Posts tagged "guns"

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot In The Head In Tucson, Arizona

Gabrielle Giffords, a congresswoman from Arizona, was shot in the head this morning outside a Safeway grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, by a white male in his mid-20s. Witnesses said she and members of her staff were greeting the public when a gunman approached her from behind and shot into her head. He reportedly fired…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 8, 2011

Now This Is A Hand Gun

From artist Joseph Barbaccia's Integration series: BLAMe. Not quite sure what that title means, but I like the idea here. Feeling a little vulnerable? Wish you were better armed? Well, have a handgun transplanted onto your hand, and you are a post-feminist Terminator. One question, though. When the bullet exists the forefinger, will it me…
By: Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2011

Man Shoots TV After Watching Bristol On “Dancing With The Stars”

More than a few people are irked by Bristol Palin's staying power on "Dancing with the Stars." And one man in Wisconsin just couldn't take it anymore. Steven Cowan, 66, was kicking back on Monday and having a few drinks while watching the show. But after this performance by Bristol, he jumped u…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 18, 2010

AnnaLynne McCord Loves Her Guns

"I'm from Atlanta. You can take the girl out of the south, but you can't take the south out of the girl. I like to shoot guns. I like to shoot targets that are not living. Unless they're on a video game, then I don't mind spreading some blood." —"90210" star AnnaLynne McCord on her…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 19, 2010

69-Year-Old Grandma Shoots Intruder With Her .38 Special

It was 3 a.m. when a robber decided to invade 69-year-old Ethel Jones' home. The Decatur, Ga. grandmother told the Decatur Daily she heard the intruder at her back door and then her front, and she thought someone was trying to get inside. The robber eventually removed an air conditioner from a window to gai…
By: Annika Harris / September 2, 2010

“Sucker Punch” Features Few Clothes And Lots Of Guns

Zack Snyder's new film "Sucker Punch" has been getting buzz ever since it lined up its cast of young starlets including: Vanessa Hudgens, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, and Emily Browning. Oh and Jon Hamm is in it, too! Now the first trailer has been released. The flick is a story about a girl…
By: Kelli Bender / July 27, 2010

Chic Young Things Are Investing In Luxury Weaponry

The fashion industry might be speeding straight into an iceberg à la the Titanic, but apparently there's one consumer market that's beginning to thrive in this crappy economy: luxury guns. Gunmaker Purdey & Sons is responding to this by increased production on a new model, which is described as "entry level." From a Bloomberg…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 8, 2009

British Girls Warned To Stop Carrying Their Boyfriends’ Guns. Um, What?

Just in case you thought the world wasn't scary enough, apparently British teen girls spurred an ad campaign warning them not to carry or hide their boyfriends' guns. The ads are aimed at girls of African and African-Caribbean heritage, who apparently have been stashing their dudes' guns, getting arrested for weapon possession and convicted of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2009

Quick Pic: The World’s Smallest Revolver

The SwissMiniGun is the world's smallest revolver and takes the world's smallest rim fire ammunition. The total length from barrel to handle is 5.5 centimeters. The ammo is 2.34 millimeters. Although it's Barbie-sized, the SwissMiniGun has all the same features as a real-size gun. Maybe this will convince Mattel to create "Shooting Range Barbie."…
By: Annika Harris / August 21, 2009

Is That Gun In Your Purse Or Are Your Just Collecting Loose Change?

I admit, there are certainly times when I’m out shopping or running errands that I feel like pulling out a gun and just totally going postal. Woman grabs the last pair of peep toe pumps just as I reach out to try them on? Bang! The cashier at the grocery store puts up a “closed”…
By: Wendy Atterberry / March 13, 2009
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