John Galvin

Oil Spiel

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...

The Boof Will Set You Free

When Ed Lucero plummeted 105.6 feet over Canada's Alexandra Falls, he set a new world record for the highest plunge in a kayak. What was he thinking? John Galvin finds out. Last summer, on a river-...

End Run

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

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...

Trigger Twigg

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