Tag Archives: Water Water Everywhere

Next Stop For Charlie [Tuning In]

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From the makers of Last Stop for Paul comes a new tale—actually, a whole series of made-up tales on Showtime—about what it’s like to go off the rails completely in search of something important while traveling. In the case of … Continue reading

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Never Thirst [Life or Death]

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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

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Reel Trouble [Con Phishing]

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It was a fine day for fly-fishing on the Big Wood River in Ketchum, Idaho last July. However, in calf-deep water, I slipped and completely lost my rod and reel. Gone. Disappeared. I’m in the outdoor industry and the gear … Continue reading

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Korth of the North [Radical Self Reliance]

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Our friends over at VICE TV have put together a wild documentary anyone thinking they need a break from modern life should watch. As it turns out, there’s pretty much only one way to skin a bear, and it requires … Continue reading

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Bound For Disaster [Character Building]

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Isn’t delving into deep nature a feast for the soul? Yeah, sure it is! Except when it becomes more like ‘Lord of the Flies’. Here’s a new yarn from Tetsuhiko Endo on that all-American rite of passage, the Outward Bound … Continue reading

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The Naturist [Try Not To Laugh]

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I don’t currently own a pair of Tevas, but everything about this ridiculous spoof of Man Vs. Wild made me want to buy some. Yes, it’s sophomoric, but it’s also dead on.

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Beetle Bedlam [Road Warriors]

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Here’s a yarn about the joy of driving in a foreign country from a first-time contributor, Rachel Roberts. Enjoy! — Ed. Croatia was never on my list of places to go. I simply knew nothing about it, so I did … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Booze [Logical Excuses for Missing Work]

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In early May 2009 TheAccidentalExtremist.com traveled to the Scottish Highlands to follow the Drambuie Pursuit, a one-of-a-kind, two-day, nine-stage adventure race open to teams of amateur athletes from around the world. Hundreds of weekend warriors applied, but only 13 four-person teams made … Continue reading

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Toothy Grin [Water Water Everywhere]

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Here’s another yarn from the fearless Tetsuhiko Endo, who laughs in the face of reefs and big waves, even when they laugh right back in his face, with bloody results. — Ed. “How was the sunrise church service?” My mom … Continue reading

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Elvis of the Deep and the Jailhouse Rocks [Dangerous Liasons]

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Here’s an hilarious eyebrow-raiser from a lusty lass who travels far and wide, stopping at nothing in pursuit of thrills and chills on the road. Almost nothing, that is! Let’s just say it’s rated NC-17, and consider yourselves forewarned.— Ed. … Continue reading

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