Author Archives: Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman

About Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman is managing editor of BLADE.

WinAKnife

What Knife Do You Carry?

Tell us what knife you carry. Add a little history or an anecdote. Include a photograph of you with your knife, and your name will be entered in a drawing to win a free pocketknife.

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Well, Modern Rambo, Which Knife?

Among other things, the movie First Blood starring Sylvester Stallone as Rambo, revolutionized the knife industry through the sudden vast popularity of the Rambo knife. Though the movie was more action flick than true survival doc, the premise was solid when you think about it—a Spec Ops soldier returns from war, highly trained, but suffering from...

This Built America.

Did Knives Build America?

"This Built America," a new multimedia platform from AOL exploring the companies and people reimagining American manufacturing, visited Jacksonville, Alabama, and profiled a knife factory that is a family beyond its owners—Bear & Son Cutlery.