So I am a naturally inquisitive type (at least, on occasion), and I admit to being somewhat intrigued by the surprise being expressed by the folks at Honored American Veterans Afield over how much money we have managed to raise in such a small amount of time. So I went digging.
The short story is that in 2011 (the last year the National Center for Charitable Statistics has posted), HAVA brought in $175,272 of [...]
I was not a huge fan of the book, so maybe it is just as well the movie’s only point of similarity appears to be its title:
Of course, the movie goes with freakishly hyper-fast zombies, whereas the books featured the standard shamblers… I cannot say as though I have ever been a huge proponent of the former position. I mean, unless we are going to the 28 Days Later theory, "zombies" are [...]
Despite still being painted as a “fringe” aspect of our society comprised of nothing more than loony-bin candidates who somehow escaped psychological “assistance”, the whole concept of “survivalism” and “prepping” has understandably caught on amongst the American people, with even the CDC jumping onboard the zombie bandwagon in order to encourage people to keep basic supplies in their homes. Because, really, if you are ready for the zombie apocalypse, a hurricane is just a storm. [...]
The zombie apocalypse is afoot. The dead are rising up and nomming on the living. Nowhere is safe. Society has collapsed. Cats are sleeping with dogs. Etc. etc.
Given that set of circumstances, would you be wandering through the wilderness with your primary weapon being some spiffed-up and Dremel-attacked 1911, and your secondary firearm being a Condition 4 AR-15 wrapped up in a duffel bag?
Yeah. Me neither. And that is just the [...]