Colin Beavan

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Review: No Impact Man

As an eco-idealist living in New York City, Colin Beavan made a media splash when he declared that he and his family would live 100 percent green for a year.
Green documentary does make its point
By TOM MEEK  |  October 02, 2009

Interview: Colin Beavan

"In my twenties, I was really concerned with global warming. In my thirties, I was really focused on being a writer."
It's not easy going green
By TOM MEEK  |  October 02, 2009

October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009

Going Green: June 12, 2009

Back when I started this column in May 2007, I sought inspiration from several blogs. Among my daily reading material was Colin Beavan's  (a New York dad's attempts to remove himself from the grid),  (a catch-al
Sleeping naked
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 12, 2009