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

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 125 – Forbidden Thoughts, Lack of Sleep, and Voicemails

EP125 GunBlog VarietyCast – Forbidden Thoughts, Lack of Sleep, and Voicemails

It sounds sinister when we put it like that, but anything can seem threatening if it’s written tersely. Example: “The last gun owner on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock at the door…”

  • Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens have nothing on the Glock 43 and Springfield XD-S for Beth and her husband. What else are their favorite things? Listen to her segment to find out.
  • What kind of idiot robs his neighbor who is sure to recognize him? Sean takes a closer look.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin get a voicemail from Joshua in Arizona challenging our listeners to set their goals for 2017. What are YOUR goals? Send us your voicemails and we’ll play them.
  • Tiffany  is on assignment and will return next wee, but in the meantime check out her guest appearance on Ballistic Radio.
  • Fatigued? Erin has some tips for you…. when she wakes up.
  • “Loaded Conversations” is back and they’ve let the hate come out to play. Weer’d is ready with his Patented Weer’d Audio Fisk™.
  • And our plug of the week is for the ebook “Forbidden Thoughts”.

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 124 – Happy New Year!

EP124 GunBlog VarietyCast – Happy New Year!

It’s pronounced TWENTY SEVENTEEN.  Are you really telling me that when it hits 2020 you’re going to call it “two thousand and twenty”?

NO YOU’RE NOT.

  • How can piano lessons make you a better shooter? Beth tells us why it’s not actually that far-fetched.
  • In a crime that strikes close to home, Sean tells us about three suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a clerk in the convenience store closest to his house.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin discuss Charles C.W. Cooke’s article “Phantoms of Gun Control” as published in the NRA’s magazine “America’s First Freedom”.
  • Tiffany saw two videos of women using Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to fight off attackers. She wanted a second opinion, so she contacted Craig Douglas of ShivWorks for his thoughts.
  • Do you have prepping resolutions? Erin does. What does she plan to do in 2017? She’ll tell you.
  • The Brady Campaign had a live Facebook Chat talking about their “Runaway Hit” Miss Sloane.  Weer’d was listening in…
  • And our plug of the week is for the Surefire CombatLight.

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

The GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 123 – Happy Holidays 2016

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP123 GunBlog VarietyCast – Happy Holidays 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at the GunBlog VarietyCast! Enjoy our holiday-sized episode and we’ll see you next year!

  • Beth is “On Assignment” and will return next week.
  • Two suspects are arrested in the murder of a third, and you’ll never guess how they knew each other! Sean tells you all about it.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Erin and Sean take a look back at 2016.
  • Tiffany was so intrigued by Weer’d’s Audio Fisk of the “Miss Sloan” film trailer that she had to run out and watch it…and then she tells Weer’d all about it in a double segment we like to call “The Weerdy and Tiffy Show.”
  • Erin combines her Blue Collar Prepping segment with the Plug of the Week to tell you about the Mule Light by UVPaqlite.

Look for the show notes HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 122 – Weekend Glory

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP122 GunBlog VarietyCast – Weekend Glory

“Some clichty folks don’t know the facts, posin’ and preenin’ and puttin’ on acts, stretchin’ their backs.”

  • Beth got a letter, and it wasn’t a happy one. Is it so wrong to focus on women in the shooting sports?
  • There are no walls between the “Safe” university and the “Unsafe” town, and criminals don’t respect your imaginary boundaries. Sean looks into the case of a man arrested for kidnapping and sex assault right near Duke University.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean discusses his new SIG P320 and competitive shooting. Will Erin ever shoot an IDPA match?
  • Tiffany has a message for Erin, and she has to quote Maya Angelou to get that message across.
  • How many hours are there between now and sunset? Erin tells you how to use your fingers to measure things in the sky.
  • Did you know that more people bought guns than received permits to carry in Florida? Gasp! One TV station decided to try to make hay of this, so Weer’d mows them down in another patented Weer’d Audio Fisk™.
  • Our plug of the week is for the Streamlight Stylus Pro flashlight.

Look for the show notes HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 121 – Armed Lutherans, Toy Guns, and a Man Without Pants

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP121 GunBlog VarietyCast – Armed Lutherans, Toy Guns, and a Man Without Pants

Wasn’t that the synopsis of a Robin Williams movie?

  • Are toy guns OK? Beth gives you her answer to this thorny question just in time for the holidays.
  • A man without pants was shot, and luckily for us it’s not Robb Allen. Sean looks closer to see who would perform such an act of naked aggression.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • Joining us this week is Special Guest Lloyd Bailey of Armed Lutheran Radio — another podcast on the Self Defense Radio Network.
  • Well the world is coming to an end; just ask the Los Angeles Times if you don’t believe that. According to them, if Concealed Carry Reciprocity passes, it’ll be a “be a parade of horribles”. Sean reads the article and Erin fisks it.
  • Tiffany is also on assignment, and will return next week.
  • What do you do to keep from being overwhelmed? Delegate. Erin gives you some tips on how to do that.
  • Hollywood thinks it’s time to take on The Gun Lobby™again. This time it’s with “Miss Sloane”, a movie that looks to have all the box office appeal of that new Ghostbusters film. Weer’d has a few things to say about the movie trailer.
  • Our plug of the week is for Amy Dillon’s GoFundMe raffle, where you can win a really nice AR-15.

And a special thanks to our sponsors for this episode, Remington Ammunition and Lucky Gunner.com.

Show notes are available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 120 – Your Life is a Kitchen

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP120 GunBlog VarietyCast – Your Life is a Kitchen

So bake as many pies as you want with the GunBlog VarietyCast!

  • Beth brings her husband Sean (not GBVC Sean, a different Sean) back on to talk about being a couple who shoot competitively.
  • A 32-year-old woman is accused of stabbing her 61-year-old former roommate to death. Sean takes a closer look.
  • Barron is on assignment and will return soon.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin answer a pair of questions from a liberal gun-owning listener: “What do you hear when a liberal says ‘ We need to have a conversation’, and what do you hear when a liberal says ‘ We need to compromise’ ?”
  • In a late night/early morning segment, Tiffany discusses the First Amendment concept of “fighting words” and how that relates to your Second Amendment right to armed self-defense.
  • When the oil from the hurricane lamps you’ve got stored in the garage leaks all over the floor, how can you get it cleaned up? Erin gives you some tips.
  • Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is back, this time in a Vice News interview. You know what that means: it’s time for another patented Weer’d Audio Fisk™!
  • Our plug of the week is for Roll20.

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 119 – Thankfulness 2016

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP118 GunBlog VarietyCast – Thankfulness 2016

We forgot to add that we’re thankful Fidel Castro is dead.

  • Beth brings her whole family to give thanks.
  • A road rage shooting? Sean takes a look to see who is involved in this “Blood in the Streets!” affair.
  • Barron is back, and this time he brings his family with him. It’s been a rough year, but they have things for which to be thankful.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin also tell you the things for which they’re thankful. Sensing a pattern?
  • There’s a pizza shop in Philadelphia that’s thankful for a concealed carrier, and Tiffany tells us all about it.
  • Did you eat too much during the holidays? Your stomach will be thankful that you listened to Erin tell you how to prepare for gastrointestinal distress.
  • The only anti-gun podcast is back (sort of) and Weer’d is thankful for that. Check out his latest Audio Fisk!
  • Our plug of the week is for Hero Lab.

And a special thanks to our sponsors for this episode, Remington Ammunition and Lucky Gunner.com

Show notes available HERE

GunBlog VarietyCast Episode 118 – Will Your Plan Survive Contact With the Enemy?

GunBlog VarietyCast

EP118 GunBlog VarietyCast – Will Your Plan Survive Contact With the Enemy?

Fortunately for you, this podcast will survive contact with your ears.

  • Beth is excited about a new project. What is it? She’s happy you asked.
  • When five robbers invade your home, it’s going to be a bad day. But who are they, and who would they target? Sean takes a closer look.
  • Barron is On Assignment and will return next week.
  • In the Main Topic, Sean and Erin use the example of the Taunton Mall Shooting to consider how your decisions under fire may cost you more than just your own life.
  • Are you tired of all the political stuff? Tiffany is, so she takes a break from it and gives some new gear a whirl.
  • Why are zombies able to sneak up on the characters in “The Walking Dead”? Because they aren’t using proper protective equipment. Erin gives us some thoughts of eye, ear, and respiratory protection for preppers.
  • If you won’t conduct a proper autopsy, how can you tell the actual cause of death? And when you’re talking about a political campaign, refusing to see the truth means never understanding why you lost. Weer’d takes a closer look at one false gun control election post-mortem.
  • Our plug of the week is for the Grid-It Organizer.

Show notes available HERE