explains what he thinks the biggest problem is with advancing our gun rights.
  • You may have survived your ordeal, but how do you survive being a survivor? Erin talks about ways to cope with anger, guilt, and PTSD.
  • Tiffany is still on medical leave.
  • It’s now the final week of Weer’d’s audio fisk of the Demanding Mommies’ protest at the NRAAM!
  • And our plug of the week is a call to action. Get in touch with us! Like us on Facebook, send us emails, and donate or subscribe to the podcast!

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support.

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 147 – The Stupid Episode

EP147 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – The Stupid Episode

Listener Violet (age 4) tells us not to use the word “stupid” because it’s a bad word.

  • Special Guest Noelle, age 3 and a half, talks with her mom Beth about gun safety.
  • Barron is on assignment.
  • NC “teen” rapes and robs a couple in Charlotte. Sean takes a look at this “teen’s” history while Erin explains that she’s not an awful person.
  • Miguel explains to listener Violet that there are stupid people who do stupid things in stupid places, and you should never be stupid enough to join in.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin discuss the Pat McNamara video on Comedy Central.
  • A young child can still help out during an emergency. Erin gives you suggestions on what they can do and how you can reassure them.
  • Tiffany is on medical leave. Wouldn’t you like to send her a message of support using the GBVC Radio contact page?
  • How long can it go on? Weer’d is now in his third week of the Demanding Mommies’ protest at the NRAAM!
  • And our plug of the week is the Czech Etched Glass Nail File Set. Sean recommended cooking gear last week, so Erin decided that nail files were a perfectly acceptable recommendation.

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support.

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 146 – The Jesus Number

EP146 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – The Jesus Number

Three contributors are on assignment this week. You’d think that would make for a short podcast, right? Not to worry, Erin fills the time with an Epic Rant.

  • Beth, Barron, and Tiffany are all on assignment this week.
  • A shooting somehow *leads to* violence on I-40. Sean helps you figure out how that’s possible.
  • It’s getting hot out there. Miguel uses his vast personal knowledge of heat injuries to tell you how to avoid suffering in the summer heat.
  • In the Main Topic, Erin talks about Christianity, Pacifism, and “The Jesus Number”.
  • Last week was so much fun, and the Demanding Mommies’ protest at the NRAAM was so long, that Weer’d gives us Week Two of his Protest Audio Fisk.
  • And our plug of the week is Anova Culinary Bluetooth Sous Vide Precision Cooker. Yes, Sean is plugging cooking equipment. But in his defense, A) John Doughty recommended it to him, and B) Sean’s wife really likes it.

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support.

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 145 – Crossing State Lines

EP145 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – Crossing State Lines

 

Despite the great time they had in Atlanta, neither Beth nor Erin violated the Mann Act in the creation of this podcast.

(Fun fact: there is a Mann Act, there is an Elkins Act, and there is a Mann-Elkins Act. They all have to do with interstate shipping, but only one deals with debauchery.)

  • Beth and Erin attend the Meet and Mingle for Women in the Firearm Industry last weekend. What did they do, who did they meet, what’s it all about? They’ll tell you about it.
  • He was in jail awaiting federal firearms charges and needed bail. So what did he do? He talked his wife and his mother into pimping out underage girls across state lines, that’s what. Sean takes a closer look at this prince among men.
  • Miguel digs into his pile of books to pull out the book he thinks is the most important book for anyone who carries a gun for self defense.
  • Barron takes a few minutes while on break at work to record a quick segment about the need for offline backups in an era of ransomware.
  • In the Main Topic, we welcome Special Guest Tony Simon of The Second is For Everyone Diversity Shoot.
  • Tiffany is still recovering from her surgery, so she records us a short segment to tell us why she can’t record a segment.
  • You saw the photos from the Moms Demand protest at the NRA Annual Meeting. You had to know that Weer’d would be doing an Audio Fisk of the participants, right?
  • And our plug of the week is for Operation Blazing Sword’s first public event, “One Aim: Safety for Everyone!”

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 144 – The Gross

EP144 GunBlog VarietyCast – The Gross

*Pacifiers & Peacemakers – Holster Funk

*Felons Behaving Badly – Man identified in fatal Lincoln Co shootout, shooter won’t be charged

*Flea Market – Dancing in the blood of our friend

*Main Topic – Special Guest: Gail Pepin

*The Bridge –  Why do you need so many guns?

*Blue Collar Prepping – Useful Creams and Ointments

*This Week in Anti-Gun Nuttery – Anti-Gun nut opens a Lemonade stand and tries to sell an AK

*Plug of the Week – Carolina Ceramic Coatings

*Episode Sponsors – Remington Ammunition and LuckyGunner.com

EP144 GunBlog VarietyCast – The Gross

“A dozen, a gross, and a score,
Plus three times the square root of four
Divided by seven
Plus five times eleven
Is nine squared and not a bit more.”
— Leigh Mercer, wordplay master and recreational mathematician (1948)

  • Do you get Holster Funk? Beth tells you how to avoid it while carrying in the hot, humid South.
  • Sell stolen guns and hold people at gunpoint? Momma might have something to say about that. Who got shot? Sean takes a closer look.
  • Barron is on assignment this week.
  • They say “Choose your friends well, for your enemies will choose you.” Miguel shines a bright light on those who have chosen us, and what he sees will shock you.
  • In the Main Topic we welcome Special Guest Gail Pepin of the Massad Ayoob Group and the Pro Arms Podcast
  • How do you answer when people ask you “Just how many guns do you really need?” Two-Gun Tiffany gives us her answer.
  • After last week’s fungal infection segment, Erin follows up with some creams and ointments that every prepper should have.
  • A State legislator opens a stand to sell lemonade, cookies… and an AK-47, because he objects to citizens selling their property without government permission. Weer’d points and laughs.
  • And our plug of the week is for Carolina Ceramic Coatings.

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 143 – Fungi Aren’t Fun, Guys

EP143 GunBlog VarietyCast – Fungi Aren’t Fun, Guys

Soothe that itching and burning for knowledge with the cool, creamy salve of GunBlog VarietyCast Radio.

  • Following up on last week’s “Career Day” segment, Beth brings her son on the show to talk about the unfairness of the school letting a police officer talk about guns, but not his mommy.
  • A father of three was shot and killed in Raleigh. Why? Sean looks to see if there’s more to this story.
  • Barron is on assignment this week.
  • Miguel looks at the vast difference in the size of pro-gun and anti-gun organizations, which prompts him to ask his legislators “Why are you so afraid of Mom’s Demand?”
  • In the Main Topic we welcome Special Guest Keith Pantaleon, who also got to be a special guest of the State of New Jersey for the high crime of possessing a firearm while black.
  • Tiffany ran into Maj Toure of Black Guns Matter at the NRA Annual Meeting. Thinking quickly, she whipped out her cell phone and interviewed him on the spot.
  • Of all the fun things you can do in ROTC, no one ever told Erin that fungal infections were on the agenda. Luckily for us, she uses this terrible experience to bring you some practical strategies for getting rid of them.
  • What happens when Protect Minnesota’s Joan Peterson stands up and gives her anti-gun talking points at a town hall meeting? Weer’d will let you listen in.
  • And our plug of the week is for the NSSF-AFSP Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 142 – Cameron Diaz and Chocolate Godzilla at NRAAM 2017

EP142 GunBlog VarietyCast – Cameron Diaz and Chocolate Godzilla at NRAAM 2017

That’s a movie I’d go see!

Join Sean, Erin, Beth, Tiffany, Weer’d,  and Co-host Emeritus Adam as we record LIVE in the Media Room at the NRA Annual Meeting 2017. Subjects of discussion include

  • SIG pistols
  • Grayguns
  • Airforce Airguns
  • Bribery Vodka from Covington
  • C-Products Magazines
  • Next Level Training’s SIRT Pistol
  • Infiltrating the Mom’s Demand Action protest
  • The derpiest holster EVAR!
  • Mike Seeklander
  • The NRA Women’s Luncheon
  • Safer Faster Defense’s SFD Responder
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • 10K for 2A
  • Korth Revolvers
  • Cabot Guns

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support!

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 141 – Be Yourself… No, Not Like That!

EP141 GunBlog VarietyCast – Be Yourself… No, Not Like That!

I look forward to the day when being a gun owner no longer carries a social stigma.

  • Beth received a letter asking for speakers for Career Day at her son’s school, but when she told them she was a firearms instructor, they said “Thanks, but No Thanks.”
  • A man attempted to give girlfriend a ballistic abortion. Sean looks at his permanent record.
  • Barron is on assignment this week.
  • What’s worse than a rabid gun grabber running an anti-gun organization on Daddy Bloomberg’s money? A rabid gun grabber running a political campaign on Daddy Bloomberg’s money
  • In the Main Topic we welcome Special Guest Rob Morse of the Self Defense Gun Stories podcast.
  • Tiffany is headed off to NRAAM. Will she once again be the only black woman at a gun rights event? Or is there truly a place for people that look like her?
  • Convention season is upon us. Erin gives you tips on how to comfortably survive what she calls “kindergarten for grownups.”
  • ABC goes Full Gun Grab with “Designated Survivor”. Weer’d has the audio and the facts.
  • And our plug of the week is Magpul PMAG Glock magazines.

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 140 – Going to NRAAM 2017

EP140 GunBlog VarietyCast – Going to NRAAM 2017

There’s no yellow brick road, but be sure to follow the GBVC cast at NRAAM!

  • Beth is still going to NRAAM… but the USCCA is not. Beth tells us how the NRA dis-invited them.
  • Some relationships are fiery; this one ends in arson. Who lit the fire? Sean takes a look.
  • Barron is on assignment this week.
  • Discretion is the better part of valor, and so Miguel reminds you to pick your fights lest you get in over your head.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin talk about concealed carry handguns as Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Tiffany is on assignment this week.
  • Friend of the show Sarah Cade asked Erin, “How do you find your family members in an emergency?” Erin has some ideas.
  • For some reason, family members seem to get upset when their criminal spawn get shot! Weer’d brings us the grandfather of one of the home invaders killed in Oklahoma.
  • And our plug of the week is NRAAM 2017. Follow us on Instagram!

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE!

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 139 – Beth, What Is Best In Life?

EP138 GunBlog VarietyCast – Beth, What Is Best In Life?

By Crom, what a podcast!

  • The USCCA Concealed Carry Expo is worth several shows. This week, Beth tells us what some of the women in the firearms industry have to say.
  • It’s a complicated storyline in this week’s Felons Behaving Badly, but the characters are much the same as they always are. Sean gives you their backstories.
  • Barron is on assignment this week.
  • Are you a snob? Miguel has a few words for you.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin explore why no one is talking about that school shooting in San Bernardino last week.
  • Are you a parent? Do you have responsibility for others? Tiffany brings us an interview with Melody Lauer who, along with John Johnston, teaches the Contextual Handgun: The Armed Parent course.
  • Erin wants you to bury your stuff. Safely. For reasons.
  • From the “You can’t make this stuff up” files, Weer’d brings you an interview with Moxie Cotton, a drag queen who will be helping school kids film a “gun violence documentary. Seriously.
  • And our plug of the week is “Concealed Carry is Herd Immunity Against Crime” shirts by our very own Erin!

Thanks to LuckyGunner and Remington for their sponsorship. And a special thanks to Firearms Policy Coalition for their support

Look for the show notes HERE