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Wild Guns Retro Review (SNES, Wii U)

Real Talk By: KJ

Dubbed the “First Space Western Game” by Natsume (a company that is still going strong), we have a game that is true to its billing. 652 more words

News

Just Saying

You know, you really can’t get a man with a gun. Well, you can, but probably not the one worth keeping. Word to the wise from Adventures in Date Night. #post100

Humor

Annie Oakley was a gunslinger

Born Phoeby Anne Mosey on August 13, 1860, became an incredible target shooter and an expert marksman.  Her talent was so good that she toured as a part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.  863 more words

Randomness

NYC Day 2: A Resolution

In the poem that inspired the title of this blog, W. S. Merwin describes his computer as the machine that “takes the world away.” We “have forgotten / what is remembered altogether,” he says. 589 more words

Musings

Sharpshooters

People have eyes but some can see well than others.

Annie Oakley was a sharpshooter. Remember the guns she used were rifles of the nineteen hundred era. 252 more words

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Annie Oakley


Sharp-shooter Annie Oakley showed us all what women can do with her excellent marksmanship and flare for performing. She learned how to shoot out of the necessity of poverty as a child and hunted game to feed her family and to sell, eventually managing to pay off her family’s mortgage with the money she made. 335 more words