Steve is a reoccurring guest and a fan favorite for listeners interested in the outdoors, hunting, and American history. They cover a lot of ground in this episode ranging from early American settlers, ancient boneyards, and Steve's personal Grizzly Bear attack story.
Radioactive Boy Scout – In 1998 David Hahn spent his summer collecting radioactive material in an attempt to build a breeder reactor. This didn’t end well, but David did reach Eagle Scout status. His story was captured by Ken Silverstein in a 1998 issue of Harper’s Magazine.
Video of Howard Stern presenting to staffers on how to improve and grow the show.
During the 1992 presidential election campaigns, independent candidate, Ross Perot, paid for several 30 minute infomercials to be aired on ABC & CBS, where Perot attempted to explain to the American people, how to balance the budget and reform government. This was Perot’s last push, which proved effected as he received close to 20M votes.
22 states have enacted legislation or amended its constitution to protect citizens’ rights to hunt and fish.
Colorado Proposition 114 has passed, requiring the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to create a plan to reintroduce and manage gray wolves on designated lands west of the continental divide by the end of 2023.
Texas has become a hot bed for non-native or invasive species. Full list here.
Paul Martin developed the Blitzkrieg Hypothesis also known as the overkill theory. This theory attempts to explain the sudden demise of large mammal populations on different continents with the arrival of humans. This theory has since lost traction and credibility.
Wrangle Island, an extremely harsh and cold landscape in the Artic Ocean is believed to be the last place for Willie Mammoths to exist.
Gary Clark Jr. arrowhead find
A boneyard in Alaska filled with hundreds of massive ice age specimens
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon by Steve Rinella
The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke
Yoga for People Who Can’t be Bothered to Do It by Geoff Dyer
Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History by Dan Flores
The Meateater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival by Steven Rinella
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