Friday Inspiration, Vol. 189

screen capture from 'Chasing Monsters'

Some fantastic editing and cinematography in this short film about storm-chasing photographer Nick Moir (video):

“I became sort of obsessed with Lord Rod and his RodoPot in part because he and his contraption combined two of my interests: sweet potatoes and Miatas.

How Air Jordans made athletic shoes into status symbols and created the market for reselling rare sneakers (including a pair of Jordans that sold for $11,000 in March).

I had a nice chat with Shelby Stanger of the Wild Ideas Worth Living podcast a couple weeks ago about eating better in the outdoors, but not putting in that much additional effort to do it.

If you are into historical fiction, or you’re not necessarily into historical fiction but into good writing, please allow me to recommend The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist, by my old professor Michael Downs.

The Bikes of Wrath, one of my favorite adventure films of last year (and all time) is finally available on Vimeo On Demand (trailer and streaming link).

“When people don’t have time for hobbies, businesses pay a price. Hobbies can make workers substantially better at their jobs.

A post from the Semi-Rad archives this week: The Pure Joy of Fixie Dave

—Brendan

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