Time for your weekly edition of the Funbag. Today, we're talking about cards, dares, hitchhiking, tortillas, and more.
"I hope you don’t mind if I take a little detour" is the last thing you want to hear when you're hitchhiking.
It was mostly a five-day PR tour.
"Apparently I blacked out with my knife in my hand, and my friends kept hitting me. We all had the same fear of death."
In 1971, just after returning to boxing and losing to Joe Frazier and just before his case went to the Supreme Court, Muhammad Ali picked up an unsuspecting 19-year-old thumbing a ride in Chicago.
We talk hitchhiking, algebra, and the House of Wisdom with the Canadian avant-death metal legend.
We spoke to Kris Mole, who charmed his way across borders to raise money for charity.
I made a 5,600-mile journey in a month thanks to drivers I adorned with nicknames like Kush Grandpa, John the Racist, Four Divorces, and Nice Mike.
See you again, space cowboy…
"I'm sure that everyone who is working away in an office, enviously looking at my Facebook albums, could live the exact same life. I don't understand why more people don't do what I do."
The Cuban government has adopted some peculiar means of dealing with the country’s deteriorating public transport, including nationalized hitchhiking.
In this excerpt of Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller, two men abduct three actresses who have starred in several of John Waters's classic movies.