Monday, February 20, 2012

Gold rush alaska

  • With work still ongoing, the boys of Gold Rush (Fri., 8 p.m. EST on Discovery) are starting to see both their fortunes and their moods improve.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Last night's episode of "Gold Rush Alaska" had a couple of irritating scenes once Parker's father came to visit the gold mining camp.
  • (Was Parker's visit from his father disturbing? - Examiner)
  • The "Gold Rush" guys are regular Joes who touch the souls of Americans to buy the excavating equipment necessary to stake a claim and dig for gold in Alaska when gold was at historic highs. We watched as they endured unbearable hardships.
  • (New York Post)
  • As the season winds down, Todd remains hopeful, Parker is discouraged, and Fred is as ornery as ever. Again, the Hoffman crew seems to be losing the battle against the elements in Alaska, with winter closing in fast and gold not cooperating as they would like.
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  • "Gold Rush Alaska" saw Dakota Fred accumulate enough gold last week to break even with the expenses hes spent so far for this venture, according to the Huffington Post.
  • (Hoffman crew and Dakota Fred to turn a profit? - Examiner)
  • As John Schnabel recovers from a heart attack in Hines, Alaska, it becomes clear who is really living the American Dream on the Discovery Channels Gold Rush.
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  • Not everybody likes the show. Particularly in Alaska. The state says the Gold Rush producers did not apply for a state film subsidy.
  • (Anchorage Daily News)
  • Before telling you how the "Gold Rush" show affects my tender psyche about the finding part being easy or even profitable. Like those folks up in Alaska, though, we've got it in our blood.
  • (Times-Argus)
  • The controversy lies in the size and value of the mine. Mines arent new in Alaska, said Zappa. There was a gold rush. This is nothing new. But the size is new. This mine would be 20 times the size of all other mines in Alaska.
  • (Petoskey News-Review)
  • Outdoor Channel viewers will never forget the sights, sounds, souls and stories that make up one of Alaska's oldest and most important gold rush cities, he said.
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