This week’s Best Blog Posts, a bumper crop, assembled here for you:
I’m not what you’d call a “man’s man” — I march to the beat of my own masculinity. But I can get behind James Tocchio: every man should own a film camera. (After he wrote it, he revised it to every person. For gender inclusivity, I assume.) Read Why Everyone Should Own A Film Camera
When you feel stuck or unmotivated, it’s probably because you don’t know exactly what you want. So take Derek Sivers‘ advice and pin it down. Read Get Specific!
Enjoying a $10-per-month Spotify subscription? Nick Gerlich explains why that price won’t last. Brace for $20 or even $30 per month. Read Listen to the Music
Starting tomorrow, for the first time since Prohibition, you’ll be able to buy beer, wine, and spirits on Sunday in Indiana. Why did it take us so long? A powerful liquor-store lobby stood in the way. What broke the ice? A renegade convenience-store owner named Jay Ricker. Abdul Hakim-Shabazz tells the story. Read Thank Ricker’s for Sunday Sales
It’s been a snowy winter in Minnesota. Heide made some stunning photographs of her environment as the snow begins to melt. Her photos of the bare trees with snow in the branches, against deep blue skies, are stunning. Read Snapshots from the Big Thaw
The Filmosaur says that, thanks to the mobile phone camera, it’s become a wide-angle world. And he thinks that’s a poverty, as a normal lens creates a much more realistic view. Read Wide Angle World
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