Sunday, July 24, 2011

The End of Country

Today's Failure Interview: Seamus McGraw, author of the new book "The End of Country," on the debate over fracking and the future of natural gas drilling in the United States.

Dive - Living Off America's Waste, now available on Special Edition DVD

Last year Failure interviewed filmmaker Jeremy Seifert (see Food For Thought) about his film "Dive - Living Off America's Waste," which illustrates how thousands of dollars worth of good, edible food is thrown away by stores each and every day. The film is now available (watch the trailer) on Special Edition DVD, which includes a special feature on how you can get involved in Seifert's Eat Trash Campaign. You'll be entertained - and save a huge amount of money on food, assuming you're willing to dumpster dive.

Pitching in the Promised Land

New this weekend in Failure magazine: A look back at the failed Israeli Baseball League (IBL), viewed through the eyes of IBL pitcher Aaron Pribble, author of the new book "Pitching in the Promised Land."

Friday, July 01, 2011

The Big Roads

Just in time for the July 4th weekend, Failure interviews Earl Swift (author of "The Big Roads") on the history of America's interstate highway system. Have a safe holiday!