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Savage Henry Grow Tips

People e have asked since Savage Henry inception “Why don’t you do a grow advice column?” and we thought since this is our fourth Harvest Issue, now was as good a time as any to debut: Savage Henry Grow Tips! Step 1: Get a seed or a clone or something. Step 2: Plant it in the some soil (Plenty of …

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Hello, and welcome to Savage Henry Magazine Dot Com

Hello, Well, it’s finally here. After three years of doing a monthly, physically in your hands printed magazine www.savagehenrymagazine.com is up and going. There’re still a lot to do, but we were so excited to share with you all that we blew our load early and launched it after getting about five issues worth of content in. So check back …

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Durant’s Job History

I started working when I was young. I was an entrepreneur at a young age and would rather earn a paycheck than a letter on some stupid sweater in high school. So join me on this cathartic exercise on my road to a phat Social Security check! (All years are circa): 1983 – Door-to-door plum and mistletoe salesman – Greater Livermore …

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Failed Jerry Maguire Taglines

Many people don’t know this, but that pivotal scene in “Jerry Maguire” where Cuba Gooding Jr. and Tom Cruise are yelling at each other the phone “Show me the money!” was the 315th take. It was also the first one that used that line, after Cameron Crowe let the actors improv after take 45. Here are some of the other lines …

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Fat Albert is my Copilot

I wasn’t raised with a heavy religious presence in my house. Sunday school was more like Saturday school and my instructor wasn’t a stuffy nun or a preacher’s daughter in law. It was Fat Albert. With every episode of Fat Albert I became a better person. Albert and his Junkyard Gang, or for lack of a better word… disciples, would …

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What the Flux?

Now I’m dating myself here but I remember MTV’s Liquid Television. It was all those Spike and Mike Festivals of animations, but only a half hour and in your home! That’s when I first caught Aeon Flux. I know since then they have made a movie with Charlize Theron and have released the whole cartoon in its chronological order on …

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Water Wars

Sometimes you make up a theme for the magazine months in advance you think “I’ll think of something to write, I got plenty of time.” But sometimes you don’t come up with shit. Wet and Wild? I’ve been afraid of the water since I was 5 years old. So even when the usually inspiring combination of materials are consumed and …

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Crazy Confiscated Illegal Fireworks

My near-decade as a police reporter for the daily paper I met a few officers and deputies who I made lasting friendships with. So much so they even let me go on little “shopping sprees” in their evidence lockers from time to time. Hey don’t judge, it’s a way for the hard working first responders to supplement their meager wages and …

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Failed water sports

Seems like there’s a water or snow version of every grassy field/ hardwood court sport. If you’re bored with a sport, toss it in the pool or strap on some skis. Here are some sports that tried. Water Nascar Not really a stretch because you can only go so far in Tennessee or Kentucky turning left the whole time before …

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Have you seen Michael Phelps’ training diet?

Chris Durant, staff When the Olympics were happening all the sportscasters made a big deal about Chris Durant, staff Michael Phelps’ 10 zillion calorie diet. When they would read off his daily menu it sounded really familiar and inspired me to believe I am a world-class athlete too. It also should have put to rest any doubts that Phelps’ smokes mad weed. …

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