Steven Rinella talks with author Thomas McIntyre, along with Michelle Jorgensen and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.
Subjects Discussed: Writing for television; Tom McIntyre, Hemingway, and the nuns; stepping on a butterfly while hunting dinosaurs; the nuances between outdoor writers and writer writers; the changing parameters of African hunting; Cecil the lion; great writers and suicide; African wilderness-how much is there?; old school vs new school African hunting; Colonialism in Africa; keeping the Mizungo (or crazy white guy) alive; how to identify age on a large critter; Tanzania as a purer hunting location; shooting a hippo?; the Selous wilderness hunting grounds; and more.
-Show Notes and Related Links-
Cormac McCarthy No Country for Old Men
Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises
Thomas McGuane The Heart of the Game
One of Curtis Sittenfeld’s articles that Steve enjoyed.
Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds by Joy Adamson