David is the Founding Editor of BETA, Matador's new print magazine. His guidebook to Yosemite, the Southern Sierra Nevada and Death Valley earned him a 2009 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award, and was named "Best Guidebook of 2008" by the Outdoor Writers Association of California. He has written for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Men's Journal and The New York Times. He lives on the edge of one of the largest calderas on earth, in Mammoth Lakes, California, with his wife, his two boys, and an illegal migrant canine avatar of the Aztec god Xolotl.
This has been on my radar since I learned last week that many people suffer from a form of breath-holding or apnea while working on the computer. Studies suggest that standing workstations tend to improve posture / breathing. The best solution of all seems to be moving while you’re working, setting up [...]Continue Reading →
This is from Burner Jeffrey Johnson:
I have arranged with GeoEye for a satellite image acquisition on September 2 at *precisely* 11:41 am. That is NOT!!! playa time … as in, not at 12:00, not 12:15, not “oh shit where is my watch”… at *precisely* at 11:41am. So if you want to send out [...]Continue Reading →
This is from burner John Gilmore:
“Ever lose your friends in a dust storm? Get separated while on an arttour in the middle of the night? Missed finding your homies or your old flame all week, even though you know they’re at Burning Man somewhere? This year, text them!
The Papa Legba theme camp is [...]Continue Reading →
In which David Page navigates the tweakscape, eats wild pig stew, meets an agent of the King, and witnesses creation on the Big Island of Hawaii.Continue Reading →
In which the editor of Esquire makes a case for The Magazine as the greatest medium ever invented. And lays out how much blood, balls and marrow-sapping dedication will be required to participate.Continue Reading →