Wed Mar 2010

The Squid And The Male: Tales Of Obsession

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Twenty-foot walls of water, stomach-turning heaves, pbj sandwiches lost at sea. These are the trials and tribulations of one man´s quest to capture the Giant Squid, found off the shores of New Zealand. WorldHum has just released an excerpt of David Grann´s new book, The Devil and Sherlock Holmes, a compilation of Grann´s travel essays. […]

Seeing Real Phuket (Without The Tourists) By Any Means Possible

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

You find yourself paddling a lagoon in the Dr. Seussian islands, about 20 kilometers northwest of Phuket, Thailand. Few words have entered your mind since you began; perhaps none of your vocabulary matches the kind of tranquil beauty around you. That is, until you notice your arms begin to tire from paddling your kayak for […]

TheExped Music Series: Bow Before The Legend That Is Caetano

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

If I had to come back to life as a revolutionary Brazilian Tropicalismo/Samba musician and five-time grammy award-winner who has been featured in a Pedro Almodóvar movie, I’d totally pick Caetano Veloso. (I was going to go with David Bowie, then I realized he fit none of these categories.) In celebration of yesterday’s release of […]

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