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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 53

A good time to listen to John Muir (featuring Alastair Humphreys):

A German coffee shop has an interesting idea to replace all those coffee cups people throw away every day.

The person responsible for designing Muppets hecklers Statler and Waldorf also created the Phillie Phanatic—Victory Journal has a great story about her career as a mascot designer.

I’m putting together my 2017 schedule for speaking gigs—more info here.

“Do you want to look back in 30 years and point to all the times you blended in? Are those your glory days, your finest hours? When you spend your time on this rock bottling up your own personality, you will lead a life of regret.”
—Jon Westenberg, Be A Fucking Weirdo.

“Do you remember when people used to write letters? Do you remember when people used to write texts? Do you remember when people used to upload their entire consciousness to the thought tube?”

The Beastie Boys’ Licensed to Ill turned 30 this week, and here are some of the key samples the album was built on.

—Brendan

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