Outside Podcast: Dispatches

Adventures in Audio

Oct 3, 2017

Captain Jackass

Writer Kevin Fedarko went looking for meaning in the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He ended up in charge of a boat full of poop.

Sep 20, 2017

The Fine Art of Weaponizing Critters

Fighting one invasive species with another has led to some famous horror stories. But biocontrol can be done right.

Sep 5, 2017

Jack Johnson Loses His Cool

On his new album, the king of kick-back beach music takes a bold turn. He tells us why.

Aug 21, 2017

XX Factor: 1200 Miles on Blood Road

Rebecca Rusch discusses Blood Road, a film about her journey down the Ho Chi Minh trail to find the crash site where her father disappeared.

Aug 9, 2017

XX Factor: Vanessa Garrison Walks the Walk

The co-founder of GirlTrek explains how an organization encouraging women to head out the door became a powerhouse national movement.

Jul 10, 2017

XX Factor: How the Sports Bra Changed History

When some friends sewed together a couple jock straps to stop boob bounce in the late-70s, they ignited a revolution.

Jul 5, 2017

Andy Samberg’s Tour de Farce

We tried to have a serious conversation with the SNL alum about his new HBO cycling mockumentary. We mostly failed.

Jun 13, 2017

XX Factor: The Ice Queen Cometh

Sarah McNair-Landry, one of today’s boldest young explorers, describes the unique thrill of crossing the Arctic on skis.

May 16, 2017

XX Factor: Diana Nyad Goes the Distance

What does it take to swim 111 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage? Passion bordering on obsession.

May 2, 2017

XX Factor: Snowboarding While Iranian

Mona Seraji's unlikely path to becoming the first snowboarder from the Middle East, male or female, to compete in the pro freeride series

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