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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise the hell out of you, each episode welcomes a diverse group of guests who add their own expertise on the vast world of the outdoors. Part of MeatEater, Inc.
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Aug 14, 2017

Steven Rinella talks with author Thomas McIntyre, along with Michelle Jorgensen and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: Writing for television; Tom McIntyre, Hemingway, and the nuns; stepping on a butterfly while hunting dinosaurs; the nuances between outdoor writers and writer writers; the changing parameters of African hunting; Cecil the lion; great writers and suicide; African wilderness-how much is there?; old school vs new school African hunting; Colonialism in Africa; keeping the mzungu (or crazy white guy) alive; how to identify age on a large critter; Tanzania as a purer hunting location; shooting a hippo?; the Selous wilderness hunting grounds; and more.

Check out the show notes to dig deeper into the books, studies, ideas, and stories mentioned in this episode at http://www.themeateater.com/podcasts

1 Comments
  • over a year ago
    Aaron
    I just found this episode really really difficult to get into and get interested in. It was like Tom didn’t have a definitive opinion on anything and fence sat on contentious issues. From every other guest to date, I could get used to their idiocies but I couldn’t get used to Tom’s sighing and saying “you know”. 1 episode I don’t like from 77 is a pretty good strike rate. 👍
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