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Alastair Humphreys, writer and adventurer on both macro and micro levels, just came out with a new book called Grand…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 27

Anson Fogel did a wonderful job with a complicated subject—this one premiered at the 5Point Adventure Film Festival a couple…

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The Ice Age Trail 50

I guess my theory about ultramarathons is that everyone who’s ever heard of them has two immediate questions: 1) Why…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 26

Mt. Fuji + traditional Japanese guitars + “drone ballet” = “A good run can sometimes make you feel like a…

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Ace And The Desert Dog

About a year ago, I spent a few days with Ace Kvale and his 10-year-old blue heeler, Genghis Khan, in…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 25

If you have any interest in hip hop (or music) at all, this joy-filled documentary about a late-night New York…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 24

I saw Andy Maser’s film about Joe Riis at the 5Point Film Festival last weekend—a great glimpse into a wildlife…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 23

Not new, but still not getting old for me yet on the fifth play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWwlxxaQIso This quick blog post might…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 22

Is there a Grammy for Funnest Rap Video? I can’t do better than this TGR headline: “Gaper Day Snowbladers Are…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 21

Four minutes of Japan to get your wanderlust up: “It’s called ‘anxiety reappraisal,’ and it boils down to telling yourself…

19 More Facts About Mt. Everest

Hey, it’s Everest season again. In case you aren’t yet properly psyched for mountain climbing coverage, here are some more…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 19

This is super-fun (even if your ski season is ending): “The point is, the industry portrays mountain bikers one way,…

Thanks For The Words, Phife

I could never get into Shakespeare when I was in high school, or classical poetry. The reading seemed too arcane,…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 18

Watch China’s 2,073-foot-tall Shanghai Tower get built in less than three minutes. This guy saved a penguin’s life, and every…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 16

Wait for it—the punch line doesn’t come until about 1:17: “When you watch reality TV singing shows, the hopefuls tend…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 14

Wow. Yay, Earth. Renato Bialetti, the man who didn’t invent the Bialetti Moka pot but is probably the reason you’ve…

8 Tips For Healthier Eating

Eating right can be confusing nowadays. With all the information out there, it’s hard to know if you should be…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 13

South African filmmaker James Walsh’s fresh take on the showreel: (If you like that, you might like Baisikeli, his film…

Ireland By Van

I stood inside the open door of a wool shop in Galway’s Latin Quarter just after a brief rain shower…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 12

Don Cheadle as Miles Davis, coming soon: Artist Brian Kesinger draws The Force Awakens in the style of Calvin &…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 10

No shit, there’s an Instagram account entirely about smashing your face into bread: And the woman from the above video…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 9

If you’ve ever thought eating at and documenting 100+ New York pizza spots for a coffee table book was a…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 8

This film about skiing off the summit of the Grand Teton is vintage awesome from 1978. I’m not sure which…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 7

Grammy nominations for Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Music Video: “At a certain…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 6

Norway looks good  in 8K. The Atlantic names its 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2015. Data analysis: The typical American…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 5

Joey Schusler’s new film might make you want to go ride bikes immediately, or just go adventure somewhere beautiful. “If…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 4

Someday, Danny MacAskill will be in a mountain bike film and we will watch it and not go “HOLY SHIT!”…