Nicholas Johnson, author of Big Dead Place: Inside the Strange and Menacing World of Antarctica, committed suicide on November 28, in West Seattle. His friend and former roommate Jason Anthony (mentioned in the acknowledgements of Big Dead Place) has written an obituary. An obituary from the book's publisher, Feral House. An adaptation of Big Dead Place remains in development with HBO. Previously.
Stories from the end of the world. There were so many drugs. The best drug story comes with the last [winter] airdrop [in 1996]. Cocaine came down. Hash oil came down. Really good weed came down. Acid came down. Everything. This and other tales of one of the weirdest places on the planet to work by way of Big Dead Place.