Actor Chris Pratt Explains the Full Range of Human Experience From Hunting

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“There’s a certain zen where you shed any stress from the real world.”

Hunting, Passion, and Reason

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The film ‘Who We Are,’ takes a look at what it means to be a modern day hunter-gatherer in a world more accommodating to mass-produced meats and food neatly packaged up in white wrappers in grocery stores.

Be Your Own Best Friend When Preparing for the End of the World

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I write about apocalyptic situations, so why not be ready for them as well? In the process, I learn I really can rely on myself.

“The Season of Rain is Coming. Hold out Your Hand.”

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The right gear and the right attitude help prepare you for the season of fall doldrums.

The Moral Dilemma of Not Hunting

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When I returned to meat eating after a stint of vegetarianism, I discovered a growing urge to know where my food came from.

Finding and Harnessing Your Inner Caveman

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There is a gratitude one learns as a hunter toward the meal before him.

A Man is Torn Between the Loving Dad of His Childhood and the Stranger His Dad Became

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Hart Reiniger tells the story of his dad, his ultimate hero despite having to rectify feelings for the man he idolized against the one who cruelly rejected him as an adult.

Why I Might Give Up Eating Meat…Forever

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“I do not like to feel trapped by a box of one size fits all manliness, and a template for stepping outside of it, even in a realm as simple as that of cuisine, feels like a liberating idea,” writes strongman and BBQ aficionado N.C. Harrison.

A Day w/o Gun Sanity = A Day with Senseless Death & Heartbreak

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Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.

What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Guns

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Love them or hate them, chances are if you were raised in America someone in your family owned a gun. James Stafford tells his family tale of firearms, and of the event that holstered his forever.

“Guns themselves are not the issue, taking lives is.”

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This comment by Mike Welch on the post The Handgun Rules

Poetry Book Review: Brock Guthrie’s “Contemplative Man”

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Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Brock Guthrie’s forthcoming debut poetry book Contemplative Man, a “blunt and evocative” offering from Sibling Rivalry Press.

Shooting an Elephant

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In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.

Do You Hate This Man Enough To Hope He Gets Cancer?

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Where is the line between mindless slaughter and good conservation? Is there one?

My Wife and I Work for Food and Shelter

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How we stopped using our money and revitalized our marriage.

Have Yourself A Tacky Christmas: Psycho Shootin’ Santa

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If encountered, stand up straight and walk away slowly.