John Galvin

John Galvin

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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...

John Galvin
May 1, 2006

Let Us Now Praise Crazy Mofos

A 2,360-Mile Swim

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

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.[sidebar img= | hed=Seeing...

John Galvin
Jan 1, 2004

End Run

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...

John Galvin
Jan 8, 2002

Trigger Twigg

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