Friday Inspiration, Vol. 195

Not new, but damn this is a fun short film of a guy making emojis out of clay (video):

Please excuse one moment of self-promotion here: my new book, Bears Don’t Care About Your Problems: More Funny Shit in the Woods from Semi-Rad.com, which came out on August 1, is a #1 New Release on Amazon. If you want to order a copy from somewhere other than Amazon, you can do that here.

There’s a lot of interesting stuff about Bruce Lee in this article, but the most interesting: he had 1,700 annotated books in his house at the time of his death at age 32.

Markelle Taylor qualified for the Boston Marathon in a pretty unique race: the San Quentin Marathon, inside San Quentin State Prison.

My friend Mark has a podcast (along with his friend Dan) that’s all about writing, and asked me to be on it. Here’s part 1 of our chat, and part 2.

I am excited for The Peanut Butter Falcon to come out August 23, partly because of how the film was written—a promise to write a part for a friend who has Down syndrome.

If you’re anywhere close to as big of a map geek as I am, you might dig CityLab’s new series, MapLab.

A post from the Semi-Rad archives this week: 12 Ways To Make Friends At The Campground

—Brendan

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