The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard: Episode 1

When we’re children, everything around us is a source of wonder. Our days are full of magic and discovery. Nothing is dull and everything seems new. But then we settle into routine. How can we rediscover our natural curiosity? The answers are still out there. The Earth is still full of magic and secrets.

Meet sea forager and haiku improv master Kirk Lombard, our guide to the amazing world of food right outside our doors. In his premiere “Curious Adventure,” Kirk fishes off San Francisco’s Pacifica Pier in search of some Golden Gate crab. But after Kirk and his pal Mikey flop, they enlist the help of ace fisherman Sharky to help corral their true prey: The elusive, delicious monkeyface eel.

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The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard: Episode 2

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