We know you’re busy, so very Wednesday we pass along cool stuff that’s worth knowing about… enjoy! -TFL
NY Times – For the second-generation 6, Mazda has done just about everything right. The redesigned 2009 model stands up to the big dogs in comfort, roominess and finish, yet retains its sporty character and looks great to boot. What’s more… (link)
Time – If there’s a knock on Joel and Ethan Coen, the writer-director brothers who otherwise have enjoyed a quarter-century of critical acclaim, it’s that they betray a condescension, almost a contempt, for the people they’ve created. From the lover-killers in the Coens’ first feature, Blood Simple, to the babynappers in Raising Arizona and a raft of Minnesotans in Fargo, all manner of desperately striving oafs populate the Coen gallery of film art. The brothers have been very smart about their characters’ being very stupid… (link)
AskMen.com – For many, credit scores are something of an enigma. We all understand the basic underlying principle (if you pay your bills, you’ll have good credit), but few of us actually know the details involved in calculating a credit score. Worse yet, many hurt their credit scores because of their lack of understanding. Here are five myths about credit scores that are holding you back… (link)
Rolling Stone – The Killers announced today that their new disc, Day & Age, will be released on November 25th. Last week we heard five of the 10 cuts slated for Day & Age and each one of them will blow your mind. The first single “Human” is destined to be a worldwide club hit. On “I Can’t Stay” the Killers open up their sound, adding tenor sax and steel drums. And “Dustland Fairytale” is an epic — featuring characters like the “slick-chrome American prince” and “Cinderella” — that Flowers says he wrote about his parents. A few mornings ago we met our buddy, Brandon Flowers, in a suite at New York’s Rivington Hotel… (link)
AskMen.com – Shoes, Grooming, Shirts Pants, Accessories, Watches, Eyewear, Outerwear… (link)
Ben Murphy, founder of The Father Life, is an Adventure Athlete, Writer, and Wellness Advocate who used to be obese. You can ask him your questions at www.BenMurphyOnline.com. He lives in upstate New York with his wife and three daughters.