GunBlog VarietyCast Radio Episode 156 – Will Shooting Gun Games Lead Sean to be Slain Upon the Public Thoroughfare?

EP156 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio –  Will Shooting Gun Games Lead Sean to be Slain Upon the Public Thoroughfare?

“Despise not the racketeer. Instead, despise his sport.”

  • USCCA held its first ever PolymerPalooza, a unique and fun shooting event! Beth talks about some of their sponsors and products, and what she did there.
  • A man bit and partially severed another man’s nipple. How does that happen? Sean digs in to discover what sort of person would act like this.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • We’ve all had that neighbor who’s not quite there. In fact, we’ve seen whole movies that revolve around the ‘crazy neighbor’ dynamic. But how do you deal with them? Miguel gives us some practical tips borne from 20 years experience with the crazy lady next door.
  • Our Special Guest this week is author and firearms instructor Grant Cunningham. Grant answers the important question: Will competition shooting get you killed on the streets?
  • Tiffany is on assignment and will return soon.
  • Friend of the show Amy asks, “I drive long distances in hot weather in an older car. What preps should I include for hot weather vehicle survival? Erin answer involves cold packs.
  • NPR interviews the President of the Women’s March to talk about the NRA and its Dana Loesch video, and their bias is showing.  Weer’d takes them on.
  • And our Plug of the Week is for the MAG-20  Armed Citizen’s Rules of Engagement class in Matthews, NC.

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 Radio Episode 155 – RINO Hunting

EP155 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio –  RINO Hunting

“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I’ll never know.” – Groucho Marx

  • Beth and her husband went to Shootrite Academy in Alabama. They discuss what it’s like to train as a married couple, and Beth learned an important lesson about defensive pistol use in 101 degree heat.
  • Sean has a doozy of a Felons Behaving Badly segment featuring five, count ’em, FIVE suspects involved in a kidnapping. You’re going to need a score card to figure out who is related to whom!
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • We’re all supposed to grow up, not just grow older, but some people miss the maturity bus. Miguel tells us what to do when you run into an alleged adult who throws a childish temper tantrum in public.
  • Sean went RINO hunting with the pro-gun group Grass Roots North Carolina. There were people dressed in Rhino pajamas, a rhino mask, and more Sergeants-at-Arms than you can shake a pro-gun banner at.
  • Tiffany is on assignment and will return soon.
  • Erin finishes up her series on Surviving Survival with a double-length segment on successful coping strategies.
  • The One and Only Anti-Gun Podcast brings on a researcher to talk about research and the anti-gun agenda. Weer’d listens so that you don’t have to!
  • And our Plug of the Week is for the PHLster Flatpack Tourniquet Holder.

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 Radio Episode 154 – The Legal Episode

EP154 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio –  The Legal Episode

This week we discuss the exciting legal cases Norman vs. Florida, Wrenn vs. District of Columbia, and Kat Von D vs. Dita Von Teese*.

* Sean says I couldn’t talk about Dita Von Teese in the intro because we didn’t talk about her in the actual podcast, but I showed him!

  • Gun violence!  Beth hates that term. She’s going to tell us what’s wrong with it, and what we should call it.
  • A woman is arrested after robbing a Charlotte bank. Who was she? Sean checks her permanent record.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return next week.
  • Miguel talks about Kat Von D, Contract Law, and why letting your politics interfere with doing the right thing is unacceptable.
  • Florida Carry is assisting with one of the next possible Supreme Court decisions on the Second Amendment, Norman vs. Florida. Here to talk about that case is the lead counsel, Special Guest Eric Friday, of the law firm Kingry & Friday.
  • Tiffany is a busy lady who’s on the move! But even though she’s in an airport about to board her flight, she still takes the time to talk to us about the momentous Wrenn vs District of Columbia decision.
  • Did you know that you can rewrite your brain’s conditioned responses to stress? Erin tells us how to hack your brain.
  • When interviewed about Moms Demand Action, Shannon Watts piles it high. Weer’d takes on the lies in part two of her interview on the Hellbent Podcast.
  • And our Plug of the Week is for the GBVC Radio Group on Facebook. Join us! and subscribe to this podcast on your smartphone!

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 Radio Episode 153 – First, Do No Harm

EP153 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio –  First, Do No Harm

Actions have consequences.

  • Beth has had enough of the madness! Yet another woman has been shot, by her own gun, from inside her purse. This kind of tragedy is 100% avoidable if you use your brain and follow the do’s and don’ts of purse carry
  • An assault suspect is found dead in the basement of a Winston-Salem home. What killed him? Sean takes a closer look.
  • Just this week, a guy snuck into the Conor McGregor/Floyd Mayweather press conference with badges he cloned from images on Facebook. Barron tells us how it’s done
  • Miguel is on assignment and will return next week.
  • GunBlog VarietyCast Radio is proud to introduce Special Guest Charl van Wyk to our show. Mr. van Wyk was a member of the Saint James Church in Capetown, South Africa, when it was attacked by terrorists, and he was able to save the lives of many by returning fire with his pistol. In the third of a three-part interview series, Charl explains the Christian justification for self defense.
  • What is your calling? Do you know? And are you really being honest with yourself about what your true calling might be?
  • This week, Tiffany salutes those who answer the call of law enforcement, but she also has a warning for those who only do so half-heartedly.
  • This week, Erin breaks a promise, but it’s so she can explain something you’ll need to know for next week. Are you primed for an emotional reaction to stress? Erin explains what that means.
  • Shannon Watts does an interview about the Origins of Moms Demand Action… or at least, how she CLAIMS it happened.   Weer’d explains what’s truth and what’s fiction inside Shannon Watts’ mind!
  • And our Plug of the Week is for The Lawdog Files, on Amazon for Kindle.

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 Radio Episode 152 – Facepalm, Give a Sigh, Everybody Roll Their Eyes

EP152 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio –  Facepalm, Give a Sigh, Everybody Roll Their Eyes

This episode is brought to you by the letters W, T, and F, and the number 8.

  • It’s more than just a mom’s dilemma: What do you do when you’re too busy to get to the range for some recoil therapy? Beth gives us some advice.
  • What kind of person cuts, strangled and tries to rape a woman? Sean takes a closer look
  • What happens when a bank decides that they’d like to “help” their customers by sending them information on a USB stick? Barron facepalms himself so hard that he gets a concussion, that’s what.
  • Miguel wanted a break from ranting, so he pulled some books from his book pile. This week, he’s recommending two. The Siege, and Jim Cirillo’s Tales of the Stakeout Squad
  • GunBlog VarietyCast Radio is proud to introduce Special Guest Charl van Wyk to our show. Mr. van Wyk was a member of the Saint James Church in Capetown, South Africa, when it was attacked by terrorists, and he was able to save the lives of many by returning fire with his pistol. In the second of a three-part interview series, Charl tells us how he went from being an ordinary young man to a responsibly armed citizen.
  • Tiffy’s back, back again. Tiffy’s back, tell a friend. In this installment of The Bridge, Tiffany talks about that Dana Loesch video and what it means to her.
  • Following up on her segment on “proprioception”, Erin explains how our brains think of loved ones as extensions of ourselves, and why losing them is like losing a limb.
  • Protect Minnesota is against a new bill that would bring Stand Your Ground to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Weer’d is back with part three of his three-part series on their anti-self defense press conference.
  • And our Plug of the Week is for the Plugable Pro8 Docking Station.

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 Radio Episode 151 – The Bacardi Episode

EP151 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – The Bacardi Episode

I drink a rum in the mornin’ (yeah)
I drink a rum at night (gonna drink a rum at night)
I drink a rum in the afternoon (why?)
It makes me feel alright
I drink a rum in times of peace
and two in times of war (make love not war)
I drink a rum before I drink a rum
and then I drink some more (hey hey hey)
— The Pyrates Royale, “Drink a Rum”, 1999

  • After her recent visit to Washington D.C. with the D.C. Project, Beth reached out to offer firearms training to the representatives in her home state of Alabama. Will anyone take her up on the offer?
  • For Felons Behaving Badly,  Sean takes a closer look at a man arrested for a November shooting.
  • Barron’s back again, this time with a segment about ransomware that isn’t and friends who remind you why you don’t click on unsolicited attachments.
  • For those who have gotten the vapors about Dana Loesch’s nearly three-month-old video about fighting the violence of lies with the clenched fist of truth, Miguel has a simple question for you: Where have you been?
  • GunBlog VarietyCast Radio is proud to introduce Special Guest Charl van Wyk to our show. Mr. van Wyk was a member of the Saint James Church in Capetown, South Africa, when it was attacked by terrorists, and he was able to save the lives of many by returning fire with his pistol. In the first of a three-part interview series, we talk about the church massacre and its aftermath.
  • Tiffany is still on assignment.
  • What is “proprioception?” Erin not only explains it, she pronounces it!
  • Protect Minnesota is against a new bill that would bring Stand Your Ground to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Weer’d is back with part two of his three-part series on their anti-self defense press conference.
  • And our Plug of the Week is for Aiming for Zero.

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 150 –  Let’s You and Him Fight

EP150 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – Let’s You and Him Fight

It’s called “rooting for injuries”, and it’s what the anti-gunners are doing.

  • Beth wrote a textbook called “Women’s Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals”, and she tells us all about it.
  • A $1M bond for man accused of kidnapping a family and forcing them to… shop at Target? Sean looks a little deeper into the story.
  • Barron’s back with more on the expected second wave of ransomware.
  • Miguel is fired up today. He’s irritated at those members of the pro-civil rights community who are blindly doing exactly what the anti-gunners are telling them to do.
  • We welcome Special Guest Ali Slocum, who tells us about her journey from anti-gunner to gun student with instructor Jenna Meeks at Carry On Colorado.
  • Tiffany is still on assignment.
  • Pain? Anger? Sadness? It’s all in your head, but Erin tells you why that’s neither a dismissal nor a bad thing.
  • Protect Minnesota is against a new bill that would bring Stand Your Ground to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Weer’d starts a three-part series on their anti-self defense press conference.
  • And Barron brings us our Plug of the Week for the Mission Critical baby carrier.

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 Radio Episode 149 – I will hug you and pet you and call you George

EP149 GunBlog VarietyCast Radio – I will hug you and pet you and call you George

True fact: Erin has been called a “cuddle slut”. Make of that what you will.

  • Beth was in Washington for The DC Project: 50 women from 50 states talking to legislators about gun rights. Now she’s back to tell us about it.
  • Two men are arrested for shooting a third to death. Sean takes a look at the suspects.
  • What do you do if your bank wants personally Identifiable Information? Do you just email it to them? You might be tempted to do just that, but Barron explains why that’s a terrible idea.
  • Have you seen the video of the angry woman burning down a house in Milwaukee? Miguel goes over some lessons learned in this horrifying video.
  • We welcome Special Guest Andrew Greene of the Grayguns Shooting Team to the show to talk about how competition shooting is his therapy for PTSD.
  • Tiffany is still on medical leave.
  • Have you ever wonder why Erin hugs everyone? So did she. It turns out that there’s a good physiological reason for it.
  • In the wake of the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise, the Loaded Conversations crew cut an emergency show to let everyone know how much they hate those who disagree with them. Weer’d has the audio fisk.
  • And our plug of the week is $10K for 2A. Erin has cooked up a plan to humiliate Sean at the Gun Rights Policy Conference. She just needs your help to raise $10,000 for pro gun charities to make it happen. Don’t help her. Please.

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 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!