DURST: An NRA Theme Restaurant

The NRA plans to open a theme restaurant in Times Square tentatively titled "NRA Sports Blast." Now, I can figure out what the "sports" part signifies, it's the "blast" component that intrigues me. AK-47 grenade launcher pot pie? Waco Texas Explosive Fried Chicken? Hot blood sundaes with shrapnel jimmies?

One side will feature trap and skeet shooting and the other an NRA Grille featuring wild game. No report if the two are related. "Shoot it. Skin it. Eat it." Which to many is a cherished way of life in New York. But if a rash of immigrant cab drivers go missing, we now know which meat cooler NYPD Blue might want to drop some donut crumbs in.

My thinking is, like a lot of the thinking done by everybody's favorite organization run by an actor who once played Moses, they're only about forty years behind the curve on this one. The ghosts of theme restaurants retired to that big buffet in the sky haunt the Big Wormy Apple like pigeons do Central Park Statues of guys on rearing horses. Especially in Times Square. That's so 90's.

Could have made a killing -- I mean a bundle -- on the whole idea back before the place was sanitized with Disney's All American Magic Dust. You know, rock bottom property values and municipal tax breaks.

Will Durst thinks this is the perfect joint to name a sandwich after John Rocker. Lots of baloney.

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