Thursday, November 12, 2009

East vs. West

(Well, actually more like "Midwest vs. West", but it doesn't scan as well. Anyway...)

Apparently when gunbloggers out in the hairy-chested West hit a deer on the way to a blogmeet, they don't let it divert them from a good time.

Meanwhile, here in the sedate and whitebread Midwest, when a gunblogger sees a deer hit on the way to a blogmeet, he eats it raw on the side of the road.

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

The deer are much yummier in the Midwest. The entire state of Indiana is a Fresh Market full of herbs, veggies and fruit, without the classical music and Socialists in Sandals that infest Broad Ripple.

I'll bet Og did not perform any medical checks of the deer he hit.

Shootin' Buddy

Nathan said...

SB, don't forget to leave out the denizens of the People's Republic of Bloomington, too...

Anonymous said...

Nathan, don't be silly, one cannot make a deer out of tofu and lentils for Bloomington.

Shootin' Buddy

Jay G said...

Pffft.

Had this happened in the Northeast, a committee would have been formed to investigate if the deer's civil rights were violated by the mean ol' Mother Gaia-hatin' SUV that tragically murdered an Ungulate-American...

rickn8or said...

And let's not forget which state's legislature used up valuable time making this procedure legal.

og said...

Well,I did kind of probe the...

nevermind. Was that out loud? Dang.

Indiana deer ARE tasty. The meat is better than most beef, IMO. And there's the "healthier, cleaner animal" aspect of it (for the most part. I don't think deer eat from trash heaps like bears or coons, I never saw one doing it) And medallions of backstraps, coated with coarsely crushed peppercorns, quickly fried in a hot pan, then set aside to rest after 40 seconds on each side- pan deglazed with some decent brandy, flamed off, and mixed with some heavy cream which is then ladled back over the medallions.... that's my absolute favorite meal in the world.

And now I'm hungry.

Kristopher said...

I think they were simply decriminalizing eating roadkill, not just making it legal.

Ya gotta make allowances for some of us, ya know?

Steve said...

Ooh, Og. I haven't tried that before. I'm gonna have to write that one down. I've always just coated in flour, then dropped in butter on a hot pan. The peppercorns and brandied cream sounds interesting, to say the least.

reflectoscope said...

Some hood ornament :P

Jim

Brigid said...

Weekend after next, Og, the boys and myself. Large empty house at Frank's, lots of shotgun shells. More deer than there were zombies in WWZ. Beer, gunblogger scrabble, stew and homemade bread. I could see it in your eyes, you were thinking about it. We'd all love to have you join us.

Bram said...

This would all be funny if I had not hit a buck on the way home from work in my new car. Just decided to stroll out onto a 4 lane route at 5pm.

Ambulance Driver said...

Og, Labrat and Stingray did try to get me to probe the... well, you know. I declined, saying I'd rather try the trachea.

Because it's ribbed, you know. For my pleasure.

And I tried to get someone to take a bite of liver, ala Dances With Wolves, but got no takers.

Stingray said...

That's because you chucked the liver off over yonder. I was giving serious consideration to the heart, but then the po-po showed up, and after he witnessed your little, erm, "dance," well that would've been weird.

Anonymous said...

Just don't get into any hit and run car accidents when AD is on duty alone...

"Never found the alleged body, no siree! Burp."

( sorry AD, couldn't resist the Zombie Medic thing.)

Tam said...

Deer sushi?

Huh.

Well, I do like cow sushi..

Joanna said...

I just keep seeing the deer laying there, with those big brown eyes that say "Whyyyyyy?", looking up at the biped chowing down on his soft tissue and wondering just what the hell happened.

Personally, I prefer my venison in sausage form.