John Galvin

John Galvin

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President Bush says Americans guzzle too much petroleum, and James Howard Kunstler would certainly agree. But the flamethrowing author of The Long Emergency—a wickedly entertaining and terrifying look into a future without cheap fuel—thinks the world isn't doing nearly enough to get ready, and nobody is safe from his wrath.

John Galvin
May 1, 2006

A 2,360-Mile Swim

Cameron Walker, Michael Behar, Devon Jackson, Brad Wieners, Evan Ratliff, Rob Buchanan, and John Galvin
Jun 1, 2004

John Galvin
Jan 1, 2004

Amy Bechtel was there, and then she simply wasn't

Tim Sohn, Jason Daley, Bruce Barcott, and John Galvin
Oct 1, 2003

Dude Over Troubled Water

The strangest stuff litters the flood-sloshed banks of the Mississippi River and her tributaries: tires by the hundred, refrigerators, automobiles, messages in a bottle, urine in a bottle, and (yikes!) the occasional ice chest containing a severed horse head. When the going gets gross, the man to call is Chad Pregracke, a crusading voyager in the war against trash.

John Galvin
Jan 8, 2002

Alaskan eccentric Trigger Twigg attempts the first winter ascent of the world's tallest face

John Galvin, Katie Arnold, Erik Hedegaard, Bill Donahue, and Kimberly Lisagor
Jan 1, 1999