Monthly Archives: January 2009

Captain Keith Colburn to appear at St. Bernard Project

Captain Keith Colburn – Invited Guest to St. Bernard Project Fundraiser Olympia, Washington   It’s been over three years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the New Orleans area, yet thousands of people are still without homes. Four Evergreen State College students … Continue reading

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Finding Fishing Jobs is Tricky, but can be done…

 Heads up to everyone who–thanks to ‘Deadliest Catch’–now has fishing fever!  Here’s some supporting evidence that work actually can be found in Alaska’s fishing industry, and here’s how someone did it: Daniel Pye of the Towanda News wrote a story–a … Continue reading

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“Deadliest Catch” Nominated for another award!

The nominations for the 59th Annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards were announced today … In contention for best edited reality series are Eric Lasby for the “New Orleans” installment of ” Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”; Kelly Coskran and Ed … Continue reading

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Crab Fishing Movie & other Thom Beers/Discovery projects

Forever busy and creative, Discovery has given the go-ahead for seven new projects of which several are from Thom Beers and Craig Piligiam.  And actually, there are more then seven as you’ll see… A brand new series about informerical pitchmen. … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska, Discovery, lobstermen, Original Productions, Spike Walker, Thom Beers | 6 Comments

Northwestern Crew on Smashing Pumpkins video

Catchy video! In the words posted on Youtube… This is an unofficial music video for the Smashing Pumpkins song “Starz”. It was shot late in 2007 and edited early 2008 with unused footage from the video game “Alaskan Storm” in … Continue reading

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Opilio Fisherman Lost…

A fisherman has lost his life.  On January 6th, the F/V Seabrooke–which was several miles northwest of Cold Bay–reported that one of their deckhands went overboard after his feet became entangled in a crab pot line.  The US coastguard was … Continue reading

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