Fake Budweiser

Depravity? You’ve got the wrong war

by Sgt. Mike August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

They signed up for a big-budget action movie with sex and booze but wound up on a year-long Puritanical crusade in the desert. What a bummer.

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Love Rockers

Love, Part 2: Now

by Jen Jackson August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

It was about understanding and embracing the fact that I wanted to fall in love again. And I wanted to do it right this time. To do right by me.

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Parents in love

Love, Part I: Then

by Allison Jackson August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

It didn’t take me long to note his age, 22, and his piercing blue eyes, his sweet smile and his lovely hands. How was I to know that I was attracted to men’s hands?

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New Gear and the Good Old Days

New Gear and the Good Old Days

by Brendan Leonard August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

You know what really shook shit up in the outdoors? The wheel.

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The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

by Devon O'Neil August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

Then came the Moby Dick of all condo complexes — or, as fifth-generation Breckenridge resident Robin Theobald called it, “the tipping point.”

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Adventure People

Adventure People

by Charles Clayton August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

As it happens, I was born the same year as MG, which meant that my childhood was colored by the themes many adults of the era were embracing.

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Mountain Gazette's 60 Best Excerpts

Mountain Gazette’s 60 Best Excerpts

by Mountain Gazette August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

It is an understatement to say how complicated and time-consuming a process it was to distill the millions of words that have appeared in 191 issues of the Mountain Gazette into a mere 60 excerpts

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Vintage Mountain Gazette

Me and Ed: (Remembering a man I never met but feel I knew)

by Dick Dorworth August 3, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

By the early-’70s, I had read “Desert Solitaire” a couple of times and knew that Ed Abbey was a great writer and, in some ways, the spokesman of our times.

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Hunter Thompson

Abbey and Thompson: Tribal Relations

by M John Fayhee August 2, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

A comparison of Edward Abbey to Hunter S. Thompson as only Fayhee could do.

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Karen Chamberlain With Mike Moore

The Gazette at, uh, 40

by George Sibley August 2, 2012 40th Anniversary Edition

Can we really say that a publication, which lived for only one decade, then pulled a Rip Van Winkle, actually rose up and lived again?

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