Oh look! A Podcast!

Sean Sorrentino got me and a bunch of other bloggers in front of a microphone, and now we have Episode 1 of The Gun Blog Variety Cast!

We talk about tactical dogs, triggers, prepping, soft power, Facebook and the NSA, among other things!

I’ll be in my bunk

Overheard in #GBC and dumb laws

The_Jack: Yes, ponder that. You can make your own guns, but you can’t toss some booze in the freezer.

For context, we were talking about the possibility* of making home made applejack. If you’re going to be proper and old school about it, you freeze distill apple cider. Unfortunately, while you can make beer or [...]

Happy Independence Day

Make sure you enjoy this holiday celebrating our freedom from tyranny by observing all local, state, and federal restrictions that may apply!

Gratz to ASM826, and some thoughts

It’s a bit late, but I’ve been a bit busy.

ASM826 has tested for, and received, his second degree black belt in Wadoki Aikido.

He’s had some commenters that have clearly gone down the path of “I don’t need no fancy Jui-Jitsu, I’ve got a gun!” This has always been something that has puzzled me [...]

That moment when you think “maybe I’m bringing too much…”

Naaaaaaaah. See some of you tomorrow

Training Tip: Leave Your Ego at the Door

This past weekend, I was helping run a local scifi convention. Among other things, my martial arts instructor and I ran a self-defense seminar. It seems like every time you run one of these things, there are at least one of two types of guys that show up that let their egos get in the [...]

Tactical Dog + fireworks down the street

= cowering under the clothes in mom and dad’s closet.

That moment when you know things might go sideways

Had one of those “fun” experiences last night.

We had a buddy of mine over last night for some bad movies and dinner. This particular friend has never bothered to get a driver’s license, which means that I picked him up and dropped him off at his place.

He lives in a lower income neighborhood. [...]


Looks like Linoge is at it again with the funny T-shirts. Seems to be leveled at about my level of blogging.