Attention, Hipsters: Hunting Is the New Beekeeping, So Get on That.

The adoption of hunting as a hobby by those who bear zero resemblance to the cast of Duck Dynasty continues! When last we checked in, it was women taking up their rifles in the hopes of bringing home the venison. Now it's food-supply-conscious, authenticity-seeking urbanites—i.e., hipsters. » 1/24/14 12:10pm 1/24/14 12:10pm

Perfect: Sarah Palin Is Getting a Show on the Sportsman Channel

Sarah Palin has a new gig, in addition to full-time warrior for Christmas: The Hollywood Reporter says she's getting her own show on the Sportsman Channel. Titled Amazing America with Sarah Palin and set to debut in April, the show is "an anthology of stories that explore some of the most original, interesting – and… » 12/09/13 2:30pm 12/09/13 2:30pm

The Woman Who Shot Elephants for America's Natural History Museums

Delia Akeley is probably best remembered as a "wife-of," having spent two decades married to famed taxidermist and conservationist Carl Akeley. But Delia was a fascinating adventurer in her own right, an early primatologist, anthropologist studying the pygmy peoples of Belgian Congo, and skilled museum-backed… » 11/17/13 1:26pm 11/17/13 1:26pm

NBC Sports Guy Kills Elephant, Says If You Don't Like It You're Hitler

NBC Sports announcer and idiotic nutjob (more on that TK) Tony Markis recently shot an elephant in the head for a TV show. Why? Because guns! Because freedom! Because CONSTITUTION FOUNDING FATHERS IN GOD WE TRUST NEVER FORGET! In an interview that questioned his taste Markis compared his critics to Hitler and accused… » 9/27/13 7:15pm 9/27/13 7:15pm

The Lion in the Geico Commercial Ought to Be a Lioness

In her classic article, Teddy Bear Patriarchy, Donna Haraway examined the arrangement of the taxidermied animals in the American Museum of Natural History mammal hall in the first half of the 1900s. She observed that the dioramas consistently featured nuclear families with strong fathers alert for dangers and… » 1/02/13 4:35pm 1/02/13 4:35pm

A Girl's Guide To Hunting (For Real)

The first time Georgia Pellegrini killed a turkey with her hands, she wanted to become a vegan. The investment banker turned chef was required to end the bird's life as part of her job at a farm-to-table restaurant in the Hudson Valley. But instead of causing her to swear off animal products altogether, killing the… » 12/13/11 5:45pm 12/13/11 5:45pm

Bristol Celebrates 21st Birthday By Taking Shots ... At Caribou

While most people celebrate their 21 birthday by drinking themselves into a stupor, Bristol Palin isn't one to engage in such scandalous behavior. Instead, she'll uphold the Palin family tradition of celebrating all of life's biggest moments by killing wildlife. When asked about her birthday plans for tonight, her rep » 10/18/11 11:18pm 10/18/11 11:18pm

Now You Can Hunt With Your Dead Relatives

If you love guns and also happen to be looking for a way to send off a recently deceased loved one, a company called Holy Smoke has just the thing! For a mere $850, they will pack one pound of your dead family member's ashes into 250 shotgun shells. Then you can use these bullets to hunt with, and somehow this will be… » 10/02/11 12:45pm 10/02/11 12:45pm