guns

The ‘Pillow Pistol’ Brigade: The People Who Still Sleep With a Weapon

When Tom Marciniak curls onto his bed each night, he knows exactly where to turn if something startles him awake. All he has to do…

The Fully Loaded History of the Gun-Toting Dad Greeting His Daughter’s Date

Last year, when former NFL kicker Jay Feely tweeted a photo of his arm around his daughter as she gazed adoringly up at him, her…

The Oral History of the Super Soaker

This year marks the 30th anniversary of when the Super Soaker story truly began to take shape. Though it was conceived in 1982 and wouldn’t…

A Fully Loaded Cultural History of Stockpiling Guns

When agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the LAPD raided a five-bedroom estate less than a mile from Jay-Z…