Some downtime on a recent turkey hunt was the perfect opportunity to put Steven Rinella and Janis Putelis in the hotseat. Hear their candid answers to these common questions for more insight on what makes the MeatEater team tick. Check back often, as more videos are on the way.

Pheasant Leg Stew

What is the MeatEater lifestyle?

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Thai Pheasant Stir Fry

How did you start at MeatEater?

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Thai Pheasant Stir Fry

What inspires your storytelling?

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What is your role at MeatEater?

What is your role at MeatEater?

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Janis Putelis talking about gear

What gets you excited about gear?

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MeatEater talking about his role in the outdoor world

What role do you play in the outdoor world?

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MeatEater talking about why he chose 3rd degree

Why 3rd degree?

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MeatEater talking about what pellet size and shot placement do you prefer for turkeys

What pellet size and shot placement do you prefer for turkeys?

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MeatEater talking about why they started writing

Why did you start writing?

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MeatEater talking about the key tools of a hunt

What are the key tools of a hunt?

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MeatEater talking about what's next in storytelling

What's next in storytelling?

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MeatEater talking about why people trust MeatEater

Why do people trust MeatEater?

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MeatEater talking about being a hunter or a chef first

Hunter or Chef First

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MeatEater talking about what makes a good hunting destination?

What makes a good hunting destination?

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MeatEater talking about why they call him the Latvian Eagle?

Why do they call you the Latvian Eagle?

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MeatEater talking about what game species they like to shoot

What game species?

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MeatEater talking about their experiences with Federal ammunition

Experiences with Federal Ammunition?

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