David Rakoff

David Rakoff

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Nowhere near it, in fact. For his latest televised ramble, Monty Python alum Michael Palin takes his flying circus to the roof of the world.

David Rakoff
Jul 1, 2005

As the sun sets on the gilded age of hot-air adventuring, a few fat cats look for ways—any which way—to keep pushing the envelope

David Rakoff
May 2, 2004

I, Nature Boy

And other divinations from Tom Brown's Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School. As told by David Rakoff—Acolyte of the Standard Class, Master Bowdriller, Sweat Lodge Scaredy-Cat, and Friend to the Vole

David Rakoff
May 2, 2004

Radical Chic PR Lesson #127: Put a bunch of VIPs in a raft. Send them down the Futaleufú. Stop a dam. Sounds fun—and is!

David Rakoff
Oct 1, 2003

Thirteen otherwise courageous writers reveal their deepest, darkest fears in our homage to the creepy, crawly, menacing world of phobias. Prepare to squirm.

John Updike, Stewart O'Nan, Michael Perry, Katie Arnold, Pico Iyer, Bucky McMahon, Bruce McCall, Jane Smiley, Donald Katz, Jack Hitt, David Rakoff, Jo Ann Beard, and Mary Roach
Jan 9, 2002

After all the bad weather, bad luck, and bad food, there was only one thing left for the publishers and producers of the next big adventure blockbuster to do: Kill the writer.

David Rakoff
Mar 1, 2000