Dead Wild Roses: Four Minutes, One Hundred and Fifty Four Bullets.

I get email: From the Sandyhook Promise – Dear Friend, “The person who killed my precious son Dylan carried 10, 30-round, large-capacity gun ammunition magazines into Sandy Hook Elementary. 300 rounds. He deliberately left the smaller-capacity magazines at home. In approximately four minutes, he shot 154 bullets, killing 20 children and 6 educators. Five of ...

Dead Wild Roses: Four Minutes, One Hundred and Fifty Four Bullets.

I get email: From the Sandyhook Promise – Dear Friend, “The person who killed my precious son Dylan carried 10, 30-round, large-capacity gun ammunition magazines into Sandy Hook Elementary. 300 rounds. He deliberately left the smaller-capacity magazines at home. In approximately four minutes, he shot 154 bullets, killing 20 children and 6 educators. Five of ...

drive-by planet: U.S. gun insanity: orange ‘Bodyguard Blankets’ to protect school kids from flying bullets

Scarcely a week passes without news of a shooting stateside… seemingly random homicidal acts targeting the unsuspecting in malls, streets and schools. American children go to school with the awareness that it isn’t just the hallway bullies they need to worry about or cyber-targeting or in some cases the lack of a decent breakfast… there ...

drive-by planet: American exceptionalism

Art Threat: Print your own gun

This week’s Friday Film Pick is a new 24-minute documentary produced by Motherboard and distributed by Vice Magazine, on 3D gun printing (video after jump). The film peaks into the weird and extremely controversial world of Cody Wilson and associates, young gun-loving geeks who celebrate the intersection of firearms, freedom and the internet while name-dropping ...