Posts tagged “guns”

“There is absolutely no reason why, out on the street, today, a civilian should be carrying a loaded weapon.”
Ronald Reagan, Sacramento, CA, May 2, 1967

Original BlasTech DL-44

Original BlasTech DL-44

A few years ago I wrote about how foolish it would be for me to spend $499.00 on a replica BlasTech DL-44. (I really did consider it.) I guess that means it would be really, really irresponsible to lay down $200,000.00 for the actual one. via

Gorilla Sales Skyrocket After Latest Gorilla Attack

If every person at that mall had had a gorilla…

Like a Lizard on a Window Pane

Links after yet another round of senseless murder


This kid is wearing a Spider-Man t-shirt. Isn’t that a Chevy in the background? Or a Taurus? In the short videos I keep seeing of celebrating Palestinians the men are in a Ford van. There’s even a little Ford ribbon in the windshield. Hey, kid. If you hate me … my country … so much,

target ranges and explosives

Wham-O! Regardless of the distance to the target, each target is a single pop can filled with explosives. Thus, from 100 yards to 830 yards each of these targets is exactly the same size and carries the same explosive punch. We have never retrieved a target that did not explode. If a bullet hits the

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.