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Ms. Merkel’s Ignorance

For all the talk about Trump’s blunderbuss approach to foreign policy and his lack of cosmopolitan manners, few could rival the political and historical denseness of Angela Merkel’s recent broadside. Consider: 1) No German politician...Show More Summary

Disney’s Bob Iger On ‘Pirates’ Ransom Demand: “To Our Knowledge We Were Not Hacked”

Seems that those alleged Pirates pirates might have been all bluster and no blunderbuss. Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said in an interview today that he doesn’t believe the threat to the high-profile summer tentpole Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was real. "To our knowledge we were not hacked," he told Yahoo Finance. Show More Summary

To resist or not, the federal employees’ dilemma

What would you do if you worked for an impetuous blunderbuss who ordered an action of dubious legality? More precisely, when, if ever, do federal employees have the right to disregard a presidential order or administration policy? That question became relevant with people here and abroad in a mighty uproar over President Trump’s immigration order. […]

The Novel’s Topography

For at Blunderbuss Magazine, What Belongs to You author Garth Greenwell goes through his old notebooks and describes his creative process. Also check out Jameson Fitzpatrick’s review of the novel. The post The Novel’s Topography appeared first on The Millions.

Gun of the Week: German Frei Pistol

/ Gun of the Week: German Frei Pistol by OutdoorLife This week we take a look at a 50-meter competition pistol out of Germany. Video by Jared Serign é.  To see the previous Gun of the Week—King Louis XV's Blunderbuss—click here. Stay tuned for a new gun next Wednesday. Show More Summary

Gun of the Week: King Louis XV Embellished Blunderbuss

/ This embellished blunderbuss was a gift from Catherine the Great of Russia to King Louis XV of France. Video by Jared Serign é.  To see the previous Gun of the Week—an Armalite 17 shotgun—click here. Stay tuned for a new gun next Wednesday. For more information, check out the Cody Firearms Museum page, or follow the Cody Firearms Museum on Facebook and Twitter.

Lars von Trier, Sophie Calle, Jean Genet–References in Cynthia Cruz’s How the End Begins

For their series “Typography of,” Blunderbuss Magazine has Cynthia Cruz considering Lars von Trier’s Melancholia, how it inspired and shaped her fourth book of poetry, How the End Begins (Four Way Books). Cruz also discusses Jean Genet, Sophie Calle, Venice, and more. An excerpt: Several of the poems in the collection reference the work of […]

ECB fires blunderbuss but backpedals on negative rates

Having mislaid his bazooka in December, Mario Draghi has returned to the fray firing a blunderbuss. The ECB announced an unexpectedly wide range of easing measures, including cuts in all three key interest rates, an expansion and broadening of asset purchases, and a new TLTRO lending programme under which banks will be paid to borrow. Show More Summary

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets more free DLC this month

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is getting free weapons DLC next week. Sledgehammer has announced that three new weapons, and their variants, will be added to the game’s loot drop starting July 21. These are the Blunderbuss shotgun, the STG44 assault rifle, and the SVO sniper rifle. The STG44 and SVO have five variants each. […]

Bug Blasting Blunderbuss makes short work of pesky insects

Insects – love ‘em or hate ‘em, they happen to play an essential role when it comes to the ecosystem, although this particular saying does not apply to all insects. For starters, mosquitoes might be the favorite food for some carnivores, but they happen to be a vector when it comes to diseases such as dengue and malaria. Show More Summary

McCain and Orban

McCain's blunderbuss approach to diplomacy is an embarrassment for the U.S.

Santa 'Sleighs' Dracula in Betabrand's Murderous Video Game About Christmas Creep

Betabrand satirizes Christmas creep in its first video game, Santa Sleighs Halloween, as you play as Mr. Claus armed with a blunderbuss and a candy cane shiv. Your mission? To make sure no fall holiday is safe from the encroaching consumerism of the season. Show More Summary

Broughton's Rules (Don Cab) releasing a new LP on Relapse, on tour w/ Torche, playing NYC this weekend (dates, stream)

by Andrew Sacher photo by Matt Dayak Pittsburgh's Broughton's Rules, whose lineup consists of current/former Don Caballero and Blunderbuss members, are set to release the followup to their 2010 debut this year. It's called Anechoic Horizon, was produced by Justin...

10 Best Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

3 years agoHumor : Thought Catalog

1. “Lazaretto” – Jack White Many sobbed inconsolably into their red and white striped flags when they heard the White Stripes would be no more.  In hindsight, they needn’t have worried.  Fresh off his stellar solo album Blunderbuss, the last…

Boehner’s Blunderbuss

The House passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing Speaker Boehner to file suit on its behalf.  A resulting suit is unlikely to succeed for a host of reasons, including the dubious legal standing of the House to bring such a case.  But if it does succeed, this mechanism could have real benefits at some future time when a […]

Review: Jack White concert at the Chicago Theatre

3 years agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Blunderbuss,” the title of Jack White’s first solo album, suggests a scattershot approach to American music rather than a focused exploration. Everything is possible, nothing is out of reach.

Political quote of the moment

“The Senate has such a blunderbuss approach to things that standing up to them could make him look reasonable.” — GOP strategist Carter Wrenn, talking to the Charlotte Observer about House speaker (and GOP nominee for U.S. Senate) Thom Tillis and his relationship with Republicans in the N.C. Senate.

Jack White Breaks Vinyl Sales Record Set by Pearl Jam in '94

Blunderbuss singer-songwriter Jack White just scored his second No. 1 solo album on the Billboard 200 chart with his sophomore effort Lazaretto, but more notably, he also broke the longstanding record for highest first-week vinyl sales...Show More Summary

Jack White’s Lazaretto Breaks First-Week Vinyl Sales Record

3 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

When Jack White released his first solo album Blunderbuss two years ago, he scored the first Billboard #1 of his entire career; none of his bands had scaled to that peak. And now he’s got another #1 to his name. Lazaretto, white’s new solo album album, is the top-selling album for the past week in [...]

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