January 23, 2023

EP. 355 — Tales From A Timber Faller

Bears, mountain lions, and a lost pinky toe. A logger from Montana shares crazy stories about animal encounters, broken legs, and “Lucky one nutted Norm.” He explains why his sons aren’t allowed to be loggers and educates Geth on the dangers of an Idaho jammer. He also discusses why after 41 years on the job and many injuries, he still can’t imagine retiring.


Chris [00:00:06] Hello to everybody who’s lost a toe here and there. It’s Beautiful Anonymous. One hour. One phone call. No names. No holds barred. Hi, everybody. My name’s Chris Gethard. Welcome to another episode of Beautiful Anonymous. I feel so lucky that I got to have this conversation. Feel so lucky that I get to share it with you. Before I get into that, I just want to let you know that if you’re listening to this when it comes out, my next live dates are Pittsburgh on January 28, a live Beautiful Anonymous taping. There’s still a few tickets available as of this recording. And on February 3rd and February 4th, I’m going to be in Bozeman and Missoula, Montana, and that is very serendipitous. This was not planned as a tie in to that, but I happen to be talking to a Montanan on this episode of the show. And I mean, what a Montanan he is. This is a logger. This is a guy who for 40 years has felled trees as his job. And we’re able to talk ab

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