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Political ( 47% )
Humor ( 78% )
Chances that the percentages exceed 100 ( 88% )
A previously ambition-less writer (Pike, Logan) lands a job as a newspaper reporter in rural upstate Pennsylvania, only to find his dream job is in dramatic decline. Over the course of a year, through being a journalist and traveling to three distinct weddings, Pike is forced to confront immigration identity, the American career path and the fall of bachelor parties. Composed in “Speed Prose” with a heavy concentration on humor, satire and lust, Grief Species offers no outlook to the future.
Crew playoff game, 2009. Fictional tales inspired by a “need to belong to something violent and ugly” are called the Firm Files. “Col-um-bus…la, la, la.”
solo climb to the highest peak in the lower 48 states
50,000 word short story about abduction, “The Massacre Lounge,” “The Spanish Degree” series, rambling babbling nonsense from Pike, Logan, “Firm Files” and non-fiction climbing tales…first drafts, all unedited.
50,000 words about being being imprisoned without walls…
“The Spanish Degree” series tracks a man who abandons college to travel. Also, Pike’s Journal–an insight into the mind of the main character from the novel “Grief Species.” And other stories…
Tales from the fake fighting futbol firm of the Columbus Crew.
GOING FOR THE 50 STATE HIGHPOINTS. As of now, I’ve been to the top of 9 U.S. states, with Mt. Washington being the toughest winter climb. Every state summit is tracked with a story, and most have pictures and video too.
37 hours, 52 minutes, 30 seconds
The Epic, Team Future
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1 Day, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes, 30 Seconds. December 27-28, 2014. “The Summit Slayers”—Travis Esbenshade, Cody Esbenshade, Adam Doc Fox. Clingmans Dome-Tennessee, Brasstown Bald-Georgia, Sassafras Mountain-South Carolina, Mount Mitchell-North Carolina, Mount Rogers-Virginia and Black Mountain-Kentucky.