Book Description: Out Your Backdoor (9th Edition) is one guy's attempt to recapture the world. It's a look at the width and breadth of what he calls "Modern Folkways" and "DIY Culture." It's a fresh, strong take on the everyday aspects of life. Real people sports. Plain folk travel. Reading and exploring outside the lines. How to not be a consumer. Includes a wide range of event reports, product tests, book reviews, essays written from the point of view of someone who lives, doesn't shop. A broad-based guide on taking reality back from the minimalls. It can be done. Read it and see. In the spirit of Henry David Thoreau, Hunter S. Thompson and Arnold Gingrich.