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Travels of an Ocean Man: Japan

June 27, 2013 by


Author: Josh Manger I’m back from another overseas adventure and as promised, I filmed every step of the way so I could share my experience with you. During our 30+ days at sea aboard the R/V Melville, I edited it all down to a 40-minute movie I’m calling Travels of an Ocean Man: Japan. This […]

The Deadliest Catch of an Idiot Abroad with a Dirty Job on Layover with No Reservations

February 26, 2013 by


Author: Josh Manger I know a lot of people who love TV programs like No Reservations, Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch, The Layover, An Idiot Abroad, and countless other Discovery-like programs about the oceans and science. I too love these shows, but I think I have a slightly different viewing experience than the general public. That’s […]

How I Really Learned to Listen, and the Whalers That Made It Possible

May 15, 2012 by


Author: Gemina Garland-Lewis There I was, pacing around in circles staring down a driveway-turned-dock at a boat bearing a black band around its crow’s nest: a whaling boat. I’d been traveling around the world for ten months on a fellowship where I sought to better understand the varied connections different cultures had to whales. I’d […]

Inspiration — My Athlete’s Cut

March 18, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer On Wednesday, while working on a talk and desperately seeking inspiration, I checked my e-mail (like I do, at least once every three minutes) and clicked on a new message from PHDComics informing me of the day’s comic. After viewing the comic I chuckled, stared at my bored dog, sat up and […]