Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Bret Michaels – Someone to Believe In

Celebrity rock star Bret Michaels chases soul-stirring adventures. STORY BY JIM HANNAFORD When Bret Michaels says something touches his soul, that’s a good indication that it’s especially meaningful to him. One of those things is simply...

Training With Taran Butler

If you’re with Taran Butler, you better. STORY AND PHOTOS  BY JOHN J. RADZWILLA Taran Butler is a quiet man. His mind often times seems to be in a different place. His subtle and slightly monotone...

Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line Goes Solo

‘Sunshine State of Mind’ celebrates sea and sand His new solo album makes it clear that Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley isn’t the one from Georgia. His brand-new Sunshine State of Mind celebrates the sun,...

Billy F. Gibbons – Have Mercy!

ZZ Top leader dishes on culinary interests and the great outdoors. STORY BY JIM HANNAFORD His plans for the summer may not be completely firmed up, but it’s a safe bet that Billy F. Gibbons won’t...

Michael Waddell – The Jig is Up, Tom.

Bag a turkey—the Michael Waddell way. STORY BY JEFF JOHNSTON | PHOTOS COURTESY OF BONE COLLECTOR You might recognize Michael Waddell from his role as host of his Bone Collector outdoor TV show ... or then...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Legend

NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. on his father, his career, his affinity for big bucks, and why not driving is NOT an option. STORY BY BARRY WISE SMITH “I don’t ever want to stop racing, and...

Mike Rowe- Blue Collar Man

Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe finds passion in everyday tasks. There’s a question that Mike Rowe gets asked so often that he was sick of it for a while. But then he decided to have a...
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A Life of Service – J.W. Cortés—aka Det. Carlos Alvarez

Marine combat veteran J.W. Cortés—aka Det. Carlos Alvarez on “Gotham”—walks the walk in real life with the NYPD, showing kids in the roughest neighborhoods that cops are on their side. In 2003, platoon sergeant J.W....
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The Philosopher – Hunting for Answers with Michael Waddell

Hunting for Answers with Bone Collector’s Michael Waddell I am not quite sure what an Editor-in-Chief does at other publications, but here at Hook & Barrel, it’s not all fun and games (though by our...
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Luke Bryan – ‘Tis Always the Season

Holidays bring deep meaning for country music megastar Luke Bryan When he’s asked what’s his favorite kind of hunting, Luke Bryan is quick with a simple answer: “Whatever’s in season.” Along with making music and spending...