Monthly Archives: October 2010

Never Thirst [Life or Death]

Posted by Christian DeBenedetti in Books + Media, Human Sacrifice, Survival | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Here’s some straightforward handy advice from Mick Conefry‘s new book, The Adventurer’s Handbook: From Surviving an Anaconda Attack to Finding Your Way Out of a Desert. Read it, or risk dying of thirst next time you get lost in the … Continue reading


Magic Answers [Rites of Passage]

Posted by Christian DeBenedetti in Books + Media, Close Calls, Drive Like Hell, European Delights | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

A spooky, beautiful essay from past contributor Kate Erickson on the power of travel, happenstance horror, accidental reveries, and becoming a New Yorker. I hated the dogs— two wobbly, stubborn labs I had not expected to be walking every weekend … Continue reading