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Building on the belief that a deeper understanding of the natural world enriches all of our lives, host Steven Rinella brings a deep and relevant look at all outdoor topics including hunting, fishing, nature, conservation and wild foods. Filled with humor, irreverence and things that will surprise t…

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    Ep. 410: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XLV

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 42:23


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Dr. Jonathan Reisman, Ryan Callaghan, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Chest Floyd, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 409: Lung King

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 115:25


    Steve Rinella talks with Dr. Jonathan Reisman, Ryan Callaghan, Brody Henderson, Spencer Neuharth, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.  Topics include: Discussing déja poo; the defining of flatus; preserving, rather than killing, bacteria; gathering ginkgo biloba nuts from trees in NYC; eating wild game and keeping kosher; holy blood; meeting your cadaver; how badly Steve wants to go on NPR's "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross; eating everything but bones and teeth; eating embryonic eggs; getting curdled mother's milk from the calf; Jonathan's quest to overturn the why it's currently illegal to commercially sell and eat lung in the United States; bullshit food beliefs; Jonathan's petition to the USDA; the non-pasteurized milk craze; how eating cholesterol doesn't raise your cholesterol; overdosing on fat soluble vitamins; the hormones you can and can't eat; teaming up with the haggis folks in the UK; the Anatomy Eats dinner series; Jonathan's book, "The Unseen Body"; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 408: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XLIV

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 45:13


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Hayden Sammak, Seth Morris, Chest Floyd, Maggie Smith, and Max Barta.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 407: California's War on Woodsmen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 111:39


    Steven Rinella talks with Mercer Lawing, Janis Putelis, Seth Morris, and Phil Taylor. Topics include: How Theater Phil brought the roof down; the genetic mutation that creates a cinnamon black bear; how a poop snow cone would actually preserve microbes; the Blue Collar Scholar's poop bucket design; when you make a pair of earrings out of your foot bone spurs; hocking up a nock through your concha; a 33-year-old banded sandhill crane; how bobcat trapping was completely banned in California; the cage trap days; how California has just banned the sale of fur in the state; receiving death threats; the Johnny Stewart cassette tape; the war in Ukraine affecting fur prices today; knowing a good cat when you see one; a sable coat with bobcat trim as the fashion of Russian oligarchs; how the show, "Yellowstone" is driving the beaver market; designing camtrip cages; how to get the cat in the trap; skunk paste; quickly taking over the former territory of a dead bobcat; all the glands; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 406: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XLIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 42:58


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Savannah Ashour, Randall Williams, Brody Henderson, Cory Calkins, Hayden Sammak, Seth Morris, Maggie Smith, and Sam James. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 405: Don't Believe Them

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 103:23


    Steve Rinella talks with Jesse Griffiths and Corinne Schneider.  Topics include: "Almost everything is from around here"; Jesse driving 17 pounds of lemon from South Texas to Dai Due in Austin; burning money; ricks and cords as measurements of wood; when a guy in dreads shows up and wants to show you something in his car; pronouncing coyote; more Chettiquette questions; Steve opposing Michigan's unlimited take of turkeys in the fall; wrongly maligned critters; cooking in fat; how "dry brine" is oxymoronic; Chinese meat washing; the long window of doneness in slow cooking; rendered fat prices; achieving tenderness; the overabundance of BBQ sauce in the Rinella household; the merits of eating boiled meat; mostarda; how "The Hog Book" won a James Beard Award; you're either cooking it too long, or you're not cooking it long enough; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 404: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XLII

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 39:26


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Brody Henderson, Hayden Sammak, Cory Calkins, Alyssa Smith, Seth Morris, Logan Dove, and Corinne Schneider.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 403: Rattling Bucks with Joe Rogan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 114:47


    Steve Rinella talks with Joe Rogan, Jesse Griffiths, and Corinne Schneider.  Topics include: The pink pig; Corinne's first wild hog; rattling in a crazy number of whitetail; how basically no one hunts nilgai with a bow, but Joe; the nilgai bark; a bow hunt fraught with peril; Steve's take on how flies conceive of time; discussing draw weight and Joe's 90-pound bow; a more athletic giraffe; tracking and gridding; no blood; Joe's take on how hunting with a rifle is the most ethical method; how critter injury and running affects the taste of their flesh; listening to squealing hogs; why can we go buy wild hog and nilgai?; cooking over real wood; the door you open up in your brain; Joe loving elk bone marrow; that time when Steve sent his kid to school with a muskox sandwich; how chewing tough meat helps your jaw; jawzercise and ball gags; black going out of sight; when unknowledgeable voters interfere with science-based wildlife management practices; how Steve thinks he can cook tongue better than Jesse can; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 402: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XLI

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 42:09


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Rick Hutton, Cory Calkins, Maggie Smith, Max Barta, and Hanzi Deschermeier.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 401: Ch-ch-ch-changes and Lessons for 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 121:13


    Steven Rinella talks with Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Chester Floyd, Hunter Spencer, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.   Topics include: When silk killed the beaver hat; Steve's Hot Tip to parents: watch "Adventure Time" with your kids; should you shoot and tag a wounded animal?; when Steve practiced civil disobedience and picked up roadkill; names for genitalia; wacked, crunched, and aced; does a farm-raised duck count to your limit?; to pee, or not to pee in a treestand; Brody guiding his wife on her first big game hunt; Hunter's first pronghorn; sometimes you just gotta enjoy the experience; Chester's debut gig; disagreements about paternity leave; Jani's ‘glass half full' mindset; when Jani brought his daughter to Latvian deer camp; Steve's dissatisfaction with catching critters on accident; don't take credit for what you didn't do; be appreciative; and more lessons for 2023.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 340: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XL

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 40:44


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, Hayden Sammak, Hunter Spencer, Garrett Long, and Randall Williams. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 399: The Kingpin Antler Dealer

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 116:31


    Steven Rinella talks with Tony Schaufler, Jamie Schaufler, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics include: Steve's Instagram picture of a shipping container full of antlers; PA antler restrictions; did mountain men bait?; expropriation of land and being a good neighbor; the potential medicinal value of consuming paper thin antler slices; making a living picking antlers; the dog chew market; fake antler chandeliers; a Texan named Mike; profit margins; "trophy" sheds; antler poaching sting ops; how to reach Tony; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 398: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXIX

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 72:54


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia and a special holiday round of Family Feud with Steven Rinella, Dan Chumbler, Janis Putelis, Hayden Sammak, Maggie Smith, Hunter Spencer, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 397: Don't Nočakarēt Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 143:21


    Steven Rinella talks with Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Chester Floyd, Hunter Spencer, Hayden Sammak, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.   Topics include: Drinking with your parents when you're underage; which states drink the most?; MeatEater's Fancy Pants Christmas Cocktail, featuring Desert Door sotol; reinterpreting, "Baby It's Cold Outside"; Song and Dance Phil performs "It's The Most Wonderful Time to Kill Deer"; Phil and Hayden's duet; how not to be a surface shitter when the ground is frozen; how to deal with popping while ice fishing; the final authority; a Hot Tip on no TP: psyllium fiber; Jani practicing his Latvian; Diana, Goddess of the Hunt; pursing the raccoon dog; how everyone's using thermal vision in Latvia; don't shoot the shovel; when Jani nočakarēt-ed big time; beware the through wind; super broth measured in units of love; and more.  MeatEater's Fancy Pants Cocktail recipe by Kevin Gillespie: 2oz Sotol Blanco (get your Desert Door sotol here) .75 oz Sercial Madeira .75 oz fresh lemon juice .75 oz Hibiscus Syrup 3 dashes Orange bitters  Shake all ingredients together with ice, strain and serve up (martini style) garnished with an orange peel and a sprig of rosemary.  Hibiscus Syrup 1 cup sugar  3/4 Cup water 1 Cup hibiscus flowers 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half 1 whole star anise pod 3 whole cloves Peel of one lemon  Bring all to a boil and then allow to steep hot for 30 mins before straining and cooling. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 396: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXVIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 39:36


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Cory Calkins, Hayden Sammak, Seth Morris, Janis Putelis, Garrett Long, Alyssa Smith and Carl Hansen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 395: When Things Go South Up North

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 126:59


    Steven Rinella talks with Buddy Levy, Brody Henderson, and Phil Taylor. Topics discussed: Buddy's latest, “The Empire of Ice and Stone,”; calling people how they'd like to be called; how an arrow nock exits out of your nostril; capitalizing and "the truth about"; trying to find uncontacted people to hang out with; headlines of blonde eskimos; becoming a Canadian; getting separated big time; the importance of a rounded hull; eating polar bears raw; Chopin's funeral march; stalking a bear that turned out to be a ground squirrel; just how deceptive the arctic can be; saving your dogs from a polar bear; no human presence; swollen hands; the race against time; jigging for cod with a sewing needle; just how deceptive the arctic can be; saving your dogs from a polar bear; no human presence; swollen hands; the race against time; Stefansson's book, "The Friendly Arctic"; Ada Blackjack; a future book about the blimp that's never been seen since; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 394: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXVII

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 36:40


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Hayden Sammak, Phil Taylor, Cory Calkins, Maggie Hudlow, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 393: Weirdest Little Elk Hunt In America

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 103:06


    Steven Rinella talks to Janis Putelis, Garret Long, Cory Calkins, Seth Morris, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: Phil the Engineer, aka Phil the Song and Dance Man, performs in “A Christmas Carol”; Steve's lesson the United State's bifurcated legislature; Sen. Martin Heinrich explains Recovering America's Wildlife Act (RAWA); the coveted elk buffer zone tag; how it became legal to cross national parks with a firearm; interpreting “impossible or otherwise impractical”; crossing the river; Steve Rinelli; years of accumulated preference points and Steve's good draws; going back to the day before; when the effort to size ratio doesn't mean anything; when the biggest bull you see is the first bull you see; being able to repeat the experience; discovering mange; being a little sad after the fact; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 392: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXVI

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 33:23


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Chester Floyd, Hayden Sammak, Phil Taylor, Maggie Smith, Cory Calkins, Maggie Hudlow, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 391: Border Patrol

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 153:37


    Steven Rinella talks to Richard Fortunato, Charles Trost II, James Searl, Janis Putelis, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: Pistol packing bagpipe players; the U.S. Border Patrol's role in public land and critter management; Jani's daughter's incredible turkey gobbling skills; the time when Steve and Jani got pulled over by Border Patrol; wild horses; establishing base truth; darting eyes and deception; templing; HR concerns; speaking Yiddish on The MeatEater Podcast; picking up your poop with your bare hands under threat; the Makushi story about the disappearance and reappearance of the white-lipped peccary population; why pronghorns and dogs smell like Fritos; operating between ports of entry; what you can't bring back from Canada; when do you know that you've crossed the border?; making a meaningful entry; the Tick Riders; big ass blimps; monitoring critters with Border Patrol surveillance cameras; skilled at tracking; carrying diamonds across the Boundary Waters; wildlife smuggling; the pronghorn roundup; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 390: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXV

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 34:45


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater's Trivia tournament with Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, Alyssa Smith, Rick Hutton, Max Barta, and Phil Taylor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 389: Calling Ducks With Koe Wetzel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 92:26


    Steve Rinella talks with Koe Wetzel, Dre Rocha, John Park, Kylee Archer, Max Barta, Chester Floyd, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: Steve's face on a box of waterfowl ammo; Koe's advice to Chester: stop playing music; Dre's hoodie and the mystery of Tupac; the MeatEater Trivia t-shirt is finally here!; when your dog eats your rib; second degree baiting and ethics; robo deer; growing up in the chicken capital of the world; skinny Texas ducks; Waldorf and Ambrosia salads; living on a bus; when your manager is the life of the party; internships in construction; crying in Spanish and moving to Austin; variations of “Juke Box Hero”; is Lou Wetzel related to Koe?: melody first and notes on the phone; why it's "Hell Paso"; Koe performs "YellaBush Road" in The MeatEater Podcast studio; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 388: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXIV

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 45:23


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, Chester Floyd, Cory Calkins, Maggie Hudlow, Sam James, Tressa Croaker, Christine Sawicki, Brody Henderson, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 387: We've Got Weights In Fish! - The Full Story From The Man Who Found Them

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 125:21


    Steven Rinella talks with Jason Fischer, Brody Henderson, Chester Floyd, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: Putting metal balls in fish; how Jason didn't believe Steve was Steve; the crazy audacity; Jason as a Gandhi-like figure; how we've lost 1.3 million acres of sagebrush habitat per year for the past 20 years; Chester's son and Chester's thumb; the Lake Erie fishery; how you get to be a tournament director; walleye tournament winnings; the best five; passing polygraph tests; when you're fooled and your gut just sinks; cheating people out of money; debunking the leatherman internet story; fish fillets and 12 oz weights; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 386: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 42:08


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Dan Flores, Janis Putelis, Chester Floyd, Seth Morris,  Cory Calkins, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 385: A Wild New World

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 123:26


    Topics discussed: Jani negging Steve; the giant moose paddle that Steve's gonna make into a chair for his kid; how to get stuff from Alaska to the Lower 48; Dan Flores' brilliant new book, "Wild New World," is available; starting a story 66 million years ago; wiping the slate clean with a big asteroid; striking at a shallow angle; when extinctions stopped for 10,000 years; flightless birds as the first things to go; a haunting chicken memory from your childhood; where religious theology meets theories of extinction; cooking penguin eggs for breakfast; "too wild" for civilization; the fur desert; killing animals as a geopolitical idea; market capitalism wiping out the buffalo; the east coast prairie chicken; the ivory bill's toy trumpet cry; how Dan makes quick work of the mountain men; how our Neanderthal ancestors were more carnivorous than wolves; wishing to know an entire heaven and earth; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 384: Gear Talk - Episode 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 44:00


    This week on Gear Talk, Janis and Jordan discuss their side by sides; Mark Boardman with Vortex Optics joins the discussion to explain adjusting your binocular diopter correctly; Jordan on pitching and using tarps; Janis and the Kifaru Gnargali backpack. If you have a question you want to submit to Gear Talk for discussion, email geartalk@themeateater.com.  Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on iHeart Radio Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on Spotify Want to comment on this episode? Visit https://www.themeateater.com/listen/gear-talk and join the conversation. Connect with Janis, Jordan, and MeatEater MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater MerchSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 383: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 41:02


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Rick Smith, Garret Smith, Chris Gill, Loren Moulton, Danny Bolton, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, and  Phil Taylor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 382: The Making of MeatEater

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 104:55


    Steven Rinella talks with Rick Smith, Garret Smith, Chris Gill, Loren Moulton, Danny Bolton, Janis Putelis, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: MeatEater's Season 11, Episode 1 with Evan Hafer of BRCC is live on themeateater.com; how Chris Gill had never pooped outdoors before filming the MeatEater series; not caring if you live or die when you're young; a reminder to get tickets for Chester + Trampled By Turtles' concert in Atlanta on Dec. 1; Trampled By Turtles new album, Alpenglow, is out!; when your wife accidentally runs over and kills your target buck with her car; how the Rinella kids range everything; Steve's bloody vasectomy story and how you gotta check out his Instagram account for the video reenactment; defining what a Good Samaritan actually is; Steve claims that he's the first person ever to rattle in a sitka deer; are we allowed to call someone a bitch?; explaining verité; Steve yelling at the camera guys all the time; the mindless ferocity of Americans; the 180-degree rule; NIMing; not liking to hike in the dark; our 10-min episode about an attempted episode that won't end up being a MeatEater episode; the extreme difficulty of making tree stand hunting exciting TV; how ice fishing simply cannot be captured; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 381: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXXI

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 46:43


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Evan Hafer of BRCC, Steve Rinella, Sean Weaver, Seth Morris, Chester Floyd, Cory Calkins, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 380: Chopping Up A Buffalo With Clovis Points

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 111:05


    Steven Rinella talks with Metin Eren, David J. Meltzer, John Hayes, Clay Newcomb, Spencer Neuharth, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: How Steve feels insecure about his grip strength; archaeology living under the umbrella of anthropology; getting your hands all cut up by Clovis points; using your teeth to sharpen edges; curiosity as an adaptive strategy; the average age of early man; planned births; very, very old footprints in the sand; ruppia, or ditch grass; DNA in sediment; anonymous peer reviews and how you ought to have the right to know your critics; David's book, The Mountaineer Site: A Folsom Winter Camp in the Rockies; MeatEater does science: our bison butchery experiment using Clovis points; when you really want the rock you find to be an ancient tool; using human bodies for cut mark experiments; measuring microware on bones; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 379: Welcome to Gear Talk - MeatEater Network Debut

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 38:22


    As previously teased on the MeatEater podcast, Jordan and Janis take over the MeatEater feed and welcome you to the MeatEater Network's newest podcast, Gear Talk, where they explore their favorite -- and sometimes not-so-favorite -- pieces of gear. Later, they talk to First Lite's western big game guru, Matt Derosiers.  Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on iHeart Radio Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe to Gear Talk on Spotify Connect with Janis, Jordan, and MeatEater MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 378: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXX

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 40:41


    Shelby Huber and Spencer Neuharth host MeatEater Trivia with Katie Finch, Jennifer Jones, Carrie Henderson, Kelsey Morris, Brian Hopkins, Adrienne Taylor, and Phil Taylor.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 377: The Great Outhouse Rescue - An American Hero, a Lost Phone, and the Race to Save a Stuck Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 74:46


    Topics discussed: More pictures of people trying to fish cell phones out of pit toilets; fetishists and filling pockets; rescuing an owl from a pit toilet; when your 32nd wedding anniversary plans are interrupted by a toilet rescue; what a man will do to retrieve his cell phone; being stuck as hell; vault toilet, pit toilet, outhouse, and other names for the shitter; a wall of stench and why you're supposed to keep the lid closed; when your phone still works after sinking in a cesspool of shit and piss; disappearing into the hole; the picture leak; a lawn chair dedicated to the cause; some serious engineering; suck and thrust; marriage advice; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 376: Game On, Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXIX

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 60:16


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, NY Mets players Pete Alonso, Chris Bassitt, Tyler Naquin, Tommy Hunter, David Peterson, Stephen Nogosek, and Sean Weaver, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 375: At Bat and Behind the Levee with Austin Riley

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 105:25


    Steven Rinella talks with Austin Riley, Sean Weaver, Spencer Neuharth, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.  Topics discussed: How Steve doesn't feel an emotional connection to "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"; Austin breaking down baseball for Steve; Albert Von Tilzer's greatest hits; two seasons; canceling hunting trips to play pro ball; mistaking a husky puppy for a wolf; stripping away the passion; MeatEater's Whitetail Week is here; read Sean's article on how Roosevelt's first waterfowl refugs has gone bone dry; stuffing walleyes with lead weights and walleye filets; tournaments and the worst cheating you've ever done; going pro when you're young; Austin's great love of whitetail hunting; all the little analytical details; when it comes down to a few pitches; player cards; beating the freeze; when your finances are public and everyone knows your contract amount; behind the levee; hunting property dreams; MLB's paternity leave policy and missing your son's birth; Austin's quote that he didn't actually say; an epic walk up song; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 374: Game On Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXVIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 36:38


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steve Rinella, Seth and Kelsey Morris, Jim Heffelfinger, Brody Henderson, Chester Floyd, Cory Calkins, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 373: Shirker Bucks, Baubellum, and Binturongs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 105:57


    Steve Rinella talks with Jim Heffelfinger, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Seth Morris, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: How Jim got canceled from Instagram and how to help him make a comeback by following him at @cervidnut; Jim's book, Deer of the Southwest, is back in print; the forthcoming bible on black-tailed and mule deer of North America; antlerogenesis and how antler bone resembles cancer growth; testes the size of peas; check out a picture of the two-headed fawn; extra bones; the female baubellum; Jim's article about lead and wildlife on The MeatEater website; how Seth ate so much tuna that he got mercury poisoning; why binturongs smell like fresh popcorn and brown buns; raccoon dogs; more Covid circulation between humans and deer; Pistol Jim, Jackrabbit Jim, and other perfect nicknames; planning our world squirrel cookoff; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 372: Game On Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXVII

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 34:00


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Dan Chumbler, Garrett Long, Janis Putelis, Ryan Callaghan, Brody Henderson, Maggie Hudlow, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 371: #vanlife #AKMoose

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 140:36


    Steven Rinella talks with Clay Newcomb, Dirt Myth, Loren Moulton, and Chester Floyd. Topics discussed: Recording from the inside of a cargo van in motion; creeper vans; the premier of MeatEater Season 11; how to watch Mark Keyon's new show, Deer Country; the unfortunate technicality that kicked our Campfire Stories: Narrow Escapes and More Close Calls off the New York Times bestseller list; how to support our friend and First Lite colleague, Duke Wasteney, recover from his house fire; help the WY corner crossing guys in their civil case and read MeatEater's article on why the $7M damages charge they face is absurd; Clay's "Hey Bear!" song; more instances of fishing phones out of pit toilets; when a moose crosses the road; trusting the process and sitting for nine days; shooting bulls based off brow tines; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 370: Game On Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXVI

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 28:40


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia with Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, Brody Henderson, Ryan Callaghan, Cory Calkins, Phil Taylor, Sean Weaver, Logan Dove, Tressa Croaker, and Corinne Schneider. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 369: The Real Indiana Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 122:51


    Steven Rinella talks with Deni Seymour, Janis Putelis, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: On the trail of the Coronado Expedition; sharpening flint knives with your teeth; the Seven Golden Cities of Cibola; brutality and removing body parts; pouring liquid gold down a guy's throat; finding sites and reconstructing the trail; rock art depicting figures with pointy shoes; genetic info and latrines; the power of metal detectors; more on why you shouldn't remove artifacts from the ground; finding the canon, the oldest gun discovered in the continental US; relative dating of rock art; embarking on adventure; how the site keeps on giving; bronze hats; how to support Deni's upcoming documentary film on the Coronado expedition; Steve Rinella, the antiquities looter; where to read Deni's publications, check out her webpage, and watch her fascinating educational videos; how to get a site named after you; and more.  Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 368: Game On Suckers! MeatEater Trivia XXV

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 34:34


    Spencer Neuharth hosts MeatEater Trivia at the First Lite flagship store in Hailey, ID with Clay Newcomb, Clay Hayes, Nate Krick, Jess Johnson, Ben Dettamanti, Tony Peterson, Sam Soholt, and Lydia Smith. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ep. 367: Communicating with the Wives of MeatEater

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 93:14


    Steven Rinella and Spencer Neuharth talk with Katie Finch, Janis Putelis, Jennifer Putelis, Brody Henderson, Carrie Henderson, Shelby Huber, Kelsey Morris, Danielle Floyd, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. Topics discussed: Steve's divorce rate statistics; how hunting and being away causes relationship challenges; Chester being away while Danielle  is in her third trimester; examining the term “hunting widow”; how Jani plans to be a long hunter; Kelsey and Seth's check in system; how Spencer lives in his hot tub; how Katie and the family sneak farm-raised meats when Steve is gone; Shelby's nest and Spencer's love of chores; smooth on the way out and smooth on the way in; the importance of systems; being on the same page; Steve's 5-hour appreciation window; under-promising and over-delivering; the Rinella's backyard pumpkin patch; and more. Connect with Steve and MeatEater Steve on Instagram and Twitter MeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube Shop MeatEater Merch See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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