Compilation .005

Welcome to the weekly Friday Compilation – a list of cool content that I find across the inter webs.

Podcast

Anybody else a podcast junkie? Do you have any favorites that you would love to share in the comments below? If you are new to the podcast world, check out this one by Freakonomics Radio:

How to Get More Grit in Your Life

Music

Instagram

And my favorite Instagramer is…Finn Beales! At least, one of my favorites.

News from Montana: Burt here is feeling a little camera shy… and it's still snowing ❄️❄️

A post shared by Finn Beales (@finn) on

Quote

“This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. It’s like a stuck record. The ear demands some variety. Now listen. I vary the sentence length, and I create music. Music. The writing sings. It has a pleasant rhythm, a lilt, a harmony. I use short sentences. And I use sentences of medium length. And sometimes, when I am certain the reader is rested, I will engage him with a sentence of considerable length, a sentence that burns with energy and builds with all the impetus of a crescendo, the roll of the drums, the crash of the cymbals–sounds that say listen to this, it is important.” – Gary Provost

Tweet

I still laugh too hard at this…

YouTube

Adler Davidson is one of those unheard of but talented YouTubers. His channel is quirky and often cringy. But when you realize that 99% of his videos are satirical, it makes the videos hilarious. If you know anything about prank videos on YouTube, you’ll enjoy this one: