GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 135 – The Spotlight Effect

EP135 GunBlog VarietyCast – The Spotlight Effect

I love the thrill
I love this scene
Can you feel me move?
Dance with me
In the white light

  • What’s it like to be a woman in the firearms industry? Beth tells us about how she has to prove herself every day.
  • A fire, a fire extinguisher, and a knife are the what; Sean takes a closer look at the who.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin talk about getting over that feeling that EVERYONE is watching you as you learn to carry concealed.
  • Tiffany is on assignment and will return next week.
  • We know there’s no reason to read them, but Erin says that newspapers actually still have uses.
  • He’s half of the “Armed with Reason” duo, and as Weer’d will show, he’s not any more intelligent or reasonable in audio form than he is in print.
  • And our plug of the week is the Striker Control Device, aka the Glock Gadget.

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 134 – Condiments and Cutlery

 EP132 GunBlog VarietyCast – Condiments and Cutlery

In Mordor on the Potomac, only criminals can carry guns.

  • People are so fixated on being “Nice” that Beth thinks they’ve lost sight of the real goal: being Good.
  • When a suspect ends an hour-long standoff by shooting himself, is that a good resolution? Sean tells you who the suspect was so you can decide for yourself.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Erin tells us about her trip to Maryland Shall Issue.
  • Tiffany is on assignment and will return next week.
  • It’s good for your tea and it’s good for hypoglycemia – Erin tells you about honey in your EDC.
  • When someone tries to open an indoor gun range in Northern New Jersey, the anti-gun nuts lose their minds. Join Weer’d as he listens to their proposed “Reasonable” restrictions.
  • And our plug of the week is for War Stories 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 133 – I’m Not Saying “Your Negro”

EP132 GunBlog VarietyCast – – I’m Not Saying “Your Negro”

Wherein we find out what Erin won’t say

  • Beth is on assignment and will return next week
  • What path does a man take along the route to stabbing someone in the face? Sean answers the age old question
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Erin tells us about MAG40.
  • It’s Week Two of MOVIE (TWO) WEEKS! This week Tiffany reviews “I Am Not Your Negro.”
  • Erin had some GI toubles at MAG40. And we’re not talking about soldiers making it difficult on the range. We’re talking something much more explosive. Erin talks about what to do when everything inside wants to be outside.
  • Former contributor Miguel told Weer’d about a YouTube “comedy” channel, Fusion. Weer’d puts them through a Patented Weer’d Audio Fisk.
  • And our plug of the week is NexBelt

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

Look for show notes HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 132 – Weer’d Science

With Erin at MAG40, Weer’d brings the Sciency-ness

  • Just when you thought it was safe for gun rights in Alabama, up pops some “Reasonable Gun Safety Measures™.” Beth tells us about the Outcast Voters League.
  • What kind of people ram their car into, and then shoot at, a State Trooper trying to pull them over? Sean takes a look at their permanent record.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Weer’d discuss the recent 4th Circuit decision, Kolbe vs. Hogan.
  • It’s Week One of MOVIE (TWO) WEEKS! This week Tiffany reviews that Three Gun Shoot-em Up Extravaganza, John Wick 2.
  • With Erin on assignment at MAG40, Weer’d steps in to tell us how fish medicine might be a valuable to preppers.
  • Oh NOES! Ghost Guns! Weer’d takes NBC’s overdramatic “exposé” on 80% lower receivers and gives it the Patented Weer’d Audio Fisk™.
  • And our plug of the week is New Amsterdam Gin.

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

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 131 – Loaded Conversations with Sanford Man

EP131 GunBlog VarietyCast – Loaded Conversations with Sanford Man

 

For once, Florida Man had the day off.

  • Beth is on assignment — at Gunsite Academy! But she stops shooting long enough to send us a report.
  • Happily for Florida, the Sanford Man who shot someone to death is from Sanford, NC and not Sanford, FL. Sean tells us more about him.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin discuss why Conservatives are from Mars and Liberals are from Venus. Or why their love languages are different. Or something like that.
  • Minorities with guns!!!eleventy!.. but Tiffany says to calm down. Actually, she says a lot of things, but mainly she says that this is a good thing.
  • Do you have to carry a gun out of state? Erin tells you what you need to know
  • Weer’d takes some audio clips from the first three “Loaded Live” podcasts to show you how much these anti-gunners hate you.
  • And our plugs of the week are our state level gun rights organizations.

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 130 – Tribalism and Happy Endings

EP130 GunBlog VarietyCast – Tribalism and Happy Endings

Our #1 advice for a happy ending: Don’t get a barbed wire tattoo. Those never end well.

  • Beth shares some advice for avoiding tragedy when you have children and guns in the same house
  • Everyone likes a happy ending. Sean tells us about our favorite happy ending, where a home invader is encouraged to lie down and stop moving… permanently.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin tell you why Trump is not your hope and change.
  • Tiffany talks about last week’s main topic from the other side: How she and her friends see it when conservatives lump them in with violent protesters.
  • Do you like seemingly contradictory advice? Erin tells you to form a tribe, but don’t fall prey to tribalism.
  • This week Weer’d dips into his secret stash of anti-gun nuttery to bring us two golden nuggets of hoplophobia.
  • And our plug of the week is The American Warrior 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 129 – Berzerkeley

EP129 GunBlog VarietyCast – Berzerkeley

Rioters and California get along like a house on fire.

  • Anyone can carry a gun… but what if you want to protect yourself AND look good in your clothes? Beth tells us about the upcoming Realize Concealed Carry Fashion Show in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Two suspects are on the run in Charlotte after stabbing a third person. Sean introduces us to the cast of characters.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin think it’s a “Time for Choosing.” How will you help people choose sides?
  • Tiffany uses Colonel Cooper’s “Principles of Personal Defense” to evaluate a defensive gun use… using the robber’s own gun.
  • This week, Erin isn’t talking to you. She’s got some advice for what the rioters should be prepared for.
  • Last week’s episode of the anti-gun “Loaded Conversations” podcast was so insane that Weer’d is still talking about it. Stand by as David Hemenway gets re-Loaded.
  • And our plug of the week is St Augustine Distillery Pot Distilled Rum.

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

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 128 – L’audace de Non

EP128 GunBlog VarietyCast – L’audace de Non

Audacity, audacity, always audacity; we even record our segments with Audacity.

  • Surprise! Men and women ARE different. Beth gives us her thoughts on why that’s a good thing.
  • It’s another police chase, but this time it’s also interstate kidnapping. Sean tells us who they caught.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin talk about how we are programming people to feel bad about defending themselves.
  • Tiffany is also on assignment and will return next week.
  • How do you say no to hungry people? It’s hard, but Erin will tell you how and why.
  • There’s another episode of the anti-gun “Loaded Conversations” podcast! Weer’d puts her guest, David Hemenway, through a Patented Weer’d Audio Fisk™.
  • And our plug of the week is Covington Vodka.

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

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 127 – Nice SHOT, Man

EP127 GunBlog VarietyCast – Nice SHOT, Man

That’s why I say man, nice SHOT

What a good SHOT, man

  • The SHOT Show is over and Beth has some thoughts about the Good, the Bad, and possibly the Ugly aspects of it.
  • Who steals a golf cart and punches a cop? Sean takes a closer look.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin talk about the recent gun rights court victory, Ezell II
  • Tiffany also spent the week at SHOT Show. She asks “Why are we so divided?”
  • Do you like wool clothes? They’re great for the cold and wet that preppers might have to face. But how do you clean them when you don’t have all your modern conveniences? Erin tells you how.
  • Josh Horwitz, the Oompa Loompa of Gun Control, was on the Tucker Carlson show. And you just KNOW that Weer’d is going to take a crack at him.
  • And our plug of the week is Bondic, the Liquid Plastic Welder. If you need to fix it, Bondic might just be the ticket.

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

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 126 – Panthers, Po-Po, and the Pew-Pew Life

EP126 GunBlog VarietyCast – Panthers, Po-Po, and the Pew-Pew Life

It’s the pew-pew life for us!
Guns are civil rights for us!
Steada resting, we fight back!
Nearly all our guns are black!
It’s the pew-pew life!

  • Beth is going to the SHOT Show. Since she started attending in 2000, some things have changed… and some have not.
  • We all love a story with a happy ending, and this one will not disappoint you. But what sort of person ties up a woman in her own bedroom during a home invasion? Sean tells you what he’s found.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin read and explain the newly introduced National Concealed Carry Reciprocity bill.
  • What are the dark, secret parts of Gun Control? Tiffany gets her Black Panther Party on and tells us what she’s found.
  • Does  the idea of flushing the toilet during an emergency by pouring good clean drinking water into it feel like sacrificing your baby? Erin tells us how the Blue-Grey-Black water cycle can help.
  • There’s a new “threat” to our gun rights. Are they dangerous, or just a paper tiger? Weer’d takes a recent NPR interview with their spokesman and puts it all in context.
  • And our plug of the week is for “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” on Netflix. It’s got guns, action, and adventure for the guys, and costumes, relationships, and not a small amount of wish fulfillment for the ladies. It’s a date night TV show for everyone.

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

Show notes available HERE