As many of you know I am a bit of a Stuff You Know Addict. It is the podcast that plays in my headphones whenever I am sitting on a plane, and it is what I listen to when on a road trip to a shoot. Last Thursday was no exception as I headed out to Northern Arizona to shoot a series in a climate that doesn’t melt my camera.
Life on the road while shooting campaigns can get very lonely. Sometimes it is a welcome thing, and at other times I find myself texting everyone in my phonebook to see what’s new and have a conversation. Of the many things I have picked up while on this journey, having an interest in learning is a way to take some of the lonesomeness out of the given situation. Which brings me to perhaps the greatest travel companion I have ever found, the Stuff You Should Know podcast. Truth be told, I used to find podcasts odd, and still don’t know how I ever got into SYSK. Perhaps it was my want to be better at trivia nights when I was in town, or perhaps I am just interested in knowing how to survive a plane crash…. a little side note, not to be morbid, but on no less than 10 occasions have I sat in an airplane casually listening to the plane crash episode. On one campaign last year, my assistant and I had to drive 14 hours in 2 days (along with shooting periodically), so we loaded an iPod all the episodes out and left, thinking we’d throw some […]