10. Only 124 hours until we start tailgating for the Broncos-Pats game.
9. Childhood dream of making a million dollars in the windshield wiper fluid business inching closer to reality.
8. Dog poop in yard finally reaching that gelatinous can't-be-picked up stage.
6. Two-for-one tanning night at Hair Force One.
5. Guilt-free Dark Roast binging.
4. Phish's 'Round Room' has stopped totally sucking.
2. No-pants Mad Bus day!
1. Could be worse. You could be Roger Hill.
If you're a National Geographic reader, you've probably seen the work of David McLain. If you're an Outdoor Retailer kind of person, you've probably seen David's work through Merge Creative in the visual language of Horny Toad. And if you're a Mainer, you've probably seen David kicking around the outdoor skating rink in Yarmouth.
Your body of editorial work is increasingly filled with ideas that sound simple, but clearly are not. Allergies, happiness, secrets of long life, and the history of the ball ... is using imagery to make people give everyday things a second thought incredibly challenging? Or incredibly easy?
Porter Fox is a busy guy. These days, he keeps his stuff in Brooklyn and spends his days as the publisher of Nowhere, a literary travel e-zine. But back in the day, he did a stint in the Wyoming newspaper business (Jackson Hole News) before trying his hand at self-publishing with a backcountry newszine ("The Pass"). He eventually found his way to Powder ... and although it was on the diametrically opposite side of the universe from his Maine roots and newsprint background ... it was a perfect fit.
|Photo: Dave Reddick|
I think I'm telling a story people simply don't know about. I didn't, and I've worked at a ski magazine for 14 years.
OCTOBER 10, 2013 "... If greenhouse emissions continue their steady escalation, temperatures across most of the earth will rise to levels with no recorded precedent by the middle of this century, researchers said Wednesday ... To put it another way, for a given geographic area, “the coldest year in the future will be warmer than the hottest year in the past,” said Camilo Mora, the lead scientist on a paper published in the journal Nature...."
LINK ... NY Times
Others were less subtle. The Epic TV surf report aired multiple grievances about the event (LINK), like how the incidents were "the result of trying to sell surfing to people who don't actually surf." And how the "industry" should realize it's all of their own making: "Dear surf industry. Quit blaming others for the "riot" in HB. Own up to it. You brought "the fans" here. If they surf or not is a non issue."
A thousand miles away from the weak waves and heavy partying of Huntington Beach, the idea of a cultural divide was on more than a few lips at last week's Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City.
Scoring a "No Kids on a Powder Day" Coozie. Get one from Patrick Brown at Ticla (PV952)
While waiting in line at any restaurant of coffee shop, loudly proclaim that "YOU KNOW, VEGAS HAS SIXTEEN OLIVE GARDENS AND THERE'S NEVER A LINE."