A journey into the strange world beyond our screens

After more than a year of pandemic, our lives have migrated online to a remarkable extent: we zoom and tweet and loosen up all day, then Netflix and Hulu themselves sleep. Now that we enter a hopeful spring and summer, our challenge is to find the to awaken adventurous sides of ourselves that have become dormant. In this episode, Chris Colin, author of the brilliantly hilarious new book Off: The Day the Internet Died, comes up with a simple solution: just talk about all the amazing things outdoors we want instead of our devices stare. He explains how to return to the strange and magical experiences that can only be found in the real world.

This episode of the Outside Podcast is brought to you by Lake Hartwell Country, a largely undiscovered region in the mountains of South Carolina that is one of the best adventure playgrounds around. Visit lakehartwellcountry.com to plan your trip now.

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