Posts Tagged ‘Camp’

Gchat: Notes on (Fat) Camp

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

“What I miss most is the times when I was really struggling. I miss being tortured with a group of girls. We’d all bitch together about the hills they made us climb, our thighs shaking. I miss being in a gross bunk worried if we heard raccoons. But I don’t miss crying myself to sleep, [...]

Notes On Camp Camp

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Serious, diehard, ohmygodIlovedcamp camp people—you know who you are—are devoted storytellers. When we learned that Roger Bennett and Jules Shell’s new book, Camp Camp: Where Fantasy Meets Lord of the Flies, was a crowdsourced camp book with contributions from AJ Jacobs (an apology to a camp mate he tortured), Rodney Rothman (the places he goes [...]

“It’s a Hard Knock Life”—an excerpt from Camp Camp

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

An excerpt from Camp Camp: Where Fantasy Island Meets Lord of the Flies, a big book of essays, photos, and braces edited by Roger Bennett and Jules Shell. Read more about the people behind Camp Camp here.
“We filed into the mess hall. I looked hopefully for the rebels. There they were, sitting like sisters at [...]

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