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Ben O'Brien
Ben O'Brien
Ben O’Brien is a writer, editor, host of The Hunting Collective podcast, a member of the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Board of Directors, and MeatEater’s Director of Hunting.


Ep. 132: Bipartisan Action and The Great American LWCF Challenge with BHA’s Land Tawney, Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH)

Ep. 131: PETA’s Tofu Propaganda, the Trouble with Cancel Culture, and Pro Snowboarder Mark Carter Has Nothing to Hide

Ep. 130: A Dumper Gets Redemption, the Liberal Hunter Match Game, and Challenging the Anti-Meat Movement with Robb Wolf and Diana Rodgers

Ep. 129: Elmer Fudd Loses His Gun, Charles Rodney on Segregation, and Mat Best and Omar “Crispy” Avila on Gun Culture and Avoiding the Victim Narrative

Ep. 128: Watch for Rattlers and Be Careful with Those Guns: A Conversation with Texas Legend Wyman Meinzer

Ep. 127: Bear Butchering Interrupted, the Trouble with Supply Chains, and a Plant-Based Meat Takeover with Nick Halla from Impossible Foods

Ep. 126: Bear Attack Turned Urban Legend: The True Story Behind the Gruesome Images that Shocked the Internet with Bret Bohn

Ep. 125: Baiting and Backyard Bird Feeders, Game Laws During the Apocalypse, and Our Place in the Natural World with Shane Mahoney

Ep. 124: New York’s Idiotic Deer Vasectomy Plan, Lab-Grown Meat Conspiracies, The Great Pea Debate, and the Flavors of Spring with Jesse Griffiths

Endangered Species

Fact Checker: Are There More Tigers in America than the Wild?