By jcoyne on June 24, 2012
Jim and Tom sit down with a returning guest (Richard) and a first-timer (Whitney) to discuss the wilderness. What can we learn from the Great Wide Open? Is Yellowstone Park a preserve or a performance? Does a cost/benefit analysis favor strip malls over wooded areas? We flirt with answers.
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