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TOMA 2 — Start College & Off to Alaska!

Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan

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TOMA 2 — Start College & Off to Alaska!

Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan

Ever wanted to hang with a comedian, dominatrix, health guru, bank robber, author, or Italian prince? Well, here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, uncensored, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.

Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan

I skip most of my junior year at Hobart College, and head for Alaska. Along the way, I meet a guy named Ed, who tells me a strange and powerful story, and catches the fish of his life in Petersburg, AK.

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