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'Asphalt Watches' Is the Most Glorious Animated Film about Hitchhiking Ever Made

Toronto artists Seth Scriver and Shayne Ehman went on a hitchhiking trek 13 years ago from a 7-Eleven in Chilliwack, British Columbia, to downtown Toronto. The journey really impacted them, and now they've immortalized it by co-directing a feature...<p><i>Trailer for</i> Asphalt Watches<i>.</i><p>Toronto artists Seth …

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Stars Hitchhiked With Fans After Team Bus Broke Down (PHOTOS)

While it's not uncommon for fans to give the home team an emotional lift during a game, the type of lift several members of the U.S. women's soccer team got over the weekend was a bit out of the ordinary. Alex Morgan, Hope Solo and a handful of U.S. players hitchhiked back to the hotel after their …

Dumb Criminal of the Week: The drug-toting New Zealand hitchhiker who unwisely confused a police car for a taxi.

<b>Name:</b> Unnamed New Zealand hitchhiker<p><b>Alleged crimes:</b> Drug possession, unpaid fines.<p>Advertisement<p><b>Fatal mistake:</b> Unnecessarily provoking the police.<p><b>The</b> …

What I learned about freedom from hitchhiking around America

In July, I found myself knocking on doors at dusk in a strange neighborhood. I was over a thousand miles from home on the first night of a hitchhiking trip from Denver, Colorado, to Portland, Oregon, and I was going porch to porch to ask if I could pitch my tent in someone's backyard.<br>Two …

Online hitchhiking across Europe

In the world of hitchhiking gone are the handmade signs and endless waiting. Our writer uses apps and websites to find lifts, beds and friends as he hitches across Europe<p>I remember the exact moment that it became obvious to me that the very essence of hitchhiking had been transformed by technology. …

Notes on 20 years as a hitchhiking couple

Nowadays, it almost seems like a lost art. The only folks out thumbing rides are occasional guerilla slackers in search of the underside or lost …

'Asphalt Watches' Is a Gonzo Animated Film About Hitchhiking in Canada

Toronto artists Seth Scriver and Shayne Ehman went on a hitchhiking trek 13 years ago from a 7-11 in Chilliwack BC to downtown Toronto, and I guess it really impacted them, because they co-directed a feature-length Flash animation called Asphalt...<p><i>Riding in the back seat with Santa. A frame from</i> …

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Hitchhiker Blogs His Journey Across the U.S.

Don't panic: Matthew Karsten doesn't want to kill you.<p>(Not that there was any suspicion — the 32-year-old travel writer has one of the most …

Paul Detwiler's '24 Hitchhikers' Explores Vintage Homoerotic Photos

A new film screened at the 4th Annual ONE Queer Film Fest last weekend offers a glimpse into a unique corner of queer history.<p>Titled "24 Hitchhikers," the film explores photos taken by an unnamed, closeted Atomic Energy Commission scientist who picked up hitchhikers during his daily commute along …