ANOTHER NEW BOOK

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The Evil Princess reminds me that there’s another new book out this week, my own latest.  I think of it as my “Tom Sawyer whitewashing the fence” book.  Teaching at venues like the International...

WHEN PULLED OVER WHILE CARRYING…

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In comments on the last blog entry here (on the Philando Castile shooting), more than one commenter suggested public service announcements on how to handle traffic stops…particularly if one is legally carrying a gun. Closest...

USE DEDICATED BATTERIES IN YOUR HIGH-TECH ILLUMINATION TOOLS!

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Readers of this particular blog at the Backwoods Home magazine site seem to break down largely into two categories: seriously interested “gun people,” and the now-and-future rural dwellers who understand that firearms and related...

SHOT SHOW 2017 PART 4

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The mood was upbeat at this next to last day of the SHOT Show as we awaited the January 20 inauguration of the most pro-gun President since maybe, oh, Theodore Roosevelt. Interesting gun news: it...

FRESH TAKES ON RECENTLY DISCUSSED ISSUES

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We’ve been discussing the “high capacity magazine controversy” here of late, and it’s good to see someone getting the message across in mainstream media.  Here’s what novelist/critic Stephen Hunter, one of the best writers...