The 'Most Elusive' Man in North America

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Dr. Rhomboid Goatcabin : It has been said by others but I will say it also: Great subject, abysmal documenting. 8 minutes into a 14 minute documentary is when the subject is finally revealed?! The majority of the documentary was not of the subject but rather the filmmakers' adventures talking to locals... which is pretty piss-poor if it took them a few weeks in Vernon to finally contact a local reporter who has written articles on the subject. The whole documentary seems like the directors just said, "Lets see if we can lazily find someone, record our vacation and then go home as soon as we find them," and of course not bother to actually get much documented except for maybe 3 quotes of substance and nothing more. This should have been much more substantial as Dag is getting quite old. Rather than focus on on the 'why he is up there' they should have focused at least on the 'how'. It may be selfish of others to ask him to share more of his life, but in a world where kids are glued to tablets, he is a source of inspiration.

Impossible Visits : Why did you have to search for him for weeks if that journalist woman knows right where he lives? Why not start by "searching" there? Also, he is the "most elusive" man in North America, and yet he has a "favorite bar"? This all seems like hollow melodrama.

Mars Silvergold : 13:39 that face you make when you've spent a lifetime running away from everything only to be found by two douchie millennials.

Gathering No Moss : If he lives so remotely, how is he getting to town, buying food, staying clean? You know all the things that might have made this interesting. You know he's not doing all this on foot in a B.C. winter. So come clean - what's the real story, and I don't mean 8 minutes of chatting with the locals and 2 minutes of drone footage and a minute of titles and narration in a 14 minute piece.

Animal Love Fest : I gave a thumbs up for Dag, but if it was just the reporting, I would give a thumbs down. Did not ask any substantial questions, to allow for us to really understand "The Most Elusive Man" 👎 I don't know why you both travel, search, and interview, and offer no understanding of the way he lives... Quite odd, in my opinion.

Bobby Johnson Esq. : The narrator sounds like he's had a lobotomy.

Tim Laning : The least informative video I've watched in a long while, missed opportunity seemed interesting. I mean aside from monotone narration and overly dramatic... everything.

Julio Gulio : "You like dags?.... "dags?"..... "Ohhhh dogs! Sure I like dogs"

Obscure2099 : 14 minutes later I still know almost nothing about Dag Aabye. Good job.

NorthernWilds Lifestyle : Most elusive? He lived in a bus on Dave's place for years and now in a shack a bit further up the hill. If you want to find him check the saloon.

Joaly nocontroly : The part about Dag is pretty cool.. The rest is almost as pretentious and predictable as a Vice piece.

Capt. Cutler : A pretentious documentary about an unpretentious man.

The Wolverine : Amazing how peaceful you can be without a full time job and bosses snapping at your neck constantly.

HJC Dormouse : The joy to be free to live a simple life, to be able to walk away from real or self inflicted responsibility to embrace the life you really want, one day I hope I have the joy of finding that inner balance and peace.

Doug Underwood : Yes, thumbs up to Dag, but down to the poor reporting. We need more info about the man. What does he eat, how does he deal with medical issues, money, sleep,...more on his philosophy....???

Patrick T : I would imagine " The Most Elusive Man in North America " (whoever that might be) is even less known than this man.

Marquis De Sade : My question: How did a school bus end up in a place where people say is tough to get to?

scottyalto : Worst narration ever. But Don't let it stop ya. He eventually shuts up.

Jake mcmahon : So this is where Forrest Gump ended up.

Brendan Stanford : Editing of this story SUCKS. It was rough to watch this

William Peek : So, basically you made a video about a homeless guy?

Jim Oyster : Maybe I should be an investigative journalist, how long did it take you boys to find this elusive Dags? I would've waited for him at the start of the next 126 km race! Asked the crazy old coot where he lived! "Hey Dags! Where you live mate? Another case solved by the Jim Oyster

Emberwilde Productions : This is an interesting subject matter but at times this film feels like a parody of itself that veers into intentional pretentiousness - too much floury narration, dramatic pauses that drag out the basic plot developments, aerial shots simply for the sake of visual poetry that doesn't compliment the material...

Rull Mourn : I like Dag a lot, too bad the (journalists) were crap at making this.

GetMeThere1 : Ah....just a suggestion: The most elusive man in North America is gonna be some guy nobody has even HEARD of -- rather than an apparent "well known" hermit like this.

Nig Nog : I'm calling BS on whole story. He's too clean, if you camp often you'd know you get insect bites, scratches, sores, if hair long it gets oily and matted. his clothing not too worn etc. Also there are predators in the deep woods like Cougars,Bears, Sasquatch, and who knows what else all looking for fast -food. And he's without weapons jogging through Canadian outback by himself? C'mon people this story is complete nonsense bunk, use discernment and common sense.

DonnyBrook : This piece represents instant credibility destruction for The Atlantic. Anyone that lives in BC (or know enough about BC) can see right through this bullshit. The disingenuous journalism is disturbing. I will never trust The Atlantic again.

Ms Mccoy : OK it is at 9:20 I can't stomach this melodramatic Bullshit 13 days of driving around Vernon BC looking for him ? Don't even say where you are but I know where Rosters is. Waste of time Good Bye

Ontario Backwoods Outfitters : Was this just the intro? As soon as the story started it was over. Sure didn't learn much about him at all.

John Crapper : Interesting subject, bad documentation.

Joe Smith : After watching this I couldn't feel my testicles.

Patrick Morris : What a heap of pretentious guff.

William D : so basically he's just a guy in alberta, in a bus, in a forest...there is plenty of those guys out there

JCO2002 : The narrator's voice is very annoying. Is it supposed to be world-weary and jaded, or is he on tranquilizers?

steven nadeau : Its called 'most elusive man' we meet him in 53 seconds. He talks for 42 seconds. The end.

Louis Cypher : Use a professional narrator next time.

USA ALWAYS : This like searching for Bigfoot. Good golly

Brian Peterson : OMFG voiceovers

muricanblubber : what music is being played from 12:34 ?

miniZergling : Damn this gameplay of the last of us 2 is looking pretty good, it's so life like. However I find it rather intriguing from a narrative standpoint, that they decided to focus the story on Joels dad as opposed to Joel and Ellie.

WHITEFORD PIPES HANDMADE By Michael David : Cool stuff seems like a nice man , guess your only as old as you act and feel the rest is just a number .... take care! Peace ✌️ from Welland Ontario Canada 🇨🇦

no hassle : The most elusive man in America? I think not.

andacomfeeuvou : Just a man like you and me. Looks like you guys are looking for the bigfoot.

Shawn : These dang titles...the “most elusive “ man...if he was the most elusive man how’d they find him?

Orest Makar : Find out what you love and are passionate about, and find a way to do it, no matter what the finantial gratification will be.

danodbdb : He sure doesn't look ageless.

John K Lindgren : *Kamera, Schnitt und Ton. Hervorragend. Danke. BTW. For your information is a Swedish, Norwegian name; in English « Day » Bangkok -Johnnie CarSanook Media Thaimaa*

charles jurgus : Narration is cheesy and forced... a lot of gesturing with little real comprehension.

Brent Stanton : wow... okay.. Too much Flowery commentary. wow. And Nice fun with your new drone. gee. How about Answering the Questions you impose onto us? How does a guy like this Survive? Where does he get his Money? Food? His Shoes and Clothing? His pricy Watch and Glasses? Water? His Beer? You spent all this time and reported .... Not much!... except Fun Drone Footage! lol Nice editing and Music... And yes, your drone shots are as good as everyone elses. Even your Chapter Fonts... although Im not sure Why you Have Chapters?... In the End Im left wondering Why I bothered... and even further... Why Im writing? Except I do feel a bit Cheated.. So maybe Im getting some of My Time back by having you read this... lol Thats all.

Strange Days : WARNING: If you have allergic reactions to Monotone nerd voice do not watch this.