The Matchbook | 10.28.22
Little Bits Of Light
I’m probably (unless something went very, very wrong) on an airplane right now, en route to Minneapolis where I’ll sit for 5 hours, then get on another airplane to JFK where I’ll sit for another 5 hours, and then get on another airplane to Edinburgh to photograph a beautiful wedding of two beautiful women. That’s rad, yes, but holy son of a b it’s exhausting. That said, I love ya, and you deserved another conglomeration of links. Here they be. Wish me safe travels, why don’t ya? :)
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How To Be Unfuckwithable - I am a kind man, a gentle man (mostly), but I will say, and I would imagine most people that know me will agree, I’m a bit of this. I stand up for what I believe, I stand up for those I Love, I stand up for what’s right, and I’m not afraid to defend fiercely those things. This article has some rad insight on how to be a bit more unfuckwithable, and I think we could all use that.
Best Horror TV Shows In The Last 15 Years - Tis the freakin season, Halloween right around the corner, so if you need some good spookin, this is a very good place to start. Get ready to binge, but don’t forget to get off the couch long enough to dump candy in those costumed kiddies bags.
A Guide To Halloween Festivals - As I said, it’s the season for the spooking, and my favorite of all time. Here’s a handy guide to the very best North American Halloween Festivals you can go to, and probably should. Sarah and I are lucky enough to have been at the Halloween Festival in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and it blew my mind every single time. I Love that place. Always will.
What Is Your Ikigai - The Japanese have such beautiful ways of getting to the heart of matters, and once again, they did so here. Ikigai, to put it as simply as I can before you click through, is your reason for being, your true passion. This article discusses what that really means, and how to help yourself find it.
Why Divergent Thinkers Beat Geniuses In The Real World - Geniuses and neurodivergents often go hand-in-hand, but often they do not. This video dives into the differences between prodigies, and divergent thinkers (even if not neurodivergent) and tries to highlight why in the real world, it’s the broad, divergent thinkers, that mostly come out on top. Great video.
Don’t Delete The Kisses by Wolf Alice - Rad song. Rad feel. Worth it.
I love you all.
Safe travels to you, you dingleberry! 😏