The MeatEater Podcast with Steven Rinella is the top-ranked outdoor podcast, covering hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, and wild foods with intelligence, humor, irreverence, and plenty of unexpected viewpoints and surprising trivia. This spring, join Steve, Janis Putelis, Ryan Callaghan and other special guests for a brand-new live event as they bring their experiences and opinions to theater audiences across the country in a unique show that you won’t see – or hear – anywhere else.
Steven Rinella is the host of the Netflix Original series MeatEater and the top-ranked MeatEater Podcast. His magazine writing has appeared in publications ranging from Glamour to the New Yorker to Outside. He's authored six books, including American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon the bestselling MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler.
Janis (Ya-nis) Putelis is the executive producer of the Netflix Original Series MeatEater and co-host of The MeatEater Podcast. Janis grew up in Michigan and moved to Colorado after high school where he worked as a hunting and fishing guide for a dozen years prior to joining MeatEater. He now lives in Bozeman, Montana with his wife and two daughters.
Ryan "Cal" Callaghan is Director of Conservation at MeatEater and host of Cal's Week in Review. Callaghan studied history and anthropology at the University of Montana before becoming a hunting and fishing guide on the outskirts of Glacier National Park, the Missouri breaks, the Frank Church and Bob Marshall wilderness areas. Callaghan was the first employee of the now MeatEater-owned technical hunting apparel company First Lite, where he established the brand’s conservation ethos which they are known for today. Callaghan is a member and national board member of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers.
Join host Steven Rinella and producer Janis “The Latvian Eagle” Putelis as they share the ins and outs of producing the groundbreaking Netflix Original Series MeatEater and the top-ranked The MeatEater Podcast. Steve and Janis share their favorite MeatEater clips and tell the full stories behind getting charged by grizzlies, stricken by weird diseases, run over by moose, and other crazy experiences that were never captured on film. It’s an insider’s glimpse into the evolution of MeatEater over 100 gripping episodes.
Steven Rinella is an avid outdoorsman, writer, and television personality who has gained wide popularity through his passion for conservation and an exceptional ability to communicate the hunting lifestyle to a wide variety of audiences. He is the host of the Netflix Original Series MeatEater (now in its 7th season) and the weekly The MeatEater Podcast, the most popular podcast in the outdoor category on Apple. He is also the author of the instant bestseller The MeatEater Fish & Game Cookbook; the two-volume series, The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game; Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter; American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon; and The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine. His articles have appeared in many publications including Field and Stream, Men’s Journal, Outside, Glamour, O: The Oprah Magazine, Men’s Health, The New York Times and the anthologies The Best American Travel Writing (2003, 2010, 2014 and 2016) and The Best Food Writing (2005, 2013). Rinella is a recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Conversation Partnership’s Conservation Achievement Award.