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A survivalist Christmas
Everything you're about to read will be especially relevant if the world as we know it ends on December 21, as the Mayan calendar (supposedly) predicts. But even if the apocalypse doesn't rain down just before Christmas, it can't hurt to be prepared for
Gifts to ensure you live to see the New Year — and many more!
| December 07, 2012
A weekend in Maine's North Woods teaches lessons beyond survival
Tim Smith doesn't think the apocalypse is coming. He's not into high-tech gadgets or high-drama, made-for-TV survival situations.
Woman versus Wild
| February 10, 2012
In 50/50 , Jonathan Levine, whose The Wackness (2008) showed a talent for sardonic comedy, makes a halfhearted attempt to raise Will Reiser's script (partly autobiographical) above clever stereotype.
An edgy concept, and a fine cast
| September 30, 2011
Review: A Dolphin Tale
Winter the dolphin gamely plays herself in this loose re-telling of her fight for survival after a crab trap mangles her tail.
Not much of a splash
| September 23, 2011
Immortalizing Irene: dressed up to clean up, tales of survival, and blowhards
Phillipe had to endure Irene at Casa Diablo South in Newport. No problems at all, save for a titanic poplar limb, whose size had already led P&J to dub it "Johnny Wadd," falling all the way across the circular driveway and nearly taking down the pow
Paging Babe the Blue Ox
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| September 02, 2011
You may have seen Sludgey, a/k/a the Last Barrel of Oil, distributing handbills around Portland on First Friday.
| March 18, 2011
Review: The Last Lions
A crocodile ripping up a cub off screen, a one-eyed lioness scheming for revenge, a mother taking down a water buffalo so her children don't starve - it's a bit more pulse pounding than March of the Penguins .
Beautiful footage backdrops a story of survival, love, and adaptation
| March 04, 2011
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