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Friday Inspiration Vol 108

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 108

I think you might find this film entertaining and/or funny and/or strangely aesthetic, but don’t hate me if you think…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 106

If only morning commute traffic could flow as well as starling murmurations (video): If you need an artistic license for…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 105

Here’s a wonderfully original music video/visual documentary of Coney Island: (video) I am neither going through menopause nor a Gen-Xer…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 104

This is a brilliant piece of filmmaking using Google Chat transcripts from 2007. (video) Brody Leven and I will be…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 103

“If you’re not taking risks, then you’re not living life. Risk doesn’t have to be this totally dangerous thing, though,…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 101

I saw The Hard Way at a couple film festivals last year and it’s definitely worth renting/buying: “I don’t ever…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 99

“We were just kids then. We never really thought about life after fingerboarding—or the toll it would take on our…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 98

Take two minutes, watch this, and remember how cool bikes are (video). Behold this brilliant essay/review of Olive Garden/Olive Gardens.…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 97

How about 30 days at sea on a container ship in 10 minutes? (Video) Ellie Carey, 6-year-old world BMX champion.…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 93

“They could be selling drugs or they could be robbing people. But they not doing that—they riding their bikes.” (video)…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 92

“It’s a texture, it’s a collage—and the bicycle is like a crossfader.”—artist Geoff McFetridge on biking in L.A. (video) If…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 91

“The reason to see an eclipse isn’t because it’s rare—it’s because of how it will make you feel.” “Creators spend…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 90

Well, I certainly wasn’t expecting that (Video): Why Southern Californians Say “The” Before Freeway Numbers (and, I would add, Arizonans)…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 89

“It’s like he starts new careers with every project.” (Video) The legendary David Roberts on his life of adventure and…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 88

27 days of storm chasing, 10 states, 90,000 time-lapse frames: (video): This Esquire story about the Barkley Marathons is the…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 87

“Think about it: At my age, I should be sitting at home doing my knitting.” (Video) “It’s the same journey…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 86

“It’s not a blank wall, painted white. The neighborhood, to me, has flavor.” Great essay on the “uselessness” of things…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 85

Shout out to grandmas: Ibuprofen may be bad for endurance athletes. Photos of life under freeway overpasses. Self-control helped this…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 84

NYC + skateboards + jazz horn: Ben Folds composes a song for the National Symphony Orchestra (with lyrics read from…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 83

Here’s a 2-minute aerial tour of some Moroccan scenery: Is it hot? Check the Dogmometer. Holy interchange. Rafa Ortiz hucks…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 80

Can’t stop watching … not sure what’s going on here A Selection of the 30 Most Disappointing Under 30 “……

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 79

Interesting piece of property they got down there near the Salton Sea: “I don’t really have a ‘process,’ per se,…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 78

A very worthwhile 2.5 minutes of Grand Canyon timelapses: Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind Eulogy for a…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 76

A little video about family: A librarian on Little Free Libraries: “There was something that kind of irked me about…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 75

I caught this film last weekend at the 5Point Film Festival and loved it: BridesThrowingCats.com: created by “a guy from…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 73

Johnnie Jameson is doing life right: Do ultrarunners have an increased pain tolerance? I had a blast talking to Kristin…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 72

“Burrito safety is no joke” —your friends at Outdoor Research “As a writer, being as condescending and patronizing to your…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 70

If you’ve skied, you’ve probably relied on Jim Niehues’ work, whether you knew it or not. Here, the new Valerie…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 69

“To my fellow creators, I say: keep creating. Keep doing the work. And never forget, you don’t have to listen…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 68

Oregon, through infrared cameras: “You check email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram… And by the time you’ve done all that, it’s…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 67

“This day-glo Stonehenge is meant to represent human presence in the desert.” “We’re more like one in 400 than one…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 66

“Browsing on the internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with personal projects on a daily…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 65

Take 97 seconds and enjoy this: Good news for the environment, terrible news for the 935 Navajo Nation jobs that…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 63

It’s OK to want to go skiing: Illustrator Toby Morris covers 11 species of “Creatures of the Comments.” Check out…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 59

“A lot of other professional ultrarunners are a little more scientific with what they put in their bodies, but if…