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A Big Sur Podcast
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A Big Sur Podcast

Magnus Toren, host

An ongoing conversation with people from near and far about Big Sur's past, present, and future. A Big Sur Podcast interprets 'community' to mean ALL people from around the world who are curious about, and who care about, the preservation and restoration of the wild and rural character of Big Sur. Stories are told by visitors and residents, plumbers and linesmen, musicians and authors, dancers and jugglers and others. Sometimes we drift (way) off-topic into the arts, sciences, personal stories, gossip, politics, philosophy, ornithology, Henry Miller, and our zeitgeist in general. We like that! If you are planning a visit to Big Sur and you listen to some of the folks on this Podcast talk about their love of the place your visit will probably be a lot more rewarding. Please email magnus@henrymiller.org with any comments, critique & suggestions. Music clips courtesy John Holm: https://www.discogs.com/artist/374084-John-Holm | Sound editing software by Hindenburg | Special thanks to Jim Agius for special support.Please support the podcast by making a donation to the Henry Miller Library, a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. Thank you!
Episodes
# 98 On the Warpath: My Battles With Indians, Pretendians, and Woke WarriorsJune 09, 2024
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# 97 Breakfast at Deetjen's with Shelley NewellJune 01, 2024
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#96 Iguana John speaks about his early life.May 23, 2024
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# 95 Dave Nelson: Father, Husband, Naturalist & Big Sur Neighbor...May 15, 2024
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# 94 The California Skywatcher: A conversation with author William SelbyMay 03, 2024
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# 93 My Father Shot a Tiger: Talking about Nagaland with Easterine KireApril 22, 2024
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# 92 How did it begin...did I meet "Headhunters?" Why, and how, did I travel up into these hills.April 11, 2024
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# 91 Listening to Whales breathe! A conversation with Kerri Frangioso, a scientist who does most of her research in the wild of Big Sur.March 25, 2024
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# 90 Israel and Gaza. Perspectives on the war in Gaza from Sweden.March 17, 2024
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# 89 SMOKESCREEN | Debunking Wildfire Myths to Save Our Forests and Our ClimateMarch 10, 2024
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# 88 California (& Big Sur) Snakes & How To Find ThemFebruary 23, 2024
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# 87 Sam Goldeen. From the Ukraine, via the Panama land crossing, to Big Sur!February 19, 2024
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# 86 Jaime DeAngulo: The Old Coyote of Big SurJanuary 30, 2024
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# 85 FUEL FOR THOUGHT! Is removing vegetation keeping us safe from fire? A conversation with Richard Halsey.January 24, 2024
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#84 Butterflies of Big Sur and Monterey County.January 20, 2024
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# 83 A conversation with Corinne & John Handy of Treebones!January 10, 2024
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# 82 Wishing everyone a boring 2024!January 03, 2024
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# 81 Big Sur's ongoing efforts to protect the landscape : A Conversation with David SmileyDecember 03, 2023
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# 80 Is Big Sur being overused? A conversation with Marcus Foster of Keep Big Sur Wild.November 30, 2023
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# 79 Quiet Days in Clichy - Jours Tranquilles a Clichy - A beautiful new French edition. With Charles Ficat and Michael Paduano in Paris.November 20, 2023
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# 78 The Burden of Joy. A conversation with author Lexi Kent-Monning. "We were stranded on opposite sides of the crashed Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge!"November 17, 2023
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# 77 Paul Kephart: Ecologist and naturalist with a deep history, love and knowledge of the Big Sur coast.November 08, 2023
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# 76 My friend Dan Weiss reports from the war in Israel. Please listen.October 29, 2023
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# 75 Nocturnalia: Nature in the Western Night w/ José Gabriel Martínez-Fonseca and Charles HoodOctober 04, 2023
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# 74 California Against the Sea: Visions for Our Vanishing Coastline. Magnus is talking with author Rosanna Xia.September 16, 2023
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