Friday Inspiration, Vol. 234

[screen capture from A very short guide to Union Glacier Camp]

Super fun five-minute video about Antarctica’s Union Glacier Camp, where they not only launch climbing expeditions on Mt. VInson, but also have a legit-looking volleyball court. (video)

Krista Langlois writes a wonderful and very timely piece on The Beauty of Staying Still for Adventure Journal.

Dave Grohl writes (for the Atlantic) about how we will return to live music shows again after all this is over, “because we have to.”

If you have an old MacBook laptop (MacBook Pro: Early 2012 or newer, MacBook Air: Mid 2012 or newer, or MacBook: Early 2015 or newer), Wings of America could use your help—and donations are tax deductible.

I just found out about the book Dishwasher by Pete Jordan, chronicling his quest to (professionally) wash dishes in all 50 states, and I must recommend it as a fun, easy read, and also, I think, maybe as one of my favorite adventure books ever?

How Stephen King’s wife, Tabitha, saved “Carrie” and launched his career (Stephen King’s version of this story appears in his book “On Writing”)

If you think Mad Max: Fury Road is a classic, you might love this oral history of the making of the film.

Lord of the Flies, William Golding’s book about boys marooned on an island and the chaos that ensued, didn’t end so well. But a similar situation actually happened in real life in the 1960s, and it turned out a lot differently.

I’m sure everyone has a face mask now, but some of these new ones from Raygun are great.

Why ‘Do The Right Thing’ Is Still A Great Movie (according to New York Times film critics)

—Brendan

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