You are here: home   Articles   Rantcast: The leprechaun trap
Topic: Culture & Communities     Department: Multimedia

Rantcast: The leprechaun trap

Audio - March 30, 2012 by Stephanie Paige Ogburn
Document Actions
Tip Jar Donation

Your donation supports independent non-profit journalism from High Country News.

Rants from the Hill logoRants from the Hill are Michael Branch's monthly musings on life in rural Nevada. They are posted at the beginning of each month at You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, or through Feedburner if you use other podcast readers.

In April's Rantcast, also available in written form at our community blog, the Range, Mike mistakenly thinks a garden gnome is a good Mother's Day gift, and then creates an elaborate leprechaun trap with his two daughters.

If you like this podcast, you might also enjoy West of 100, our mid-month podcast covering nature and culture in the American West. Available via our RSS feed, and subscribe for free through iTunes.

Musical credits for Rantcast: The Leprechaun Trap, licensed under Creative Commons, courtesy Lorenzo's Music, for opening and closing track "We All Fall Down," Brigan Ensemble, for "Whiskey in the Jar," and Maximus Productions, for "Punk Lounge." Sounds from, are courtesy The Wah and Simon Lacelle. Find more Rants from the Hill at

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. Why I am a Tea Party member |
  3. The privatization of public campground management | All the info you need to decide whether you love o...
  4. Efficiency lessons from Germany |
  5. The Latest: Interior commits to restoring bison on select lands | The “odd ungulate out” gets a tentative win.
  1. The death of backpacking? | Younger people don’t seem interested in this out...
  2. A graceful gazelle becomes a pest | Inrroducing an African gazelle called the oryx for...
  3. What's killing the Yukon's salmon? | An ecological mystery in Alaska has scientists and...
  4. Plains sense | Ten years after Frank and Deborah Popper first pro...
  5. North Dakota wrestles with radioactive oilfield waste | Regulators look at raising the limit for radiation...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone