Author Archives: Sean D. Sorrentino

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

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