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Dear Readers: Go Ahead and Shoot
NY Times ^ | 31 May, 2010 | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD

Posted on 06/01/2010 5:19:27 AM PDT by marktwain

While people tend to read magazines, those who prefer to point a gun at them might pick up the July issue of Field & Stream.

“Shoot this magazine!” the cover reads, and inside is a pull-out target that spells out “I (Heart) Guns.”

“This is something you cannot do with an iPad,” Philip Bourjaily, the shotguns editor, said, then rethought that statement. “You can take it out and shoot it, but it’s prohibitively expensive.” The target insert from Field & Stream promotes a TV show. The target insert from Field & Stream promotes a TV show.

The magazine is promoting a new Outdoor Channel television show that stars its two gun editors and is based on Gun Nuts, the most popular blog on its Web site.

(Excerpt) Read more at mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: banglist; gun; liberalmedia; magazine; tv
This in the New York Times. The Times, they are a'changin'
1 posted on 06/01/2010 5:19:27 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
“My goal is to shoot some watermelons on the show, things that look good when you shoot them.”

R. Lee Ermey already beat you to it.


2 posted on 06/01/2010 5:26:42 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: marktwain

I can print 100 targets from the online version on the laser printer and shoot them.


3 posted on 06/01/2010 5:38:04 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Looks like they’d be good for some fairly complex .22 shooting. A challenge with a rifle and a real challenge with a pistol.


4 posted on 06/01/2010 6:57:12 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: marktwain
Just as Dian Fossey bravely ventured into the unknown culture of the gorilla, NY Times’ Stephanie Clifford explores the strange “fly-over-country” habits of the bitter-clingers.

She thought to herself as the man spoke of target shooting the magazine, “My fellow Manhattaners knew these people bought magazines...we just didn't know what they did with them...now we do.”

5 posted on 06/01/2010 7:04:56 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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