Carl Hoffman

Carl Hoffman

Biography:

Carl Hoffman is a contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler and the author of "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art" and "The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World Via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains and Planes." Lunatic Express was named one of the ten best books of 2010 by the Wall Street Journal and was a New York Times summer reading pick. Hoffman has won four Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation and two North American Travel Journalism Awards.

A former contributing editor for Wired, Hoffman has traveled to more than 70 countries on assignment for Outside, Smithsonian, National Geographic Adventure, ESPN, the Magazine, Wired, Men’s Journal, Popular Mechanics and many other publications. He is a native of Washington, D. C. and the father of three.

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Past Shows:

  • Disappearance of Michael Rockefeller

    George Knapp was joined by Carl Hoffman, author and contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, for a discussion on the mysterious 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea which has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. ...More »

Last Night

Alien Encounters / Dark Entities
Alien Encounters / Dark Entities
Occult scholar Mitch Horowitz discussed a wide range of paranormal topics, as well as his upcoming show Alien Encounters: Fact or Fiction. Followed by intuitive healing artist Leah Guy, who spoke about her time living in a haunted house.

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