Stephen Hunter
Critic

Latest by Stephen Hunter

Bond’s gun is only good for its looks

Bond’s gun is only good for its looks

Like James Bond, the PPK gun he’s armed with, is an illusion. It looks nice, but performs horribly.

Why 33 rounds makes sense in a defensive weapon

Sleek, its lines rakishly tilted to boost the ergonomics that index grip placement to barrel, this automatic pistol has but one function: to eliminate human beings easily. That sinister intent is expressed most eloquently in the extended magazine that reaches far beneath the pistol grip, easily...

Why 33 rounds makes sense in a defensive weapon

Sleek, its lines rakishly tilted to boost the ergonomics that index grip placement to barrel, this automatic pistol has but one function: to eliminate human beings easily. That sinister intent is expressed most eloquently in the extended magazine that reaches far beneath the pistol grip, easily...